Telenor Satellite expands to meet the communication needs of the growing European market

Delivering Quality of Experience for high bandwidth vessels and offshore installations is at the heart of Telenor Satellite’s drive to service the satellite communications needs of the growing European maritime market. And while the cruise and ferry sectors look to recovery from the effects of the global pandemic, general maritime, offshore oil & gas and […]

Shipfix and RightShip enter partnership to boost sustainability and safety in maritime

Shipfix Technologies, a leading software, data, and technology provider for maritime and commodities markets, has announced a partnership with RightShip, the world’s biggest maritime due diligence organisation, at Singapore Maritime Week. This new pairing will provide an opportunity for Shipfix users to access live RightShip data, allowing them to share in the organisation’s expertise in global […]

Three Members of The Castor Initiative ink MOU for zero-emission VLCCs

Lloyd’s Register, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and MISC via its subsidiary, AET, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and construction of two very large crude carriers which can be operated on zero-emission fuel. The three companies, all founding members of The Castor Initiative, are taking the lead to encourage the use […]

ClassNK issues AiP for floating offshore hydrogen production plant by J-DeEP

Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology & Engineering Research Association (J-DeEP). The amount of power generated by offshore wind turbines is likely affected by weather conditions, and surplus electricity may be generated […]

BSM and Amon Maritime establish ship management joint venture in Norway

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and the Norwegian ammonia specialist Amon Maritime have announced the creation of a 50/50 joint venture “Ula Ship Management” during Nor-Shipping in Oslo. The joint venture, which will be based in Sandefjord in southern Norway, aims to offer ship management services for the Norwegian market, specialising in ammonia-powered vessels, but open […]

SMI and RISE sign MoU to collaborate in Maritime Research and Development

The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and the Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in common areas of interest on maritime research and development (R&D). Mr Tan Cheng Peng, Executive Director of SMI and Professor Mikael Lind, Senior Strategic Research Advisor of RISE, signed the MoU on the side-lines […]