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KVH Expands Multi-orbit Hybrid Network with Eutelsat OneWeb High-speed, Low-latency Service
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KVH Expands Multi-orbit Hybrid Network with Eutelsat OneWeb High-speed, Low-latency Service

BRENT BRUUN President and CEO of KVH Industries

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January 2024
COLUMBIA GROUP ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF VENTURE CAPITAL ARM GALACTIC BEACON VENTURES TO HELP DRIVE INNOVATION
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COLUMBIA GROUP ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF VENTURE CAPITAL ARM GALACTIC BEACON VENTURES TO HELP DRIVE INNOVATION

A new venture capital entity, acting as a melting pot for innovation, will help transform cutting-edge ideas into viable businesses across the maritime, logistics, energy and leisure sectors.

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January 2024
APM Terminals signs MoU with JNPA on Intent to invest in Vadhavan Port Project
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APM Terminals signs MoU with JNPA on Intent to invest in Vadhavan Port Project

APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world, with presence in 65 key locations globally, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) on development of a new container terminal at the proposed mega port project at Vadhavan in Maharashtra. The MoU aims at initiating willingness and co-operation for development of upcoming Vadhavan Port.

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January 2024
MARITIME SECURITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MARINERS PROVIDES VITAL SAFETY INFORMATION TO SEAFARERS
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MARITIME SECURITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MARINERS PROVIDES VITAL SAFETY INFORMATION TO SEAFARERS

The Nautical Institute is pleased to announce that its new compendium of essential maritime security advice, guidance and insights, Maritime Security A Practical Guide for Mariners, is now available.

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January 2024
A Grand Celebration: The 19th foundation day of The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Lonavala
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A Grand Celebration: The 19th foundation day of The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Lonavala

On the 2nd of January 2024, The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies commemorated its 19th foundation day in a spectacular event. Shri. Shyam Jagannathan, IAS Director General of Shipping, (Govt. of India) graced the occasion as the chief guest, accompanied by the esteemed Capt. M. P. Bhasin, MD of MSC Crewing, who was the guest of honor.

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January 2024
London International Shipping Week appoints Gareth Long as its new Managing Director
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London International Shipping Week appoints Gareth Long as its new Managing Director

Gareth Long, newly appointed Managing Director of Shipping Innovation/London International Shipping Week

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January 2024
Navigating the Turbulent Waters of India's Maritime Industry
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Navigating the Turbulent Waters of India's Maritime Industry

\"When confronted with facts I change my opinion. What do you do Sir?\"

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January 2024
THE SWEDISH CLUB CONTINUES ITS DRIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
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THE SWEDISH CLUB CONTINUES ITS DRIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

The Board of The Swedish Club has announced a 7.5% General Increase for P&I in 2024, reflecting the balanced approach adopted by the Club to meet the needs of its members and the continuing volatile operating environment faced by the shipping industry.

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December 2023
WinGD secures Bureau Veritas AiP for X-DF-A ammonia engine safety concept
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WinGD secures Bureau Veritas AiP for X-DF-A ammonia engine safety concept

Bureau Veritas has added its vote of confidence to Swiss marine power company WinGD's ammonia-fuelled

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December 2023
NEW FEMALE AMBASSADORS'
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NEW FEMALE AMBASSADORS'

Training Programme from Mental Health Support Solutions will empower women at sea

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December 2023
Allcargo Gati appoints Sandeep Kulkarni as Chief Operating Officer to drive Strategic Growth and Operational Excellence
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Allcargo Gati appoints Sandeep Kulkarni as Chief Operating Officer to drive Strategic Growth and Operational Excellence

Allcargo Gati Limited (formerly GATI) one of India's leading premier Express Distribution and Supply Chain solution provider, has appointed Sandeep Kulkarni as Chief Operating Officer.

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December 2023
Jamaica pledges continuing support to international maritime regulation as it is re-elected to IMO Council
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Jamaica pledges continuing support to international maritime regulation as it is re-elected to IMO Council

Jamaica's commitments to its maritime development and future growth go hand in hand with its support of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the country's Minister of Science, Energy, Telecommunications and Transport (MSETT) said this week as the country celebrated its reelection to Category C of the IMO Council.

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December 2023
ALTERNATIVE FUELS AN OVERVIEW
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ALTERNATIVE FUELS AN OVERVIEW

After the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) took important measures to tackle the issue of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the shipping industry.

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December 2023
Trial run of world's first new-build inland shipping hydrogen-powered vessel 'WEVA' goes well
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Trial run of world's first new-build inland shipping hydrogen-powered vessel 'WEVA' goes well

Lenten Scheepvaart (the Netherlands) will go down in history as the owner of the world's first-ever newbuild hydrogen-powered inland shipping barge.

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November 2023
FIRST OF ITS KIND AIDS TO NAVIGATION COURSE HELD IN MIDDLE EAST TO ENHANCE MARITIME SAFETY IN THE GULF
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FIRST OF ITS KIND AIDS TO NAVIGATION COURSE HELD IN MIDDLE EAST TO ENHANCE MARITIME SAFETY IN THE GULF

A first of its kind training course for the Middle East has been held to teach mariners about the basic concept of Aids to Navigation (AtoN) after a clear need was identified from potential clients.

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November 2023
Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping in focus at INTERCARGO forum in Athens
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Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping in focus at INTERCARGO forum in Athens

As shipping continues its journey to decarbonisation, INTERCARGO will host a special forum in Athens on November 23rd, entitled 'Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping'.

