Statement by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim on International Women’s Day

“On 8 March every year, UN Women and the entire United Nations system celebrate International Women’s Day. This year, the theme for International Women’s Day is “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”. This has great relevance for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) family. Shipping is going through a transformation, tackling climate change through decarbonisation […]

Call for more historical content to aid ‘Rewriting Women into Maritime History’

A pioneering project to highlight the activities of women in the commercial shipping industry, ‘Rewriting Women into Maritime History’ is using International Women’s Day 2023 to call for more organisations to search their archives and submit stories of women’s vital role in global shipping through the ages. Since the initiative was launched in September 2022, […]

Wärtsilä to deliver its first CCS-Ready scrubber systems

The technology group Wärtsilä has received its first order for carbon capture and storage-ready scrubber systems – CCS-Ready scrubbers – the company has announced today. The major milestone marks the first time that Wärtsilä has received an order for its CCS technologies on a vessel. The order was booked in Wärtsilä’s order intake in November […]

“K” LINE starts collaborative research on decarbonisation with Anglo American

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Anglo American, for which it has been engaged in the seaborne transportation of raw materials, regarding the establishment of a working committee for collaborative research on decarbonisation. Anglo American and “K” LINE have agreed to collaborate through the sharing […]

HEMEXPO welcomes ERGOMATIC as latest member company

Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters (HEMEXPO), Greece’s suppliers and exporters association for the international shipping sector, has welcomed ERGOMATIC as its 33rd member company. The move adds a new area of expertise to the broad cross-section of Greek equipment manufacturers and technology specialists already represented on HEMEXPO’s list of members.
 Headquartered in Athens, […]

Navarino and Cobham Satcom enhance strategic partnership

Communications and connectivity company Navarino and Cobham Satcom, a leading provider of radio and satellite communication (satcom) solutions to the global maritime and land mobile sectors, have extended their strategic partnership based on integration of next generation SAILOR XTR antennas with Navarino’s global connectivity services. Navarino, the world’s largest Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Value Added Reseller, […]

ZeroNorth appoints Mike Konstantinidis to level up sensor data in new business unit

Copenhagen-based technology company ZeroNorth has today announced it has appointed Mike Konstantinidis as Managing Director of Vessel Optimisation and Head of ZeroNorth’s Athens Office. In this role, Mike will head up a new business area focused on bringing high frequency data captured by on-board sensors to the ZeroNorth platform, enriching its data analysis capabilities and […]