P&O Ferries and We4Sea sign contract on vessel performance monitoring

P&O Ferries and We4Sea have signed a cooperation agreement to roll-out the We4Sea Digital Twin based performance monitoring solution over the P&O Ferries chartered fleet. Aim is to reduce fuel consumption and emissions from ships. P&O Ferries are one of the UK’s largest ferry operators with a vast fleet of ships serving a network of […]

OneOcean’s Regs4ships ensures regulatory compliance for Uni-Tankers

  Denmark-based Uni-Tankers has selected OneOcean’s Regs4ships regulatory database as the most effective means for ensuring continuous, fleet-wide compliance. Tanker operators need to understand and comply with a host of safety and environmental regulations, both international and local, and Regs4ships is the maritime industry’s most comprehensive and frequently updated database of regulations. The solution allows […]

Indian Register of Shipping publishes guidelines on autonomous surface vessels and remotely operated vessels

Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has published Guidelines on Remotely Operated Vessels and Autonomous Surface Vessels. The focus of the high-level Guidelines is on providing a broad framework/ philosophy for stakeholders involved in design, construction and testing of such vessels with varying levels of autonomy. Mr. N Girish, Head of Rule Development and […]

North P&I Club defines sustainability strategy in inaugural Impact Report

To provide insight into its initiatives and future priorities for sustainability, North P&I Club has launched its first North Group Impact Report. The 22-page document details the Club’s progress in three key areas – planet, people and performance – and sets out its sustainability targets for 2030. “Our focus in this, our inaugural Impact Report, […]

International organisations form Action Group on transport workers’ freedom of movement

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) will form an Action Group “as a matter of urgency” with major transport bodies to ensure freedom of movement for international transport workers and ease supply chain congestion. The commitment came after organisations and unions representing road, air and sea companies and workers met with […]

Titan, Attero, and Nordsol awarded €4.3M in funding for a bio-LNG production plant

The FirstBio2Shipping project, set to be completed in 2023, will achieve a decentralized production of bio-LNG designated for use in the maritime industry. The plant, located at the Attero facility in Wilp, the Netherlands, will produce around 2,400 ton/year of bio-LNG (or liquefied biomethane). This substantial funding is a clear recognition by the EU of […]

Freeport East passes major milestone

Freeport East has moved a significant step closer to fulfilling its vision. The outline business case has been formally approved by Government, the three tax sites in Felixstowe, Harwich and at Gateway 14 near Stowmarket have been agreed, published on GOV.UK and Statutory Instruments laid to enshrine them in legislation. George Kieffer, Acting Chairman of […]