The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), provider of navigational charts, is using its platform at SMM to draw attention to some research undertaken demonstrating that, 10 months before the deadline for ECDIS, 58% of tanker owners have not installed a...
The Smart Fleet Operation Project, a joint initiative betwen NYK, NYK-owned Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and Kawasaki Technology, has chosen Furuno hardware for performance measurement.
Lukoil's industry-first automatic cylinder lubricant mixer has received a warm reception from the industry, with three units already in operation and a sizeable list of shipowners interested in the technology.
ChartCo has announced the acquisition of Regs4Ships, a provider of digital regulatory information, consultancy and training, providing a “single integrated solution” for compliance with digital maritime regulations.
A range of opportunities to save money and increase efficiency are abundant within the world fleet, with some requiring a low initial investment, and banks are listening to the case for retrofitting, delegates at Tuesday's global maritime...
Alfa Laval has launched the “next generation” of modular Smit inert gas systems for LNG and LPG carriers, to serve the growing demand for LNG carrier newbuildings of over 40,000 cu m.
The continuing trend towards the use of greener fuels and in particular preparations for the adoption of LNG, was a common thread running through several announcements by class societies during the opening two days of SMM.
Engine manufacturers chose the opening day of Hamburg’s SMM event to launch a series of new engines designed to meet pending regulations and ongoing fuel efficiency requirements.
Time is running low for shipowners to act on ballast water management as the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) could possibly be ratified within the next 12 months, yet installations of the system have dropped as owners continue to delay...
ExxonMobil has launched a new lubricant at SMM, Mobilgard 525, designed to mitigate deposit build-up associated with low-sulphur (0.1%) fuel.