ABS and Seatrium advance pioneering digital transformation with Smart Yard initiatives

ABS and Seatrium Limited (Seatrium) have joined forces to empower and transform the industry through smart technologies to further enhance the seamless digital experience and to raise safety, productivity and efficiency to greater heights. At Singapore Maritime Week, ABS launched detailed requirements to guide the industry in the application of smart technologies at shipyards and […]

Transport industry on the cusp of digital change, says SHIPNEXT founder

The widescale adoption of technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon make shipping cargo as simple as finding directions using Google Maps, the founder of freight platform SHIPNEXT has told an audience of more than 700 shippers and freight forwarders. Considering there are only around 87,000 commercial ships in the world, Alexander Varvarenko – […]

SEDNA and Veson Nautical maritime integration upgraded to enhance voyage management

SEDNA and Veson Nautical have announced a significant update to their maritime integration offering. The update is set to transform the way that maritime professionals can action and advance the status of multiple voyages at any one time, ultimately simplifying the shipping process and enhancing commercial maritime operations. For SEDNA, the Veson IMOS Platform (VIP) […]

Edda Wind repeat order for MacGregor offshore wind service vessel technology

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has extended its run of orders for walk-to-work gangway technology from Edda Wind, after receiving a contract to equip the 8th service vessel in succession for the Østensjø Group operation. The new walk-to-work system contract was booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2023 orders received and the vessel will be delivered in […]

FrontM launches ChatGPT for Maritime

FrontM, the “Intelligent Collaboration. Anywhere®” platform for the maritime industry, announces the launch of ChatGPT integration to enable its partners and customers to incorporate the advancement of AI for crew connectivity, engagement, streamlined information and access to care. By utilising its superapp and low-code developer framework to enable use cases such as telehealth, video conferencing, […]

Proman Stena Bulk holds naming ceremony for methanol tanker in Port of Rotterdam

Proman Stena Bulk, the joint venture between leading tanker company Stena Bulk and the leading methanol producer Proman, has formally named the third of its state-of-the-art methanol-fuelled 49,900 DWT tankers Stena Promise, in a ceremony held last week in Rotterdam. The naming ceremony, which was held near the city’s famous Erasmusbrug, saw dignitaries and guests […]

Shortlist for Nor-Shipping Ocean Solutions Award announced

A high-quality field of entrants for the second Nor-Shipping Ocean Solutions Award led to a heated jury debate and an expansion of the shortlist from the planned four to five competing nominees. The accolade, open to exhibitors and invited Nor-Shipping participants, aims to showcase breakthrough innovations at, or approaching, commercialisation stage. Daphne Technology won the […]

Svitzer selected as towage provider at Fawley Refinery

Svitzer announces that it has secured a 7-year contract with ExxonMobil to provide towage services at Fawley Refinery. This contract reinforces Svitzer’s position in the UK and will increase synergies with the port of Southampton. The contract was awarded after an open-tender process, in which Svitzer demonstrated its ability to utilise assets across Fawley and […]