LR approves SHI Autonomous Navigation System and SVESSEL Communication System

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its Samsung Autonomous Ship (SAS) Autonomous Navigation System and SVESSEL® Communication System, a key result of a Joint Development Project formed in early 2023. The autonomous software for Autonomous Navigation System features an Integrated Bridge System, situational awareness tools and […]

MOL goes live with Marlink smart hybrid network solution including Starlink LEO services

Smart network and digital solutions company Marlink is enabling Japanese shipping Company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to evaluate the impact of LEO Internet services on business sustainability and crew welfare. Under an agreement struck at the end of 2022, the leading Japanese shipping company will assess past, present and future user experiences and explore access […]

KR grants Approval in Principle to Samsung Heavy Industries’ LCO2 carrier

Korean Register (KR) has awarded an AIP (Approval in Principle) for a 40,000 m3 LCO2 carrier developed by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in collaboration with KR. The certificate was presented during a ceremony held at Nor-Shipping 2023 in Oslo, Norway. This achievement is the result of a successful collaboration between SHI and KR, with SHI […]

Danelec ship performance monitoring solution boosts fleet digitalisation and decarbonisation programme for SeaTankers Group fleet

Maritime safety, data collection and ship performance monitoring leader Danelec has completed a comprehensive turnkey project from installation to commissioning of a cloud- connected ship performance monitoring solution on +120 merchant ships operated by SeaTankers Group (Frontline, Golden Ocean Group, SFL Corp, Avance Gas, FlexLNG). The state-of-the-art solution is designed to unlock fuel efficiency and […]

ABS approves Provaris’ innovative compressed hydrogen technology

ABS has presented Provaris Energy with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for its innovative gaseous hydrogen floating storage concept in a ceremony at Nor-Shipping. The solution, dubbed H2Leo, has a design capacity range of 300 to 600 tonnes of hydrogen, expandable to up to 2,000 tonnes. The unit is designed for various hydrogen supply chains […]