Technology

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • New Maritime Satellite Communication Antenna Aids...

    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.

  • Maritime Will Use Shipping2030 Europe And Green...

    There’s now less than three weeks to go until over 400 industry leaders from the world of maritime innovation, green technology and ground-breaking digitalisation will come together for GST Europe & Shipping2030 conferences. Taking place between 22-24 March, delegates will debate key issues including: digital models of doing business; smart and autonomous shipping and operations; green technology for cleaner air and water; how to guarantee a sustainable shipping industry.

  • ABS Publishes Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power...

    ABS has announced that, in an effort to provide "the critical information marine and offshore owners and operators need to make smarter decisions about energy generation and storage," the classification society has published the ABS Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power Systems.

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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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