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Montrose Becomes First Port in Scotland to Provide Shore Power for Vessels

May 03, 2024

Montrose Port Authority (MPA) has become the first port in Scotland to provide a shore power service for offshore energy supply vessels in a move to reduce emissions, noise pollution and fuel consumption.A 50/50 self-funded joint venture, Plug Montrose is the result of a £1 million investment and collaboration between Montrose Port Authority and Plug Shore Power Ltd, the UK-based branch of leading Norwegian shore power and maritime charging company…

Maintenance Insights: Davits

May 16, 2024

Safe and reliable operation of boat-handling systems onboard vessels is dependent on regular inspection and maintenance by qualified technicians both to preserve the integrity and prolong the lifespan of davit equipment. And using rogue service…

Self-Driving Ferry Service Envisioned to Link the Fosen Peninsula

May 16, 2024

Torghatten, a Norwegian ferry operator, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into a contract for the development of a system for self-driving ferries on the Flakk-Rørvik route.The car ferry service operation is part of the Norwegian highway network…

Port of Hamburg Offering Shore Power for Containerships

May 15, 2024

After several years of supplying cruise ships with shore power in the Port of Hamburg, the technology is now also being used for cargo ships. This makes the Port of Hamburg the first port in Europe to offer shore power for both container and cruise ships…

Port of Halifax Adds New Electric Gantry Cranes

May 15, 2024

The first four of eight Konecranes electric rubber tyre gantry cranes (E-RTG) have been delivered to terminal operator PSA Halifax’s Atlantic Hub in the Port of Halifax.The cranes are expected to increase yard handling capacity by approximately 25% at Atlantic Hub…

Going 'Green', Ground Broken on Copenhagen’s Cruise Shore Power Facility

May 15, 2024

Construction has begun in Copenhagen for a new shore power facilities at Oceankaj and Langelinie, which will result in the largest shore power facilities for cruise in Europe. Once operational it will supply shore power to the numerous cruise ships…

Second Generation Intelligent Tugs Delivered to Tianjin Port

May 14, 2024

Tianjin Port has held a naming ceremony for its two latest RAmparts 3500 ASD tugs, Jingang Lun 36 and Jingang Lun 37, designed by Robert Allan Ltd.During a six-day extensive sea trial, Jingang Lun 36 and Jingang Lun 37 completed comprehensive…

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with Port of Salalah

May 14, 2024

Cavotec announced it has signed a new two-year agreement with Port of Salalah in Oman to perform service of its 32 installed MoorMaster vacuum mooring units.Cavotec has already supported the port in its transition by equipping its berths with its MoorMaster automated mooring technology…

ClassNK, StormGeo Team on Maritime Decarbonization

May 14, 2024

ClassNK has partnered with StormGeo for seamless sharing and verification of emission data.The collaboration marks a ilestone for the companies, establishing the sharing and verification of emission data, to meet the requirements of their shared clients…

DFDS to Invest $1.2 Billion in Six Battery Electric Ships

May 14, 2024

DFDS said it will invest $1.2 billion in six battery electric vessels for operation in the English Channel, to be deployed on the Dunkirk-Dover and Calais-Dover routes to carry passengers and freight between the U.K. and the European Union.The first two electric vessels will be in operation by 2030…

Methanol-Fueled Tugboat Launched

May 14, 2024

Today, a 'world first' was unveiled in the Port of Antwerp-Bruges: the Methatug, a tugboat which runs on methanol, part of a 'greening program' for the port's fleet. The project is financed by the European research program Horizon 2020 and is part of the FASTWATER project…

Marlink Expands Global Service Support Network

May 14, 2024

Marlink is expanding its global service support network in strategic maritime locations in Houston, Bratislava, Athens, Dubai, Singapore and Tokyo, covering strategic business locations and supporting customers in close proximity. Instead of a centralized model…

Building the Next-Gen Maritime Prepositioning Ship & Auxiliary Crane Ship

May 10, 2024

The Military Sealift Command’s Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) and Auxiliary Crane Ships (ACS) were built 50 years ago to pre-position vehicles and supplies in forward locations and load or unload them in undeveloped or damaged port facilities…

Classification and Building the New Fuels Pathway

May 09, 2024

Long-term initiatives led by classification societies are building the foundation for future fuels uptake.About this time last year, ABS CEO Chris Wiernicki said: “When you look at where we are and the steepness of the curve ahead, the biggest risk is the unintended safety consequences of change…

Adversarial Seas: AI and the Evolving Cyber Threat in Maritime

May 07, 2024

The maritime transportation system, the lifeblood of global trade, is undergoing a digital revolution. Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are transforming how ships operate and cargo moves. However, this increased reliance on technology…

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