GT Green Technologies and partners receive £3.7M UK DfT grant for AirWing installation

GT Green Technologies, in collaboration with Carisbrooke Shipping and The University of Bristol, has been awarded a £3.7 million grant under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 4 (CMDC4) funded by the UK Department for Transport to install its AirWing™ wind propulsion system on a Carisbrooke Shipping vessel in the UK. The 20-metre AirWing™ (render […]

CSC revamps logo, lines up events for 35th anniversary year

Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) has introduced an updated logo as a ‘symbol of its journey and growth’ in the three-and-a-half decades since its formation. During this anniversary year, the CSC will hold a number of business, social and charity events, including its annual high-level business functions for its […]

Newport Shipping sees rapid development in 2023

The last 12 months has been a momentous period for Newport Shipping in bringing new solutions to the market and growing its business for the needs of tomorrow’s shipping industry. In 2023 Newport Shipping executed 36 drydocking projects at its Tuzla Bay yard in Turkey, with other projects being completed at it partner shipyards in […]

Norled saves 1,600 administrative hours annually in move towards zero emissions

Norled, one of Norway’s leading ferry and express boat companies, has successfully integrated Mintra’s OCS HR Shift Planner into its operations, marking a significant leap in its digitalisation journey as it focuses on its transition to a zero-emission organisation by 2040. This strategic move has optimised operational efficiency and resulted in time savings of over […]

Japanese teaming to develop world’s first ammonia-fuelled medium gas carrier

ClassNK reports that in December 2023, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Japan Engine Corporation, IHI Power Systems Co., and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. signed a series of contracts to construct the world’s first ammonia-fuelled medium gas carrier (AFMGC) equipped with Japan-made engines, for completion by November 2026. In October 2021, the four companies were selected […]

IACS 2024 Blue Book launched

The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2024 edition of its IACS Blue Book. The latest release of the Blue Book package continues to enhance IACS technical support to the shipping industry through our work and investment in technology, innovation, research and development both at the classification and […]