Shipping / Operation


DNV boosts cyber security business

DNV has developed what it claims is one of Europe’s fastest growing cyber security businesses following the acquisition of Netherlands-based Applied Risk in 2021 and Finland’s Nixu in 2023. The merger brings together more than 500 cybersecurity…


LR teams up with Greeks on new GHG endeavour

The Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub and five Greek ship owning groups are setting up a new Maritime Emissions Reduction Centre (M-ERC) in Athens to focus on raising the efficiency of existing ships and cutting their greenhouse gas…


LR and Green Marine focus on methanol training

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Green Marine, a Danish consulting service provider that specialises in methanol as marine fuel, are to collaborate on expert training in methanol handling. The move comes as methanol fuel uptake gains ground, both for new…


Wärtsilä unveils first four-stroke ammonia engine

Wärtsilä has released details of the world’s first four-stroke ammonia-fuelled marine engine. Available as part of the Wärtsilä 25 engine platform launched in September 2022, the engine has already attracted the attention of its first buyer. Earlier…


Digital ship performance specialists to merge

E-navigation and ship efficiency specialists, Navtor and Voyager Worldwide, are to merge. As a single unit, Norway’s Navtor and Singapore-based Voyager Worldwide will provide services to a total of about 18,000 merchant ships. The deal is expected to…


Wärtsilä slashes methane slip with 31DF variant

Wärtsilä has launched a new version of its Wärtsilä 31DF engine, which can reduce methane emission by more than 50% in certain load conditions and by 41% on a weighted average basis compared with earlier 31DF units. The technology group claims that…


Ship optimisation specialists plan to join forces

ZeroNorth, a provider of digital optimisation services in shipping based in Copenhagen, and Singapore’s sensor and high-frequency data specialist, Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT), are to join forces. The transaction, which is still subject to…




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