Subsea innovation specialists Sulmara continues to invest in future of USV solutions

Fast-growing Scottish subsea services specialist Sulmara has set its sights on further success after investing $1.6 million in equipment which will allow it to limit the environmental impact of offshore operations. Glasgow-headquartered Sulmara has placed the order with Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. for several of its Wave Adaptive Modular Vessels (WAM-V), a dual-hull Uncrewed Surface […]

Silk Alliance members issue open letter on vision and unveil plans for green corridor cluster

Multi-year implementation plan sets goals for the practical deployment of vessels using near-zero carbon ammonia and methanol, to drive investments in scalable fuel supply infrastructure. Members of ‘The Silk Alliance’ cross-supply chain industry partnership, initiated by the Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, have issued an open letter to share their collective vision for the […]

WISTA Cyprus announces hosting of next WISTA International AGM & Conference

WISTA Cyprus proudly announces its role as host for the WISTA International AGM and Conference 2024, an event placed under the auspices of the Shipping Deputy Ministry. During the 2023 WISTA International AGM and Conference, which took place on 23-25 October 2023 in Montevideo, Uruguay, Cyprus was selected as the location for the 2024 event. […]

INTERCARGO meets in Athens and celebrates record membership

Members of INTERCARGO met in Athens last week for the Association’s Annual General Meeting, Executive Committee and Technical Committee meetings, with record attendance observed to the satisfaction of all guest attendees and the organising international Association representing the dry bulk shipping sector. The last meetings in Athens had taken place in October 2019 and during […]

KVH and Kognitive Networks sign exclusive maritime agreement

KVH Industries, Inc. and Kognitive Networks Inc. have announced an exclusive, multi-year maritime agreement. KVH will integrate Kognitive’s suite of enterprise-grade network and bandwidth management tools into KVH’s mobile communication service offerings. Kognitive’s software will become an integral element of KVH’s multi-orbit, multi-channel marine communication solutions. “We are thrilled to be working with Kognitive Networks […]

Hill Dickinson strengthens Hong Kong practice with 10 new hires

International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has announced the appointment of 10 new hires to its Hong Kong office, strengthening its marine and shipping practice across the region. The new hires will join the firm in the coming six weeks. They include three senior appointments, with asset finance partners Janice Lee and Gary Wong, and […]

Silverstream Technologies and MAN Energy Solutions sign collaboration agreement

Clean technology leader Silverstream Technologies and marine engine designer MAN Energy Solutions have signed a collaboration agreement to support the decarbonisation of the global shipping industry. The agreement will explore solutions for improving vessel efficiency spanning both newbuild installations and retrofits. With approximately half of the world’s commercial ships powered by MAN Energy Solutions, the […]

Time running out for some Fi-Fi foams

A new IMO resolution will see the phase-out of foam firefighting systems that use fluorinated foams containing perfluoro-octane sulfonic acid (PFOS) as the foam-producing component. The new rules come into effect under a rolling programme beginning in 2026, but Swedish maritime engineering specialist Scanunit believes that a proactive replacement strategy should be put into effect […]