Chellaram funding support for e-learning platform

Shipowner Chellship, through its charitable trust Chellaram Foundation, has come on board to help fund Sailors’ Society’s new e-learning programme. Launched earlier this year, the innovative platform, with its accompanying app, is available free of charge to all seafarers and cadets and works on and offline to ensure connectivity issues are no barrier. The MyWellness […]

CSM selects Kaiko Systems to revolutionise maritime operations through AI-driven, mobile-first technology

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is scaling new heights in operational efficiency after choosing Kaiko Systems to provide an innovative, user-friendly software tool which organises and analyses ship data, providing insight into the condition of vessels and identifying risks before they result in incidents. Having launched its product only two years ago, Kaiko Systems has already facilitated […]

Digitalised solutions at the heart of shipping’s drive to decarbonisation: IEC Telecom

The crucial role digital technology can play in helping the shipping industry to decarbonise will be showcased by connectivity specialist IEC Telecom during Europort 2023 in The Netherlands this week (November 7-10). Gwenaël Lohéac (pictured), Managing Director & President – Europe, IEC Telecom Group, explained: “Digitalisation and decarbonisation go hand-in-hand. As shipping companies commit to […]

Supporting ballast water management in Bahamas

The importance of the effective implementation and enforcement of the BWM Convention was the focus of a three-day national workshop in Nassau, the Bahamas last week. Through presentations, group discussions and role-play exercises, 32 government officials were made aware of the actions the Bahamas should take at a national level to implement and enforce the […]

Team Electric expands in Poland with Remontowa agreement

Team Electric has signed an agreement with Remontowa Shiprepair Yard, Gdansk to provide electric systems consultancy and installation services for three Polsteam Ro-Pax ferries, in support of the project marking the extension of the Polish yard’s services to the newbuilding market. The three-year agreement coincides with the Finnish turnkey engineering solutions provider opening Team Electric […]

ABS publishes Requirements for Liquid Hydrogen Carriers

The transportation of hydrogen, a key fuel of the energy transition in maritime, is another step closer to supporting projected market demands thanks to newly published requirements from ABS. The ABS ‘Requirements for Liquefied Hydrogen Carriers’ address safety and technical standards for vessels carrying liquefied hydrogen, expanding on the corresponding IMO Resolution MSC.420(97) that was […]

First ever Lloyd’s Register Foundation-funded fellows join World Maritime University

The first ever Lloyd’s Register Foundation-funded World Maritime University (WMU) fellows – Mithilesh Kumar and Faith Maraga – have started their MSc in Maritime Affairs, with the objective of returning to their home countries in a years’ time with invaluable knowledge and expertise that can help build global capacity and promote safe and sustainable development […]

BIO-UV Group wins BIO-SEA BWTS order from buoyant offshore energy sector

BIO-UV Group has received a major order to supply its innovative BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system to a pair of drill ships scheduled to enter the undisclosed operator’s fleet of modern, high-specification vessels and rigs. A modular version from the BIO-SEA B-Series, combining mechanical filtration and UV disinfection (UV reactor pictured), has been ordered by […]