10 November
COSCO Heavy Industries has ordered what is amongst the marine market’s most environmentally friendly marine compressed air system to a jack-up foundation installation vessel. This is being constructed for Cadeler A/S. Cadeler is a hybrid between a shipping and a construction company operating in the offshore wind industry. The company specialises in the transport and
17 November
As shipping continues its journey to decarbonisation, INTERCARGO will host a special forum in Athens on November 23rd,  entitled Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping. Supported by TECHNAVA, and with an introduction from INTERCARGO Chairman Dimitris Fafalios, the event incorporates perspectives from a wide range of industry sectors including ship design, shipbuilding, engines, fuels, technology
17 November
Boasting the largest container vessel fleet in Türkiye, Arkas is adding three more container vessels to its fleet. With the newly acquired vessels, the company has increased its total number of container vessels to 50, while also boosting its TEU capacity by 4,101, reaching 87,335. Leveraging Arkas Holding’s 76 years of experience in international transportation,
17 November
Daniamant is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of the entire lighting portfolio from Jotron AS, a renowned provider of communication and safety solutions. As of December 1st, 2023, Daniamant will take over all light business from Jotron AS. All existing orders and remaining stock will be transferred to Daniamant. This strategic move strengthens Daniamant’s
24 November
Thecla Bodewes Shipyards proudly announces the successful launch of the 7.280dwt vessel, MV Vertom Anne Marit, for the Vertom Group, marking another milestone in the maritime industry. The launch ceremony, held at Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Kampen, celebrated the strong relationship between culmination of meticulous craftsmanship and cutting-edge design that went into the creation of
24 November
Copenhagen-based Danelec, the technology provider specialising in maritime safety and sustainability, and a global leader in ship data management solutions that drive efficiency and safety at sea, acquired the Nautilus Labs technology platform to carve a niche in the market, leveraging equipment expertise and robust analytics capabilities. “With the acquisition of Nautilus Labs’ AI-based technology
24 November
Following a partnership between Dealfeng New Energy Technology and Haiyue in October 2022, the installation of a set of 4m x 16m Dealfeng Rotor Sails on a 5,000-tonne class product oil tanker has been completed. The vessel will be delivered in early 2024. The delivery of the rotor sails took three months following the approval
24 November
Copenhagen, a city steeped in maritime history and innovation, is set to host the upcoming World Maritime Forum from February 27th to 28th, 2024. This eagerly anticipated event will bring together 450 maritime professionals from various sectors, creating a platform for robust discussions and collaborations that will shape the future of the maritime industry. The
27 November
Tomini Shipping, a world-class dry bulk ship owner is delighted to announce that its bulk carrier vessel, Tomini Dynasty, has been honoured with the ‘Bulk Ship of the Year’ award at the IBJ Awards 2023 held in London. The award was received by Adam Shaikh, Head of Sale & Purchase and Shoaib Seedat, Head of
1 December
Wellboat company North Salmon Service has chosen HAV Design as cooperation partner to develop an ammonia-fuelled wellboat. North Salmon Service and HAV Design have together applied for and been awarded financial support from Enova to conduct a six-month preliminary project to develop the wellboat. “As wellboat operator, we have a strong desire to contribute towards
1 December
Vale, working in partnership with Oldendorff Carriers, has just commenced its first biofuel voyage on a bulk vessel. The trial is taking place on an Oldendorff vessel performing a laden Vale voyage from Brazil to Asia, carrying a full cargo of iron ore. The Hinrich Oldendorff (209,113 deadweight built 2016) loaded the biofuel in Singapore
1 December
Vaarst, a leader in accelerating data intelligence, has developed the world’s first real-time data collection system capable of building live 3D reconstructions in deep waters down to 6000m/19685ft feet. This depth of operation was requested by the marine ecology and salvage industries and will also be of use to the energy industry. Industries that explore
8 December
Tomini Shipping, a world-class dry bulk ship owner based in Dubai, emerged as the winner in the category of “Best Dry Bulk Shipping Company of the Year” at the Annual Global Economic Awards 2023. The Global Economic Award is an annual event that recognises and celebrates exceptional achievements in various industries. It brings together industry
8 December
Cathodic protection and remote monitoring expert Omniflex has completed the addition of remote monitoring to the existing cathodic protection systems at five berths in Port Kembla, NSW, Australia. The existing impressed current CP systems vary in age – some installed as far back as the 1980s – and the port owners, NSW Ports, enlisted Omniflex
8 December
North Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NEIFCA) has teamed up with renowned regional boat builder Parkol Marine to develop a first-of-its-kind new survey and patrol vessel. Developed in partnership with leading UK naval architect Chartwell Marine, the new boat will dramatically boost the organisation’s capabilities at a crucial time for the region’s fisheries. And
12 December
