NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF MAY 22

Surfing the cycles: what can history teach us about the next shipping market upturn?

art1May 18, 2017 — “Shipping is like the weather. It’s always changing, but in the same way,” a senior banker tells TW+. Continue Reading…

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Wilhelmsen Drone Project Takes Off

art2May 18, 2017 — Marking a seismic shift in just how ships agents can support their customers, Wilhelmsen Ships Service(WSS) will soon be delivering its agency essentials via drone. Continue Reading…

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Online cyber course gets MCA approval
ProtectMay 22, 2017 — JWC International, in partnership with Navarino, has had its one hour online e-Learning course on cyber security awareness approved by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Continue Reading…

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New ECDIS Tool Uses Internet of Things to Mimic Paper

art4May 18, 2017 — Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), the Monohakobi Technology Institute and Japan Radio (JRC) have developed a support tool lets users write directly onto electronic charts with a stylus pen. Continue Reading…

The Maritime Executive

Mark Darley
President—Americas Marine, Lloyd’s Register

art5May 17, 2017 — As the global maritime market remains mired in a slump, Lloyd’s Register continues to expand rapidly in the Americas market where it sees green fields of opportunity. Mark Darley, President—Americas Marine for LR, explains the strategy to conduct business over a broader range of segments and services and grow LR’s presence in the Americas. Continue Reading…

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Norwegian company develops drone to lower cost of hull inspections

art6May 19, 2017 — (TRONDHEIM, Norway) — A Norwegian technology company has developed a low-cost underwater drone that allows shipowners, vessel crew and shipyards to perform hull inspections without the need for divers or expensive ROVs. Continue Reading…

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Reset?

art7Q1 2017 — The fourth industrial revolution is disrupting some very basic mechanisms that have been facilitating massive growth in seaborne trade volumes over the past decades, and they could become outdated sooner than many people expect, explains Christopher Rex. Continue Reading…

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Who’s coming to SHIPPINGInsight 2017?

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 10.32.32 AMMore than 35 shipping company executives have confirmed their participation in the 6th Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, as panel moderators or speakers.  Many of them are regular attendees. They come to SHIPPINGInsight to learn about technology solutions that will improve ship operations and efficiency, both in formal conference sessions and the numerous informal networking events.

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