Kidnapped Happy Lady crew freed

Eight seafarers who were abducted by West African pirates from a Greek tanker have been released after three weeks in captivity. The Hellenic Coast Guard has announced that the seafarers, who were captured from the […]

Autonomous ship project receives EU funding

Kongsberg, a technology systems and solutions group, will install and test autonomous technology on two vessels operating in different environments. It was announced on 21 January that the project will receive funding of about EUR20 […]

Filling in the Arctic MOSAiC

The largest polar expedition in history is under way, and its research into global warming, ice floes, and how to survive for extended time in remote regions will be a useful by-product for shipping In […]

LNG bunkering and fuel supply simulator launched

Marine technology manufacturer Wärtsilä is launching a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and supply system simulator. The simulator will promote greater safety onboard LNG-fuelled vessels by improving the level of training for operators of LNG […]