• MARAD seeks input on future of NS Savannah, world...

    One of America’s most historic merchant ships, the n/s Savannah is facing an uncertain future. Recently, the US Maritime Administration asked for the public’s input as they work to complete the decommissioning of the world’s first nuclear-powered merchant ship.


  • K Line, ShipDC to expand sharing of ship...

    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) shake hands with Ship Data Center (ShipDC) in order to share operational data of the entire K Line fleet installed with Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions under the IoS-OP data sharing platform.

  • Sea Machines promotes Bourque

    Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and remote-helm control systems, has promoted Phil Bourque to the role of business development and sales director, U.S. Government, effective immediately.


  • Wärtsilä to supply 36 engines for new Arctic gas...

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä announced Thursday it has secured a deal to supply dual-fuel engines for six new 172,500-cubic-meter capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers being built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to serve the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia’s Arctic waters.


  • Inmarsat milestones: 10k ships with fleet express...

    Ship data consumption is booming, and as digitalization and data trends increasingly drive the maritime world, Inmarsat celebrated a pair of milestones, hitting the 10,000 vessel mark on Fleet Xpress installations and launching its "Fleet Data Academy."


  • Towards smart ships: offshore and maritime...

    For more than thirty years, the way we live, work, collaborate and communicate has been revolutionized by digital technology of one kind or another. From data capture to content delivery, from desktop to mobile, the pace of the world has increased at an exponential rate, fueled by gigantic leaps in technological innovation and the creative solutions those advances have inspired and informed. It has been a rapid and successful transformation. On land.


Hyde Marine announces an industry first data-driven analytics platform

Hyde Marine, one of the world’s most cutting-edge Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) manufacturers, is proud to announce the Hyde GUARDIAN Data Log Analysis Utility (DLAU) – the ballast water industry’s first and most comprehensive data-driven analytics platform as a part of the company’s interlocking suite of aftermarket services. 


Turkey's first indigenous armed USV "ULAQ" launched

ARES Shipyard and METEKSAN Defence, which initiated Turkey’s first indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) program in October 2020, have announced that the prototype vessel - ULAQ AUSV - has been launched and sea trials have started.


Honeywell to automate systems at one of the world's largest shipyards

Honeywell has been awarded a major contract by SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO) to supply connected control, telecommunications, safety and security systems for the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services shipyard being developed by Aramco in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia.


OSV operator Vallianz joins the all-electric tugboat trend

Offshore vessel operator Vallianz Holdings has signed an MoU with SeaTech Solutions to develop a series of all-electric harbor tugs based on a clean sheet design. When coupled with a renewable power supply, the all-electric tug is intended to help owners meet the IMO 2030 and 2050 targets.


Combining wind and solar technologies to create zero-emission ship

In the race to develop new, environmentally-friendly shipping technologies, a British company is promoting what it is calling the first true zero-emission ship design. Windship Technology, which says that it is developing a whole-ship solution to CO2 emissions, unveiled its designs that incorporate wind and solar technologies. The company will be working with classification society DNV for the verification of the technology.