The OCEAN Project and Nautical Institute launch innovative free training videos

The Operator-Centred Enhancement of Awareness in Navigation (OCEAN) Project, in collaboration with The Nautical Institute, is thrilled to announce the release of a series of seven free training videos designed to elevate Maritime Education and Training (MET) standards. These videos address evolving gaps in navigational awareness and maritime safety, providing mariners with the tools they […]

Mark Jackson appointed as Deputy Chairman of LISW25 Steering Group

Mark Jackson, CEO of the Baltic Exchange, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of the London International Shipping Week 2025 (LISW25) Steering Group. He will support LISW25 Steering Group Chairman John Hulmes in overseeing the running of next year’s event. Welcoming Mark’s appointment, John Hulmes said he would bring a wealth of international shipping knowledge and […]

Hong Kong SAR Government and International Chamber of Shipping commit to host high level summit

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the International Chamber of Shipping are pleased to announce their commitment to host a high-level summit during Hong Kong Maritime Week 2024, highlighting the critical role of global trade in today’s ever-changing landscape. This commitment was solidified during a meeting between Guy Platten, Secretary General of the […]

World-leading aviation technology provider SITA to bring revolutionary aviation IT solution to maritime industry with launch of SmartSea

SITA, the global leader in technology solutions for the air transport industry, disembarks in the maritime industry bringing globally trusted transport technology and innovation to the maritime sector to revolutionize and drive it forward just as they do in the air transport sector. An initial agreement with Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM), a world-class ship manager and […]

Dry bulk sailing distances jump 31% for routes using the Panama Canal

“The limits in daily transits in the Panama Canal have significantly affected the dry bulk market, with transits down 74% y/y between January and April 2024. During this period, sailing distances for completed voyages in the affected routes rose 31% y/y, while the cargo volume dropped 25% y/y. Overall, tonne mile demand for these routes […]

MOL to install wind propulsion systems on seven more vessels, aiming for 80 by 2035

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and its group company MOL Drybulk Ltd. have announced their intent to install wind propulsion systems – including the proprietary ‘Wind Challenger’ – on a total of seven newbuilding bulk carriers and multi-purpose vessels, which will be operated by MOL Drybulk. MOL has measured the performance of the Wind Challenger on […]

AD Ports Group launches Maritime Sustainability Research Centre

Abu Dhabi Ports Group has launched The Maritime Sustainability Research Centre, Abu Dhabi (MSRCAD), a non-profit agency dedicated to joint industry-government academia research, with a focus on sustainability and innovation. The Maritime Sustainability Research Centre, launched at an event attended by leading government and maritime industry representatives, will be operated and managed by Abu Dhabi […]

Pelagus 3D partners with MENA’s largest digital manufacturer – Immensa

Pelagus 3D, a joint venture company of thyssenkrupp and Wilhelmsen, announces it has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Immensa, MENA’s largest digital manufacturer to develop spare parts for the maritime and energy industries. The partnership will see Pelagus 3D and Immensa combine their respective strengths in additive manufacturing and digital inventory solutions to enhance […]

Alfa Laval FCM Methanol with the longest operating experience crosses the 100-order mark

Alfa Laval has received over 100 orders for its low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) FCM Methanol. This achievement reflects the increasing trust shipyards and shipowners have in Alfa Laval’s fuel treatment expertise, even in handling newer fuel alternatives. With over 50 years of experience in fuel treatment, Alfa Laval has established the FCM Methanol as […]

Kongsberg Digital to supply advanced simulators to Italian academy FAIMM

Kongsberg Digital announces its latest partnership with Fondazione Accademia Italiana della Marina Mercantile (FAIMM), a specialist maritime training academy based in Genova, Italy. Kongsberg Digital will deliver of a range of state-of-the-art K-Sim simulator systems, providing FAIMM with the necessary tools and support to optimize its training programs. The comprehensive simulator system includes a range […]