The Swedish Club celebrates its 150th Anniversary

The Swedish Club celebrated its 150th Anniversary in style last week, with a series of events held around the Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Gothenburg. Following the difficulties facing us all in the last few years, the Club’s members and business partners embraced the opportunity to meet face to face with friends old and […]

Danelec and i4 Insight join forces to make AI technology and vessel performance insights more accessible

Leading fleet optimisation provider and Lloyd’s Register subsidiary i4 Insight has joined forces with data collection pioneers, Danelec, to solve fleet performance challenges. This new industry partnership, which brings together specialists in data collection and data analysis, will mean customers can get a more cost-effective solution to vessel optimisation. As the maritime sector deals with digital transformation […]

First vessel to be retrofitted with BAR Tech WindWings by Yara Marine

Cargill, Mitsubishi Corporation, BAR Technologies (BAR Tech) and Yara Marine Technologies (Yara Marine) are pleased to announce Mitsubishi Corporation’s Pyxis Ocean as the first vessel to undergo installation and deployment of BAR Tech’s pioneering wind propulsion technology WindWings, delivered by industrialization partner Yara Marine.   The installation, anticipated for deployment at the beginning of 2023, […]

Standard reports strong 2021/22 ahead of North merger

The Standard Club has published its Annual Report 2022, revealing a significant improvement in its combined ratio. In 2021/2022 the club achieved a combined ratio of 105% on premiums of $294m, compared with a 2020/21 ratio of 121%. A defensive investment strategy limited the impact on the club’s finances, with a return on investments dropping […]

E-ferry Ellen sails more than 90km on single battery charge

The islands of Ærø and Als in Southern Denmark are connected by Ellen, the longest ranging fully electric ferry in the world. Ellen set a new world record on June 9 just outside the windows in Sønderborg, Denmark, where leaders from industry, government, and civil society joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) for the 7th […]