Zelim teams up with US Coast Guard to trial AI in search and rescue

The US Coast Guard Research and Development Center has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Zelim, a start-up based in Edinburgh, Scotland, to jointly explore the potential application and effectiveness of AI-enabled detection and tracking technology in search and rescue. Over the last three years, Zelim has been developing ZOE, a solution […]

LALIZAS 2nd Maritime Service Providers Summit 2023 successfully completed

Four months after the first LALIZAS Maritime Service Providers Summit, LALIZAS had the pleasure to welcome once again more service partners from around the world in a two-day event at LaLiBay Resort & Spa. On 20-22 September 2023, the LALIZAS 2nd Maritime Service Providers Summit took place in Greece, on Aegina island, with a remarkable […]

Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence appointed Patron of the International Maritime Rescue Federation

Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, the husband of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, has been named the Patron of the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the world’s leading organisation for developing and improving maritime search and rescue (SAR) capabilities. He replaces Sir Efthimios Mitropoulos, the Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), who […]

Decarbonised supply chains ‘a thing of the present’ – APM Terminals CEO Svendsen

Decarbonised ports, as well as ships are proof that the supply chain transformation is happening here and now, says APM Terminals’ CEO Keith Svendsen. APM Terminals is already sourcing some 40% of all the electricity it consumes globally from renewable sources – a nearly four-fold increase from 11% in 2020. One of the company’s three […]

Xeneta data reveals first rise in long-term ocean freight rates in a year

After a full year of seemingly freefalling ocean freight rates, the latest market data from Oslo’s Xeneta suggests the industry may finally have reached a turning point. According to the Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI), which tracks real-time rates developments on a month-to-month basis, September saw an increase of 0.2% in valid, global long-term contracted rates. […]

Advanced Navigation opens high-tech robotics manufacturing facility

Advanced Navigation, an innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) for robotic and navigation technologies, has unveiled a new high-tech robotics facility for autonomous systems based at UTS Tech Lab in Botany, New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The facility will scale up the manufacturing of Advanced Navigation’s world-first AI navigation systems for GPS-denied environments, including its digital […]