Featured Article, Ship&Offshore 4/2020

Alliance makes headway towards autonomous maritime ecosystem

Delivering an autonomous maritime transport system by 2025 will rely on ‘collaboration without borders’ between major players from the international digital, communications and shipping sectors on regulation, testing and validation and research and...

Companies & People

Furuno expands portfolio with Danish acquisition

Japanese marine electronics group, Furuno, has acquired EMRI AS of Denmark, an electronic navigation company specialising in autopilots, steering control, dynamic positioning and manoeuvring systems. Terms of the deal, which closed on July 1st, were...

Comment Ship&Offshore 4/2020

An opportunity in disguise

Slowly but steadily the world seems to adapt. Three months after the World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a pandemic, we are starting to grasp that it will take an unpredictable length of time until the world as we know it returns. If it...


Sustainable technology specialist sets up maritime business unit

De Nora Water Technologies has established a new maritime division, De Nora Marine Technologies LLC, to drive expansion in the shipping sector and meet the exponentially growing demand for advanced water treatment technologies. De Nora, best known...


Swedish patrol new build with Volvo Penta propulsion

Swedish yard Marell Boats has recently completed a high-speed patrol vessel of 15m length for the Swedish Marine Police. The all-aluminium vessel is fitted with Volvo Penta’s latest D6 propulsion and navigation system. Equipped with twin D6-440 DPI...


MacGregor wins USD 11 million crane order

Cargo-handling specialist and Cargotec subsidiary, MacGregor, is to provide cranes with condition monitoring and predictive maintenance systems for installation on four 62,000dwt general cargo vessels to be built at an unspecified shipyard in Asia....

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Smart Shipping

The maritime industry sees great potential in new, digitalised processes in ship design, production, ship operation and system integration for the efficiency and safety of vessels.

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Green Ship Technology

The maritime industry continues to focus on reducing its ecological footprint with a great emphasis on climate warming, harmful emissions and sustainable operation.

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Offshore Wind

The increasing importance of offshore wind energy strengthens the regional economy and secures industrial maritime value creation, e.g., the manufacturing of offshore wind turbines, converter platforms and service ships.

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In-depth coverage of the industry’s responses to pave the way for an environmentally friendlier shipping industry


Digitalisation topics in the maritime industry including 3D visualisation, cyber security and big data


Maritime technical information from the global shipbuilding and offshore market




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