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  • 20 May 2013

    One only has to look at a picture of a shipyard, a ship’s engine room or an oil platform to appreciate that it is a potentially dangerous place to work. The density of the equipment per metre, the nature of the processes they are conducting, the materials they are handling and the environmental conditions all […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Introducing the maritime industry to the public and the government, that is the goal of the second edition of the Maritime Week, that will take place between 8 and 17 November 2012. To get the public interested in (working in) the maritime industry, many activities and open days are planned. “Our industry requires new personnel of all ages”, says […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Environment, Innovation

    Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. The achievement further […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Workboats. A title applicable to many vessels. Rigid-inflatable boats or RIBs, light-weight but high-performance and high-capacity boats are as stable and seaworthy as any other workboat, with the added bonus of remaining flexible and being able to advance closely to other vessels. EuroOffshore and Post Workboats are two companies both known and respected in the […]

  • 14 December 2006

    With The Bahamas just recently signing on to two International Labour Organization Conventions, maritime industry professionals were assured on Wednesday that The Bahamas would continue to sign on to these conventions, which would help improve the standards of the maritime industry in The Bahamas.

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting for automation of their business operations as much as possible. As the industry pushes further for technological advancement, for many branches it has been very difficult to employ people, especially when it comes to the new generations who don’t seem to be that […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The Dutch Maritime Network has shaped its new course. Last January, Arie Kraaijeveld succeeded Niko Wijnolst as chairman of the foundation and later that month, the new strategy was defined. Kraaijeveld has a mission: “The Netherlands belongs to the maritime top worldwide and the network has to show this in all its communications.” Together with […]

  • 25 July 2016

    Certainty is a scarce good in a continuously changing world. The speed with which new developments arise, seems to imply that knowledge is rapidly built from scratch. We seem to forget that it takes decades to build a sustainable industry. The long history and diversity of the maritime industry contributes to its international standing; the […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 Spring Conference of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will take place in Washington, D.C., on April 20-21, 2015. The two-day event will include member-only meetings of port directors, regional port delegations, and five of AAPA’s 13 technical committees (Cruise, Executive, Finance, Maritime Economic Development and Public Relations). Among the U.S. government […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The next few years will see some significant changes in emission regulations for shipowners. These include the rules concerning sulphur oxides (SOx) in the form of the 2020 global sulphur cap and nitrogen oxides (NOx) with the establishment of Nitrogen Emission Control Areas (NECAs) in 2021. Covering the same geographical area as the current North […]

  • 21 March 2005

    THERE is an urgent need to launch an education campaign on the maritime industry to woo youngsters to seek a career in seafaring, Maritime Institute of Malaysia (Mima) senior fellow Capt (Rtd) Mat Taib Yasin said.

  • 5 October 2012

      A three-day conference entitled “A New Awakening for Africa’s Maritime Industry” brought together experts from over 30 countries’ maritime sectors to Mombasa on October 3, the agenda being drafting a unified approach in addressing the African maritime sector. So far individual countries have failed to utilize their maritime potential to its fullest and, as […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The biennial Asia Pacific Maritime (APM), one of Asia’s largest and leading maritime shows, concluded with a forward-looking outlook. Three days of bustling business activity on the exhibition floor, including signed deals, announcement of new offices and facilities in Singapore, and the launch of new technology and products among 1,518 participating companies from 60 countries, […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act.  H.R. 5769 reauthorizes the United States Coast Guard as well as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), including reforms to existing shipping and navigation laws. The U.S. maritime […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      In a world increasingly dominated by the need to reduce environmental impacts, what role does shipping have to play? Technological solutions exist, but which will prove to be the most beneficial and cost effective, and which lie over the horizon? What impact will the other players in the marine and coastal realm have, as […]

  • 8 June 2012

    In 2011 Navingo organised the first conference on ‘sustainability in the maritime industry’. Representatives from shippers, ship owners, builders and equipment manufactures gathered in Rotterdam to think and discuss how to make our world of ships green. The second edition took place in Rotterdam on 12 April. Regularly we proudly claim that transport by sea […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Increasing demand and expectations in Maritime Industry call for communities to come up with new facilities and to upgrade outdated systems and infrastructure. The prospect of such developments integrates challenges since each new advanced construction must be sensitively designed, appealing, practical, cost effective and environmentally sustainable solution. A continuous dedication to comprehensive improvement marks a […]

  • 25 July 2005

    Australia’s maritime industry is a likely avenue for attack by terrorists groups, federal opposition leader Kim Beazley says.

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The European maritime industry launched the European Research Association “Vessels for the Future” with its first general assembly held on November 5, 2014. Looking towards 2050, Europeans will be using their maritime and inland waterways space for transport; offshore food production, energy generation, mineral exploitation as well as for urban dwelling; tourism; manufacturing; and trade. […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore has once again clinched the top position in Menon’s Leading Maritime Capitals of the World Report, the third edition of the maritime report where Singapore was also ranked first in 2015 and 2012. Singapore was ranked number one in the following three categories: Shipping, Ports and Logistics, and Attractiveness and Competitiveness. The maritime nation […]

  • 11 February 2018

    To get a ‘snapshot’ of the Dutch maritime sector, MH approached companies from a wide perspective of niche markets.

  • 4 January 2018

    The International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) is to be merged with Maritime London.