Durapower and EST-Floatech to distribute jointly developed Octopus next generation maritime battery system in Asia

Singapore Lithium-ion battery manufacturer, Durapower Technology Singapore Pte Ltd (Durapower) and Dutch maritime energy storage solutions developer EST-Floatech have entered an agreement where Durapower will be the exclusive distributor in Asia for EST- Floatech’s Octopus series of next generation of certified battery systems, based on Durapower’s cell technology, for the maritime market. EST-Floatech, a global […]

Rapid growth of AI and Autonomy accompanied by assurance challenges

A new report from Lloyd’s Register (LR) and maritime innovation consultancy Thetius advocates investment to improve the understanding of AI at all levels within maritime organisations and outlines the value of including AI and Autonomy at board level, alongside workforce education and training to raise awareness of safety and regulations of advanced technology. Titled ‘Out […]

GTMaritime and CrowdStrike join forces to combat growing sophistication of cyber threats to shipping

GTMaritime, a leading provider of secure maritime data communication solutions, has today announced its partnership with CrowdStrike, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity software providers. The partnership introduces the next generation of endpoint security to the maritime sector. The software only solution from CrowdStrike is backed up by GTMaritime’s extensive maritime expertise to support regulatory […]

Singapore-based project to advance use of AI for Carbon Intensity Indicator modelling

METIS Cyberspace Technology reports that it will be collaborating with MTI Co. Ltd. Singapore Branch and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore to advance the use of AI for the predictive modelling of ship emissions and carbon intensity indicator (CII) evaluation. The undertaking is part of a master agreement framework for […]

Nico De Cauwer appointed IPCSA Secretary General

Closer collaboration between organisations is needed to maximise the benefits of digitalisation, according to the new Secretary General of the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA). “A major challenge for IPCSA will be strengthening our international relationships and ensuring effective collaboration with other organisations,” said Nico De Cauwer, who formally takes the reins at IPCSA […]

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum opens as first cruise event ever in Thessaloniki

Over 400 delegates from the global cruise industry gathered at Thessaloniki’s iconic Makedonia Palace hotel for the 7th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, which is being held at Greece’s second biggest city for the first time since its inception. On the first day, attendees expressed optimism and hope for the cruise industry’s future growth, with opening […]