Danfoss to power UK’s first high-speed hybrid passenger ferries

Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division will power the U.K.’s first high-speed passenger ferries, with the first vessel joining Uber Boat by Thames Clippers’ fleet in autumn 2022. The two 40-metre-long vessels will be built by Wight Shipyard Co on the Isle of Wight. The two new hybrid vessels, each capable of transporting up to 230 […]

Brookes Bell appoints Martin Twomey to lead US growth

Brookes Bell, the leading multi-disciplinary technical and scientific consultancy for the marine and energy sectors, has appointed Martin Twomey as Director of Brookes Bell USA to lead the company’s ambitious growth strategy in the region. Martin is a Chartered Marine Engineer with a First-Class Certificate of Competency and spent 18 years at sea sailing on […]

Education is the first step toward improving cybersecurity at sea: KVH

Satcoms provider KVH Industries points out that sophisticated cyber-attacks can derail operations, expose vital information, and put the safety of seafarers and ships at risk. A key element to strengthening cybersecurity is the important issue of seafarer training, as cyberattacks and other incidents aboard ships can begin unknowingly with the crew. KVH helps fleets assess […]

Christening of U-Ming’s eco-friendly post panamax bulk carrier Cemtex Excellence

U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation, one of nine public-listed companies of the Far Eastern Group, has contracted with Japan’s Sumitomo Marine Co. Ltd. to commission Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. to build a 99,990 DWT post panamax bulk carrier Cemtex Excellence. A Christening ceremony was hosted by Mr Douglas Hsu, Chairman of the Far Eastern Group on […]