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Simulators Track our Changing Relationship with Technology

Apr 19, 2024

Simulation-based training has its whole-of-ship/whole-of-team scenarios, but zooming in, the industry is now working on more specific targets.We have a close relationship with technology, evidenced by, for example, the phones we are estimated to unlock around 50-80 times a day. It has changed us. Half the people surveyed in a 2022 King’s College London study said that they feel like their attention span is shorter than it used to be…

McDermott’s Subsidiary Grabs Marsa LNG Job Worth Up To $250M

May 08, 2024

CB&I, a wholly owned subsidiary of McDermott, has been awarded a significant contract by TotalEnergies and OQ joint venture for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) of a full containment concrete liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tank…

Robotics in the EngineRoom

Dec 14, 2023

When talk turns to autonomous ships, a first question always centers on how routine and emergency repair and maintenance will be conducted. Trey Taylor, Director of Digital Innovation, Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), discusses FMD’s research and development on next-gen engine room robotics…

Global Transport Solutions Adds to String of Acquisitions

Sep 12, 2023

Maritime logistics company Global Transport Solutions (GTS), through its brand Marinetrans, has acquired SSL (formerly part of Burando Maritime Services), a marine logistics specialist providing barge deliveries, warehouse consolidation and freight forwarding services…

ICS Publishes New Medical Guide for Ships

Apr 10, 2023

Given the remote nature of shipping, seafarers know that their life may sometimes depend on at-hand practical information readily available during the first crucial moments after an on board medical emergency arises. Medical guidance covering illness…

Headwinds Hamper the Poseidon Principles

Mar 30, 2023

The Poseidon Principles provide a platform for financing shipping’s sustainable future, but the technical guidance underpinning the initiative remains under scrutiny.In July 2023, the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Environment…

Lennerstedt Named CEO at Humphree

Dec 20, 2022

Helena Lennerstedt was appointed CEO of Humphree. She has a background in several leading positions in different companies in the Swedish industry, and for the last seven years whe has been Vice President Purchasing at Volvo Penta. She has a…

Company in Focus: ShipMoney Helps to Enable Efficient Seafarer Pay

Dec 22, 2020

Stuart Ostrow developed ShipMoney as a means to make the process of paying crew more efficient and cost-effective for both vessel owner/operators and the crew. Little did he realize then that his company would be instrumental in helping seafarers during their greatest time of crisis…

High Pressure Water Blasters for Shipyards: Aussie Safe Operator Free Training

Oct 05, 2020

Australian Pump, an Australian designer and manufacturer of high-pressure cleaning equipment, was chosen to design and build 4,000 psi high pressure water blasters for Sydney’s Garden Island Dockyard. The machines, called the Aussie Atlas, feature an all stainless steel construction and produce a 4…

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