‘Biggest and best’ Nor-Shipping kicks off in Oslo and Lillestrøm

Today sees the official opening of Nor-Shipping 2023, with a high-profile event at Oslo City Hall, a special bell ringing ceremony at Oslo stock exchange, a UN Global Compact high-level meeting, and a range of other partner and networking activities. Nor-Shipping’s main exhibition, gathering almost 1000 international exhibitors and tens of thousands of delegates, kicks […]

Smart Green Shipping joins forces with NTS as part of environmental shipping initiative

Smart Green Shipping (SGS) is delighted to announce its collaboration with Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) as part of the ‘Winds of Change’ project which held its first in-person kick-off meeting at the University of Southampton on 3 May. Winds of Change is a deeply collaborative two-year project to assess technical, commercial and environmental viability of […]

Inmarsat Maritime launches Fleet Reach, bringing seamless connectivity to ships from sea to port

Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, has announced its new Fleet Reach coastal LTE service for maritime connectivity, which brings uninterrupted high-speed broadband to merchant, offshore, energy and fishing customers – even when they are sailing near the coast or are docked in-port. Traditionally, coastlines and ports are congested connectivity hotspots. With a high number of […]

The American P&I Club renews its commitment to sustainability

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association’s (NAMEPA) ‘Maritime Sustainability Passport’ (MSP) Certificate and Seal has once again been awarded to the American P&I Club. The American Club successfully met the program’s requirements and received its MSP Certificate and Seal, denoting dedication to the marine environment. The program encompasses each of NAMEPA’s Transparency Pillars in […]

Don’t regulate shipping in isolation warns INTERCARGO

Shipping is so global, that only a truly global regulator such as the International Maritime Organization can provide the level playing field needed for this diverse industry and all the nations it serves, says INTERCARGO. Yet even the IMO, a United Nations agency, must be careful not to create regulations that put shipping in isolation […]

ABB unveils revolutionary propulsion concept to significantly increase ship efficiency

ABB has introduced ABB Dynafin™, a new concept representing a revolutionary propulsion system breaking new ground for efficiency in the marine industry. Inspired by the dynamic motions of a whale’s tail, the innovative concept is the result of over a decade of research, development, and testing. ABB’s combined extensive experience and expertise in the marine […]