Tag: <span>Agreements & Partnerships</span>

ABS and HHI complete design simulation JiP
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ABS and HHI complete design simulation JiP

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a Joint Development Project (JDP) to build multi-physics simulations capable of analysing the carbon-footprint of vessels in the design stage. The simulations allow in-depth evaluation of the impact of a range of energy saving options, offering a detailed preview of a vessel’s performance before key investment decisions...

Theyr joins SPRINT in AI-driven voyage optimisation project
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Theyr joins SPRINT in AI-driven voyage optimisation project

Met-ocean data provider for the marine sector Theyr has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme. Theyr will collaborate with SPRINT partner, the University of Southampton on the development of a marine vessel routing application that will enable a cleaner future for commercial shipping. The SPRINT project will focus on the real-time exploitation...

New IMO department to tackle key global issues
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New IMO department to tackle key global issues

A new department has been established within the IMO Secretariat to focus on supporting Member States to tackle key global issues in international shipping and help promote sustainable development. Operational from 1 March 2020, the Department for Partnerships and Projects will enhance and strengthen partnerships with external stakeholders and donor agencies to tackle some of...

YANMAR and Smartgyro partner to accelerate launch of gyro stabilisers
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YANMAR and Smartgyro partner to accelerate launch of gyro stabilisers

Provider of marine engines and propulsion systems YANMAR and Smartgyro S.r.l., a gyro stabilisation technology company, have announced a new strategic partnership that includes close collaboration between the two companies and an equity investment by YANMAR enabling Smartgyro to accelerate its design, development and launch of a advanced gyro stabilisers for recreational and commercial marine...

Miros establishes distribution agreement with Seatronics
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Miros establishes distribution agreement with Seatronics

Norwegian technology company Miros has established a new distribution agreement with Seatronics, a leader in the rental and sale of marine electronic equipment, to introduce the company’s range of radar-based solutions to the Seatronics global rental pool. With over 35 years’ experience measuring the ocean surface, Miros delivers real-time insights about local sea state and...

FinCo Fuel Group and GoodFuels join forces to accelerate renewable fuels
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FinCo Fuel Group and GoodFuels join forces to accelerate renewable fuels

FinCo Fuel Group has expanded its network with the acquisition of a majority stake in GoodNRG, holding company of renewable fuels pioneer GoodFuels. The acquisition will enable GoodFuels to tap into the complimentary sourcing, supply management and logistics expertise of the wider FinCo Fuel Group. Both parties expect to contribute to a further reduction of...

Bureau Veritas joins Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition
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Bureau Veritas joins Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition

Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore has formally joined the ‘Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition’ as a founding partner. The Coalition, developed by the French Maritime Cluster, aims to define a “2050 vision for maritime environmental and energy transition” and to identify the actions that will be key to meeting the greenhouse gas reduction...

Jotun and COSCO renew joint venture agreement
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Jotun and COSCO renew joint venture agreement

COSCO SHIPPING International Hong Kong and marine coatings supplier Jotun have reinforced their commitment to one another with the renewal of their long-standing joint venture (JV) agreement. The JV, first signed in 2005, secures the future of Jotun COSCO Marine Coatings (JCMC), a 50-50 owned entity. Since opening for business, JCMC has grown market share...

CSSC and LR collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation
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CSSC and LR collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese shipbuilding group, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) to jointly study research and develop marine equipment and technology. The MoU, which has been signed during Marintec 2019, will include research into zero-emission vessel projects, trends and applications for meeting the IMO’s 2050 decarbonisation target....

Belgium commits to hydrogen project
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Belgium commits to hydrogen project

Deme, Engie, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge and WaterstofNet are joining forces to coordinate the delivery of concrete projects that shape the production, transport and storage of hydrogen. The organisations and ports will work together to bring hydrogen into the Belgian economy. In a first phase, the partners will make a joint...

Yaskawa Environmental Energy consolidates relationship with LUT university
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Yaskawa Environmental Energy consolidates relationship with LUT university

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch and the Finnish Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) have signed a Key Account agreement to strengthen cooperation and formalise the two-decade partnership between the organisations. The move will lead to closer collaboration on joint research projects, technology testing, thesis opportunities for students, and greater recruitment visibility for The Switch....