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EEXI would only cut shipping emissions by 1.8%, finds study
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EEXI would only cut shipping emissions by 1.8%, finds study

A new working paper by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), designed to reduce fuel use and CO2 emissions, would only affect shipping emissions by between 0.8 per cent and 1.8 per cent by 2030. In the working paper, authors...

Voyager PLANNING STATION gets major update
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Voyager PLANNING STATION gets major update

Voyager Worldwide has announced a major upgrade to its Voyager PLANNING STATION navigation software. The new version features enhanced automation of route and passage planning, information sharing between ship and shore and new interactive guided workflow processes to reduce operational risk and streamline navigation processes. Voyager PLANNING STATION now automatically delivers digital and paper Notices...

Environmental, Social & Governance performance for access to shipping finance
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Environmental, Social & Governance performance for access to shipping finance

PwC Greece has addressed the crucial issue of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in the maritime industry and their link to shipping finance during an online event titled “The importance of ESG factors in accessing shipping finance”, organised on 11 June 2020. The event was attended by shipping industry decision-makers amongst which CFOs and...

Reygar hits 100 vessel milestone
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Reygar hits 100 vessel milestone

Performance monitoring and control systems provider Reygar has announced that the firm’s BareFLEET remote monitoring system is now in use across 100 vessels worldwide.  The latest order from UK-based marine contractor Green Marine marks the milestone for Reygar. The firm is now also expanding its control system capabilities across dynamic positioning, autonomous vessels, and consultancy,...

Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg form autonomous vessel joint venture
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Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg form autonomous vessel joint venture

Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg have collaborated in the creation of a new joint venture called Massterly, which they describe as the “world’s first autonomous shipping company.” The new company, to be based at offices in Lysaker, Norway, aims to offer services encompassing the entire value chain for autonomous ships, from design and development through to control...