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Drewry: Ship Operating Costs Stabilise As Market Recovery Lifts Pressure

The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18 report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. After two years of marked decline, […]

Posted by: on Nov 22, 2017 read more

“ABB Ability” Marine Pilot Vision Looks Beyond Human Vision For Ship Automation

ABB has unveiled a new situational awareness solution that will make vessel operations safer and more efficient. The solution can be used by officers anywhere onboard a ship and marks the next step towards remotely controlled and ultimately autonomous ships. ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision takes advantage of the latest advances in sensor technology and […]

Posted by: on Nov 22, 2017 read more

ABB Sets Out Electric, Digital, Connected Approach For Shipping

With this new approach, ABB focuses on harnessing the full potential of its power, control and automation solutions through a program of digital integration that will bring about a step change in vessel and fleet management. “We are living through one of the most exciting periods in the history of the maritime industry,” says Juha […]

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2017 read more

ICS: Shipping Must Be Economically Sustainable To Deliver Environmental Sustainability

Addressing government trade negotiators in the OECD Working Party on Shipbuilding, at a workshop on ‘green growth’ in Paris today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) asserted that the shipping industry could only be environmentally sustainable if it is economically sustainable too. ‘The perennial challenge facing shipowners is overcapacity, aided and abetted by government subsidies […]

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2017 read more

EU NAVFOR’s Italian Ship ‘Virginio Fasan’ Chases & Captures Suspected Pirates

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler, acting as mother ship, and a skiff have been detained following attacks on a 52,000 tonne container ship and a fishing vessel. These events reportedly took place over a 24 […]

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2017 read more

Port Canaveral Posts Record Cruise Numbers With Over 4.5 Million Passengers

Port Canaveral today announced a new record for the Port’s cruise operations. More than 4.5 million cruise passenger movements were logged at the Port in 2017, outpacing numbers set in 2016. “Port Canaveral is proving to be the Port of choice for more cruise travelers year after year,” said Captain John Murray, Port CEO. “Our […]

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2017 read more

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