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World First: Unmanned Autonomous Boat for Offshore Ops

Nov 01, 2016

While talk of autonomous operations in the maritime sector have swirled for years, the talk becomes reality as Automated Ships Ltd. (an M Subs Ltd subsidiary) and Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build the…

Joannides to Lead Intellian's American Business

Nov 01, 2016

Intellian has appointed industry veteran Edward Joannides to take the helm of its Americas business unit as General Manager. Joannides’ experience in both the maritime and satellite communications industries spans over 25 years. This includes time at sea as a Chief Officer working for CMA CGM…

Radio Holland Names Sepers Netherlands GM

Oct 27, 2016

Jan-Arie Sepers has returned to Radio Holland, where his career began 26 years ago. On October 3 he started as General Manager of Radio Holland Netherlands, after a career at Nokia. Sepers started at Radio Holland in Rotterdam as a service engineer in 1990 after studying electrical engineering…

Warner to Head Inmarsat Maritime Marketing

Oct 24, 2016

Inmarsat has appointed Mark Warner as Head of Marketing Communications for its Maritime business unit. Reporting to Inmarsat Chief Marketing Officer Chris McLaughlin, Warner will take responsibility for maritime marketing communications activities…

ABS Seminars Advance Cybersecurity Knowledge

Oct 13, 2016

ABS brought together nearly 100 industry leaders, government officials, technical experts, and academic leaders in Singapore to discuss cyber-related threats and risks in the marine environment and explain the value of the ABS CyberSafety program…

ClassNK, Liberian Registry Trial Electronic Certificates System

Oct 07, 2016

ClassNK said it has begun operational trials for “ClassNK e-Certificate”, a comprehensive system to provide ships’ class certificates and statutory certificates issued on behalf of flag states in electronic format. The use of electronic…

PBES Lithium Energy Storage for HH Ferries

Oct 03, 2016

Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) said it has secured the energy storage supply contract for the two largest battery-powered ferries in the world. Each of the two Scandlines Helsingborg-Helsingör ferries will have 4.16 MWh batteries to provide power for primary propulsion…

Cyber Breaches Are a Top Risk, Shipping Execs Say

Oct 03, 2016

Shipping industry executives say the increased security threat from cyber and data privacy breaches is the number one risk to its sector, according to a new ranking released today by Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory…

Navigational Question in the Digital Age

Sep 30, 2016

Asking the Navigational Question: What do I need to know? What am I looking at? What are my options? The practices of marine navigation in the digital age may be trending away from navigation. Not so much by replacing manual skills with automated systems…

CMR Eyes BWT System Control Growth

Sep 27, 2016

Ratification of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Ballast Water Management (BWM) convention has been welcomed by stakeholders throughout the maritime industry, including CMR Group, which said it sees the move as a boost for system and equipment manufacturers…

Kongsberg Refit Helps Old VLCC 'GoGreen'

Sep 16, 2016

Kongsberg Maritime has completed an extensive refit of a 21-year-old Main Engine, Remote Control System aboard a VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) during the vessel’s scheduled docking. The original Main Engine, Remote Control System installed…

UKHO Calls for Vigilance to Avoid ECDIS-related Detentions

Sep 12, 2016

Ship owners, operators and managers have been called on by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to exercise greater vigilance in order to tackle the rise in ECDIS-related detentions and the risks to safety at sea.  With a growing…

NAUTIS FMB Simulator for AKMI Cirebon

Sep 08, 2016

The Akademi Maritim (AKMI) Suaka Bahari Cirebon has selected VSTEP for the supply of one DNV Class A FMB Simulator to train its students in accordance with the latest IMO requirements and model courses.On August 22, 2016, VSTEP and its local…

Transas CEO Weighs in on the Future of Maritime Operations

Sep 07, 2016

At the SMM 2016 in Hamburg, Transas CEO Frank Coles delivered the company's standpoint on the future of maritime operations. Coles opened the forum by summing up the situation of maritime technology market today, stating that, “Our industry today is awash with innovation…

Globecomm Integrates Business Units

Sep 06, 2016

Globecomm,  providers of maritime connectivity services, is integrating its Telaurus and Globecomm South Africa business units to enhance service provision to ship owners. Globecomm South Africa is an Inmarsat Distribution Partner and L-Band specialist supporting service providers and resellers…

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