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Bridge simulator system to improve training quality

A new bridge simulator system, SimFlex Cloud, launched by Denmark’s Force Technology, will use virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to model real-life circumstances, enabling bridge officers to continue their training anywhere in the…

15.10.2021
Shipping

Training for seafarers at sea extended with new service

Satcoms provider Marlink, and digital learning specialist, Mintra, have launched a new service providing digital training for seafarers at sea via a ship’s IT network or through the cloud. Mintra’s Trainingportal – a cloud-based digital education…

13.10.2021
Shipping

Kotug wins long-term service contract in Gabon

Netherlands-based towage operator, Kotug, has won a long-term contract to provide towage support and services for Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon SA (Perenco) in its operations in and around Port Gentil. Kotug will deploy three vessels on the project,…

12.10.2021
Shipping

United Heavy Lift signs up for Kongsberg vessel performance software

Hamburg-headquartered United Heavy Lift GmbH (UHL) is adopting Kongsberg’s Coach Solutions, a vessel performance and optimisation service, to increase operational efficiency and reduce its environmental footprint. UHL’s fleet of heavy-lift and…

17.09.2021
Events

CMA Shipping returns “in-person” to Connecticut

The 36th edition of the CMA Shipping Expo & Conference will take place from October 13th to 15th in Connecticut, US. After a two-year absence due to the global pandemic, the show will return to an “in-person” event, organisers Connecticut Maritime…

15.09.2021
Shipping

Replaceable batteries to transform inland waterway operation

Replaceable battery packs from Wärtsilä now enable inland waterway vessels to operate on electrical power, with no emissions. The development represents a significant breakthrough as Wärtsilä explained that, until now, battery containers have been…

13.09.2021
Shipping

ClassNK issues guidance on shipboard data quality

ClassNK has released new guidance for shipowners and operators on the collation and use of shipboard data. The classification society’s Data Quality Guidelines addresses the gathering and use of shipboard data among various stakeholders, and the…

02.09.2021

Publications

GreenTech

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

SmartShip

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

Ship&Offshore

Maritime technical information from the global shipbuilding and offshore market