BMT and Strategic Marine join forces to drive innovation into offshore wind

BMT is delighted to announce a Long-Term Agreement (LTA) on collaboration with Singapore-based Strategic Marine, aimed at driving the offshore wind crew vessel industry towards a more sustainable future. This partnership will introduce cutting-edge design solutions to meet emissions-reduction goals, specifically focusing on advancing the StratCat range of Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) designs. Martin Bissuel, […]

Mintra launches new generation learning solution and brings onboard Kongsberg Digital simulators

Mintra has unveiled a new model of immersive digital learning course which includes Kongsberg Digital cloud-based simulations. This new solution will transform the way maritime training is currently undertaken., says the company. The new course model weaves together a comprehensive learning framework that merges interactive digital learning and assessment with practical skills through simulation. The […]

One step closer to green and sustainable ship recycling in Pakistan

Pakistan is a step closer to becoming a Party to the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 (Hong Kong Convention). Following an IMO-run national seminar in Karachi, Pakistan last week (13-15 November) to support the country’s implementation of the Convention and related Guidelines, the Pakistan (Federal) Cabinet […]

First Antarctic science mission on polar ship departs

A team of international researchers set sail on the RRS Sir David Attenborough this week to answer some of the big questions about how Antarctic ecosystems and sea ice drive global ocean cycles of carbon and nutrients. Their results will help understand how the Southern Ocean is being affected by environmental change, with consequences for […]

ABS and Hanwha Ocean collaborate to support digital transformation of shipbuilding

ABS and Hanwha Ocean have signed a landmark strategic framework agreement to advance the digital transformation of shipbuilding. Under the agreement, ABS and Hanwha Ocean will work together conducting joint development projects aimed at examining digital technologies related to smart yards and smart ships with a focus on safety, cyber resilience, autonomous, remote-control and smart […]

Neglecting information transfer leads to US$ 60,000 AWRP dispute: ITIC

In its latest Claims Review, International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) shed light on a case where a failure in information transfer sparked a dispute over the payment of an Additional War Risk Premium (AWRP). The situation unfolded as a tanker was contracted for a voyage featuring an option to call at an AWRP area. Per […]

Harbor Lab hosts its first global Port Agent Summit in Athens

Harbor Lab, the disbursements account maritime software company, has held its first exclusive Port Agent Summit in Athens last month. The two-day event brought together Port Agents from 22 different countries to gain deep insights into Harbor Lab’s future plans to develop solutions that will enhance their capabilities to deliver quality services, expand their clientele, […]