ABB and Carnival Corporation sign strategic partnership for Azipod propulsion services

Electrification and automation technology leader ABB and Carnival Corporation & plc have signed a long-term partnership agreement to collaborate on continued operational excellence and ship performance across the cruise company’s fleet using systematic maintenance planning, critical spares management, and cutting-edge digital solutions for condition monitoring. The contract was booked in Q3 2023. The 15-year agreement […]

Sean to embrace Movember for Mercy Ships

SMI Publisher Sean Moloney is going all hirsute for November with all proceeds going to the excellent charity Mercy Ships. The annual ‘Movember’ charity initiative is normally geared towards charities looking after male health. But as Sean said, the work undertaken by Mercy Ships is vital to many millions of people and “if I have […]

ICS Publications launches first ‘The Master’s Practical Guide to Maritime Law’ to aid seafarers with incidents at sea

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its first edition of ‘The Master’s Practical Guide to Maritime Law’ as a simple and practical legal reference book specifically to aid seafarers with incidents at sea. Co-authored with the International Federation of Shipmasters’ Associations (IFSMA), the guide is specifically designed to help Masters at sea identify […]

Sea announces new Chief Product Officer

Sea, the intelligent marketplace for fixing freight, has appointed Mads Donkin (pictured) as its new Chief Product Officer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was previously Sea’s Vice President of Product and has over a decade of experience in product design, management, and strategy. Mads’ role will focus on building a seamless experience for Sea’s customers […]

KR awards AiP to Hanwha Ocean’s Onboard CO2 Capture System

KR, in collaboration with the Marshall Islands Registry, is pleased to announce the granting of an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an Onboard CO2 Capture System (OCCS) developed by Hanwha Ocean during Kormarine 2023 in Busan, South Korea. The onboard carbon capture and storage technology developed by Hanwha Ocean absorbs CO2 generated on board using […]

ABS and Sea Forrest sign pioneering MOU to advance maritime electrification technology

ABS and Sea Forrest Power Solutions Pte Ltd (Sea Forrest), a subsidiary of BH Global, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to drive advancements in cutting-edge maritime electrification technologies. Supported by the new ABS Electrification Center in Singapore, the agreement will cover projects for electric vessels, shore charging infrastructure along with related industry standards and […]