ClassNK releases FAQs on EU-ETS for Shipping

ClassNK has released “FAQs on the EU-ETS for Shipping”, an overview and necessary preparation of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS), which is expected to be introduced to the maritime industry. The European Union (EU) has set a goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to the […]

Share your photographs on social media to spread positivity, urges InterManager

Shipping has long complained about negative perceptions and a general focus on all that is bad. Now shipmanagement association InterManager is attempting to address this by running its own global “positivity campaign”. Using social media to spread the word, InterManager is urging members of the maritime community – including seafarers, shore workers, and their families […]

Tools from the OCEAN project aim to support UN ‘High Seas Treaty’

The OCEAN project, funded by the EU and the UK Research and Innovation Grant, focuses on navigational safety and the enhancement of ‘on the spot’ navigational awareness relating to hazards around the ship or craft. Targeted at providing tools for onboard use of commercial and non-commercial ships alike, one aspect of the OCEAN project is […]

Procureship partners with Oriani to further strengthen digitalisation efforts of Greek shipping community

Procureship, provider of one of the world’s leading e-procurement platforms for marine buyers and suppliers, has partnered with fellow Greek company Oriani to further expand the digitialisation efforts of Greek shipping companies. Oriani advises shipping companies that are looking to enhance their businesses through digitalisation. It works with shipping companies primarily in Greece to connect […]

Braemar provides trading update on record year

The board of Braemar Plc, a provider of expert investment, chartering, and risk management advice to the shipping and energy markets, is delighted to announce that Braemar has achieved record revenue and record profitability for the financial year ended 28 February 2023 on a simplified business strategy. The Company expects to report revenue for the […]

Alfa Laval brings fluidic air lubrication technology benefits to shipowners

Alfa Laval announces the completion of its acquisition of Marine Performance Systems B.V., a Rotterdam-based maritime technology company that has developed the first fluidic air lubrication system on the market. The move will enable Alfa Laval to bring this environment-friendly technology to market contributing significantly towards improving ship efficiency, reducing fuel consumption, and minimizing emissions […]

Damen Triton IoT platform receives Bureau Veritas type approval for cyber resilience

Damen Shipyards Group has announced receipt of a Bureau Veritas (BV) Type Approval Certification for Cyber Resilience of its Triton IoT platform. Dame’s Triton IoT platform enables the gathering of all available operational asset data from a vessel and its engines, pumps, hydraulics, alarms and other equipment, amounting to over 10,000 signals for a single […]

Five industry groups agree to work together on crucial safety issues

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed last week by representatives of the five organisations Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP), Container Owners Association (COA), International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA) and Ship Message Design Group (SMDG). The participants have a commonality of purpose to create a framework for […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings goes biocide-free with Nippon Paint Marine’s AQUATERRAS

Marine coatings leader Nippon Paint Marine has announced the application of its unique biocide-free self-polishing coating (SPC) AQUATERRAS to Riviera, a luxury cruise ship operated by Oceania Cruises, a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH). This application of Nippon Paint Marine’s award-winning AQUATERRAS product follows pre-pandemic testing on NCLH’s vessels. After almost two years […]