As the quality and speed of connectivity at sea continues to advance, Peter Broadhurst, SVP, Safety & Regulatory, INMARSAT, argues that the time is now for ship owners to act: to embrace digital transformation and to increase the uptake of communication services in the name of ship and fleet efficiency and decarbonization efforts.
Waterjet manufacturer Marine Jet Power is on a mission to ensure that its family of marine propulsion solutions are well-suited to fulfill the needs of boat owners, helping in the ongoing quest to cut carbon emissions and deliver reliability to critical markets, including fast ferries, military boats and offshore wind vessels. The company's global sales director, Robert Magnusson, chats with Maritime Reporter TV from the Nor-Shipping exhibition floor in Oslo.
The container shipping boom during the COVID years has come to an abrupt halt, and ship owners have yet to find the bottom of the market. Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, Xeneta, offers insights on current challenges, including draft restrictions at the Panama Canal and sharper than expected declines in the trans-Atlantic trade.
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Nor-Shipping has confirmed that the Fourth International Ship Autonomy and Sustainability Summit will take place as part of Nor-Shipping 2023 on 8 June. The day-long summit, which focuses on the very latest technological, business and regulatory developments, will be held at Nor-Shipping’s newly refurbished Studio NOVA in Lillestrøm.
BSEE Director Kevin Sligh Sr. discusses the myriad of challenges and opportunities ahead as the government agency integrates oversight of the U.S. offshore wind build out, targeting 30GW of offshore wind power by 2030 and another 15GW from floating wind by 2035.
With two decades of engineering background, Elyette Roux today leads the Sales, Marketing, Communications & Transformation division at Nexans. She discusses the vast opportunities for women in leadership positions at technical companies in the maritime and offshore energy sectors.
C-Job CEO Job Volwater discusses the design of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s new hopper dredge Galveston Island.
The Poseidon Principles provide a platform for financing shipping’s sustainable future, but the technical guidance underpinning the initiative remains under scrutiny. James Clayton, Director, Campbell Johnston Clark, discusses the implications for shipowners.
In 1898 DNV, a young Norwegian classification society, set up shop in the United States, a ‘one-man-band’ covering the U.S. East Coast. Today the maritime industry and the classification society have grown and evolved mightily. We visit with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime, DNV, to discuss his organizations rich history in the U.S. From the birth of the cruise industry in the late 1950s, to collaborative responses to major disasters such as Deepwater Horizon, to the challenges ahead including digitalization, cyber security and energy transition: DNV has been, and will be, in the U.S. every step of the way.
Allianz recently released its 12th Annual Risk Barometer for the maritime industry. Rich Soja, Allianz’ Global Head of Inland Marine & North American Head of Marine, discusses some of the surprising results.
As Patrick Ryan takes the helm as the Chief Technology Officer at the American Bureau of Shipping, he chats with MR TV to discuss the myriad of technical challenges facing shipowners today, and how ABS can serve as a pivotal partner to help navigate these challenging technical waters.
Garry Johnson and his team offer a unique culture- and education-based maritime experience, starting this summer in New York City.
Viega’s technology, including its press fitting products, are engineered to make pipe fitting projects easier, safer and more efficient, in the shipyard and on board vessels.
As container shipping demand continues to fall into the New Year, Xeneta Chief Analyst Peter Sand weighs in with his insights on the pace and direction of spot and contract rates; the likelihood of ship lay-ups and scrapping in 2023; plus the impact that West Coast port labor strife will have on the industry as a whole, as the East Coast U.S. emerges as the dominant player.
The close attention on ship efficiency and emission reduction is spurring a number of start-ups in the maritime sector. Enter Foulfighter, a start-up out of Finland that is developing a device it says will help to keep ship’s hulls clean. Mika Koli, CEO, discusses the prospects and the next steps ahead for his company.
Joe Hudspeth discusses BAE Systems’ role in the maritime industry’s adoption of cleaner-burning hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems.
As environmental pressures to clean up operations grow, maritime operators must examine their Environmental, Social and Governance policies. Stergios Stamopoulous, Manager, Global Sustainability Center, ABS, discusses the challenges that shipowners face.
Connectivity onboard ships has never been more critical, particularly in the area of crew retention to provide that "Starbucks Experience" to get, and stay online. Eric Griffin, VP, Offshore Energy & Fishing, Inmarsat, discusses latest investments and solutions from global satcom giant.
Armach aims to keep hulls clean via intelligent robotics. Karl Lander, Director, Regulatory Compliance and Outreach, discusses recent technology advances.