NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF MAY 8

Disruption ‘Powered by Transas’

art1May 5, 2017 — Maritime Logistics Professional caught up with Frank Coles, the ubiquitous leader of Transas, fresh from his company’s user’s conference in Malta. In typical candor, Coles paints his picture of maritime and shipping’s future. Continue Reading…

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ABN AMRO Finances Celsius BWTS Installs

art2May 4, 2017 — ABN AMRO Transportation has concluded financing for the installation of ballast water treatment systems on several vessels for its Danish client, Celsius Shipping. Continue Reading…

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“It’s Complicated”
Coatings manufacturers deliver the goods in a highly competitive and constantly evolving market.

New building tanker in dry dock with cranes on backgroundMay 1, 2017 — There’s more to marine coatings than covering everything with the swoop of a wide brush or sprayer. The title of a 2009 American movie best describes the industry: “It’s Complicated.” It’s an industry intertwined with an ever-changing environment both above and below the water. Biofouling, fuel efficiency, government regulations, science and technology are just a few of the many considerations that confront an industry charged with developing products to withstand the harshest conditions, provide maximum efficiency and ensure longevity. Continue Reading…

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ECDIS Ltd. offering two new cybersecurity courses

art4May 4, 2017 — (FAREHAM, United Kingdom) — ECDIS Ltd. has expanded its training portfolio with Cybersecurity Awareness (CSA) operators and management courses. The courses cover a wide range of topics from “What is Cybersecurity?” to “Risks of the Internet” and “Hacking,” as well as looking into a case study from a large American company that staged a cyberattack. Continue Reading…

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Researcher develops software to limit ships’ NOx and smoke emissions

art5May 5, 2017 — In cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo, a Technical University of Denmark (DTU) researcher is developing new software that makes it possible to limit emissions of NOx particles and black smoke. DTU says it will be implemented in new marine engines from the end of 2017. Continue Reading…

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DNV GL adds PSC inspection planning application

art6April 27, 2017 — DNV GL has launched a new application on its My DNV GL portal, a Port State Control (PSC) Planner designed to provide an overview of a vessel’s or fleet’s PSC performance and to benchmark that performance against the IACS classed world fleet. Continue Reading…

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Online Nominations for 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award Now Being Accepted

Awards-1jgiaepNORFOLK, Va. – May 3, 2017 – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award. The annual award will be presented at a luncheon on the opening day of the sixth SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 10, in Stamford, Conn.

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