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Harlem Rocket Tour Boat to Debut in 2023

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on January 24, 2023

Garry Johnson and his team offer a unique culture- and education-based maritime experience, starting this summer in New York City.

Viega Eliminates Hot Work with Faster, Consistent Connections for Marine Pipe Fitting

Posted to Maritime Reporter ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on January 22, 2023

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.

Container Shipping Turmoil Spills Over Into 2023

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on January 12, 2023

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.

Foulfighter Selected for Dassault Systèmes’ Accelerator Program

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on January 11, 2023

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.

BAE Systems’ HybriGen Enables Hybrid and Full Electric Vessel Operations

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Eric Haun ) on December 18, 2022

Joe Hudspeth discusses BAE Systems’ role in the maritime industry’s adoption of cleaner-burning hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems.

ESG Policies Help to Drive Ship Equip Decisions

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on December 11, 2022

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.

Shipboard Connectivity via Inmarsat

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on December 7, 2022

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 Ship Hulls Clean & Efficient

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on December 6, 2022

Armach aims to keep hulls clean via intelligent robotics. Karl Lander, Director, Regulatory Compliance and Outreach, discusses recent technology advances.

Inside Hybrid Tugs with Berg Propulsion

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on December 5, 2022

Jonas Nyberg, Berg Propulsion discusses the Berg hybrid tug solution with focus on the mechanical and electrical integration.

ABS Launches ABS Wavesight

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 30, 2022

As digitalization in the maritime sector gains speed, ABS launches ABS Wavesight to effectively consolidate all digital products under one roof, offering ship owners a one-stop-shop for it’s A-to-Z digital solutions.

Pasha Hawaii Brings LNG Containerships Online

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 16, 2022

Operating on liquefied natural gas (LNG) from day one in service, the MV George III, the first of Pasha Group’s two new ‘Ohana Class, Jones Act-qualified containerships, is the most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly vessel to serve the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane. The George III features a state-of-the-art engine, an optimized hull form, and an underwater propulsion system with a high-efficiency rudder and propeller. George III is the first LNG-powered vessel to fuel on the West Coast and the first to serve Hawaii. The new 774-foot Jones Act vessel surpasses the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2030 emission standards for ocean vessels. With the first delivered and the second on the way, George Pasha, IV, President and CEO, Pasha Hawaii and Ed Washburn, SVP, Fleet Operations, Pasha Hawaii, discuss the challenges and reward of building two new LNG-fueled containerships from scratch.

Meltdown in the Container Shipping Market Continues

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 8, 2022

Facing global economic headwinds, the volume of containerized cargo movement continues to plummet, Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, Xeneta, summarizes: “It is clear that the carriers are no longer in charge, the shippers are.”

Gone to the Dogs: Stowaway Detection and Removal

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on November 2, 2022

Patrick Mooney and his team Jack Russell terriers are proving instrumental in finding and removing ‘professional’ stowaways in port, helping shipowners mitigate the cost and headache of repatriating unwelcome ride alongs.

Container Carrier Capacity Adjustment: Too Little, Too Late?

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 26, 2022

While drama in the container shipping sector has calmed a bit, container carriers still wrestle with unexpected drops in demand. Peter Sand, Xeneta, discusses vessel capacity moves and their likely impact on rates, as well as the first containership sent to the ship scrap yard in more than 18 months.

Connectivity via Iridium Drives Maritime

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 16, 2022

Iridium continues to expand its maritime offerings, ranging from Iridium GMDSS, Iridium Certus, plus increasing penetration in the unmanned vessel market.

SCHOTTEL Set to Propel Maritime’s Future

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 9, 2022

For 100 years SCHOTTEL has been an innovator in the maritime propulsion sector. Roland Schwandt and Stefan Buch explain how it is well suited to power its future, too, defined by decarbonization initiatives and electric options.

Spot Rate Plunge, Blank Sailings Plague Container Carriers

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 5, 2022

In what is the traditional busy season for ocean container carries, the market is ‘a mess’ according to Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, Xeneta with blank sailings, a free-fall in spot rates putting shippers in the driver’s seat.

Chevron’s Taro Ultra Advanced 40 and Future Fuels

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 5, 2022

Chevron’s Taro Ultra Advanced 40 is formulated to help shipowners successfully adopt alternative fuel choices while keeping its machinery clean, as Luc Verbeeke, Chevron Marine Lubricants, explains.

Ørsted Invests to Ensure Safe Navigation in Offshore Wind Farms

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 4, 2022

Edward LeBlanc and his team engage with the maritime community to help ensure all mariners are well-armed to safely navigate offshore wind farms.

MJP Waterjet Tech Enables Efficiency, Safety

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV ( by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 2, 2022

Marine Jet Power innovations in the waterjet propulsion sector enable vessel owners, from navies to offshore wind and everything in between, to maximize crew safety and operational efficiency.

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