KVH crew wellbeing solutions honoured with 2023 CAREER4SEA Europort Award

Last week the SAFETY4SEA organisation and Europort honoured KVH Industries, Inc. with its 2023 CAREER4SEA Europort Award for Crew Welfare. The award, presented during Europort 2023, recognizes KVH’s longstanding commitment to improving crew wellbeing through connectivity solutions and crew content services. Chris Watson, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at KVH, states: “We are grateful […]

Wärtsilä launches world-first 4-stroke engine-based ammonia solution

Technology group Wärtsilä has introduced the marine sector’s first commercially available 4-stroke engine-based solution for ammonia fuel. The new solution enables a significant advance in sustainable shipping operations – during a time in which ship owners are seeking viable options among green fuels. The ammonia solution is now commercially available as part of the Wärtsilä […]

New study launched highlighting the positive impacts of turning down the volume

A new study by the University of Southampton has been launched to assess the interrelationship between measures aimed at enhancing ship energy efficiency and underwater radiated noise (URN) emissions. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) commissioned study highlights the significant synergy between the two. Underwater radiated noise is the unintentional noise generated by vessels as […]

‘Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping’ in focus at INTERCARGO forum in Athens

As shipping continues its journey to decarbonisation, INTERCARGO will host a special forum in Athens on November 23rd, entitled ‘Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping’. Supported by @TECHNAVA and with an introduction from INTERCARGO Chairman Dimitris Fafalios (pictured), the event incorporates perspectives from a wide range of industry sectors including ship design, shipbuilding, engines, fuels, […]

Kongsberg Digital selected by Equinor to deliver cutting-edge simulation solutions for safety and emergency training

Kongsberg Digital is pleased to unveil a developing collaboration with the Norwegian energy company Equinor, underpinning a stronger safety and sustainability focus in offshore operations. The collaboration will set the benchmark for simulation technology, centered on enhancing personnel skills to protect the environment, prevent offshore incidents, and perform holistic crisis management in advanced offshore operations. […]

ZeroNorth consolidates bunker businesses to accelerate environmental impact

Technology company ZeroNorth has announced that it is consolidating its existing bunkering business under the ZeroNorth brand, unlocking faster value delivery for customers, and driving enhanced data-driven insights, additional fuel savings, improved profit margins and emissions reduction. ZeroNorth recognises the importance of digitisation across the entire bunker value chain to accelerate the decarbonisation of the […]

SES’s fifth and sixth O3b mPOWER satellites successfully launched

SES announces that two additional O3b mPOWER satellites have been successfully launched into space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. With the fifth and sixth O3b mPOWER satellites launched, the system completes the six medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites required to offer high-performance network services delivering high […]

Fuel flexibility benefits of new oil highlighted in Chevron white paper

Chevron Marine Products’ new lubricating oil has a lot to offer, and this is highlighted in a white paper that outlines how four stroke engine operators can benefit from the new lubricating oil’s versatility. HDAX 9700 was created to provide a solution for engines that run on multiple liquid and gaseous fuels and applications that […]

The Maritime Standard Awards celebrates 10th anniversary in style

The Maritime Standard (TMS) Awards has celebrated its 10th anniversary in a special ceremony packed with its traditional quality, glitz, and glamour. The event, which took place last week at The Atlantis on The Palm, Dubai, attracted a record-breaking attendance with over 1100 guests packed into the ballroom, all of whom enjoyed a Greek-themed gala […]