New department will strengthen Idwal’s transactional inspection services and customer focus

Idwal has announced the appointment of Frank Andersen, a shipping industry veteran with over 25 years of experience, to lead its new Transactional Services department. The creation of the department and Andersen’s appointment are the latest steps as Idwal continues expanding its services and customer focus. Andersen joins Idwal from a distinguished career holding senior […]

Wellbeing of seafarers needs to be a priority to safeguard future of profession, says new report

Issues such as illegal recruitment fees are negatively impacting the lives and wellbeing of seafarers and jeopardising the profession’s future, according to the latest annual progress report on seafarers’ rights. The Delivering on Seafarers’ Rights Annual Progress Report, published by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), is […]

90POE and Harbor Lab join forces to offer new standard in port operations and disbursement management

In a landmark joint announcement, 90POE (Ninety Percent Of Everything) and Harbor Lab have formed strategic integration partnership. This collaboration unites 90POE’s pioneering maritime digital platform, OpenOcean STUDIO, with Harbor Lab’s industry leading e-disbursement platform, underscoring a mutual commitment to enhancing operational efficiencies and ensuring transparent, secure commercial outcomes in the maritime sector. The integration […]

ZeroNorth acquires Euronav’s Fleet Automatic Statistics and Tracking (FAST) platform

Technology company ZeroNorth and shipping company Euronav have announced that ZeroNorth will acquire and manage Euronav’s Fleet Automatic Statistics and Tracking (FAST) platform. As part of the deal, Euronav also becomes a customer of ZeroNorth’s full platform offering. FAST collects advanced high-frequency data in real time from sensors across Euronav’s fleet. Euronav has successfully implemented […]

bound4blue eSAIL chosen for landmark newbuild in French Polynesia

bound4blue has been selected to install a 22-metre-high eSAIL® onboard the newbuild mixed cargo vessel NA PAE E HIRO, helping shipowner SNA TUHA’A PAE (SNA) reduce energy consumption by 10%. Launching in 2026, the trailblazing ship will mix green technology with an ambition to accelerate development of the remote Austral Islands, carrying both vital supplies […]

RightShip announces partnership with Napier Port to implement RightPort risk solution

Global environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused digital maritime platform RightShip has announced a partnership with Napier Port in New Zealand to implement its innovative RightPort risk solution at the port. This agreement will make Napier the first port in the region to adopt the cutting-edge technology, which aims to enhance maritime safety and sustainability. […]