ZeroNorth launches industry-first CII analytics and optimisation solution

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth has today announced the launch of its interconnected Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) analysis and optimisation solution within Optimise. The new functionality’s analytics tools will enable users to access real-time monitoring of CII-related performance and simulate a vessel’s future CII rating. Meanwhile, the optimisation solution will enable operators to access recommended voyage […]

Hempel announces new Executive Group Management

Hempel has announced a new Executive Group Management to lead its growth journey to double Hempel by 2025. In a new company structure, the organisation will be able to get even closer to its customers. “I’m thrilled to announce today’s changes,” said Lars Petersson, Group President & CEO. “My new leadership team will lead a […]

The Swedish Club announces shift at the helm for 2023

The Swedish Club’s Board of Directors has made the decision to appoint Thomas Nordberg to succeed Lars Rhodin as Managing Director (pictured), as of 1 January 2023 when Rhodin retires. “The Board of Directors is delighted to have recruited Nordberg, who has close to 30 years’ experience in the marine insurance industry, where he is […]

Marine Insurance version of Poseidon Principles launched

Six of the world’s leading marine insurers have launched a groundbreaking initiative to provide transparency on carbon emissions and support the shipping industry’s green transition, building on the Poseidon Principles for environmentally responsible ship lending devised by non-profit body the Global Maritime Forum. The Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurance are a framework to quantitatively assess […]

BMA announces agreement for representation in South Korea

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) announces that it has signed an agreement with Ben Line Agencies to establish representation in South Korea, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding and ship-owning nations. This agreement is aimed at extending the BMA’s presence in South Korea beyond its authorised Inspectorate and Recognised Class Societies so as to enhance […]

Uni-Tankers opts for OneOcean’s Regs4ships database

  Denmark-based Uni-Tankers has selected OneOcean’s Regs4ships regulatory database to be used aboard its 17 owned small tanker vessels as a means for ensuring continuous, fleet-wide compliance. OneOcean describes Regs4ships as the maritime industry’s most comprehensive and frequently updated database of regulations. The solution allows ship and shoreside teams to stay abreast of, and to […]

Airseas’ Seawing sets sail with first installation on Louis Dreyfus Armateurs vessel

Airseas, a pioneer in wind propulsion solutions for shipping, has completed the first installation of its automated kite Seawing on a commercial vessel, marking an important milestone in the deployment of wind-assisted technologies to curb emissions from shipping. The first Seawing system has been installed on the vessel Ville de Bordeaux, chartered by Airbus and […]

ClassNK issues Innovation Endorsement to U-MING’s Fleet Safety Management System

Classification Society classNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to U-MING Marine Transport Corporation’s Fleet Safety Management (FSM) System, co-developed and coded with the help of Ericsson. U-MING describes its proprietary FSM System as collecting near real-time information on vessels so that the crew and operations personnel can access the navigation information, […]

ABS grants AIP for K Shipbuilding’s methanol-ready design

A methanol fuel-ready medium range tanker design by K Shipbuilding has received Approval in Principle (AIP) from ABS. The AIP is the culmination of a five-month joint development project between ABS and K Shipbuilding evaluating a range of aspects including storage, bunkering and issues caused by methanol’s corrosive properties. The basic design was reviewed in […]

Nor-Shipping re-scheduled for April 2022

Nor-Shipping 2022 will now take place from 4-7 April. After the difficult decision to cancel its scheduled January exhibition and event programme, Your Arena for Ocean Solutions will now gather the global maritime and ocean industries in Oslo and Lillestrøm in the spring. The rescheduled date will allow for freer international travel, less social distancing, […]