DP World’s Pusan terminal to debut commercial use of BOXBAY high-bay storage system

DP World has announced the first commercial use of the revolutionary BOXBAY high-bay storage system at its terminal in Pusan, South Korea. A contract between Pusan Newport Corporation (PNC) and Boxbay FZCO – a joint venture of DP World and German plant technology supplier, SMS group – initiating the design and engineering works for the […]

Maritime UK launches landmark Offshore Wind Plan

Maritime UK has launched its comprehensive and ground-breaking Offshore Wind Plan at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Operations & Maintenance Centre of Excellence in Grimsby, with the support of Associated British Ports. The Offshore Wind Plan makes a series of recommendations for how the maritime sector, the offshore wind sector, and governments can work […]

US ro-ro operators Liberty and ARC partner with Orca AI

Maritime technology company Orca AI has secured deals with US ro-ro operators Liberty Maritime Corporation (Liberty) and American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier (ARC) to deploy its automated situational awareness platform across their respective fleets. Liberty was one of the early collaborators with Orca AI, deploying the first Orca AI unit on a US flag ro-ro vessel […]

Hempel joins IMO public-private partnership to help prevent biofouling on ships’ hulls

Coatings company Hempel A/S has increased its commitment to supporting the maritime industry’s shift to ever more sustainable operations by joining the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Marine Biosafety. The GIA, created under the IMO’s GloFouling Partnerships project, is a cross-sectoral platform for collaboration. Following Hempel’s membership, the GIA comprises 13 private companies that work […]

METIS Augmented Routing Optimization adds DTN Vessel Routing API to improve quantifiable ship performance gains

METIS Cyberspace Technology has signed a formal agreement with global data, analytics, and technology company DTN®, to integrate its Vessel Routing API into METIS Augmented Routing Optimization, in a new demonstration of the way weather-enhanced decision-making and AI-based analytics deliver measurable gains to ship performance. Rather than aiming to avoid adverse weather completely, weather-optimized routing […]

Steerprop strengthens its expertise in the Arctic segment with new appointment

Steerprop, the leading designer and manufacturer of propulsion systems for tough Arctic conditions, has appointed Tom Ekegren as Arctic Segment Director. The appointment further strengthens Steerprop’s expertise in the Arctic market and enhances the company’s resolve to bring the best possible solutions and support to its customers in this segment. Tom Ekegren (pictured), Master Mariner […]

AMP reaffirms cooperation ties with Finland and the International Maritime Organization

The close relationship and the strengthening of the ties of friendship between the Republic of Panama, represented by the Panama Maritime Authority AMP, and both the Republic of Finland and the IMO have been reaffirmed through official visits made by their international delegates to the headquarters of the institution. Panama’s Minister of Maritime Affairs, Noriel […]