Live from SMM 2018

Live from SMM 2018

The Seatrade Maritime reporting team brings you all the key stories in the run-up to, and live on the ground during, SMM 2018, the international maritime trade fair.

Latest Live from SMM 2018

Torm has inked an agreement with Alfa Laval to fit ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) across its product tanker fleet.
A combination of the looming 2020 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel, and the more stretch goal of a 50% reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 is producing…
DNV GL awarded China’s Jiangnan Shipyard an approval in principle (AiP) for its new Flex LNG carrier design, LNG Jumbo, at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg this week.
Bureau Veritas (BV) signed an agreement at this week’s SMM to cooperate with the [bluester] online marketplace for maritime support services, providing independent vendor qualification of [bluester] users and seamless…
Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced at SMM this week that it has developed the first ever data-driven compliance framework for the marine and offshore industry, ‘Digital Compliance’.
Early adopters of ballast water treatment systems continue to experience operational problems, delegates heard at the gmec (global marine environmental congress) organised by SMM in co-operation with Seatrade in Hamburg…
The IMO is working with its Member States and the shipping industry “to identify and mitigate transitional issues” surrounding introduction of the global sulphur cap in January 2020, delegates were…
C-MAP is launching its new back-of-bridge suite of software providing an integrated offering for customers.
In the quest to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping Cargill, Rainmaking and DNV GL have launched the second stage of a CO2 challenge at SMM 2018.
With the vast majority of owners expected to use low sulphur fuels to comply with the 2020 sulphur cap ClassNK is planning to publish a guide to use of such…
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