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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…

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…

Renewable Energy System Dedicated at Port of Long Beach

May 03, 2024

State, city and Port of Long Beach officials Thursday joined Toyota Motor North America and FuelCell Energy to celebrate the grand opening of the first-of-its-kind “Tri-gen” system to generate renewable hydrogen, electricity and water to support…

Young Brothers Is First in the US to Use Innovative Mooring System

May 02, 2024

Hawai‘i’s interisland freight company Young Brothers has become the first marine transportation company in the Unites States to install an innovative mooring system designed to improve safety and efficiency.The new $1.5 million ShoreTension…

Simulator Project Aims to Improve Fishery Safety

May 02, 2024

Kongsberg Digital concluded a new project funded by FHF (the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund) for the development of its K-Sim Fishery simulator to incorporate a new purse seine application. The new simulator capabilities were demonstrated to…

Bio-Sea Ballast Water Treatment for Siem Car Carrier Trio

Apr 30, 2024

BIO-UV Group has received an order from SIEM Ship Management to supply its BIO-SEA Ballast Water Treatment Systems for a trio of SIEM-managed car carriers. The order, for retrofit installation to the Siem Copernicus, Siem Curie and Siem Socrates…

Situational Awareness System Battles Cognitive Fatigue in Watchkeepers

Apr 26, 2024

Today’s evolving maritime security risks pose all-too-familiar threats to international shipping, and as just one of the many causes of fatigue, they add to the cognitive burden already faced by watchkeepers. But Groke Technologies can boost safety onboard…

King to Open MARIN's Seven Oceans Simulator Center

Apr 25, 2024

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands will open the Seven Oceans Simulator center (SOSc) of MARIN, the Maritime Research Institute of the Netherlands, on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.The opening program takes place in the Shallow Water Basin…

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