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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

BSM Germany uses behavioural science to reduce carbon emissions

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) Germany has formed a strategic pilot partnership applying behaviour-based data science to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions of the vessels under its management. Together with London-based software…

30.08.2021
Shipping

ClassNK releases guidelines on 3D printing

Classification society, ClassNK, has issued Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) that set out approval requirements for the 3D printing of metallic equipment in shipping. Additive manufacturing technology is now used in various…

26.08.2021
Shipbuilding

Volkswagen continues to switch to low-emission fleet

German carmaker Volkswagen has placed charter guarantees which have generated orders by other shipowners for four car carriers with dual-fuel engines using liquefied natural gas (LNG). By replacing diesel ships Volkswagen aims to be the first…

26.07.2021
Shipping

DNV leads JDP assessing hydrogen as fuel

DNV is leading a 26-partner consortium which has launched the Handbook for Hydrogen-fuelled Vessels. It is the first stage of a joint development project (JDP) focusing on the challenges of using hydrogen as a marine fuel. Green hydrogen could play…

09.07.2021

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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