• Martek Drones to Protect European Waters

    Martek Drones, a division of Martek Marine, has big plans for the future, starting with their 2-meter long drones and a multi-million euro contract with the European Maritime Safety Agency, for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) services in the maritime environment.

  • Indonesia seeks maritime merit of ‘Vikings’

    The government has invited 33 companies from Norway and Denmark to explore business opportunities in the country’s maritime sector, including in port management and security, to help meet its vision of becoming one of the world’s top maritime powers.

  • Key maritime players discuss digitization, big...

    Opportunities emerging from big data and digitization and their role in re-shaping the future of the maritime sector was discussed during a workshop held by Dubai Maritime City Authority in cooperation with Det Norske Veritas, one of the world's largest classification society of vessels.

  • Look to Denmark for Maritime Innovation

    Over 100 years ago, Danish engineers built the first advanced ocean-going diesel driven ship. Her name was Selandia, and she was crammed full with innovative technology. When it comes to shipping and maritime technology, Denmark’s reputation as ‘green’ and ‘intelligent’ persists to this very day.

  • New Project Uses Drones to Monitor Ship Emissions

    Global maritime technology innovator Martek Marine said it has been included on a framework contract by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) for remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) services in the maritime environment.

  • Panasonic expands maritime VSAT technology

    Panasonic Global Communications has selected Newtec to supply high bandwidth satellite modems for its maritime satellite communications solutions. Versions of Newtec’s new modem will be available with Panasonic’s upgraded VSAT services for commercial shipping, cruise ships, mega yachts, river cruises and offshore oil and gas vessels.

  • Ship Owners to Benefit from BMT/Lester Franks...

    BMT Design & Technology (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced a collaboration with Lester Franks, to provide a new service which will support ship owners in their response to the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Regulations which come into effect next year.

  • Kärcher to feature high-pressure cleaners at...

    Kärcher, a world leader in cleaning technology solutions, will showcase cleaning solutions for use in the oil and gas industry at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) in the UAE capital.

  • Siemens to highlight digital solutions at Adipec

    Siemens will demonstrate how digitalization and innovation can address the challenges of the oil and gas sector at the upcoming Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) in the UAE capital.

  • Bourne Tidal Test Site Receives Preliminary...

    The Bourne Tidal Test Site is now a bit closer to reality. The Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) was notified by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it has been approved for a preliminary permit to set up a test site for tidal energy in the Cape Cod Canal. 


DNV GL ‘unlocks big data potential’ with Veracity launch

DNV GL Maritime chief executive officer Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen told a select group of journalists at a London media briefing that this was part of DNV GL’s efforts of modernising class. “We are entering a new and accelerated phase, and launching data platform Veracity, to unlock the potential of big data,” he said.


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.


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.