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NOAA is Hiring Mariners

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 26, 2023

The shortage of mariner globally is well documented, a shortage that impacts the U.S.’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Chris Nichols, Professional Mariner Recruiter, NOAA, discusses the rationale for considering a career at sea with NOAA, including a $10,000 signing bonus.

Meet the CTO: Juha Kytölä, Wärtsilä

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 26, 2023

As maritime faces transcendent changes in terms of decarbonization and automation, Juha Kytölä, Director of R&D and Engineering, Wärtsilä, discusses how this Finnish maritime technology powerhouse is investing in the technologies and facilities that will drive the maritime industry for the coming generation, including insights on its unique arrangement for a future fuel engine testbed onboard Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia.

Big Ships and the Fuel Cell Future

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 13, 2023

Markus Wagner of Siemens Energy and Søren Kildedal of Advent Technologies discuss collaboration on the use of methanol and an integrated fuel cell energy solutions for the maritime industry.

"We think in decades, not quarters”: Bleecker Street Group Acquires Two Maritime Software Companies

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 7, 2023

Bleeker Street Group, a New York City-based investment company, has made a pair of notable maritime industry acquisitions: Ripple (formerly Marine CFO) and Marine Learning Systems. Maritime Reporter TV visits with BSG founder Chad Mitchell to discuss these maritime software company acquisitions, as well as his view on the industry and its prospects as a whole.

Exporting Finnish Maritime Know-how

Posted to Maritime Reporter ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 15, 2023

The Finnish maritime industry is long-tenured and well-regarded, particularly in the areas of decarbonization, icebreaking and luxury passenger vessels. Ulla Lainio of Business Finland and Vesa Koivumaa of Wärtsilä discuss the opportunities that they see in and around North American ports, terminal and shipyards.

Green Propane Offers a Path to Net Zero

Posted to Maritime Reporter ( by PERC ) on September 22, 2023

Ship owners, ports, and terminals see propane as a greener alternative to diesel.

Behind the Scenes on Empire State VII with Captain Morgan McManus, SUNY Maritime

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on September 19, 2023

As Empire State VII, the first in series of the National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) – the purpose-built, state-of-the-art training ships for the state maritime academies – get post-sea trial touch ups at Philly Shipyard, Maritime Reporter TV visits with Captain Morgan McManus, she ship’s master, to discuss this ships new technologies and facilities that will be instrumental in teaching a new generation of seafarers.

AST Harnesses the Power of Connectivity, Digitalization

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on September 7, 2023

Latest advances in digital technologies and faster, cheaper connectivity walk hand-in-hand as vessel owners of all sizes aim to cut fuel consumption, cut emissions and increase efficiencies. AST is aiming to do both, offering connectivity plus a suite of productivity solutions developed with its customers, for its customers. We recently visited with AST CEO Andrew Peters for an update.

Baltic Workboats Delivers New Launch for the Laurentian Pilotage Authority

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Eric Haun ) on September 6, 2023

The Laurentian Pilotage Authority in Canada needed a new pilot boat that is both fast and safe to operate in harsh weather conditions—including the icy waters of the St. Lawrence and Saguenay rivers. Baltic Workboats delivered with the new vessel Shipeku, handed over earlier this year. Carl Mahler, head of sales for Baltic Workboats US, discusses standout features that make the new vessel fit for purpose.

Container Shipping Outlook: Transatlantic Meltdown Continues

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on September 6, 2023

“Nothing will ever be the same” in the container shipping sector, says Xeneta Chief Analyst Peter Sand, as post-pandemic logistics, coupled with changing trade patterns and geopolitical conflict continue to reshape the container shipping industry today. Next up: a massive influx of new container shipping tonnage and capacity, with the world fleet projected to grow nearly 6% both this year and next.

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Posted to Maritime Reporter ( by Chevron Renewable Energy Group ) on August 27, 2023

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Container Rate Collapse Deepens as New Capacity Enters the Market

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on August 21, 2023

There is no relief in sight for container shipowners, as the container rates sank to a two-year low according to Xeneta’s Shipping Index, down 9.5% since June 2022; down nearly 58% from the same period in 2022. With trade patterns changing and a glut of new tonnage coming into the market in 2023/24, the downturn could continue for a long time. Emily Stausbøll, Market Analyst, Xeneta discusses the current market drivers with Maritime Reporter TV.

Clearing the Path

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on August 15, 2023

As debate rages over the use of Artificial Intelligence across industries, Orca AI’s ‘intelligent’ safety platform for the maritime industry leverages AI and the cloud to help prevent collisions, and the tech solution is gaining steam with some big name influencers around the maritime world.

ABS Wavesight Enables Shipowners to Unlock Value from Digital Solutions

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on July 31, 2023

With a thicket of new, emerging and ever-tightening regulations being put on shipowners to monitor, manage and reduce emissions, organizations like ABS Wavesight are well-positioned to help. Paul Sells, CEO, ABS Wavesight, discusses how his organization works with organizations across the maritime spectrum to help them understand the value and ROI on an investment in digitalization solutions.

Headway Debuts Trio of Technologies in Oslo

Posted to Maritime Reporter ( by Headway Technologies ) on July 25, 2023

Headway Technology Group introduced a trio of new technologies: a Low Flash-point Fuel Supply System for Methanol; a Scrubber and Carbon Capture System; and an Air Lubrication System. Jacky Wang takes a deeper dive into the new Methanol Fuel Supply System.

InfiniD™ Biodiesel for Marine Fleets

Posted to Maritime Reporter ( by Chevron Renewable Energy Group ) on July 2, 2023

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Trade Shifts: US Overtakes China as Top Spot for South Korean Goods

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on June 29, 2023

Tumult in the container shipping sector continues, as geo-political conflict, the climate and labor issues continue to define the major trade routes. In this edition of Container Shipping Outlook, Xeneta’s Chief Analyst Peter Sand discusses how the United States has emerged (over China) as the top spot for South Korean goods; the Far East to South American East Coast spot rates have jumped 49%; and how lack of water and resulting draft restrictions are impacting the flow of goods through a major supply chain choke point, the Panama Canal.

NAVTOR Helps Ship Owners Manage the Data Crush

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on June 25, 2023

NAVTOR CEO Tor Svanes – “Mr. ECDIS” – is a long-tenured innovator in the maritime space. On the sidelines at NorShipping he discusses everything, from effectively managing and using increasing amounts of data to helping ship owners manage more complex and stringent emission regulations.

CCUS Technology Importance Grows

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on June 21, 2023

From technology to technique, shipowners are searching the best paths to meet ESG and decarbonization goals. Driven by banks, insurers and charterers, the choices are not simply ‘for a better planet’ rather a business imperative. We caught up with Panos Koutsourakis, VP Global Sustainability, ABS in Oslo at Nor-Shipping 2023 for his insights on the importance of captain and crew in the sustainability discussion; the tough choices to be made on future fuels; and the growing importance of carbon capture and storage (CCUS).

Kledal Takes the Helm at Survitec

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on June 20, 2023

Just six months occupying the top seat at Survitec, Maritime Reporter TV caught up with CEO Robert Kledal at Nor-Shipping 2023 in Oslo, for insights on the direction and pace of this ubiquitous maritime safety company.

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