RightShip to acquire Thynk Software’s maritime tech business

RightShip, one of the world’s leading ESG focused digital maritime platforms, today announced the acquisition of Thynk Software’s maritime tech business. Thynk’s Founder and CEO, Marlon Grech and around 30 of his colleagues will join RightShip when the acquisition completes, which is expected to be 1 September 2022. Marlon will also become RightShip’s first Chief […]

CRAIN Technologies’ Suction Wing receives AiP from Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to CRAIN Technologies (Centre de Recherche pour l’Architecture et l’Industrie Nautiques) for its Suction Wing SW270, an auxiliary wind propulsion device for cargo ships. Jointly developed by CRAIN and its partner REEL (Rationnel Economique Esthétique Léger), the SW270 is a solid thick wing, fitted with a […]

Uncrewed vessel successfully completes volcano caldera survey in Tonga

SEA-KIT International’s Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) Maxlimer has returned from an initial survey mission inside the caldera of the Hunga- Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai (HT–HH) volcano carrying a plethora of data and imagery to fill important gaps in current understanding and knowledge of the seamount and water above it. For the ongoing second phase of the NIWA/Nippon […]

KR to offer development and verification services for SEEMP Part-III through KR-GEARs

Korean Register (KR) is set to provide development and verification services for ‘Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) Part-III’ through KR-GEARs, the classification society’s in-house developed greenhouse gas (GHG) management solution, to help shipping companies implement new GHG regulations by the 2023 deadline. SEEMP Part-III is the latest part of the new Carbon Intensity Indicator […]