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Hyundai Heavy Industries takes a step further in ‘Autonomous ship’ design by developing AI solution for ship safety

 The world’s first Class and Flag approval for AI-based fire monitoring system in shipbuilding industry has been given to HHI

 Hyundai Heavy Industries Group independently has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based safety management/monitoring system (HiCAMS) and obtained classification and flag Approval-in-Principal (AIP) for the first time in the shipbuilding industry. This new method will beone of the core technologies to manage and control safety aboard next-generation Read More…


An Italian software company has launched an electronic logbook replacing the historical paper logbook.

This Italian made software allows the Chief Officer and the Captain of the ship to record all the parameters of edge required by international sea regulations and conventions. These parameters are based on the MARPOL requirements relating to the digitisation of key on-board operations and thus to address security controls in port without unexpected problems.

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Hydrogen will be the dominant fuel but LNG is the bridge, says Shell boss

Hydrogen is likely to be the dominant fuel for international shipping, with LNG playing a vital role in the interim, according to Grahaeme Henderson, Global Head of Shipping & Maritime at Shell.

Addressing the Singapore Maritime Technology Conference as part of Singapore Maritime Week, he said this will ensure the industry reduces cumulative emissions now, while hydrogen is developed commercially and at scale. This is because, of course, any new Read More…

RASP – a fast and agile way to pentest

A comprehensive pentest methodology which quickly and cost-effectively assesses the security posture of a vessel even while it is underway, has been launched by Cyprus-based cyber security specialist Epsco-Ra Security Systems.

Known as RASP (Rapid Attack Simulation PenTest), the process provides a deep dive into an IT infrastructure’s critical security measures to test and expose deficiencies. It very quickly highlights critical areas in a vessel’s networks and recommends ways to improve and fix Read More…


A new study sponsored by Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, offers the most comprehensive overview ever of Singapore’s vibrant maritime start-up sector.

The Trade 2.0 Singapore Maritime Start-up and Innovation Ecosystem Report, published through the Inmarsat Research Programme, is the second country-specific study of start-ups and their impact on maritime digitalisation. It builds on a global Trade 2.0 report launched in 2019 and the Japan Trade Read More…

Foundation Det Norske Veritas contributes S$10 million to help launch maritime decarbonization centre in Singapore

Foundation Det Norske Veritas – which owns DNV Group – has teamed up with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and five other industry leaders to establish a maritime decarbonization centre in Singapore.

The centre’s stated mission is to catalyse and facilitate decarbonization in the maritime sector and will be supported by contributions from the founding members totalling S$120 million. Its creation follows the release of a recommendation Read More…


Ship Management International Issue 90

Features Notebook, How I Work, Market Sector, Maritime Safety, Managing Future Risk Webinar, P&I and Law, Crew Welfare, Classification, Alternative Viewpoint, Future Fuels, Clean Oceans, Gibraltar Special Report, Crew Travel Round Table Debate, Isle of Man and many more of our regular features

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Royal Museums Greenwich Reopening Announcement

Following a challenging year, Royal Museums Greenwich is delighted to announce the reopening of the National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House, Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory Greenwich on 17 May 2021.

The National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House grounds, the Parkside café and shop have been open to public since 12 April 2021 and from 7 May 2021 visitors will get the chance to dine like royalty in the Queen’s House Read More…

Rockwell Automation and Comau Partner to Simplify Robot Integration for Manufacturers

Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, and Comau, a global leader in industrial automation and robot manufacturer, announced today that they are joining forces to give businesses worldwide vital tools to maximize manufacturing efficiencies through unified robot control solutions.

“Industrial companies are looking for efficient ways to integrate robotics into their operations for process optimization and agility,” said Rockwell Automation Read More…

Singapore’s first hybrid electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC), has certified and classed Singapore’s first hybrid-powered ship. Built, owned and operated by Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International, a subsidiary of Penguin International Limited (“Penguin”), Penguin Tenaga is a 15-meter, 12-passenger aluminum pilot boat capable of entirely running in electric mode at five knots for more than 30 minutes, and in conventional diesel mode can reach a maximum speed Read More…

OneLearn Global launches, promising a personalised and intuitive approach to learning, onshore and at sea

OneLearn Global has placed motivation and inspiration at the head of its list of priorities as it pledges to deliver highly interactive and effective training courses via an intuitive next generation learning management system for the maritime, energy, hospitality and industrial sectors.

The company, a division of One Net which is a member of the Fameline Holding Group based in Limassol, Cyprus, launches today and promises an enhanced and engaging, Read More…

A carbon-neutral methanol fuel cell system is taking shape at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

An innovative fuel cell system based on high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HTPEM) technology from Blue World Technologies is being constructed for testing at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. The test installation, which will use methanol as fuel, will explore the technology’s potential as a source of marine auxiliary power. Funded by Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program), the project is a joint effort Read More…