Maritime News

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been chosen to deliver RoRo equipment for two of the world's first methanol-fueled Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC) for China Merchant Energy Shipping to be built at China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. in China. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2023 third quarter orders. The vessels are to be delivered to the owner between the third and fourth quarter of 2025.

The 2023 edition of The Future of Maritime Safety Report from Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, reveals that the number of distress calls from ships at sea remains high, despite a continuing decline in vessel losses. The new report, which analyses Global Maritime Distress and Safety System information captured by Inmarsat, registered 853 distress calls from January to December 2022 – up from 794 in 2021.

The US Coast Guard Research and Development Center has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Zelim, a start-up based in Edinburgh, Scotland, to jointly explore the potential application and effectiveness of AI-enabled detection and tracking technology in search and rescue.

DNV, an independent energy expert and assurance provider, and Light Structures AS, a world leading supplier of fiber optic condition monitoring systems based on Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) technology, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the development of new methodologies and solutions at the intersection of structural health monitoring and digital twin functionalities.

As one of the first companies in the power cable industry, NKT has certified its cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria to be able to operate on HVO. The certification allows NKT to reduce the carbon footprint from the vessels fuel consumption with more than 98%* as a significant contribution to the company’s decarbonization journey.

The Marine Technology Society (MTS), a global leader in ocean technology, is thrilled to introduce the Ocean Enterprise Initiative (OEI), a flagship program aimed at spearheading innovation, thought leadership, and economic development within the Ocean Enterprise.

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