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November 2023
The Nautical Institute announces an update to the International Sail Endorsement Scheme
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The Nautical Institute announces an update to the International Sail Endorsement Scheme

STEPHEN WINDOW, Head of The Nautical Institute Academy.

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November 2023
BEWARE-SANCTIONS CAN AFFECT EVERY OPERATOR, SAYS THE SWEDISH CLUB
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BEWARE-SANCTIONS CAN AFFECT EVERY OPERATOR, SAYS THE SWEDISH CLUB

As stories of the oil price cap fill the press, readers could be forgiven for thinking that sanctions concern only tanker operators and the oil industry. But as Torbjörn Claesson, Corporate Lawyer at The Swedish Club points out - operators running bulk carriers and container ships can still be impacted by sanctions.

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November 2023
Adani Kattupalli Port in association with Adani Foundation organised Kabbadi Championship
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Adani Kattupalli Port in association with Adani Foundation organised Kabbadi Championship

Adani Kattupalli Port in association with Adani Foundation organised a Kabbadi Championship in Sengazhirmedu, Voyalur Panchayat, Minjur-Block, Thiruvallur District, Tamilnadu. The initiative to raise awareness against drug abuse in the rural youth & witnessed a resounding success in promoting the \"SAY NO TO DRUGS\" campaign.

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November 2023
CSM selects Kaiko Systems to Revolutionise Maritime Operations Through Al-Driven, Mobile-First Technology.
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CSM selects Kaiko Systems to Revolutionise Maritime Operations Through Al-Driven, Mobile-First Technology.

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is scaling new heights in operational efficiency after choosing Kaiko Systems to provide an innovative, user-friendly software tool which organises and analyses ship data, providing insight into the condition of vessels and identifying risks before they result in incidents.

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November 2023
ITIC WARNS SHIP MANAGERS OF THE DANGERS OF MANAGEMENT MISTAKES
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ITIC WARNS SHIP MANAGERS OF THE DANGERS OF MANAGEMENT MISTAKES

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) - a mutual insurer that provides professional indemnity cover for transport intermediaries operating in the marine, offshore, renewable and aviation industries - has advised ship managers to be wary of the risks and costs involved with claims of failing to meet contractual obligations.

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November 2023
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE SINGAPORE CONFERENCE 2023 WRAPS UP WITH EXCEPTIONAL ATTENDANCE AND INSPIRING INSIGHTS FOR THE MARITIME INDUSTRY
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THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE SINGAPORE CONFERENCE 2023 WRAPS UP WITH EXCEPTIONAL ATTENDANCE AND INSPIRING INSIGHTS FOR THE MARITIME INDUSTRY

Institute Singapore Conference 2023 has concluded with the attendance of close to 180 shipping professionals and key industry leaders from all over the world.

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November 2023
GOING BEYOND THE BASICS
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GOING BEYOND THE BASICS

The need for a more integrated approach to health, safety, environment, and quality, is becoming increasingly important in today's business. Each of these can affect the safe operation of a ship, thus it involves a continuous process of implementation, feedback, analysis and planning.

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November 2023
Columbia Group expands manning agency network with CSM Vietnam
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Columbia Group expands manning agency network with CSM Vietnam

The Columbia Group (Columbia) has opened a new manning agency, Columbia Shipmanagement Vietnam (CSM Vietnam), adding to its worldwide network of owned manning agencies.

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Oct 2023
Kongsberg Digital introduces Vessel Performance Merchant application to optimise Merchant Fleet
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Kongsberg Digital introduces Vessel Performance Merchant application to optimise Merchant Fleet

To meet the merchant fleet's need for optimised voyage decision-making, Kongsberg Digital has just launched Vessel Performance Merchant. The application is a tailored application designed for the merchant fleet to enhance fuel efficiency and optimise the overall performance of both the vessel and its crew.

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Oct 2023
TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR SOME FI-FI FOAMS
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TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR SOME FI-FI FOAMS

A new IMO resolution will see the phase-out of foam firefighting systems that use fluorinated foams containing perfluorooctane sulfonic acid PFOS) as the foam producing component.

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Oct 2023
NI PUBLISHES NEW EDITION OF BULK CARRIER PRACTICE
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NI PUBLISHES NEW EDITION OF BULK CARRIER PRACTICE

The Nautical Institute has published a fully revised edition of its definitive reference work Bulk Carrier Practice.

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Oct 2023
Challenges of running a Galley amid global impacts highlighted by catering management company MCTC on International Chefs Day
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Challenges of running a Galley amid global impacts highlighted by catering management company MCTC on International Chefs Day

Catering management specialists MCTC is shining a spotlight on the challenges Galley Cooks deal with onboard, including a lack of provisions, catering for different nationalities, and putting crews' needs before their own, on this year's International Chefs Day.

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Oct 2023
IMRF honours global maritime SAR community as it announces its 2023 Award winners
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IMRF honours global maritime SAR community as it announces its 2023 Award winners

The International Maritime Rescue Federation IMRF) has announced the winners of this year's IMRF Awards, which recognise all those involved in global maritime search and rescue SAR) efforts.

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Oct 2023
SEAFARERS' VETTING
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SEAFARERS' VETTING

Back for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, the Intertanko Seafarers' Vetting Seminar took place at Edsa Shangri-La in Manila on 2 October.

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Oct 2023

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