Shipping Groups Criticize EU’s Effort to Promote Alternative Fuels Ahead of the adoption of the EU’s FuelEU Maritime initiative, which aims to increase the use of sustainable alternative fuels in European shipping and ports, a new study raises concerns about the global impl
Combining Flow Battery Power with Wing-in-Ground High Speed Transport Long haul commercial aircraft provide a basis by which to develop a concept wing-in-ground effect craft powered by flow battery technology and assigned to short-haul travel between coastal airports. Offering in excess of 10
Review: Maritime Informatics - Additional Perspectives & Applications Following the successful publication of the world’s first academic reference book on the newly-coined field of maritime informatics, the editorial team of professors Mikael Lind (Chalmers University of Tech
As summer in the Northern Hemisphere approaches, forecasters begin watching every bout of rainy weather between the Gulf of Mexico and Africa. Each counterclockwise swirl of wind or burst of puffy clouds there has the potential to organize into a life-threatening tropical storm.
Leading Flettner rotor manufacturer Norsepower has installed five tilting rotor sails on the deck of a brand new very large ore carrier (VLOC), the Sea Zhoushan, which will be owned by Pan Ocean Ship Management and chartered to Brazilian mining giant Vale. It marks the first installation of Norsepow
UN Launches Tool for Global Brands to Protect Seafarer Human Rights A collation of United Nations organizations joining with international labor leaders and members of the shipping community launched a new due diligence tool for global brands to use to ensure that they are protecting t
An increasing number of projects are seeking to develop hydrogen-based power technologies that can be commercially viable for the shipping industry. Among the projects that are advancing is one in Finland studying the production of green hydrogen for use in the ferries, while a public-private partne
The Busan District Prosecutors’ Office plans to appeal to a higher court over the verdict regarding the sinking case of South Korean ore carrier MV. Stellar Daisy, the International Stellar Daisy Network said.
The shipping industry continues to work towards new applications of autonomous operations with the latest advancements of the technology being demonstrated on a deep-sea vessel.
Taiwan named its new marine research vessel the New Ocean Researcher 1, built at a cost of approximately $50 million. It is an ocean-class multi-functional ocean research vessel and Taiwan’s largest ocean research ship. The ship is the third new research vessel launched by Taiwan to