BSM partners with ISWAN to provide company-wide Maritime Mental Health Awareness training to crew

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) will deliver its Maritime Mental Health Awareness (MMHA) training to 3,500 officers at Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) over the next two years. The partnership will see ISWAN’s experienced network of Associate Trainers deliver six training sessions per month over a two-year period to officers on BSM-managed vessels. […]

Major shipping carriers unite to improve safety of cargo

Some of the world’s biggest maritime cargo carriers are joining forces with the world’s first industrial safety technology accelerator to launch a new innovation initiative to reduce cargo loss at sea. Evergreen Line, HMM, Maersk, the Offen Group, ONE (Ocean Network Express), Seaspan as well as Lloyd’s Register are joining forces with Safetytech Accelerator to […]

Liquid hydrogen-powered autonomous ship project wins UK government funding

A consortium led by zero-emission vessel provider ACUA Ocean in partnership with zero-emission infrastructure provider Unitrove has won a multi-million-pound UK government grant in a major push to decarbonise the maritime sector. The “Hydrogen Innovation – Future Infrastructure & Vessel Evaluation and Demonstration (HI-FIVED)” consortium will receive over £3.8m of funding to build and showcase […]

ZeroNorth acquires bunker supplier software provider BTS

Technology company ZeroNorth has today announced that it has acquired BTS PTE Ltd., a software platform for marine fuel suppliers, headquartered in Singapore. The deal will see ZeroNorth acquire BTS’s flagship suite of services – iBMS (Intelligent Bunker Management System) – which is software specially tailored for the marine fuel supply chain. iBMS helps to […]

AXSMarine invests in Voyage Management System provider Nextvoyage

AXSMarine, a leading provider of SaaS (software as a service) shipping software and data for decision making in the chartering of dry bulk, Ttanker and container ships, has concluded a strategic investment in Voyage Management System (VMS) provider Nextvoyage. Nextvoyage is a live and full-featured solution developed for the past four years and is in […]

LR and Icebreaker One announce research programme to drive investment in net-zero shipping

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a new research project with Icebreaker One, an independent, non-profit organisation which aims to support the decarbonisation of shipping by influencing investment decisions with data. The research will aim to help identify and amplify discussions around the key barriers that organisations face for net zero shipping investment and how to […]

GCMD-led consortium successfully completes trialling two supply chains of sustainable biofuels

The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) has successfully completed trialling two supply chains of biofuel blends sourced from different origins. The supply chain trials encompassed tracing biofuels from their production sites outside Singapore, to Singapore where the fuels were blended and bunkered. Lab testing of the fuels continued until they were consumed onboard. These […]

Strategic Marine signs MOU for three Brevity-class hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels with HST Marine

Strategic Marine has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Purus Wind’s HST Marine to build three Brevity-class Crew Transfer Vessels for the UK-based offshore vessel owner-operator. The agreement binds the two parties to negotiations on a vessel building contract for the Chartwell Marine-designed 27m catamarans. The Brevity-class designs, launched in June 2022, are specifically designed […]