Eagle Ocean Marine celebrates 10 years of service to maritime community

Eagle Ocean Marine, (EOM), the American Club’s facility providing fixed premium protection and indemnity (P&I) and freight, has celebrated 10 years of service to the maritime community. Following a decade EOM’s milestone of operations ended on a high, having enjoyed steady growth and solid profitability over recent years. The company’s eleventh year has started off […]

UK government issues Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Ahead of hosting global climate meeting COP26 in Glasgow later this year, the UK government has today issued a Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The Department for Transport described it as “the world’s first ‘greenprint’ to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050”. As yet unclear are exact details of the maritime component of the plan […]

New report says connectivity crucial to seafarers’ future welfare

Mobile satellite communications leader Inmarsat, has showcased its commitment to crew welfare by sponsoring a new report exploring the future of seafaring to 2050. Entitled ‘Thetius’ the report, which offers recommendations on how shipping, training institutions and welfare services can respond to the changing needs of seafarers, finds that digital crew welfare services will be […]

Rollout of KVH services has begun for an oceangoing fleet

KVH Industries has announced that global ship operator RIX Shipmanagement has chosen KVH’s AgilePlans® subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) program to supply its vessels with VSAT connectivity in order to improve crew welfare and optimise operations. Installations for four vessels have been completed, with plans for an additional 25 across RIX’s oceangoing fleet by […]

Atlantic Towing to retrofit Vard Electro hybrid battery technology

Vard Electro announces the award of a contract from Atlantic Towing for the integration of an innovative hybrid battery power system into the existing diesel-electric propulsion plant on latform supply vessel Atlantic Shrike. This pioneering upgrade to the PSV represents the first implementation of this multiple mode application of battery technologies on a vessel in […]

Seanergy reports 8-12% fuel savings through use of DeepSea voyage optimisation

AI-led maritime technology company DeepSea Technologies has partnered with Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. to develop, test, and improve Pythia, the world’s first weather routing and voyage optimisation platform tailored to the exact performance of vessels, under all conditions. The platform has allowed Seanergy’s Capesize vessels to achieve a reduction of fuel consumption of up to […]