In line with the Company’s vision of continuous enhancement of safety culture, Tomini Shipping, a world-class dry bulk ship owner, is delighted to announce the opening of its training centre at 907, Lodha Supremus, Saki Vihar Road Andheri (East), Mumbai. The training centre is dedicated to providing comprehensive and advanced classroom training for the Tomini
4 January
The International SeaKeepers Society (SeaKeepers) and FarSounder proudly announce their strategic alliance. They are collaborating on the goal to propel ocean conservation, research, education and sustainability through the DISCOVERY Yacht Programme. This dynamic partnership seeks to leverage FarSounder’s cutting-edge technology and cloud-based services to generate survey data that will, in turn, bolster a groundbreaking Citizen
5 January
Although Viking Cinderella has not been to Finland in nearly 20 years, it is still many people’s favourite vessel. A number of cultural phenomena back in those days were born on Cinderella: the vessel is remembered for its hot artists, most popular TV shows and GOOM cruises. At the turn of the millennium, 70 couples
5 January
UKSA is responding to the shortage in engineering skills in the maritime industry by launching an Engineering Crew training course for experienced or new crew who wish to work on small vessels or enter the superyacht industry through the engineering route. The maritime training centre based in Cowes constantly looks to widen its career pathways
5 January
Global shipping leader Inchcape Shipping Services is proud to announce the successful investment in a major share of Leth Suez Transit Ltd AS (LETH). This strategic move marks an exciting development in the shipping industry, further solidifying Inchcape’s commitment to innovation and progress. Under the new ownership structure, Otto Jervell, the respected CEO of LETH,
11 January
Bramble Energy, an innovator and disrupter in fuel cell technology, has achieved a milestone in marine history by launching the world’s first hydrogen-electric boat powered by a printed circuit board fuel cell (PCBFC™). As the lead partner in the HyTime project working alongside custom engine builder Barrus, Bramble Energy has created a demonstration vessel that
11 January
Ocean services provider DeepOcean has agreed to charter a converted, battery-powered vessel to further enhance its subsea offering to the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries.  DeepOcean has entered into a long-time charter agreement for the Island Condor – to be re-named Island Ocean multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) – following conversion and upgrade. The
12 January
Harbor Lab is thrilled to unveil an exciting new chapter in its digitalisation journey as it joins forces with Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd, India’s largest private sector shipping company. The collaboration marks the beginning of a promising partnership between two industry leaders committed to optimising port cost management. Great Eastern Shipping, with its storied
15 January
C Transport Maritime (CTM) has been offering leading management services to partners and clients in the shipping industry since 2004. Based in Monaco, with around 200 vessels under management, it is a large operator. The company also manages three pools in the Supramax, Panamax and Capesize markets. Carlos Pena, Chief Commercial Officer, explained more to
16 January
Bulk carrier management specialist, Iblea Ship Management was established in Greece in 2021, but it is not a newcomer to the industry. As part of the esteemed Augustea Group, which boasts over 60 years of maritime industry experience and deep Italian maritime roots, Iblea Ship Management inherits the group’s unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and
16 January
Genoa Maritime, a leading ship management company specialised in vegetable oils and fertiliser-carrying vessels, has survived the peaks and troughs of the shipping industry through a cautious and considered approach. Managing Director George Magliveras sees no deviation from that philosophy. However, in conversation with Andy Probert, he is outspoken on the ever-changing and challenging landscape
18 January
Sunreef Yachts is bringing two electric catamarans (80 Sunreef Power Eco and Sunreef 80 Eco) to the Dubai International Boat Show. These will be accompanied by one of the shipyard’s bestselling catamaran models 60 Sunreef Power and will be on display throughout the event at the Dubai Harbour Marina at the stand: MD-37, February 28th
19 January
Norway-based HAV Design has been chosen to develop an offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV) for international SOV owner and operator ESVAGT. Under the contract, HAV Design will deliver both the ship design and a large integrated equipment package including propulsion system, engines, propellers and positioning system. One of the subcontractors for the equipment package
19 January
NautiBuoy, the market leader of DAME-award-winning premium floating platforms for superyachts, announces the launch of four new products in celebration of its 10th anniversary, on stand A11 in hall 9 at boot Düsseldorf 2024. Renowned as the industry-first innovators to design a versatile platform for expanding usable space on the water for superyachts, NautiBuoy has made waves
26 January
The latest addition to the United Heavy Lift fleet, MV UHL FRESH, has set sail on her maiden voyage from Tianjin, China to Europe with project cargo onboard after being officially delivered to the shipping company on January 24th, 2024. The vessel (IMO No. 9972505) has been put into service less than a year after