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  • S. Korea’s DSME presents latest LNG technology to...

    South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. said on Monday that it demonstrated its latest liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology to global ship owners in a move to take the lead in developing efficient and high value-added vessels to speed up business normalization and maintain competitiveness.

  • Keppel Singmarine delivers multi-purpose ice-...

    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).

  • BIMCO and CIRM submit new software maintenance...

    Shipping association Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and international marine electronics organisation Comité International Radio-Maritime (CIRM) have proposed a new industry-wide standard for shipping software maintenance to the IMO.

  • MHI Completes Installation of CO2 Capture Unit at...

    - Recovery Capacity of 283 Metric Tons per Day for New Liquefied Gas Production Facility 

    - Recovered CO2 from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation's Mizushima Plant used to produce liquefied carbonic acid gas
    - Project delivered safely and on-schedule, highlights MHI capabilities

  • Shipping Giants Back Standard to Stop Ship Cyber...

    Major maritime organisations including BP Shipping, Maersk Line and Emarat Maritime are taking steps to combat containership system errors and cyber-attacks by developing a standard that would ensure software updates take place correctly.

  • Shanghai port embraces new technology in arms...

    Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG), the dominant public terminal operator in the city, plans to make better use of internet and automation technologies to consolidate its leading position in the shipping industry worldwide.

  • 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."

  • Hapag-Lloyd Commits to Greener Shipping by...

    Hapag-Lloyd will share data with its freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel as part of a ‘Carbon and Sustainability Pact’ to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions in their common container-transport activities.

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Getting ready to fight the invisible cyber intruder

The threat of a cyber attack is one of the most prominent business risks to any company’s information and operation systems. With rapid digitalisation of the marine industry and increased use of integrated systems and software on ships and offshore platforms, cyber security is becoming critical, not only for data protection but also for reliable and safe marine operations.

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The digital transformation of shipping is a £13 billion opportunity for the UK

The UK has always been a trading nation. For centuries, our ability to trade with other nations around the world has been a key driver of our economic success. By now, everyone knows that digital transformation is changing the game, not just in shipping, but in every industry. Although the maritime sector has been slow to change, innovation is gathering pace and it is important to consider how the digital transformation of the industry could play out and what part the UK can play in the process.

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Automation for Ship Renewable Energy Systems Unveiled

As part of the ongoing strategy to prepare its EnergySail and Aquarius MRE for commercial release, Eco Marine Power (EMP) unveiled further details of the automated control and monitoring systems. These enable EMP’s technologies to integrate with existing ship-based systems. This will faciliate the seamless operation between EMP’s renewable energy platforms with other equipment on ships including fuel flow meters.

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Onboard Sulfur-in-oil Analyzer Developed

NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo Co., Ltd., an NYK Group company, have teamed with Horiba Ltd. to develop a new sulfur-in-oil analyzer for ships. The new device is based on an existing device used at onshore analysis centers. Using this new analyzer, NYK will be able to thoroughly comply with regulations limiting sulfur oxides (SOx) from vessels, as well as optimize the company’s use of low-sulfur fuel oil.

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Experts to discuss smart technology in maritime sector

Top experts in the maritime industry will attend the upcoming UAE Maritime Future Leaders Seminar and discuss the efforts towards the integration and application of innovation and smart technology, in ensuring the growth and sustainability of the maritime sector.

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Testbed Established for Internet of Ships Open Platform

On October 18, a testbed was established for an Internet of Ships Open Platform (IoS-OP), and for the test NYK provided a next-generation onboard IoT platform that the company has been developing with MTI Co. Ltd., an NYK Group company, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT).

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