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Asian piracy and sea robbery in Asia declines

(Sep 14 2018)

Eight incidents, comprising seven actual incidents and one attempted incident, of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in August, 2018, according to ReCAAP ISC.



C-MAP unveils new back-of-bridge suite

(Sep 14 2018)

C-MAP has announced a new version of its Integrated Maritime Suite (IMS) 2.0 – a flexible, streamlined tool for navigational planning and voyage execution.



Nippon Paint Marine claims antifouling first

(Sep 14 2018)

Japan-based Nippon Paint Marine has introduced what is thought is the world’s first biocide-free, low friction self-polishing copolymer (SPC) antifouling technology.



Digitalisation goes mobile at SMM

(Sep 14 2018)

V.Group’s marine digital platform - ShipSure 2.0 - delivering data-driven insight, was demonstrated at SMM.



Dualog keeps a lid on worrying emails

(Sep 14 2018)

Dualog has warned of continued spam attacks and has identified 3.5 mill infected emails.



LR goes down the blockchain route

(Sep 14 2018)

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a prototype blockchain-enabled class register.



Condition monitoring solutions set to reduce OPEX

(Sep 14 2018)

Kongsberg Maritime showed its new integrated condition monitoring solutions portfolio at SMM 2018 in Hamburg last week.



Bureau Veritas and [bluester] co-operate for maritime services

(Sep 14 2018)

Bureau Veritas (BV) is integrating its digital platforms with the [bluester] online marketplace and providing independent vendor qualification services to [bluester] users.



New OCIMF VIQ covers cyber security

(Sep 14 2018)

OCIMF recently released its latest Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ) that takes effect on 17th of September 2018.



IMarEST reports on autonomous ships human impact

(Sep 14 2018)

In a major research project, the IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group (MASS-SIG) sought to gauge the potential impacts of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the shipping industry’s workforce.



Tankers and LNGCs stuck at Sabine Pass

(Sep 10 2018)

Eight ships were stuck in the US Gulf Sabine Pass shipping channel, due to a damaged submerged pipeline last Friday.



Skuld advises on reported bunker problems

(Sep 10 2018)

Skuld has issued a guidance on the widely reported problems with bunker fuel supplied at ports in the US Gulf region, Caribbean and Far East.



Industry leaders look at 2020

(Sep 10 2018)

Shipping industry leaders, joined by Goldman Sachs, discussed IMO 2020 challenges and opportunities at an ABS panel discussion held at the start of SMM 2018.



Scrubber-fitted VLCCs to gain from sulfur cap

(Sep 10 2018)

Shipping crude oil and petroleum products is expected get significantly more expensive for charterers from 2020, due to new low sulfur cap.



Iran to move oil export terminal out of Gulf

(Sep 10 2018)

Iran is to move its main oil export terminal from the Arabian Gulf to the Oman Sea, President Hassan Rouhani announced on Tuesday, according to local newswires.




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Sept 2018

SMM - scrubbers - coatings - drones - ethane powered tankers - MEG4 - contaminated fuel oil