Month: January 2021

There are always opportunities!

There are always opportunities!

– I always focus on opportunities. As in any industry, there will be changes, hopefully for the better. I think it is a matter of willingness to change and adapt. The maritime industry is no exception, says Ove Jensen, CEO of Norsap. We wanted to learn more about Ove Jensen, his thoughts on leadership and […]

Warm reception: industry welcomes Nor-Shipping’s January move

Warm reception: industry welcomes Nor-Shipping’s January move

A Nor-Shipping in winter? Just one short year ago the suggestion would have been met with an air of disbelief. But now, with plans for Your Arena For Ocean Solutions to take place in January 2022, many within the industry are quickly growing accustomed to the idea of a “winter wonderland” for exhibitors and visitors […]

HUGE BUSINESS RISK FOR SHIP OWNERS NOT MEETING EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

HUGE BUSINESS RISK FOR SHIP OWNERS NOT MEETING EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

There is now increasing pressure for shipowners to sharpen their environmental performance, driven by an IMO target to halve greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by 2050, regional regulations and market pull from charterers, banks and investors. “This represents a whole new ball game for the industry. Optimisation of ship operations has traditionally been dictated by […]

Optimarin follows strong 2020 with fight for Norway’s Smartest Business title

Optimarin follows strong 2020 with fight for Norway’s Smartest Business title

Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin is fighting for the title of Norway’s Smartest Business, capping a year that has seen strong sales and revenue performances under difficult conditions. The Stavanger-headquartered, global BWT pioneer finished 2020 with a surge in contracts – including signing a 40-vessel exclusive frame agreement with a major, unnamed shipowner – […]

Battle stations for boat-handling systems

Battle stations for boat-handling systems

The reliability of davits used to launch rapid-response craft from a naval vessel can mean the difference between success and failure of a military or humanitarian mission. The clock is ticking. Timing is critical. As is the covert Nato mission in the dead of night to intercept suspected armed pirates en route to attack a […]

Top four everyday shipowner challenges in 2021… and one solution

Top four everyday shipowner challenges in 2021… and one solution

By NAVTOR We sat down with leading Norwegian headquartered shipowners to quiz them on the top day-to-day operational challenges facing them in 2021, and the solution they desire. Could greater data integration and utilisation help them successfully navigate an increasingly demanding future? 1. Environmental efficiency “It’s a constant battle, but one we’re committed to fighting.” […]

Nor-Shipping 2021 is postponed until January 2022

Nor-Shipping 2021 is postponed until January 2022

Nor-Shipping have today, 11 January, informed that they have decided to postpone the trade fair until January 2022. The new dates are Monday 10 to Thursday 13 January 2022. Faced with the risk of a scaled-down, socially distant trade fair due to the ongoing pandemic, they decided to move Nor-Shipping to January 2022. The decision […]

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