• AVEVA and DNV GL Sesam’s integration to reduce...

    Engineers designing ship hulls and offshore floaters can now save time and money in the early design phase due to a breakthrough allowing transfer of 3D models from AVEVA Marine to Sesam GeniE, the two design and engineering software systems in the maritime and offshore market.

  • ABS Chairman, President and CEO outlines IACS...

    ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki has taken part in a series of meetings with maritime industry stakeholders in his capacity as chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).

  • IRClass seeks expansion and recognised status...

    The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) is seeking to expand its global footprints as it aims to obtain a recognised organisation status from the EU and Singapore in the near future, and open new offices in Southeast Asia.

  • DNV GL hands over first IEC 61850 Edition 2 UCA...

    Siemens is the first company in the world to receive an IEC 61850 Edition 2 client certificate, issued by DNV GL on behalf of the UCA International User Group (UCA), for their SICAM PAS/PQS system (basically a PC application that acts as a 61850 client). By using certified Edition 2 devices, Siemens can utilize the most up-to-date equipment within the smart grid and reduce non-interoperability risks between systems.

  • Damen to build four ice class tugs under RS...

    On September 22, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and Damen signed a MoU on construction of four tugboats of Project ASD 2609 Ice to the class of RS. As IAA PortNews journalist reported from the ceremony held at the 13-th International Maritime Exhibition Neva 2015,  two tugs will be built in China, the other two – in Romania.

  • Siemens supports for dive vessel

    Germany-based Siemens is to supply complete drive and power systems for a diving support vessel being built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) for Toisa Ltd.



Posidonia: RINA Group Launches Gas Centre of Excellence

In response to the EU masterplan and the increased interest in the use of LNG as a fuel, RINA will launch the company’s “Gas Centre of Excellence” at Posidonia (Stand 3.211). This important initiative will gather together the experience from RINA’s gas experts across the group including D’Appolonia, CSM, RINA Services.


Posidonia 2016: Maritime energy is diversifying in response to future trends

The volatility of oil prices, the ever changing regulatory framework and the projected exponential growth of global deep sea shipping tonnage are the factors likely to define the future energy requirements for the sea transportation industry according to propulsion system makers and classification societies who are among the 1.850 exhibitors gathered in Athens this week for Posidonia 2016, the world’s most prestigious maritime event.


ABS Nautical Systems enables next-generation vessel performance

ABS, a provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, has unveiled ABS Nautical Systems Vessel Performance – a comprehensive software solution developed in response to continued demand for tools that improve vessel efficiency, reduce costs and facilitate emissions reporting and compliance.


Fujiwara Takes the Helm at ClassNK

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News visited Koichi Fujiwara, the newly installed Chairman and President of ClassNK, in his Tokyo headquarters for his insights on the global maritime market at large as well as the future direction and mandate of class.