Maritime Cyprus has unveiled its plans for its infamous biennial October conference. The main theme of this year’s Conference is “Embracing Change: a choice or necessity?” The conference, taking place physically between 10-13 October in Limassol, will tackle important topics in a rapidly changing maritime industry such as seafarer welfare, digital transformation, green finance, and […]

ABB to fit Tallink Megastar ferry with shore connection for emission-free port stays

ABB’s comprehensive shore connection solution will allow Tallink shuttle vessel Megastar to plug into the local grid for quiet and emission-free overnight layovers in the Port of Tallinn. Fueled by low-emission liquefied natural gas, passenger and car ferry Megastar makes three return journeys between the Estonian and Finnish capitals per day, with an overnight stay […]


Covid-19 continues to impact the maritime sector as countries entering or returning to full lockdown introduce quarantine regulations, leading to supply chain issues for food suppliers. MCTC, the leading international catering management and training provider, is asking governments to make food suppliers exempt from quarantine rules, to prevent food supply shortages. “The pandemic has impacted […]

OneWeb confirms successful launch of latest batch of LEO satellites

Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb has confirmed the successful launch of 34 satellites by Arianespace from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The latest development further builds momentum for its business, OneWeb says, as it prepares to introduce commercial operations and focus on scaling to global service. This latest launch brings OneWeb’s total in-orbit constellation […]