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Polish Maritime Industry Gathers for Annual Maritime Economy Forum

Oct 15, 2018

More than 600 maritime professionals have gathered for the 18th annual Maritime Economy Forum, in the port city of Gdynia in Poland.The forum held at the Pomeranian Science and Technology conference center is now one of the biggest and most influential maritime events in Poland…

BMT’s REMBRANDT Receives Full Mission DNV GL Certification

Oct 15, 2018

BMT’s integrated navigation and maneuvering simulator suite REMBRANDT has been awarded Class A, B and C certification from DNV GL. The certification further builds on BMT REMBRANDT’s 30-year history as one of the maritime industry’s most recognized advanced project engineering support tools…

Poseidon Navigation Services Inks Deal with Hapag-Lloyd

Oct 15, 2018

Global container carrier Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Poseidon Navigation Services Ltd as the supplier of all Chart Management Services for the fleet managed by Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg.The appointment, announced after an in-depth evaluation process…

Babcock Wins Newcastle Helicopter Marine Pilot Contract

Oct 02, 2018

Babcock Australasia announced it has been awarded a further contract for helicopter marine pilot transfer services at the Newcastle Port, following a competitive tender process.Under the contract, Babcock will provide aircraft, pilots, engineering…

Maersk Tests Russian Arctic Route

Sep 28, 2018

The Danish-flagged cargo ship Venta Maersk, owned by the world's biggest shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk, has successfully passed through the Russian Arctic, in a trial voyage showing that melting sea ice could potentially open a new trade route from Europe to east Asia…

Britannia Maritime appoints Hammond, Dimke

Sep 26, 2018

Britannia Maritime Consultants has announced two senior appointments as part of its expansion into the marine casualty response market.Mike Hammond will head up a new claims and insurance department while Stephan Dimke will provide technical support for digital navigation issues…

Panamá Maritime Authority Improves Navigation Safety

Sep 20, 2018

Panamá Maritime Authority has installed three new sector lights and towers to improve the navigation safety of ships coming into Bays of Manzanillo and Las Minas on Panama’s Atlantic coast. The beacons, specifically constructed as marine aids to navigation…

UK Satellites Launched to Track Illegal Shipping Activity

Sep 16, 2018

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has confirmed the successful launch of two satellites, NovaSAR-1, a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, and SSTL S1-4, a high resolution optical Earth Observation satellite.  The two satellites were…

China Launches New Marine Satellite

Sep 07, 2018

China successfully launched a new marine satellite into orbit yesterday (Friday) to help improve understanding of maritime waters and study the impact of climate change, Xinhua reported.A Long March-2C rocket carrying the HY-1C satellite took off at 11:15 a…

Port of Duluth-Superior Generates $1.4 bln and 8,000 Jobs

Sep 07, 2018

The Port of Duluth-Superior generated $1.4 billion in economic activity and supported 7,881 jobs last year. Handling 35 million short tons of cargo generated over $504 million in total wages, salaries and purchases of goods and services in the regional economy…

India Builds National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal

Sep 04, 2018

Indian Ministry of Shipping, through its flagship programme Sagarmala, is closely working with Government of Gujarat state and other stakeholders to showcase India's rich maritime heritage through development of a World Class Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal in the state of Gujarat…

Inmarsat Unveils Fleet Data Service

Sep 04, 2018

Inmarsat has unveiled Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service, which will enable ship owners and managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more efficiently, and as a result will help accelerate the adoption of IoT across the maritime industry…

StormGeo Acquires Nautisk

Sep 04, 2018

Weather intelligence and decision support services provider StormGeo has entered into an agreement to acquire Nautisk, a global supplier of maritime charts and publications to the merchant marine from NHST Media Group. The combination allows…

Panama Canal Modifies Reservation System

Sep 02, 2018

The Panama Canal will implement, from October 1, changes in the transit reservation system for the new neopanamax locks, which includes a restructuring of payment fees for the natural gas segment liquefied (LNG), in order to optimize the use of the interoceanic route…

DNV GL Rolls-out Cloud Shore Monitoring Module for Navigator Port

Aug 28, 2018

DNV GL is launching a completely renewed Shore Monitoring module for Navigator Port. Installed on more than 2500 vessels, Navigator Port is the industry's leading port clearance solution.With a strong focus on the user experience, this module…

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