Shipping / Operation


Navtor integrates search-and-rescue system into digital software platform

Norwegian marine digital specialist, Navtor, has announced integration of the Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) system into the latest version of its chart table software, NavStation. The digital platform will now include AMVER…


DB Schenker plans zero-emission feeder service in Norway

Deutsche Bahn logistics subsidiary, DB Schenker, plans to launch a zero-emissions feeder service between Ikornnes and the Port of Ålesund on Norway’s west coast. Using a 50m-long vessel with a deadweight capacity of 300 tonnes, the 23-nautical-mile…


New drive to promote ammonia as fuel

Contracts for multi-fuel vessels placed by owners such as Höegh Autoliners are inspiring new initiatives to provide supplies of ammonia as marine fuel. Yara’s Clean Ammonia unit (YCA) is collaborating with partners, including owners, engine…


New partnership to research fuel cell use in harbour craft

A pilot project between Bureau Veritas (BV), South Korean aluminium boat building specialist, Vinssen Co Ltd, and the Ecolabs Centre of Innovation (CoI) for Energy at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is to research the potential for fuel…


Gen2 Energy partners with Sirius Design to develop hydrogen carrier

Green hydrogen provider, Gen2 Energy, based in Borre, Norway, has signed a contract with Sirius Design & Integration AS for the design of two specialised vessels transporting compressed hydrogen in containers. The design is set to provide a capacity…


IMO and MPA to collaborate on route-based action plans

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have launched a new programme, NextGEN, to develop decarbonisation initiatives along specific routes across the Asia-Pacific region. GEN stands for…


Norwegian project to focus on safe autonomous ferry transits

Classification society, DNV, and partners Bastø Fosen, Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Seatex, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) launched the Safemate project at the Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo at the beginning of this…




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