KVH Elite addresses superyacht trend for yacht-based working with fast connectivity

For KVH, a global provider of maritime connectivity, the focus at the METSTRADE show this week (November 16-18, Amsterdam) will be supporting the trend for increased connectivity for superyachts. Much of the demand stems from superyacht owners and guests wanting to work onboard in remote locations. “During the past year, we’ve seen a big increase […]

ABS classes Bahri’s first gas-ready VLCC

The ABS-classed 319,000dwt Rayah, Bahri’s first gas-ready very large crude carrier (VLCC), has been delivered by HHI’s shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The vessel features the ABS SUSTAIN-1 notation as well as the LNG Ready notation recognizing its preparations for a future retrofit for LNG-fuelled operation. Contributing to the construction were engineers from International Maritime […]

ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement to SEAWALKER web platform

Classification society ClassNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement to SEAWALKER web platform, a software solution for remote assistance and complex maintenance operations developed by SEAHARMONY LP. Innovation Endorsement is ClassNK’s swift certification service for advanced technologies, the Products & Solutions category covers digital equipment and software technology installed for use on vessels. SEAWALKER web platform […]

Neutral Fuels and GAC Bunker Fuels partner to reduce maritime carbon emissions

GAC Bunker Fuels has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Neutral Fuels to market its marine gas oil diesel blend specifically developed for shipping clients in the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and India. The two will also work together to expand the number of supply points throughout the Middle East and Africa. Gary Hubbard, Chief […]

ABB to equip twelve Himalaya Shipping bulk carriers with shaft generator solutions

Himalaya Shipping has contracted ABB to supply an integrated package of equipment for its series of 12 innovative ultra large bulk carriers of 220,00dwt each building at New Times Shipbuilding in Jiangsu, China, for delivery starting from 2023. The package will feature innovative shaft generators with a Power-Take-Off (PTO) solution, comprising new drive systems and […]