IMO heads off cyber crime at sea

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is readying for the advent of automation in the shipping industry, with a major scoping exercise to safeguard against future disasters, including oil spills and collisions. Speaking at the regional […]

Australia explores future trends in navigation

A report timed for World Marine Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Day highlights cutting edge new technology to come in the digital age. The 40-page report looks at a futuristic voyage on board the fictitious Blue […]

Ship deviation monitoring tool launched

Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) supplier Danelec Marine, announced its Bridge Operational Quality Assurance (BOQA) safety and risk management support tool at the Nor-shipping conference in Oslo, in June. BOQA, described as a decision-support tool for […]

Russia adds to NSR icebreaker fleet

Russia has launched a newly constructed nuclear icebreaker, dubbed Ural after the west-Russian mountain range, at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg. The vessel, with a completed hull and lower bridge superstructure, will now be […]

E-learning titans acquired by investment firm

Two of the industry’s most prominent e-learning providers Videotel and Seagull have been taken under the umbrella of a global investment firm to work together as a combined group.   Oakley Capital partnered with the management teams of […]