Groundbreaking review of UK cadet syllabus could shape future of training worldwide

A groundbreaking review of the UK’s cadet syllabus, which could shape the future of training worldwide, has been completed by the Cadet Training & Modernisation (CT&M) Programme. It is the first time the seafarer officer qualifications syllabus has faced a major overhaul in a number of years and results are being met with enthusiasm by […]

Anthony Veder and Accelleron sign long-term turbocharger service partnership

Leading gas shipping company Anthony Veder has extended its turbocharger service agreement with Accelleron, securing Turbo LifecycleCare support across 13 vessels. The contract, covering 20 turbochargers on single-fuel and LNG dual-fuel four-stroke engines, build on a service relationship that began in 2017 with four vessels. Anthony Veder operates a fleet of innovative small-scale and mid-size […]

Laskaridis, Metis and Bureau Veritas partnership delivers new classification notations for smart shipping

A smartship partnership bringing together ship management company Laskaridis Shipping, digital technology provider METIS Cyberspace Technology and classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed new notations reflecting the latest advances in digitalisation, and in particular the use of augmented data to optimise the efficiency of shipping operations and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The results of […]

Maersk Karachi calls SAPT at Karachi for first time on updated FI3 service

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) welcomed the Maersk Karachi container vessel at the South Asia Pakistan Terminals (SAPT) for the first time on the recently updated FI3 ocean service last week. With the addition of Karachi to the rotation, Maersk brings direct coverage of the Far East markets to Pakistan’s importers and exporters with around […]

Procureship partners with BASSnet to boost optimisation of fleet management capabilities

Procureship, provider of one of the world’s leading e-procurement platforms for marine buyers and suppliers, has partnered with BASSnet™, a leading global provider of ERP maritime solutions for ship owners and managers, operators of rigs and floating production storage, offloading vessels (FPSOs) and offshore units. The partnership will see Procureship as a valued eCommerce partner […]

EU boosts Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres Network project

The IMO and the European Commission (EC) have announced a second phase of the Global Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres Network (GMN) project, to upscale the work of the five regional centres, with a particular emphasis on pilot demonstrations aimed at achieving quantifiable reductions in GHG emissions. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and representatives of the European […]

ClassNK releases ‘Guidelines for Cyber resilience of on-board systems and equipment’

ClassNK has released ‘Guidelines for Cyber resilience of on-board systems and equipment’. The guidelines expound new IACS Unified Requirements (UR). For supporting the consideration of measures to ensure the cybersecurity of ships. IACS has established UR E26*1 for ships and UR E27*2 for on-board systems and equipment as minimum requirements for cyber resilience, which is […]