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…


OceanScore completes successful seed funding round

Hamburg-based OceanScore, a technology developer and data provider in the maritime field, has completed a successful funding process that has raised capital from investors including MSC, P. Döhle, the Schoeller family, TecPier and Israel’s theDOCK. …


CAPTN project takes major step forward

The commissioning of a Shore Control Centre at Anschütz will now enable the real-time tracking of research platform MV Wavelab as part of the Clean Autonomous Public Transportation Network (CAPTN) project on the Kiel Fjord. The CAPTN initiative aims…


Ocean box rates likely to keep on falling

Despite the so-called peak season just around the corner, ocean freight rates have sunk to a two-year low, down almost 58% year on year after a 9.5% tumble between June and July, according to Oslo-based freight and logistics analyst, Xeneta. Real-ti…


Close to 70 ports now supply green LNG

Bio-LNG, a green fuel produced from organic household and industrial waste, manure, and sewage sludge, is now available in almost 70 ports, according to the latest update from SEA-LNG in its online Bunker Navigator tool. Northern Europe has the…




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