Leading ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has released a film aiming to create greater public awareness of the issue of ballast water, invasive species and the role the shipping industry has in combatting this major environmental threat. The five-minute long ‘Global Thought Leader’ video is set to be broadcast on respected international news channel […]
Month: September 2020
On Monday 28 September, the Export Prize 2020 will be handed out by Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industries, Iselin Nybø. The Prize is awarded in cooperation by GIEK, Export Credit Norway an Innovation Norway. Among the nominees three NME members made it to the top 10. Innovation Norway have had a talk with seven […]
As part of their ongoing commitment to support greener shipping, Yara Marine has jointly commissioned a report to quantify the climate impact of scrubbers compared to low sulphur fuel oil. “Well-to-wake, using HFO as fuel in combination with scrubbers generates less CO2 than using compliant fuel,” says Kai Låtun, Director in Yara Marine Technologies. He notes […]
NAVTOR, the number one global provider of maritime e-Navigation solutions, is looking to consolidate its market leadership with a new office in Germany. The Hamburg-based division will allow NAVTOR to work closely with key local shipowners; building relationships, understanding needs and delivering products and services that enhance safety, efficiency, predictability and profitability, while simplifying operational […]
Jotun has signed the first commercial contract for container vessels with its ground-breaking Jotun Hull Skating Solutions (HSS). The contract was signed with global container shipping and logistics leader MSC, Mediterranean Shipping Company. MSC, a company committed to investing in decarbonising its operations, will install the Jotun HullSkater, the first robotic technology that has been […]
The award Ship of the Year 2020 goes to a type of vessel where Norway is a world leader in both technology and design, said Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen when he handed out the prestigious award in Bergen wednesday.