NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF FEBRUARY 20

Back to the Future

art1January 10, 2017 — Today’s maritime industry is driven by the traditional power plant first developed over a century ago.  Despite many advances, the modern iteration of Rudolf Diesel’s eponymous engine still has a peak efficiency of only fifty percent. Its inherent limitations mean that further reductions in fuel consumption and emissions simply cannot be achieved by the engine itself. Industry stakeholders therefore continually seek improvement through innovative technological advances in both engines and propulsion. Continue Reading…

The Maritime Executive

World’s Largest Plug-in Hybrid Vessel Ordered

art2February 17, 2017 — Ulstein said it has won a contract to build Color Line’s new hybrid passenger vessel to service Sandefjord – Strømstad from summer 2019. The ship will be constructed at Ulstein Verft in Norway. Continue Reading…

MarineLink

Effective Use of Big Data & Remote Monitoring

art3February 13, 2017 — The shipping industry is awash with excitement about the potential of Big Data, but views differ as to whether a fully-fledged Big Data strategy best serves the true requirements of vessel operators. Some have advocated a ‘small data’ approach – seeing greater benefit in improved extraction of the value hidden in existing data sets, pointing out that most of the data-centric optimization solutions offered to market so far are based on beefed -up versions of noon reports. Continue Reading…

MarineLog

EVOL LNG undertakes Australia’s first LNG bunkering

art4February 20, 2017 — Western Australia is leading the nation in providing access to a cleaner shipping fuel for marine vessels, with the first commercial bunkering operation undertaken by Wesfarmers’ EVOL LNG in the state’s north‐west. Continue Reading…

MarineLink

Smart Shipping: Transas CEO Sifts through the Hype

art5January 31, 2017 — We live in a world where we hear the words, smart ships, connected ships, unmanned ships, automated ships, etc. We hear statements about a digital shipping world and a forecast of new business models in shipping. It’s a confusing world, a fast moving world. What is the reality and how do we sift through the hype? Continue Reading…

 

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Did You Know?
•    More than 30 executives from ship owners and managers have already committed to participate in SHIPPINGInsight 2017 as speakers or panel and roundtable moderators.
•    The conference organizers have scheduled more than 19 hours of dedicated networking events to encourage interaction and engagement among delegates at this year’s event.

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