All-in-one maritime industry app marketplace FrontM secures $1.5m investment

FrontM, the Intelligent Collaboration Anywhere®” platform for the maritime industry, has raised $1.5 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by Jenson Funding Partners,, Motion Ventures and a syndicate of MarTech investors. With the investment, FrontM will accelerate its mission to solve the connectivity and efficiency challenges that maritime businesses and their mobile […]

LR Approval in Principle for HHI’s new Onboard Guidance System for containerships

Lloyd’s Register has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for its new Onboard Guidance System, which is designed to prevent excessive container roll at sea for containerships. The system, developed through a Joint Development Project with HHI, Eastern Pacific Shipping and Lloyd’s Register, evaluates the stability of the roll motion of […]

KPI OceanConnect’s innovative ‘get fuelled’ trainee programme creates global pathway to maritime careers for young talent

Leading global marine energy solutions provider KPI OceanConnect launches “get fuelled”, a new two-year global trainee programme – to foster and inspire the next generation of marine fuel traders. As part of its commitment to enhancing innovation and inclusivity, KPI OceanConnect has recognised the need to provide an attractive career pathway for young people who […]

ABB drives emission-free river commute in Lisbon with first all-electric ferry

The first of 10 new, all-electric ferries opens a new age of emission-free commuter services along Lisbon’s Tagus River, in the latest example of green transformation from Portugal’s capital city. The vessel, whose operations rely on an integrated power, automation, energy storage and propulsion solution from ABB, has now been delivered to the ferry operator […]

Wärtsilä launches world-first radical derating solution for two-stroke engines

The technology group Wärtsilä has introduced a new radical derating retrofit solution – Wärtsilä Fit4Power – to extend the emissions-compliant lifetime of merchant vessels by providing the existing two-stroke fleet with leaner, healthier and more optimised engines. This new advanced retrofit solution enables ship owners to reduce the bore size of two-stroke engines by 25% […]

Nor-Shipping launches Ocean Campus in partnership with World Maritime University

Nor-Shipping is launching a fresh initiative to strengthen and support the pipeline of new talent entering the world of maritime and ocean business. Christened Ocean Campus, the dedicated ‘island’ of exhibition booths will showcase the world’s leading maritime universities and colleges, highlighting opportunities for potential students, while working to bridge the gap between employers and […]

WFW advises Snam on commercial contracts for BW Singapore FSRU

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Snam Group on the drafting of commercial contracts relating to the floating regasification and storage unit (FSRU) BW Singapore with BW Fleet Management AS. The vessel will be based out of the port of Ravenna, Italy, in the northern Adriatic Sea giving it easy access to potential new LNG […]