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The oceans have been around for roughly 4.5 billion years. They cover 70% of the planet, but we have yet to explore 95% of their depths. In a bid to further investigate the wonders of the deep, scientists have recently researched mining rare... Read more

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of... Read more

The Clean Arctic Alliance has challenged Chinese state-owned shipping and logistics services supplier to make public the fuel that is being used on its vessels in the Arctic waters between the Pacific and Atlantic... Read more

The islands of Heligoland and Düne, some 65 km off the northern coast of Germany, are famous for their undisturbed natural beauty, stunning red cliffs, bathing beaches, many sea birds and a unique maritime history... Read more

Eiffage SA, one of Europe’s largest civil engineering companies, has become the general construction contractor for Anaklia deep sea port, on the Georgian Black Sea... Read more

A consortium of Belgian tech and energy firms has begun a €2-million European project to develop offshore floating solar technology... Read more

The Langh companies have become a partner of the John Nurminen Foundation and a supporter of the Foundation’s Clean Baltic Sea projects. In addition to providing support, the Langh companies also aim to reduce environmental loads and develop... Read more

Vattenfall and Echandia Marine have developed an emission and noise reducing solution for electric ferries which will also provide superfast charging and lower operational and maintenance costs. Installed on the E/S Movitz, a 98 passenger... Read more

At this year’s Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition, the technology group Wärtsilä will be highlighting its development work on a smart concept for onboard water and waste systems. Read more

Supplier of batteries for hybrid and zero-emission vessels, Corvus Energy, has unveiled its next generation Energy Storage System (ESS): Corvus Blue Whale, a groundbreaking energy storage system for Cruise ships, Ro-Pax and Ro-Ro... Read more

Swedish defence and aerospace company Saab has received an order for the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare training system from the UK's Royal Navy. Completed delivery of the order is expected later this year. Read more

Submarine life is no easy feat. Historically, these vessels would stay underwater for just a few days, before resurfacing to exchange stale air for fresh oxygen. Today’s submarines however, use oxygen systems to enable travel for up to 90 days at... Read more

The solution is a collaboration between Sovcomflot and Transas, which is part of the Wärtsilä group. It provides a unique integrated infrastructure that combines the bridge systems, cloud data management, data services, decision support tools, and... Read more

The biggest European shipbuilders have announced a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform. This project is named Code Kilo. Read more

The demand for cleaner energy solutions is increasing in all transport and industry sectors. The increased demand is largely due to the need to reduce emissions and mitigate the effects of climate change. The independent study report launched... Read more

With over 300 million tonnes of plastic getting manufactured each year, which is equivalent to the total weight of the adult population of the planet, it’s unsurprising to know that this is having an adverse knock-on effect to not only the... Read more

Torqeedo has developed a specialised high-thrust electric propulsion system for VIKING’s revolutionary new LifeCraft survival craft, which are designed to speed safe evacuation of hundreds of passengers from ships at sea. Read more

In what is being hailed by both parties as a historic deal, Swiss technology and heavy machinery company ABB has won a contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS), to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for... Read more

“Kairos”, the world’s largest bunker supply vessel (BSV) for liquefied natural gas (LNG), has conducted the first LNG bunker supply operation for the newbuild ferry MS “Visborg” at the ferry pier of the port of Visby in Sweden. Read more

Poland has announced its plans to press ahead with the construction of a waterway through the Vistula Spit, a narrow strip of land that separates a large part of the country's eastern coastline from the Baltic Sea despite concerns raised about the... Read more

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