Interview: Cyberthreat Is Here to Stay!

Although the maritime industry has long been understood as a traditional industry, it is being transformed by ...

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Pieter Heerema - Sailing Around the World Alone

How to explain what it is like to sail the Vendée Globe, a round-the-world solo yacht race, non-stop and without ...

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Cutting Edge Technology to Manage Energy Consumption

One of the key issues ship owners and operators are facing is ensuring the efficient use of energy while at the ...

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Designing in Virtual Reality

With daily advances in technology, it is unsurprising that the complete sensory experience that is ‘virtual ...

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The Maritime Industry Responds to Upcoming Regulations

The next few years will see some significant changes in emission regulations for shipowners. These include the ...

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Heat from the Port no Longer Goes to Waste

Joining forces under the banner Warmtealliantie Zuid-Holland (Zuid-Holland Heat Alliance), five parties including ...

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Interview: Over 1,300 Seafarers Abandoned in Five Years

Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were ...

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Minerva

One of the biggest conundrums in ship owners’ and ship designers’ offices today is which will be the fuel for ...

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Interview: Do Seafarers Really Matter?

Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime ...

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Egbert Wagenborg

Only ten years ago, the motto of Dutch-built cargo ships was multi-purpose. A ship had to be versatile to adapt to ...

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Interview: Larger Ships to Be Port of Oakland's New Normal

The trend of larger ships calling at the Port of Oakland recorded during the first half of 2017 is expected to ...

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RT Borkum

Rotortug is a spin-off company from Rotterdam-based towage operator Kotug. Rotortug BV develops and markets the ...

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Weather Routing

Seamen must be the first group of people who had an extensive knowledge of the weather. They recognised cloud ...

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BigRoll Is Taking It a Step Further

“BigRoll has delivered on its promises, we have grown from an ambitious newcomer to a reliable partner in the ...

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Interview: BWM Rules Threaten Small-Sized Ships

An amended implementation scheme for ships to comply with the D-2 biological standard under the Ballast Water ...

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A Lecture about Speed versus Safety at Sea

Is it possible for ships to sail faster through rough water and keep the safety of the crew a priority? Lex ...

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Interview: Things to Know about BWTS Installation

The implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) has been a hot topic these days, especially ...

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Furuvik

Commissioned by Eureka Shipping of Oslo, Norway, Royal Bodewes has developed and built a 6,145 DWAT cement carrier ...

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Digitalization: Future's Cornerstone - But at What Cost?

In the aftermath of the Petya cyber attack that hit one of the major industry players A.P. Moller-Maersk, shutting ...

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Goulphar

Along with South-East Asia and Japan, Europe has an infrastructure which relies heavily on ferries and RoRo vessels ...

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Interview: Owners Favor Delaying of BWMS Installation

The fast approaching implementation date of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) has stirred up a number ...

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Dutch Ingenuity at Work with Expansion of Panama Canal

Last March, it was announced that the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) ordered a vessel scheduling and maritime ...

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Circular Economy

There is a popular game to play during team building – try to get a bucket full of water across an obstacle ...

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The Vision of Jan Kees Pilaar

The yard Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam is located next to the river the Nieuwe Maas. The area, part of the Port of ...

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Oversupply of Ships: Industry Should Sort Out Itself

The oversupply of tonnage in the shipping industry should be left to sort out itself, it was concluded at a panel ...

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Interview: EU MRV- Friend or Foe?

The implementation of the EU MRV is fast approaching, mandating the monitoring, reporting and verification of the ...

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Interview: Smart Ships Are Coming!

In a time dominated by smart technology and automation being applied across the board, from industrial production ...

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