Windward expands Due Diligence offering to include full third-party screening

Predictive Intelligence company Windward, which applies AI to transform global maritime trade, announced today the launch of its Non-Maritime Counterparty Due Diligence (CDD) capability. The capability will enable Windward’s customers to complete their due-diligence process with full third-party screenings all in one platform. This will enable smarter business decisions, reduce overall costs, and simplify investigation […]

Revolutionary ship design concept from Ulstein aims to solve zero emission challenge

Ulstein has launched a vessel concept capable of making the vision of zero emission cruise operations a reality. Named ULSTEIN THOR, the 149m 3R (Replenishment, Research and Rescue) design will feature a Thorium Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) to generate vast amounts of clean, safe electricity. This enables the vessel to operate as a mobile power/charging […]

Global Maritime Forum announces new Chair and three new members of Board

International not-for-profit organisation Global Maritime Forum announces the new composition of its Board of Directors, following its annual general meeting. Jan Dieleman (pictured), President, Ocean Transportation at Cargill was elected as new Chair of the Board of Directors, taking over the position from Peter Stokes, former Senior Adviser and Head of Shipping at Lazard, who […]

ZeroNorth releases new open Vessel Reporting Platform for shipping industry

Technology company ZeroNorth has revealed its new open Vessel Reporting Platform, which will improve transparency and data quality, enable emissions reductions, and lower manual work at sea and on shore. ZeroNorth has designed the new open Vessel Reporting Platform to help underpin decarbonisation efforts within the shipping industry. The platform is aimed at solving key […]

VIKAND named global distributor of game-changing Covid breathalyzer

VIKAND, the global public health and medical solutions provider to the international commercial maritime, cruise, yachting and offshore industries, has clinched a deal to be the exclusive global distributor of the first US government-approved device capable of detecting coronavirus infections in patients’ breath. The InspectIR Systems PNY-1000 Covid-19 Breathalyzer has just received ‘emergency use authorization’ […]

U-Ming Marine Offshore reflags crew transfer vessels for offshore wind contracts in Taiwan

U-Ming Marine Offshore Company Limited (UMO), a joint venture between U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation and World Marine Offshore A/S has acquired two high-efficiency, wave-resistant secondhand crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and completed their reflagging. UMO Mistral and UMO Scirocco are trimaran SWATH vessels ideal for the harsh environment in Taiwan. The hull form of the trimaran […]

Hapag-Lloyd selects ORBCOMM’s newest dry marine container to manage global supply chain

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s leading global shipping lines, has selected ORBCOMM’s newest telematics technology to provide end-to-end visibility for their extensive fleet of dry marine containers. A pioneer in the digitalization of container shipping, Hapag-Lloyd is the first in the […]