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Killing idle time

FOR any commercial operator, a vessel at anchor inevitably means lost income. For the port or terminal it could be seen as  a sign that the...

MAN distances itself from Diesel past

In a telling name change that underscores the industrial focus towards clean transportation, MAN Diesel and Turbo has been rebranded MAN Ene...

Row over EU ship recycling capacity

A fresh row has broken out over the European ship recycling regulation which comes into force at the end of this year. European shipowner...

Together we get better

At any one time there are about 10,000 passenger airplanes in the sky, yet they all take off and land on time (well, mostly). So, when yo...

A blue ocean economy list

The growth of ocean start-up clusters is accelerating at a great pace. Around the world there is a growing recognition that new ideas are no...

Funding ideas for Good

AS shipping and other ocean industries with a heavy focus on technology  development to meet future challenges, a new funding mechanism is ...

Talking autonomous

The IMO has begin the scoping exercise to determine how regulations may need to be adapted to allow for autonomous, unmanned ships. The head...