Svitzer designing world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell tug

Global towage provider Svitzer, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has launched the second phase of its project to design the world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell (MHFC) tug. Svitzer has conducted technical studies to establish the feasibility of this type of vessel accommodating the real-world operational requirements of a tug. Work will now begin between Svitzer […]

Silverstream Technologies appoints Alistair Mackenzie as Chief Commercial Officer

Silverstream Technologies, supplier of air lubrication technology for the global shipping industry, has announced the appointment of Alistair Mackenzie as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) into the company’s Executive team. Alistair will lead the development of the company’s commercial programme as it continues its international growth, maximising opportunities for the adoption of the Silverstream® System across […]

Odfjell first to install suction sails on deep-sea chemical tanker

In partnership with bound4blue, a pioneering developer of wind-assisted propulsion technology, Odfjell will install the innovative eSAIL® system on a chemical tanker, making it the first tanker vessel in the world to harness this groundbreaking technology. bound4blue’s eSAIL® system utilizes a cutting-edge wind-assisted propulsion system known as a suction sail. By promoting the use of […]

KVH and Intelsat Reaffirm Satellite Partnership with Three-year Renewal

Agreement Establishes Long-term Geosynchronous Orbit (GEO) Foundation for KVH’s Hybrid Maritime Connectivity Solutions MIDDLETOWN, RI – August 17, 2023 – KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced the completion of a three-year renewal of its satellite services contract with Intelsat. The renewal includes increased network capacity, the flexibility to support future bandwidth adjustments, and reduced […]

LISW23 Headline Conference set to “explore, inform and suggest solutions” across entire shipping spectrum

London International Shipping Week’s Headline Conference will take a unique approach to scrutinising industry issues by encompassing the entire shipping spectrum and including other trade sectors. Speaking in a LISW23 London Interviews video presentation, Jos Standerwick, Chief Executive of Maritime London and chair of the Conference Working Group, declared: “We want to explore and inform […]

A positive 2023 for The Swedish Club

The Swedish Club has announced a positive first half of the year, with an insurance portfolio that continues to develop strongly in terms of both volumes and quality. It has delivered a profit of USD 16 million and a combined ratio of 98%. Encouraging developments during the year in terms of insurance results and investment […]

Paris and Tokyo MoUs to conduct joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Fire Safety

The Member Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Fire Safety. The purpose of the campaign is to create awareness among the ship’s crew and owners about the importance of fire safety measures; and to verify that the […]