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
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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
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Friday, June 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Digital Standards for Container Shipping on the Starting Blocks

By Gavin van Marle in Rotterdam (The Loadstar) – The first common digital standards for the container shipping industry are expected to be proposed this year, according to the newly...

June 21, 2019
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Monday, May 6, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Maritime Industry Technology Accelerators

By Ira Breskin – The staid maritime industry now boasts several technology accelerators, with more likely to follow. The accelerator name is self-effacing. These technology “hot houses” are designed to...

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Maritime News

Norway’s Aker Bets On Software Engineers for Its Oil Business

By Shadia Nasralla and Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Sept 19 (Reuters) – When the owners of Norwegian oil firm Aker BP decided to digitise its assets and operations, they searched high...

September 19, 2018
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Friday, August 4, 2017
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Maritime News

Blockchain Technology: Friend or Foe?

MTS Logistics is a C-TPAT and ISO9001:2008 certified NVOCC specializing in LCL, FCL, and project sea freight shipments. With the help of their global agency network, they are able to...

August 4, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Maritime News

Maersk Elects New Chairman to Steer Digital Transformation

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN March 28 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk’s new chairman committed to automating its systems as the oil and shipping group steps up its drive to become more...

March 28, 2017
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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Is 2017 The Apex Of Shipping?

By Captain George Livingstone                          Well 2016 was quite a year for international shipping; the new ultra large locks of...

January 17, 2017
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

High Tech on High Seas: Carnival Unveils Wearable Technology on Ships

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is unveiling wearable technology that allows cruise ship staff to personalize service at sea, whether it’s knowing a guest’s favorite drink or wishing...

January 5, 2017
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Press Releases

Acoustic Emission Technology Enables Improved Crack, Corrosion Detection

ABS introduces industry-leading guidance that promotes advanced methodology for continuous structural health monitoring. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has...

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maritime News

Hanjin Collapse May Help Fuel Tech Start-Ups

By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The global shipping industry, ravaged by collapsing revenues, defensive mergers and the failure of major player South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd...

September 28, 2016
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Google To Track Commercial Fishing Vessels

By Alex Whiting (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Anyone with internet access and a passion for seafood will soon be able to track commercial fishing trawlers all over the world, with...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 20

Sunday, July 3, 2016
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Container Tracking Device Use Soars

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) Declining asset costs and a variety of external factors are driving the container shipping industry into increasing use of container tracking and monitoring devices....

July 3, 2016
Total Views: 9

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Maritime News

Uber Launching UberYACHT This Weekend in Dubai

The world’s most popular ride sharing app is expanding its ever-growing modes of transportation to include luxury yachts. Silicon Valley-based Uber has announced the launch of UberYACHT to debut this...

April 28, 2016
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Thursday, March 3, 2016
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Slipping Through The Safety Net

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval) The thing with Navigation Warnings is – are you sure that you have received all of the ones you might need? There are times when...

March 3, 2016
Total Views: 14

Monday, May 4, 2015
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Engineering News

DNVGL: Data Transparency is Changing the World Around Us

“Transparency of information is changing the world around us,” commented Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL’s maritime business in an interview with gCaptain earlier this year at the Connecticut Maritime Association conference....

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 2

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
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Monday, September 15, 2014
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Sat Divers Are Now Becoming Even More Obsolete as BG Group Unveils Project Flatfish

For BG Group, inspecting their vast arrays of production equipment lying on the sea floor is proving to be an enormous financial burden, and they are certainly not alone in...

September 15, 2014
Total Views: 1

Sunday, August 24, 2014
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Maritime News

Russian Icebreakers With Frickin’ Laser Beams

Polar bears now have more than melting ice to worry about. Russian state-owned optical technology company Shvabe Holding has created a ship-mounted laser cannon designed to cut through ice. “We...

August 24, 2014
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

U.S. Navy to Test Iron Man-Like Exoskeletons for Use in Shipyards

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin has received a contract for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two of its iron man-like exoskeletons for potential use in naval shipyards.

August 19, 2014
Total Views: 27