Arctic risks and ‘power games’

Climate change in the Arctic and the consequent opening up of sea routes will increase commercial activity in the region but will also increase search-and-rescue (SAR) requirements there as a result, Norway’s Prime Minister Erna […]

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 […]