Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained for a third time this year for consistently failing to meet international standards. The …
Jun 11, 2018 /  Vessels
IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships

IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the global regulatory body for international shipping - has commenced work to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships …
May 29, 2018 /  Curious
ESL Shipping invests in safety at work

ESL Shipping invests in safety at work

ESL Shipping, Bore and Finnlines jointly invest in the development of occupational safety training. The development program is supported by the insurance company Alandia, who support projects aiming to improve …
May 14, 2018 /  Curious
Container ship MSC Kia Ora banned from Australian ports

Container ship MSC Kia Ora banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informed yesterday that has banned the Liberian-flagged container ship MSC Kia Ora from Australian ports for three months after the operator failed to ensure crew were paid …
Mar 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce offers ship navigators a bird’s-eye view with Intelligent Awareness game-changer

Rolls-Royce offers ship navigators a bird’s-eye view with Intelligent Awareness game-changer

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a sophisticated situational awareness system that fuses multiple sensors with intelligent software to mitigate against the safety risks navigators face when operating vessels at night, in adverse …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Curious
Bahri Data And DNV GL Showcase Smart Safety And Quality Benefits Of Co-Developed Prototype At Bahri Data Forum

Bahri Data And DNV GL Showcase Smart Safety And Quality Benefits Of Co-Developed Prototype At Bahri Data Forum

Bahri Data, one of the six business units within Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, and DNV GL, a Norway-based quality assurance company, which is also recognized as the world’s leading …
Nov 9, 2017 /  Curious
Wallem works with US Coast Guard to enhance safety at sea

Wallem works with US Coast Guard to enhance safety at sea

Two US Coast Guard Marine Inspectors were welcomed onboard the Wallem-managed vessel, the M.T. Tofteviken as part of the US Coast Guard Ship Rider Programme. The programme is aimed at ensuring and enhancing safety and …
Nov 3, 2017 /  Curious
Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V. assists Green Award ships in going greener

Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V. assists Green Award ships in going greener

Green Award Foundation has announced a new incentive provider joining the scheme. A new supporter of the international certification scheme offering discounts on various products and services to Green Award certified …
Nov 1, 2017 /  Curious
MOL Develops Mariner Safety Education Tool Using VR Goggles

MOL Develops Mariner Safety Education Tool Using VR Goggles

Using Leading-edge Technology to Eliminate Industrial Accidents Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) yesterday announced that it has developed a mariner safety education tool goggle, which uses virtual reality (VR) …
Oct 31, 2017 /  Curious
Wallem Wins Safety4Sea Tanker Operator Award

Wallem Wins Safety4Sea Tanker Operator Award

Wallem has won the 2017 Safety4Sea Tanker Operator Award. The award was presented to Managing Director of Wallem Ship Management, David Price at an award ceremony held on 3rd October in Piraeus, Greece. In his …
Oct 20, 2017 /  Curious