World will overcome challenges to keep trading, MSC CEO tells Conference of Paris

At a time when the contraction of global economic growth, high energy prices and inflation are dominating the public agenda, a high-level meeting of CEOs and government officials in Paris in mid-December offered a few glimpses of optimism and underscored the continued importance of global trade. Commenting on the macroeconomic factors impacting global markets, MSC […]

I-Tech and LANXESS unlock novel antifouling biocide combinations through R&D partnership

I-Tech AB, the developers of the antifouling biotechnology, Selektope® and global specialty chemical company, LANXESS have successfully combined their respective antifouling technologies for the first time with promising results. Static tests of antifouling coating formulations containing Selektope and the SEA NINE™ family of biocides were conducted in multiple marine environments worldwide with differing biofouling risk. […]

One Sea adds innovator Avikus of South Korea into autonomous ship technology alliance

One Sea welcomes South Korea’s Avikus as its latest member, consolidating its position as the shipping’s global alliance on maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS). Founded in January 2021 by Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, the world’s largest shipbuilder, Avikus specialises in developing autonomous navigation solutions for a range of vessel types. Earlier this year, the company’s […]

Maersk announces new and innovative cold storage facility in Norway

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) continues to integrate global end-to-end cold chains with the announcement of a new innovative cold storage facility planned for Flatholmen quay in Aalesund, Norway. The new facility is specifically designed to accommodate the needs of the vast Norwegian seafood industry. It will be among the largest cold storages of its […]

University of Plymouth installs simulator suitable for floating offshore wind R&D

A state-of-the-art facility which could play a critical role in the global offshore renewable energy sector and clean maritime installations has been installed at the University of Plymouth, UK. The Maritime Simulation Laboratory brings together a network of high-tech components that can be used to run a series of maritime scenarios in real time. At […]