The shipping industry seems to rapidly mobilizing to face the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) will use RINA’s remote technology for inspections of Liberian flagged vessels and as announced, Shipowner d’Amico will take advantage of this facility in a pilot case on his fleet. It is anticipated that the decision of LISCR could shortly be followed by other Flag Administrations.
NAPA maritime software expert will collaborate with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) for enhancing the collection and application of MOL’s FOCUS project , which aims of applying operational data to develop digital applications that enhance the safe operation of MOL’s fleet and reduce its environmental impact. Mitsui E & S Shipbuilding and Weathernews are additional partners to the project.
DNV GL along with MSC Software shake their hands and partnered in order to advance the productivity performance of engineers who are using the DNV GL’s Sesam to design ships and offshore structures.
Magma Maritime launched a ship finance platform, in which through tokenization will boost fractional ownership of cargo vessels. Specifically, the company negotiates with potential investors, in order to raise an initial $200 million to purchase on modern dry bulk cargo vessels with tokenized ownership structure.
During the 2020 SMART4SEA Athens Forum, Andreas Chrysostomou, Chief Strategy Officer, Tototheo, presented the concept of data sharing platform and the importance of collaboration between all the shipping sectors.
The newly identified Coronavirus has made world headlines given its rapid spread and as number of infected or dead people keeps on increasing. To closely monitor the situation and keep track of the incidents and fatalities two applications have been launched.
The Korean Register came in an agreement with the National Technical University of Athens and inked an MoU in order to share specialist technology and software with the students of the School Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Mr. Dimitris Theodossiou, Managing Director, DANAOS Management Consultants S.A has received the 2020 SMART4SEA Personality Award, sponsored by SQEMARINE, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at the Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum.
On 10 December 2019, MarCoPay Inc. received a certificate of registration from the central bank of the Philippines named as Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), approving the company to officially operate as an electronic money issuer.
Maersk launched its updated Remote Container Management (RCM) platform, along with Captain Peter, the updated virtual assistance, which is able to alert customers when needed and keeps an eye on containers’ condition.
Rightship launches New Dry Bulk Management Standard02/04/2020
APM Terminals mobile boosts handling capacity02/04/2020
Port of Oakland: Dockworker dies after falling from ship02/04/2020
Lessons learned: Grounding and collision in busy anchorage02/04/2020
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US Navy, Royal navy on COVID-1902/04/2020
Transport Malta investigation: Collision of LNG carrier and VLCC attributed to VHF communication02/04/2020
Russian freighter replaces entire crew after COVID-19 infection02/04/2020
- Maritime Health
Update 02 April: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus02/04/2020
Traffic at Suez Canal unaffected by COVID-1902/04/2020
Suez Canal adjusts rates of reductions for LNG carriers02/04/2020