Shipping / Operation


Kiel commissions Germany’s largest shore power system

The Port of Kiel has introduced Germany’s largest shore power system capable of supplying two ships simultaneously. The new set-up, called Siharbor supplied by Siemens, will go into test mode during this year’s cruise season at the port, a key...


Damen launches filter barge to aid BW operations

International shipyards group Damen has designed a ballast water pre-filtration barge (BWPF) to help ship operators manage ballasting operations in waters of high sediment. The barge, which is designed to go alongside a vessel berthed in port and...


Hapag-Lloyd tests biofuel

German container line, Hapag-Lloyd, is testing “B20” fuel, a biofuel mixture on its 2003-built container ship, Montreal Express. The 4,400-TEU vessel is deployed in the company’s St. Lawrence Coordinated Service 2 between Europe and Canada. The B20...


Rostock: first LNG bunkering operation a success

The first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation, involving DEME’s new offshore installation vessel, Orion, and the world’s largest LNG bunkering tanker, Kairos, has been completed successfully in the Port of Rostock. Successfully carried out by...


Study says more than USD 1 trillion needed for shipping decarbonisation

The IMO’s target of a 50% reduction in total greenhouse gas emissions compared with 2008 levels by 2050 is set to cost at least USD 1 trillion in the 20 years from 2030, according to a new study by the energy consultancies, University Maritime...


Kongsberg and DNV GL sign deal to share data

Kongsberg and DNV GL have signed an agreement to share data. Customers of Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight, a cloud-based, vessel-specific system providing fleet overviews, dashboards and data analysis tools, will be able to share their data for use in the...


Wärtsilä awarded system-level cyber certification

Lloyd’s Register has awarded Wärtsilä Marine with system-level cyber certification for the network architecture relating to the company’s integrated main and auxiliary machinery. The certification gives Approval in Principle for the entire system...



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The Greek-language issue of Ship&Offshore for Posidonia, Athens, 1-6  June


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


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SMM 2020

8 - 11 September

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