Climate funding granted for shore power connection

Furetank has been granted state and EU climate investment support for installing shore power connection on a tanker currently in production. The funding will be provided by Klimatklivet, an initiative by the The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and NextGenerationEU. It supports local climate investments that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute the greatest possible climate […]

What does future hold on road to decarbonisation, asks Stream Marine Technical webinar

Great strides have already been made in a short space of time as the shipping industry navigates its journey to decarbonisation, was a key message that came out of a webinar held by Ship Management International (SMI) and leading maritime safety training provider Stream Marine Technical. Part of the Stream Marine Training Group (SMG), Stream […]

Proman Stena Bulk christens new methanol-fuelled tanker Stena Pro Patria

Proman Stena Bulk formally named its first state-of-the-art newbuild IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled 49,900 DWT vessel, Stena Pro Patria, in a ceremony hosted in Trinidad and Tobago this week. Stena Pro Patria is the first of three methanol-fuelled vessels delivered in 2022 to the joint venture between leading tanker company Stena Bulk and the leading methanol producer […]

StormGeo gives ‘green gift’ to shipping companies in celebration of 25th anniversary

StormGeo, a leading provider of weather intelligence and decision-support solutions for the shipping industry and part of Alfa Laval, celebrates its 25th anniversary by giving away its new Carbon Footprint Dashboard as a ‘green gift’ to customers of the s-Insight fleet performance management solution. “Decarbonisation is a top priority for StormGeo, and we want to […]

Indian Register of Shipping-supported INMARCO 2022 is a huge success

Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) continued its steadfast support as a Principal Supporter to INMARCO 2022, a quadrennial event organised by The Institute of Marine Engineers (India). The much-awaited event saw attendance by a galaxy of leading Indian and international professionals from all segments of the maritime sector. With the event theme focusing on ‘Evolving […]

Role of methanol in shipping’s energy transition explored at first London Methanol Summit

Leading players in the maritime industry joined ABS and the Methanol Institute (MI) for a deep dive into the potential of methanol as marine fuel to contribute to shipping’s decarbonisation objectives. ABS and MI hosted the London Methanol Summit, bringing together shipowners, shipyards, regulators, ports and methanol producers for an afternoon of panel discussions followed […]

Latest report reveals growing number of maritime firms have sustainability-related job role

Maritime HR, recruitment and executive search expert, Spinnaker, has revealed the results of its 2022 shore-based salary survey, comprising 41,000 jobs in the industry. The results show 192 jobs have either ‘environment’, ‘environmental’, ‘sustain’, ‘sustainability’, ‘governance’, ‘transition’, ‘carbon’, ‘ESG’, ‘Chief Environmental Officer’ or ‘change’ in the title. Whilst this number does not sound high on […]

Cobham Satcom introduces innovative dual-band VSAT antenna

Cobham Satcom is adding what it describes as first-to-market innovation and versatility to its proven, industry-standard Sea Tel technology with the introduction of Sea Tel 1500, a 1.5-meter dual-band, multi-orbit VSAT antenna solution. Available in single Ku- or Ka-band, or as a ‘two antennas in one’ dual Ku-Ka-band configuration, the Sea Tel 1500 is a […]

Korean Register releases SeaTrust-HullScan V3 software for ship design

Korean Register (KR) has released a new version of its popular structural assessment software, SeaTrust-HullScan V3, to dramatically improve its ability to handle large-capacity graphics and cope with ever more complex ship designs and regulations. SeaTrust-HullScan V3 performs structural analysis for various types of vessels and marine structures by using FEM (finite element modeling). It […]