• 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.

  • Green Ox® Pallet Technology Introduces New...

    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.

  • DNV GL excels in drone surveying

    DNV GL surveyors have used a remotely piloted drone to inspect cargo holds on commercial vessels and Jack up Rigs. DNV GL is currently the only classification society offering official drone surveys that are credited as close up surveys 


    Telecommunication systems rank very high on the list of critical parts on any vessel. Reliability is therefore of utmost importance. EPAK has long understood this and specializes in delivering most reliable, high quality systems that can sustain connectivity even during harsh conditions in the middle of the ocean. As supplier for the

    German navy, EPAK products and services have to meet the highest requirements and at the same time be at the cutting edge of technological advancement.

  • 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.


i-Tech Services Charter Pact with MMA Offshore

i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has signed a three-year charter agreement with MMA Offshore Limited as it looks to enhance its Life-of-Field (LoF) services and capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.


Implementing smart technologies in ship recycling

The ship’s lifecycle has four main stages – design, construction, operation and recycling. Most stakeholders tend to focus more on the first three stages rather than the last stage, despite its importance in balancing the demand and supply of maritime transportation services. In the present era, the shipping industry is gradually starting to focus on digitalization using new and emerging technologies such as blockchain. It is not uncommon to hear terms such as digital disruption and digital innovation within the context of the shipping industry. However, the focus is more on the operations stage followed by design and construction stages of the ship’s lifecycle. Unfortunately, the recycling stage is untouched by these developments.


To what extent does technology innovation enhance the maritime safety?!

The maritime industry is witnessing a paradigm shift, as today’s safer shipping environment is the culmination of a number of initiatives, research, regulations, and innovations. Lloyd's Register has succeeded to be an incubator and act as  platform for collaborative innovation with the industry to explore new solutions for challenges of tomorrow


Kalmar delivers the first Essential range of forklifts to Port of Dalian in China

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, in conjunction with Dalian De Yulong Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology Corporation Limited, has received an order for three Kalmar Essential Forklifts from Dalian Port Corporation Limited, Bulk Grain and related Logistics. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2018 second quarter order intake and the delivery was completed in May 2018.