IMO launches new logo for its "Women in Maritime" program
IMO launched a new logo for its Women in Maritime programme, as part of its mission to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The primary objective of the program is to encourage IMO Member States to open the doors to women.
UK: Maritime 2050 can increase women participation in shipping
Closing the Maritime 2050 strategy event, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Nusrat Ghani explains how government and industry can work together to ensure maritime sector careers are open to all.
Embracing sustainability within maritime industry: 10 key practices
Organizations develop sustainable business aiming at improving their social conscience and environmental responsibility. Do you wonder which the key areas of focus are toward an even more sustainable shipping industry in the future?
Change management: Keeping pace with digital transformation
Change management (CM) drivers vary from technological evolution, process reviews, crisis, and consumer habit changes to pressure from new business entrants, acquisitions, mergers or organizational restructuring. In this article we are about to focus on the all-important one; technological evolution and digital transformation.
How e-navigation will transform passage planning
During the 2019 SMART4SEA Conference, Børge Hetland, Director of Sales & Marketing at NAVTOR, shared the company’s experience from its’ involvement in European Research & Development projects to describe how the emerging technology is expected to transform the four stages of the Passage Planning procedure.
Shipping industry wakes up to Diversity and Inclusion
"Companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers"says Josh Bersin, leading provider of research-based membership programs in human resources (HR), talent and learning. And indeed, for over 15 years now, organizations globally are pledging to achieve workplace equality.
NAVTOR receives SMART4SEA e-Navigation Award
NAVTOR received the SMART4SEA e-Navigation Award, sponsored by METIS Cyberspace Technology, for its innovative complete vessel performance and passenger monitoring system as well as its Passage Planning Software Module.
Marlink receives SMART4SEA Connectivity Award
Marlink received the SMART4SEA Connectivity Award, sponsored by Vessel Performance Solutions, for the growth of its global satellite network ‘XChange Cloud’, providing a platform for the transfer of files between ship and shore.
Lessons learned: Toolbox meeting could have prevented broken leg
Maritime NZ describes a case of a severe leg injury onboard a dredge, highlighting that the owner company employed an engineering firm to assist with a repair and did not hold a meeting