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Ports Press On As Covid-19 Impact Spreads

Global ports and maritime organisations have said they are striving to maintain normal operations despite the economic and financial challenges presented by coronavirus (COVID-19). APM Terminals Barcelona said it hasn't experienced any delays or incidents in its operational activity and is working within official safety measures and restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19. In

By |2020-03-31T13:38:44+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

E-Learning Aids Uninterrupted Education

E-learning solutions are helping shipping companies to ensure business continuity and minimise risk during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Shipping companies can continue their training schedule without interruptions  using SQLearn’s ABS certified e-learning system and onboard and ashore safety training courses on STCW topics. SQLearn’s Dolphin System, a shipping specific e-learning system, is offered via a hardware solution

By |2020-03-31T10:18:42+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

Sea-Kit Gets Major Fugro Partnership.

Netherlands-headquartered Geo-data specialist, Fugro, has announced a strategic partnership with SEA KIT International, winner of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. Mark Heine, Chief Executive Officer at Fugro, said: “We are excited to be partnering with SEA-KIT International to develop a range of USVs that will transform the marine industry. Together with other strategic alliances, this

By |2020-03-27T10:23:41+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

Hospital Boat Solution To Coronavirus Crisis?

Given the Covid19 outbreak, world governments are looking at how fast a pandemic can lead to a severe shortage of isolation beds. Could the answer be a quickly deployed, modular and expandable hospital vessel? Alego Development’s 36m by 19m catamaran has three enclosed decks with “around 20 operating rooms and treatment facilities” CEO Capt Sondre

By |2020-03-24T16:10:03+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments