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.
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.
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.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority launched a new, innovative initiative to further grow and advance its maritime sector, with the goal of making it a larger contributor to the country’s economic diversification efforts.
based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Peace Boat has provided new details on the liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering plans for its upcoming Ecoship, a hybrid wind and solar powered vessel that will be equipped with a "future-ready" hybrid engine and is set to run on cleaner fuels, Passenger Ship Technology reports.
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.
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.
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.
Despite having only a relatively short coastline, Germany provides ample proof that maritime activity can both drive and support a growing national and global economy, and that efforts to promote investment, growth and improvement in the maritime sectors can have benefits that reach far beyond shipping itself.
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.
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.
Green Ox® Pallet Technology, the exclusive global provider of the game-changing Green Ox corrugated pallet, has introduced a new product designed to address the shipping challenges and logistical limitations caused by the standard 48x40 wood pallet paradigm.
The UAE has a progressive vision for transforming its economy, and Hyperloop One plays right into that by increasing access to the region and beyond, said Shervin Pishevar, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Hyperloop One.