Maritime Journal - News

Autonomous Roboats for Amsterdam’s city canals (Thu, 23 Nov 2017)
The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) has signed an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to engage in research collaboration to develop a fleet of autonomous boats for the city’s canals.
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FB Design patrol boats for Africa and Mediterranean (Thu, 23 Nov 2017)
Italian boat builder FB Design has been busy supplying a range of its designs to clients in Africa and along the Mediterranean coasts.
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Actisense achieves product excellence awards hat trick (Thu, 23 Nov 2017)
UK marine electronics specialist company Actisense has been recognised with the prestigious Product of Excellence Award from the National Marine Electronics Association for the third consecutive year.
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Macduff announces new vessels (Wed, 22 Nov 2017)
Macduff Ship Design has announced several new vessels and design contracts, plus continuing work on existing contracts.
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IMO Press Briefings

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa (Fri, 17 Nov 2017)
Conference for oil spill preparedness, response and cooperation reviews progress under IMO-IPIECA project and sets future priorities.
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Port State control regimes move to boost collaboration, harmonization and information sharing (Mon, 06 Nov 2017)
Port State control ship inspection regimes pledge to strengthen collaboration and information sharing to eliminate substandard ships.
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Progress made in developing GHG strategy for international shipping (Mon, 30 Oct 2017)
IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (2nd session).
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Unsafe mixed migration by sea – an ongoing humanitarian challenge (Mon, 30 Oct 2017)
Meeting hosted by IMO brought together representatives of UN agencies, the maritime industry and European Union naval forces.
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