Navarino and VIKAND partnership provides innovative maritime health care

Navarino, the maritime sector’s pioneer in cutting edge IT and mobile connectivity solutions, and VIKAND, the global maritime healthcare specialist, have announced their partnership to offer remote medical care and mental health support to the maritime industry. The partnership combines Navarino’s Infinity and high-speed satellite connectivity solutions with VIKAND’s OneHealth solution, a fully integrated maritime […]

IFCHOR Galbraiths acquires UNO Offshore

International shipbroker IFCHOR Galbraiths (IG) will be providing offshore brokerage services in the oil and gas market following its acquisition of Norwegian offshore specialist UNO Offshore. Founded in 2010, with a seven strong team based in Bergen and Haugesund, UNO Offshore focuses on providing chartering, newbuild, sale & purchase, research and consulting services related to […]

RINA awards AIP for ammonia-fuelled bunker tanker

Classification society RINA recently issued an Approval-in-Principle (AiP) for the design of a 21,000 (cbm) ammonia bunker tanker jointly developed by SeaTech Solutions and Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers Singapore. The AiP for the ammonia bunker tanker was carried out in compliance with the process described in the “RINA Guide for Approval in Principle of Novel Technologies”, […]

Seabed mapping crucial to protecting our oceans

Seabed mapping will play a crucial role in helping protect the UK’s climate, oceans and coastal communities, according to Sally-Ann Hart, UK Member of Parliament (MP) for Hastings and Rye. Speaking at the recent UK Centre of Seabed Mapping (UK CSM) showcase event in London, Hart (pictured) said building a community of maritime industry stakeholders […]

Defibrillator project supports UK seafarer heart health

The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) will provide and install 20 defibrillators in ports and seafarer centres across the UK as part of its ongoing health outreach programme. The project, which received funding from Department for Transport via leading maritime charity the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, is aimed at preventing heart-related fatalities after identifying a growing […]

ABS explores near-shore green hydrogen production in Korea

ABS joined Korean industry leaders in the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to produce a feasibility study for a near-shore floating platform of green hydrogen production and liquefaction. ABS joins the Korea Institute of Energy Technology (KENTECH); HD Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (HD KSOE), part of HD Hyundai Group; Linde Korea; and […]

Nippon Paint Marine expands into Vietnam as country’s shipbuilding and repair sector looks set for significant growth

Nippon Paint Marine is expanding its coatings production to Vietnam, in response to the growing market demand for its marine coatings, following Vietnamese government investment in the country’s shipbuilding sector. Vietnam’s maritime industry has been declared a priority sector by the Vietnamese Government and is on track to become one of the largest shipbuilding and […]