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DNV GL: The Future of “Spaceship Earth”
September 19, 2016 — Will the world achieve the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? What can business do to lead the charge?
Everyone’s looking for ideas that capitalise on the exponential growth of technology and connectivity at sea, and the NavGrid is one senior industry veteran’s take. Captain Ashok Menon explains.
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ABS updates ballast water treatment guide
September 20, 2016 — Classification society ABS has updated the ABS Guide for Ballast Water Treatment to support industry in the design and installation of ballast water management solutions that meet both regulatory and operational requirements.
SpeedCast launches SpeedMail+
September 20, 2016 — Press release- SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a satellite communications and network service provider, has launched a new maritime email communication solution called SpeedMail+, based on GTMaritime’s flagship new maritime email platform.
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Cruise ship completes voyage through Northwest Passage
September 19, 2016 — (NEW YORK) — Crystal Serenity has become the first large luxury cruise ship to transit the Arctic’s Northwest Passage after completing its journey Friday in New York City, Cruise & Ferry reported. The Crystal Cruises ship sailed 7,297 nautical miles in 32 days, enabling more than 1,000 guests and 600 crewmembers to explore remote Arctic waterways and terrain that was inaccessible just over 100 years ago. During the northernmost portion of the journey, Crystal Serenity was escorted by RRS Ernest Shackleton, which served as an emergency responses vessel and also provided icebreaking assistance. The vessel was also equipped with two helicopters for special adventures and additional expert expedition crew.
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