Amid the review meeting for the Cyber-MAR project which took place on 10 November, World Maritime University (WMU) presented the initiative’s work progression during its first year.
Considering shipping’s digitalization era, a common issue that owners and operators are dealing with is cyber security crime, which certainly poses a major risk for companies’ software value. However, it is proved that the more knowledge companies have, the better decision they can make, in response to those malicious activities.
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency joined forces with the University of Southampton aiming to drive innovation into UK’s maritime sector, focusing on maritime autonomy and emissions reduction.
Lloyd’s Register, i4 Insight, joined forces with Prisma Electronics to help operators improve operational efficiency and fleet performance. Specifically, the new partnership will boost i4 Insight’s performance, towards helping charterers, owners and operators achieve greater operational efficiency and reduced operational expenditure.
RightShip along with the Pilbara Ports Authority joined forces in order to develop a pilot program which allows ports around global, review their emissions profiles and adopt appropriate management strategies.
In today’s smart environment, e-navigation remains a controversial subject of discussion, with some supporting that its aim is to assist operations, while others believe that seafarers may find it difficult to trust an autonomous system.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought several challenges to the maritime sector and most importantly to seafarers, the World Health Organization (WHO) provides free e-learning courses addressing health issues and operational matters.
Following the developments in automation, Ocean Infinity announced that it signed a contract for eight 78-metre, optionally crewed robotic vessels to be added at its Armada fleet. It is stated that the new vessels will be controlled by people onshore and will initially only utilise a skeleton crew onboard. In addition, they will be capable of working with no personnel offshore whilst also consuming solely renewable fuel such as ammonia.
PD Ports revealed their plans of a new innovative digital platform to enhance the national and international competitiveness of the River Tees. The tool will be used not only to help raise awareness of the Maritime industry with the young people in the Tees Valley but to also highlight to potential investors, the commitment this region has to upskilling our future generation.
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced four projects, costing more than $4.6 million, aiming to improve the global ocean economy through the development of revolutionary graphene-based protective coating products for vessels.
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