Month: April 2024

Torqeedo to integrate ocean plastics into its pioneering products

Every year, an estimated 14 million tonnes of used plastics end up in the world’s waterways and, finally, the ocean. These plastics entangle wildlife, break down into hard-to-remove microplastics, and litter our human and natural environments. Torqeedo GmbH, the world’s leading manufacturer of electric and hybrid drives for the marine market, is taking the next …

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Value Maritime and MOL team up to capture carbon together

Dutch emission-reducing tech enterprise, Value Maritime (VM) and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) have inked a contract for VM to supply an Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (EGCS) and Carbon Capture feature for an LR1 Product Tanker. VM will provide a 15MW next generation EGCS Filtree with its additional Carbon Capture unit set …

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Kotug International selected EST-Floattech for the containerised battery system for world’s first fully electric pusherboat

EST-Floattech has announced that KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG), the leading international towage and maritime company, has chosen EST-Floattech’s containerised energy storage solution with Octopus Series for the E-Pusher 1 (Type M). On board the world’s first fully electric pusher boat is a container with the battery system of EST-Floattech, supporting the vessels every energy need. …

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Coastal Sustainability Alliance boosts development and adoption of maritime biofuel in Singapore

Coastal Sustainability Alliance (CSA), an industry collaborative effort led by Kuok Maritime Group (KMG), has announced its plans to advance the maritime biofuel ecosystem in Singapore with up to S$10 million in investments. This partnership will be spearheaded by two of its Alliance members – Green COP and Ken Energy – which formalised a Memorandum …

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Seatrek Trans

Seatrek Trans has an illustrious record of over two decades of oceangoing dry bulk cargo operations, serving many of the world’s biggest cement producers and other large industrialists. But following a health scare in 2022, Seatrek Trans’ Founder and Managing Director Asifur Chowdhury turned his focus to charitable activities, where he is now applying his enormous business talent toward serving the world’s least fortunate. Richard Hagan spoke with Mr Chowdhury to find out all about it.

Optimum Ship Management Services

Over the last decade, Optimum Ship Management Services has deployed excellent technical and hotel management services within the cruise industry. Having recently added two more vessels to its fleet, the company’s COO Captain George Koumpenas sat down with Inside Marine to explain more. Report by Imogen Ward.

NAVAMAR

Specialising in ship repair since 2001, NAVAMAR is the only shipyard on the Island of Montreal to offer a complete line of vessel repair services. The company boasts a 56,000 square foot facility, with more 30 tons of overhead traveling crane capacity. Hannah Barnett spoke with Alain Thériault, President, to learn more. 

Katradis Ropes

Since it was founded by Konstantinos Katradis in 1936, Katradis Ropes has carved out a rich history in the marine industry. The company is known for expansion and innovation, with a diverse product range that includes advanced mooring ropes, zinc and aluminium sacrificial anodes, and a comprehensive array of anchors, chains and deck equipment. CEO Constantinos Katradis told Hannah Barnett a bit more about the company’s impressive achievements and groundbreaking goals.