KR, Hanwha Ocean, Amogy and Hanwha Aerospace team up on ammonia reformers and fuel cell systems

Classification society Korean Register (KR) announces that it has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the 150K ultra-large ammonia carrier developed by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with them for the development of 9,300 TEU ammonia-fuelled container ships at this week’s Posidonia 2024. The 150K ultra-large ammonia carrier was […]

ABS Wavesight announces major developments for My Digital Fleet software

Real-time, data-driven insights supporting regulatory compliance, improving fleet efficiency, reducing operational costs and meeting fleet decarbonization goals are key benefits of ABS Wavesight My Digital Fleet (MDF) software that were unveiled during Posidonia this week. MDF introduces groundbreaking features aimed at empowering maritime operators to optimize performance, improve energy efficiency and streamline compliance with decarbonisation requirements from […]

T.E.N. contracts DNV for first shuttle tanker with Cyber Secure notation

At Posidonia this week, classification society DNV presented Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (T.E.N.) with a certificate recognising their recently contracted vessels as the first shuttle tankers set to receive the DNV Cyber Secure Essential notation. The vessels, scheduled for completion from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in 2025, will be compliant with the upcoming IACS Unified […]

OTESAT_MARITEL receives Type Approval certificates from Bureau Veritas for cybersecurity solutions

OTESAT_MARITEL, a globally recognized brand in the Satellite Telecommunications market, and Bureau Veritas (BV), a global leader in the Testing, Inspection and Certification industry, have joined forces to certify two cybersecurity solutions, IRIS and s@tGate, according to IACS UR E27 Rev.1 requirements on the cyber resilience of on-board systems and equipment. IRIS, an innovative Cybersecurity […]

DNV presents finds of whitepaper on potential of onboard carbon capture (OCC)

Onboard carbon capture (OCC) is attracting interest within the shipping industry, providing shipowners with the opportunity to continue operating on conventional fuels while reducing emissions. However, according to DNV’s latest whitepaper ‘The potential of onboard carbon capture in shipping’, its success depends on collaboration between regulators, policy makers, industry stakeholders, class, and suppliers. With decarbonisation targets […]

AYRO launches extended Wingsail portfolio, announces rebranding to ‘OceanWings’

France’s AYRO, a leader in Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP) systems, has introduced an expanded Wingsail portfolio designed to adapt to the cargo needs of ships of most types or size, despite vastly different requirements. Additionally, the company has rebranded as ‘OceanWings,’ with the announcement made at Posidonia 2024 in Athens yesterday. The rebranding follows […]

Sandra Rosignoli and Mike Salthouse join Maritime London board as new directors

Maritime London is pleased to announce two new appointments to its board of directors – Sandra Rosignoli, Group General Counsel and Head of Compliance, H. Clarkson & Company Limited and Mike Salthouse, Head of External Affairs, NorthStandard. Harry Theochari, Chair of Maritime London, said: “We are delighted to welcome to the board of Maritime London […]

IRI celebrates 50 years of service and support in Piraeus

Posidonia 2024 marks the 50th anniversary of the Piraeus office of IRI, which provides service and support to owners and operators not only in Greece but throughout the globe. Located along the historic Akti Miaouli, the Piraeus office opened in 1974 as a marine safety centre supporting clients of International Registries, Inc.’s (IRI’s) predecessor company […]

Ship Registries flag innovations at Posidonia 2024 amidst global challenges and opportunities

Sixteen ship registries from across the globe are participating in Posidonia 2024 to showcase their innovations and competitive strategies. These registries aim to navigate the complex and evolving landscape of the international shipping industry, addressing challenges related to sanctions, financial pressures, safety, and new environmental regulations. “Sanctions compliance, fleet monitoring, and enforcement of all the […]

ABS to create a Hellenic Ship Safety Center

ABS has unveiled plans to create a pioneering new ship safety centre in Athens harnessing the power of new immersive training techniques, game-based learning and virtual reality environments for the Greek shipping community. The Hellenic Ship Safety Center is designed to prepare seafarers to handle a multi-dimensional industry with alternative fuels and emerging technologies, recognising […]