During an interview, A.P. Moller-Maersk’s CEO Soren Skou, talked about digitalization. Mr. Skou explained what measures Maersk has taken in order to improve its cyber security after the recent cyber attack, and highlighted the importance of digitalizing container shipping, in order to make it simpler.
In its latest educational video, CHIRP provides useful safety tips on the aftermath of a failed rescue boat lift, advising that cross-checking, supervision and testing, as well as an equipment replacement, are always essential to avoid tragedy, but the most important step is a simple one: Better design.
The Canadian Seafarers’ Training Institute, Seafarers’ International Union of Canada, Algoma Central Corporation, Groupe Desgagnés, and Canada Steamship Lines, have launched of a national recruitment initiative, aiming to cover the gap in seafarer employment in the national maritime industry over the coming years.
The short video-issued by DNV GL, aims to raise awareness into cyber risk and how it can affect ship operations. Hackers today are becoming more and more sophisticated, so by the time someone realize that something goes wrong, it is usually too late. This is why cyber security is an issue of mindset and culture.
In this video , representatives and experts from the United Nations, the WWF, the World Bank Group and the Coca Cola Company and more comment on the concrete steps we can take towards a sustainable use of the ocean.
Microsoft is working at the second phase of its moonshot to develop self-sufficient underwater datacenters, that can deliver lightning-quick cloud services to coastal cities. An experimental, shipping-container-size prototype is currently processing workloads on the seafloor near Scotland’s Orkney Islands.
A new video released online depicts the magnitude of the danger that two Houston Pilots encountered after their ship broke down and burst into flames, following collision with mooring dolphins. The two pilots, Captain McGee and Captain Phillips, were the receivers of the IMO’s Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2017, in July.
The video shows the world’s biggest heavy-lift vessel ‘Pioneering Spirit’ completing the heaviest installation ever executed in a single lift offshore to date. On 2 June, the Pioneering Spirit installed the 22,000 t Drilling Platform topsides for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup development on the Norwegian continental shelf.
The short film, released by WWF Australia, focuses on a specific aspect of how plastic pollution is having a detrimental affect on the world’s marine species. For endangered green sea turtle hatchlings, ocean plastics now stand in their way from reaching the ocean, making them even more vulnerable to predators.
In view of the upcoming 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, extending from June 1 to November 30, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued its annual outlook, predicting a 35% chance of an above-normal season, a 40% chance of a near-normal season, and a 25% chance of a below-normal season.
- Women in shipping
IMO workshop supports women in port management22/06/2018
First LNG carrier with full re-liquefaction system delivered22/06/2018
BSM, Columbia combine their global buying power22/06/2018
Spain received its first ever offshore wind turbine22/06/2018
Managing cyber risk requires a ‘top-down’ approach22/06/2018
Workshop boosts preparedness on HNS spills in Mediterranean22/06/2018
- Green Shipping
Port of Rotterdam, partners call for smarter use of biomass22/06/2018
- Maritime Knowledge
Learn from the past: The Princess of the Seas deadly sinking22/06/2018
Ship refused access to the Paris MoU region22/06/2018
Watch: IMO safety tips for ferries passengers22/06/2018