GTMaritime attracts new talent as demand for data services soars

Fast-climbing demand for secure data communications between ship and shore has prompted GTMaritime to make three new staff appointments, each designed to overcome a specific challenge brought by the maritime industry’s digital transformation. Chris Judge (pictured), Managing Director at GTMaritime, said: “As maritime digitalisation steadily progresses and data plays an increasingly important role in vessel […]

Wind propulsion experts to explore the future landscape for wind technology

Next week, wind propulsion experts will gather in London at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on February 16-7 for the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) 3rd annual conference on Wind Propulsion, which is organised in association with the International Windship Association (IWSA) and sponsored by Yara Marine Technologies. “This gathering of […]

NAMEPA creates student board game to raise awareness of maritime industry

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) Maritime Adventures board game was launched at the association’s 15th Anniversary celebration last October to increase student engagement and awareness of the maritime industry and its role as the engine of global trade. Thanks to sponsorship from The Pasha Group, NAMEPA’s interested education partners, associations, schools, and […]

Grimaldi acquires new terminal in Port of Amsterdam

Through its subsidiary Amsterdam Multipurpose Terminal (AMT), the Grimaldi Group has recently gained strategic assets and a 20-year concession within the port of Amsterdam. The assets that AMT bought from the company EMA are located in the Amerikahaven area of the Dutch capital port and cover a surface of over 200,000 m2, including storage areas, […]

Swire Shipping introduces new fixed-day weekly service to the Pacific Islands

Swire Shipping, a leading operator of liner shipping services in the Asia Pacific, has introduced the Pacific Weekly Express (PWX) service, a new fixed-day weekly service that connects South-East Asia, Europe, India, and the Middle East with Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. The new service operates on a seven-day frequency to Papua New […]

Opsealog calls for ‘data democratisation’ to improve maritime sustainability

French digitalization expert Opsealog has launched a white paper calling for greater data sharing across supply chains to help achieve shipping’s decarbonisation and sustainability ambitions. The report calls for a more collaborative approach to digitalization in the maritime sector, so that all organisations can contribute their data insights and collectively share the benefits. It argues […]