The trend towards Internet of Things (IoT) has reached the marine industry, with Danelec Marine and NAPA teaming up to deliver a complete cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) solution for ship performance analysis and optimization.
Gulf of Aden and Somali pirate attacks in the Indian Ocean evaporated in 2015, International Maritime Bureau (IMB) findings indicate, with the majority of the 246 recorded attacks instead taking place in Asia.
The German merchant fleet experienced its third consecutive year of contraction, amounting to a 17% decrease since its peak in 2012, the German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) reports.
Maritime associations in Germany have issued a joint statement promoting LNG as an alternative fuel for ships.
After two recent claims investigations found Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) malfunctions, London P&I Club has called for training on VDR-related issues.
The German Shipowners Association (VDR) has called for German naval vessels to patrol for refugees in distress outside of current EU patrol limits in the Mediterranean.
The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) has called for the EU to “massively expand” search and rescue (SAR) capacity in the Med, “without delay”.