• New consortium formed to study autonomous shipping

    A Dutch consortium of around 20 maritime businesses, knowledge and educational institutions, as well as service providers and governments, have been established to study and demonstrate the technical possibilities for autonomous shipping.

  • Cyberattack on Clarkson’s shipbroker reaffirms...

    Following the announcement yesterday that ship broker Clarkson’s confirmed its computer systems were breached in a major cyber-security attack, Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela has said that the maritime industry needs to wake up to the cyber threat.

  • “Exalto Emirates” unveils the new Autonomous...

    The Seatrade Offshore Marine and Work Boat Middle East 2017 witnessed a live demonstration for a remote control of an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) located in Dubai from an autonomous control station placed in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)

  • Aries Marine hits a 100 in BWTS retrofit...

    Aries Marine’s recent fleet contract orders with major European ship owners has seen the company’s track record crossing the milestone figure of ONE HUNDRED projects‭. ‬With this‭, ‬Aries Marine is now one of the world’s leading engineering and project management service providers for retrofit of ballast water treatment systems‭. ‬The company is now known as the one-stop shop for retrofit of Ballast Water Systems systems onboard vessels‭, ‬providing services ranging from engineering‭, ‬project management to retrofitting and commissioning assistance on site‭.‬

  • Mubadala set to reinvent Industry 4.0

    Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi’s strategic investment company, today announced a collaboration with IBM at the Dubai Airshow, to develop smart systems that support manufacturing facilities, predictive technology and service optimization in the aviation sector.


Keppel Singmarine delivers multi-purpose ice-class vessel

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has delivered a multi-purpose ice-class vessel to New Orient Marine Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Luxembourg-based Maritime Construction Services SA (Maritime Construction Services).


Denmark Calls for IMO Rules for Autonomous Ships

The Danish Maritime Authority published a report recommending changes to IMO regulations in order to facilitate the development of autonomous ships. In particular, the report examines regulations on manning, the definition of a vessel's "master" and the possibility of a "periodically unmanned bridge and electronic lookout."