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Wärtsilä's VTS for Two French Ports

Dec 17, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution to two of France’s leading ports, Calais and Boulogne. The Wärtsilä VTS will effectively manage vessel traffic in these busy harbors to deliver greater operational efficiency and safety…

BoatUS’s Kennedy Elected Chairman of AIWA

Nov 27, 2019

BoatUS Manager of Government Affairs David Kennedy was elected chairman of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA).  Kennedy, who will serve a one-year term, previously served as the organization’s vice-chair and board secretary…

IMO Backs Polar Waters Navigation Training

Nov 25, 2019

Well-trained seafarers are essential to safe ship navigation in Polar waters and International Maritime Organization (IMO)  has been playing its part with a training course for maritime instructors, underway in Valparaíso, Chile (18-22 November)…

Trelleborg Upgrades Safety at PrimePort Timaru

Nov 14, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation has supplied its latest navigation and piloting solution to PrimePort Timaru in New Zealand, as part of an upgrade in order to increase capacity at the port and facilitate the accommodation of larger vessels…

Russia Presses for Northern Sea Route

Oct 31, 2019

Russia is advocating expansion of ports and shipping along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).The  existing excellent contacts between Port of Hamburg Marketing and Russian ports as well as the Hamburg maritime industry’s second most important trading…

ChartCo Relocates Offices to the Heart of Rotterdam

Oct 17, 2019

In a move which supports ChartCo’s ongoing expansion, the company is relocating from Driemanssteeweg 200 to Parmentierplein 20, Rotterdam with a brand-new technology office, thereby siting the firm at the epicenter of Europe’s largest port.ChartCo’s…

Europe Hosts Green Inland Shipping Event

Oct 16, 2019

Green inland shipping event on 16 October 2019 showed the most innovative solutions in inland navigation at the CO2 neutral port of Brussels.Brussels Minister for climate transition, environment, energy and participative democracy, Alain Maron…

UK Focuses on Safety of Navigation

Oct 15, 2019

International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s rules and regulations for suppressing unlawful acts against the safety of navigation can be seen in the wider context of the global fight against terrorism.The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee…

LNG Bunkering Simulator for Hands-on Training

Oct 08, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an LNG bunkering vessel simulator to Kasi Group (Malaysia), a leading provider of integrated marine solutions. The simulator will be used to provide hands-on training to those who will be operating LNG bunkering services…

Netherlands Completes New Waterway

Oct 06, 2019

The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority celebrated the completion of the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek on Thursday (October 03).One of the busiest waterways…

BSM Releases LiveFleet Mobile App

Oct 01, 2019

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) announced the launch of its LiveFleet mobile app, available on iOS and Android.Developed in partnership with software experts at MariApps Marine Solutions, also member of the Schulte Group, LiveFleet is…

ChartCo Opens New Office in Greece

Sep 17, 2019

ChartCo, the global provider of digital navigation and compliance solutions, has expanded its global network of offices to Piraeus, Greece to help provide dedicated support for customers in this region for the shipping industries.The global…

Wärtsilä Simulators for New Portuguese Facility

Sep 16, 2019

Wärtsilä has supplied simulators aimed to provide realistic hands-on training at a new facility in Portugal. The training center is developed and run by the Port Authority for the ports of Douro, Leixōes and Vano do Castelo (APDL), and was inaugurated…

UK Lighthouse Authority Gets New Ship

Sep 11, 2019

The UK’s Department for Transport is to acquire a new ship for the General Lighthouse Authority Trinity House to replace THV Patricia, which has been in service since 1982, to ensure other vessels continue safe and smooth operations in UK waters and overseas…

NAVTOR, ScanReach Collaborate to Monitor Fleet Ops

Sep 09, 2019

NAVTOR and ScanReach signed an agreement that that is intended to supply shipowners with a connected, comprehensive and real-time view of vessel and fleet operations.The collaboration will connect an onboard wireless IoT platform to a secure channel for sharing data between ship and shore…

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