Technology

  • Navy’s iconic Tupolev aircraft to be...

    The Indian Navy’s iconic Tupolev-142M anti-submarine warfare aircraft will be decommissioned on Wednesday after serving as a mainstay in guarding the Indian Ocean region for almost three decades.

  • Experts successfully test a novel oil spill...

    Tests conducted last week of a novel technology that can greatly accelerate the combustion of crude oil floating on water demonstrated its potential to become an effective tool for minimizing the environmental impact of future oil spills. Called the Flame Refluxer, the technology, developed by fire protection engineering researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with funding from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), could make it possible to burn off spilled oil quickly while producing relatively low levels of air pollutants.

  • Launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation...

    The historic launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Caribbean Region (MTCC-CA) was held at the Chaguaramas Campus of The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) on March 8th, 2017. The Office of the MTCC-CA was unveiled by the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education and Professor Kenneth S. Julien, (Emeritus), T.C., founding and current Chairman of the Board of Governors of UTT, who inaugurated the facility with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.

  • World’s Largest Maritime Drone Contract Awarded

    Part of the world’s largest ever maritime drone contract has been awarded to Martek Marine (Martek), a technology supplier to ship operators, which has secured a two-year agreement with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).

  • The Balanced Scorecard Institute and Informa...

     In partnership with international conference provider Informa Middle East, the Balanced Scorecard Institute announces the Strategy Execution and Innovation Forum, to be held May 7 - 10, 2017 at The Address Hotel Dubai Marina, UAE.

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Names New Ship Class...

    Norwegian Cruise Line has dubbed its new class of ship, first announced February 16, the Leonardo Project. The new class will consist of four ships, which will be built by Fincantieri S.p.A.; the first ship is scheduled for delivery June 2022, with the rest to follow in 2023, 2024 and 2025, with an option for two additional ships to be delivered in 2026 and 2027.

  • OceanGate plans an expedition to 3D scan the...

    Seattle-based OceanGate Inc. this week announced plans for a manned expedition to study the R.M.S. Titanic, the world’s most famous shipwreck. Fewer than 200 people have ever visited the Titanic since it sank in April 1912 according to historians’ estimates. To put that in perspective, more people have scaled the summit of Mt. Everest, or flown in space.

  • National Franchise System of Shipping and...

    Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (BLIN), a leader in cloud-based Web Content Management, eCommerce and Marketing Automation services announced today that one of the nation’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers has launched a new corporate intranet powered by Bridgeline Digital’s enterprise solutions.

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Full automation in sea navigation imperils deployment of merchant mariners to ships

While the advent of science and technology showed huge development to propel man’s economic and education strata, including sea navigation, the advent is also decking out a hurting effect on the employment of seafarers deployed and currently working on ships, both cargo and passengers worldwide, as automaton impact starts being felt in Europe today.

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Rolls-Royce MoUs advance smart shipping agenda

Rolls-Royce has signed two memoranda of understanding, with the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) and Tampere University of Technology in Finland, to advance its work in smart shipping and autonomous vessels.

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New Paper: Ship Digitalization on the Horizon

INTTRA, the provider of the largest neutral electronic transaction platform for sea-going ships, has envisioned the future of ship digitalization in a new paper: Blueprint 2032: How Technology Transforms Ocean Container Shipping.

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