Monday, May 17, 2021

EU Directive Will Turbocharge Maritime Venture Capital While US Falls Far Behind

The European Union and the European Investment Bank Group, today said they will increase their cooperation and investment in the maritime “blue” economy. The institutions will work jointly with European...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 2333

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Maritime News

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Mariners Eagerly Await Starlink But How Many Can Afford It?

By Joey Roulette (Reuters) – SpaceX is offering its Starlink broadband satellite internet service to test users for $99 a month, plus $499 for a setup kit, according to emails seen...

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 1330

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Op-Ed: The Popular Mechanics Of Maritime Innovation

by John Konrad (gCaptain) During a popular maritime innovation event today the Chief Innovation Officer of a major shipping company painted an enthusiastic picture of the future complete with shipboard...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 102

Monday, September 16, 2019
SeaAhead Boston

Sea Ahead Interview – Have Maritime Startups Finally Reached A Tipping Point?

I recently wrote a Boston Globe cover story about the maritime startup ecosystem and had the opportunity to sit down and talk with, Mark Huang, Managing Director of Sea-Ahead, a public benefit corporation...

September 16, 2019
Total Views: 70

Monday, July 1, 2019

When, Where, And How Technology Will Disrupt Shipping

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to the World Bank, no other industry has pulled more people out of poverty worldwide. And if the world’s ships – responsible for moving...

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 2

Sunday, May 6, 2018

VIDEO: Maritime History, Technology & Seamanship

Sailing, marine technology and nautical history. What lessons can shipping learn from these apparently disparate segments of the maritime world? In this video Richard du Moulin presents real case studies...

May 6, 2018
Total Views: 58

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Killer Robots: Commercial Fishing ROVs Hunt For Venomous Predator Fish

By Ben Gruber (Reuters) As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying...

April 20, 2017
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Diane Neal As USCG Agent Abigail Borin CGIS

Coast Guard To Nab Hoax Callers With Advance Voice Forensic Technology

by PA2 Diana Honings (USCG) Temporary Denial of Service 911 hoax calls plague our nation’s first responder agencies. Hospitals, police and fire departments, and other public service entities are continually...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Automated Ship


By Captain George Livingstone I remember an American cartoon from childhood, “The Jetson’s”, I still remember the intro song (“Meet George Jetson, his boy Elroy, Daughter Judy, Jane his wife”).  The...

August 3, 2016
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Digital Security Graphic

Not If, But When – Training For New Threats on Automated Sea

[su_pullquote] Long gone are the days of eye patches and peg legs. Long gone are the days of sail, grappling hooks, and one shot pistols. Long gone are the days,...

April 20, 2016
Total Views: 3

Thursday, August 6, 2015
3d printer

3D Printing Aboard Ships? How One Technology Is Changing the Future.

Will 3D Printing Change The World As We Know It? by Brad Hart Imagine you’re steaming across the Pacific Ocean on a container ship on a great circle course to the...

August 6, 2015
Total Views: 125

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Monster Cables: Connecting the Subsea Factory

If the oil and gas industry’s dream of a subsea factory is to become reality, then R&D that advances current technology is imperative. Companies like ABB are working to advance...

May 13, 2015
Total Views: 113

Friday, January 16, 2015
permanent magnet tunnel thruster

Norwegian Cruise Liner to Be Outfitted With Permanent Magnet Tunnel Thrusters

Instead of having a shaft or some other geared mechanism connected to a motor, the propeller blades themselves are the the motor which provides the maneuvering thruster to bring Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian...

January 16, 2015
Total Views: 53

Friday, December 26, 2014

Top 11 Maritime and Offshore Technologies of 2014

It’s been an interesting and tumultuous year in the maritime and offshore sector with both regulatory and commercial drivers contributing to really interesting innovations in the sector. Here are a...

December 26, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Press Releases

ClassNK Establishes Department of Ocean Energy Resources with Kyushu University

Kyushu University has announced that it has established a new Department of Ocean Energy Resources with support from Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK. This new department will join the Graduate Faculty...

April 3, 2014
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Future of Shipping | It’s Going to Be About the Data – But Whose?

The future of shipping will in part, be about data. Big data.

October 1, 2013
Total Views: 34

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2

A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma Maersk.

July 21, 2013
Total Views: 3714

Friday, June 28, 2013

Will New Container Technology Cut Handling Costs?

The development of a new type of 20ft container technology has taken a step further with the completion of a trial shipment of the so-called Tworty Box.

June 28, 2013
Total Views: 4

Monday, April 8, 2013
liquid robotics Wave Glider

A Floating Computer For The High Seas

Will robots soon take over the shipping lanes? San Francisco – Liquid Robotics has released its latest unmanned, autonomous marine robot. Dubbed the Wave Glider SV3, it is the world’s...

April 8, 2013
Total Views: 17

Monday, April 1, 2013
AIS satellite
Press Releases

The Danish Maritime Authority Launches AIS Into Space

The maritime potential for growth in the Arctic regions as a consequence of, inter alia, the melting of the ice and increased commercial navigation in Arctic waters requires enhanced focus...

April 1, 2013
Total Views: 9