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  • LNG fueled ferries to have MAN Cryo fuel-gas...

    MAN Cryo, MAN Diesel & Turbo's marine-LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has signed a contract with the Vard shipyard group in Norway to deliver a fuel-gas supply system (FGSS) for the two ferries that it is building for shipowner and ferry operator Torghatten Nord under a contract announced.

  • BMT Secures REMBRANDT Contract with UK’s Marine...

    BMT Ship & Coastal Dynamics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced a new contract with the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB), acknowledged as a world leader in ship electronic evidence gathering, including VDR data recovery and interpretation. BMT has installed its industry leading marine navigation and manoeuvring simulator, REMBRANDT and will provide ongoing specialised training, to allow MAIB personnel to benefit from its unique attributes.

  • Green Ox® Pallet Technology and AllPak Container...

    Green Ox® Pallet Technology, the exclusive global provider of Green Ox corrugated pallets and the patented Green Ox and Box, has introduced a strategic partnership with Washington-based Allpak Container, a national leader in packaging and display products.

  • EU Conditionally Approves Maersk Line and Hamburg...

    Hamburg Süd will now have to withdraw from the five consortia of Eurosal 1/SAWC, Eurosal 2/SAWC, EPIC 2, CCWM/MEDANDES and MESA (see graph below) if the ninth largest container shipping company is to join with the largest in the world.

  • Norway’s Bold, Maybe Foolhardy Plan to Build the...

    Norway is home to more than 1,100 road tunnels. They cut through the mountains and stretch under its deep sea, allowing vehicles a more direct route through the country’s challenging terrain. The Scandinavian country has burrowed thoroughfares for nearly every mode of transportation—except one.

  • IMO Secretary General Says Technology Holds The...

    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.

  • Full automation in sea navigation imperils...

    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 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.

  • 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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IBM: Blockchain to Save Shipping ‘Billions’ of Dollars

The Director of Research at IBM has claimed that blockchain technology could recover billions of dollars lost to coordination costs in the shipping industry, according to Coindesk's report on Arvind Krishna's presentation at its Consensus 2017 conference.

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Advances in Satcom On-The-Move Testing

The Satcom On-The-Move (SOTM) market has experienced a rapid growth in recent years. In situations where no terrestrial communication infrastructure exists (e.g. disaster scenarios), SOTM systems represent one of the best solution.

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Iran to Import Shipbuilding Technology from South Korea

The managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said the Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Company (ISOICO) has been introduced to import the technology of building giant ships from South Korea.  

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