Don’t be reactive: complacency warning over skills and recruitment at ISSS

The shipping industry cannot afford to be complacent when it comes to skills, recruitment and retention of seafarers – this was the warning from speakers at the International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS) on the opening day of London International Shipping Week. The ISSS webinar, organised by SMI, focused on ‘The 4 Pillars of Successful […]

Maritime surveillance system SEAGULL now available in the UK market

BrainCreators, an innovative leader in AI and digital inspection solutions, is excited to announce the availability of its maritime surveillance system, SEAGULL, for use in the United Kingdom. SEAGULL automates vessel monitoring for ports, harbors, coasts, bridges, locks, and waterways. To mark this expansion, BrainCreators is part of the Dutch Trade Mission at London International […]

New Stolt Tankers behavioural change project ‘nudges’ crew to reduce emissions

Behavioural change startup Signol has launched a first-of-its kind project with Stolt Tankers to further reduce shipping emissions by using IoT data to help seafarers understand the impact of their actions on overall fuel consumption and CO2emissions and motivate them to adopt new behaviours. By combining sensor data with behavioural change techniques, Stolt Tankers is […]

Shipping industry faces two alternative decarbonisation paths with hydrogen-based fuels and biofuels vying for prominence

Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub analysis shows that e-ammonia could emerge as the most highly adopted maritime fuel amongst hydrogen-based fuels, whilst liquefied bio-methane dominates amongst biofuels. In view of the maritime sector’s strengthened commitments to reduce GHG emissions to net-zero by 2050, the Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub’s ‘The Future of Maritime Fuels’ […]

Trinity House nominates new Deputy Master and Chief Executive Officer

Following the announcement by Captain Ian McNaught of his retirement in February 2024 as its Deputy Master, Trinity House is pleased to welcome Rear Admiral Iain Lower CB MA AFNI as Captain McNaught’s designated successor. Rear Admiral Lower (pictured) joins London-headquartered Trinity House from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission following a successful career in the […]

Thetius study highlights clear emissions reduction advantages of e1 Marine’s methanol to hydrogen fuel cell technology

An independent study conducted by maritime research house Thetius has revealed that methanol to hydrogen generator technology, developed by renewable energy technology pioneer e1 Marine, can significantly reduce EPA-regulated emissions by up to 99% when using grey methanol when compared with conventional diesel engines for inland waterway vessels. The technology can also reduce GHG emissions […]

ABS joins landmark project for dual-fuel ammonia carrier

At Gastech 2023, ABS signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to review an innovative new design from HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for a dual-fuel, very large ammonia carrier (VLAC) for Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte. Ltd. (EPS). ABS joins project partners EPS, HHI and HHI Engine & Machinery Division, MAN Energy Solutions and the Maritime […]

Silverstream Technologies and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry sign agreement to propel air lubrication uptake

Maritime clean technology company Silverstream Technologies and Chinese shipyard group COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Co. Ltd (CHI) have signed a high-level memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will explore opportunities to install the Silverstream® System in CHI shipyards. The MOU will foster a deeper level of collaboration between the two organisations and will enable Silverstream to […]