Tag: COVID-19

Digitalization
Associations call for accelerating digitalisation of maritime trade and logistics

Associations call for accelerating digitalisation of maritime...

While some port communities seized the opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution...

Digitalization
RINA develops the ‘smart’ helmet to perform remote surveys of energy infrastructure

RINA develops the ‘smart’ helmet to perform remote surveys...

RINA has secured funding from the UK innovation agency, Innovate UK, as part of...

Safety & Regulations
ABS launches guidance aimed at sanitizing marine assets exposed to COVID-19

ABS launches guidance aimed at sanitizing marine assets...

ABS partners with leading public health official to address maintaining the safety...

Passenger Fleet
Virgin Voyages won’t begin sailings until October

Virgin Voyages won’t begin sailings until October

Virgin Voyages has announced that cruises won’t begin until the middle of October...

Business
UK Government confirms £35m support package for ferry operators

UK Government confirms £35m support package for ferry operators

Ensuring there is enough freight capacity to prevent disruption to the flow of critical...

Digitalization
Malta Freeport Terminals upgrades to NAVIS N4 3.7 via remote assistance

Malta Freeport Terminals upgrades to NAVIS N4 3.7 via remote...

In Q4 of 2019, MFT initiated an upgrade project with Navis to implement the latest...

Passenger Fleet
Italian ferry company improves the safety and protection of passengers

Italian ferry company improves the safety and protection...

Caronte & Tourist and RINA together for maximum protection of passengers against...

Oil & Gas
Opinion: Producers may need to kill their old, loss-making FPSO’s in this downturn

Opinion: Producers may need to kill their old, loss-making...

The swift oil price crash caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will reduce the combined...

Digitalization
Remote work technology: The one oil and gas services segment that Covid-19 has benefited

Remote work technology: The one oil and gas services segment...

Despite the growth in remote work digital solutions, not all is well for suppliers...

Safety & Regulations
IMO publishes framework of protocols for safe crew changes

IMO publishes framework of protocols for safe crew changes

The document describes protocols on how crews can join a ship, starting at their...

Innovations
Joint group seeks solution to improve safety of offshore technicians

Joint group seeks solution to improve safety of offshore...

ORE Catapult, in partnership with the KTN, G+ and Workboat Association, seek rapid...

Digitalization
NSR report: Maritime SATCOM buoyed by broadband demand despite COVID-19 impact

NSR report: Maritime SATCOM buoyed by broadband demand...

Even with Less Active Vessels, Broadband Demand Remains Resilient; Accounts for...

Passenger Fleet
Holland America Line extends its pause of cruise operations

Holland America Line extends its pause of cruise operations

All 2020 Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England sailings and the fall Grand Africa...

Safety & Regulations
Industry and unions set out solutions to free seafarers from COVID-19 lockdown

Industry and unions set out solutions to free seafarers...

12-step plan issued by International Maritime Organization provides a route forward...

Oil & Gas
Opinion: LNG production shut-ins are becoming a realistic possibility

Opinion: LNG production shut-ins are becoming a realistic...

Covid-19 to also hit liquid gas as Europe will struggle to be the sponge for another...

Passenger Fleet
AIDA Cruises cancels trips until 30 June

AIDA Cruises cancels trips until 30 June

Unfortunately, normalisation before the end of June 2020 can no longer be expected...

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