MPA steps up talent development with maritime companies, unions and universities

Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2022 wraps up with partnership programmes established to develop a multi-skilled maritime workforce and cultivate thought leadership in maritime The Maritime Manpower Forum at the Singapore Maritime Week 2022 brought together government, union and industry leaders to discuss ways to attract and retain talent and transform workplaces in the maritime sector. […]

FarSounder recommends Propspeed’s Foulfree for its line of 3D forward-looking sonar transducers

Propspeed, a leading innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, reports that it has received an endorsement from FarSounder, a globally recognised pioneer in navigation and obstacle avoidance systems. FarSounder has tested the Propspeed Foulfree foul-release coating and recommends it for application by their customers, dealers and partner shipyards. “Our unique, patented technology is designed to paint […]

Innovez One appoints UK-based CEO, expanding presence in EMEA

Port digitalisation specialist Innovez One has appointed British software expert and entrepreneur Grant Ingram (pictured) as its CEO for the UK and Europe, cementing its presence in the United Kingdom. The growing team will drive the deployment of AI-powered solutions to improve efficiency and sustainability in ports across the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) […]

New research indicates $250m shortfall in bunkers received in Rotterdam and Fujairah

Data collected by marine and energy consultancy BLUE Insight has indicated that a significant number of bunker fuel deliveries made in the major marine fuel hubs of Rotterdam and Fujairah are being made below a financial breakeven point; indicating that fuel buyers are not receiving the volume of bunkers they are paying for. The findings […]

Stream Marine Training (SMT) launches new training courses in renewables sector

Global maritime and industry leading training course provider Stream Marine Training (SMT) has launched a new set of training packages for entrants into the renewables industry. The courses have been approved by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). The UK-based company, which holds its training facility at Glasgow Airport, is delighted to offer an extensive course […]

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 […]

Ballard granted industry-first Type Approval by DNV for the FCwave marine fuel cell module

Ballard Power Systems announces that it has received Europe’s industry first Type Approval by DNV, one of the world’s leading classification and certification bodies, for its marine fuel cell module FCwaveTM. The Type Approval marks an important step in commercializing Ballard’s fuel cell technology for marine applications and is key to including fuel cells as […]

KR releases latest version of KR-CON

The Korean Register (KR) has launched the 20th version of its KR-CON, a digital database that contains almost all the international conventions and other instruments from the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The program, which was developed and launched in Korea in 2000, has been used by seafarers, onshore support staff, maritime educational institutions and governments […]