• How technology can enhance ship crew quality?

    By Capt. Anwar Buftain

    Maritime transport is essential to the world’s economy as it is by far the most cost-effective way to move en masse goods and raw materials around the world. Over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea, which is why quality manpower supply is the most important factor driving sustainability in maritime transport.

  • ‘Oceangoing fully autonomous ships in next 15...

    The technology revolution taking place on land with the advent of driverless vehicles also looks set to transform sea transport. In the near future, we are likely to see some large vessels – whether remotely piloted or fully autonomous ships – navigating oceans with nobody on board.

  • New fireboat for Amsterdam Fire Department

    The City of Amsterdam Fire Department has taken delivery of its new firefighting vessel: the ‘Jan van der Heyde IV’. C-Job Naval Architects provided the concept design for the 17.6-metre vessel. Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld performed detailed design, engineering and vessel construction.


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).


National Franchise System of Shipping and Business Service Centers Launches Intranet with Bridgeline Digital

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.


New Maritime Satellite Communication Antenna Aids the Modern Digital Vessel

Intellian Technologies, based in Seoul, South Korea, which produces maritime satellite communication antenna technology introduced the v65, a 60cm class Ku/Ka convertible satellite communications system at the recent Satellite 2017 show in Washington DC. The v65 is aimed at driving the adoption of new connectivity solutions in the mobility market by making access to both Ku and Ka band on the same antenna system simple and cost-effective.