North American maritime leaders unite to banish GHG emissions

Leading ship owners, builders, charterers, financiers, classification organizations, port authorities, government and non-government organizations across the United States and Canada – have come together to launch the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition (the Coalition). As a non-profit strategic alliance whose members represent all aspects of the maritime value chain in North America, the Blue Sky Maritime […]

UKHO and Teledyne CARIS join Seabed 2030 mapping team

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has entered a technical cooperation agreement with the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), a world-leading centre for hydrography specialising in marine geospatial data, and Teledyne CARIS, the leading developer of marine mapping software. The Memorandum of Understanding – announced on the first World Hydrography Day to fall within the UN […]

American Hellenic Hull Insurance champions sustainable marine underwriting

American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company (AHHIC) reports that it exceeded targets in its 2020 sustainability report after having become the first marine insurer to join the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI). The company also contributed to development of UNEPFI’s guides “Managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in […]

One Sea sets agenda for autonomous ship safety

A new white paper from the One Sea Ecosystem, outlines the significant contribution autonomous ship technology can make to improving maritime safety. It also highlights the urgent need for a revised regulatory framework. The paper, which is free to download, examines the safety advances achieved by and expected from autonomous ship technology, with the aim […]