Maritime Journal - News

Larger unmanned survey vessel for renewables industry (Fri, 25 May 2018)
The next generation of 4.5m Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs), the Accession Class from UK company Unmanned Survey Solutions, has been given the green light thanks to a grant from Marine-i, part-funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund).
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Diving the depths of maritime data (Fri, 25 May 2018)
Oliver Steeds the CEO of Nekton, or Nekton Oxford Deep Ocean Research Institute to give it its full name, believes we are standing on “the threshold of catastrophe”; and it’s maritime data that could hold the key to solving many of our oceans’ health issues.
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Picasso Project final conference at the Jovellanos Centre (Fri, 25 May 2018)
The Final Conference of the Picasso Project has been held at the Jovellanos Centre in Gijón, Spain. The Maritime Safety Agency is leading this project, co-funded by the European Union, the goal of which is to achieve safer and more efficient maritime transport by developing new technologies and training.
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SAR planning tool plans searches and save lives (Fri, 25 May 2018)
The Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has announced the purchase of a major upgrade of BMT’s SARIS, the search and rescue planning tool that helps save lives, plan searches and minimise danger at sea.
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IMO Press Briefings

Compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer (Mon, 23 Apr 2018)
Ratifications from Canada and Turkey bring key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship closer to entry into force.
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UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping (Fri, 13 Apr 2018)
IMO adopts an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, with a vision which aims to phase them out, as soon as possible in this century.
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Energy efficiency in shipping - why it matters! (Wed, 21 Mar 2018)
IMO video outlines how the Global MTCC Network (GMN) initiative is uniting Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres (MTCCs) in targeted regions into a global network.
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UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Tue, 06 Mar 2018)
Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing IMO was adopted, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marked the occasion at IMO Headquarters in London.
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