New Article information at Ship Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Ship Technology Ship Technology Global: Issue 44 In this issue: Developments in autonomy for cargo ship navigation, using bio LNG to reduce emissions in shipping, how the cruise industry can accommodate responsible tourism, expanding the Port of Gdansk, and more. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:43:00 GMT Port Authority of Singapore’s big innovation push The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore recently signed five Memorandums of Understanding with local and international companies to spur research and innovation. From digitalisation to robotics, automation and smart data analytics, the port auth… Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT A day, and week, for seafarers to take centre stage This week is Seafarers Awareness Week. Starting on the 24th June and concluding on Friday 30th, it runs alongside the IMO’s annual international Day of the Seafarer and represents a chance to promote the individuals who are the bedrock of the maritim… Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:51:00 GMT Taking underwater communications into the 21st century A NATO research organisation has created the first ever digital underwater communications standard. How will this – after almost a decade of development – change how people, and autonomous vehicles, communicate on the oceans? Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT What lies beneath: the ship that could revolutionise seaweed cultivation Researchers and industry in Norway are designing the world’s largest seaweed cultivation vessel to meet growing demand for the multi-functional algae. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Christophe de Margerie Class Icebreaking LNG Carriers South Korean shipbuilding company, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), has a series of 15 icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers on order to serve Yamal LNG project located at Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula in Northern Russia. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ITS Congress 2017: dialogue is key for smart cities and ports The relationship between ports and their host cities is changing. As people want healthier, cleaner cities, ports are faced with the challenge of reducing emissions and successfully integrating their operations into the transport network. During the … Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Could bio LNG become the new fuel for shipping? The Port of Rotterdam and the National LNG Platform are embarking on a joint study to develop liquefied natural gas from renewable resources, such as manure and sewage sludge. Promising drastic CO2 emissions reductions, bio LNG could help the shippin… Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sea blindness: UK maritime in the public eye According to a poll by ComRes on behalf of the UK Chamber of Shipping, 84% of the UK public correctly identified shipping as the principal mode of transport for the country’s imports and exports. Does this show that ‘sea blindness’ is a myth? Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT AIDAperla Cruise Ship AIDAperla is the second of two new cruise ships built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) at its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works in Japan, for AIDA Cruises. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Shipping losses: don’t forget the human story The headline tells a story of progress: shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade. But, in the midst of that success, complacency is the danger. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:28:00 GMT Future of the Fjords Sightseeing Vessel The Future of the Fjords is a new all-electric sight-seeing vessel being built by Brødrene Aa for Norwegian marine transportation company, The Fjords. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:05:00 GMT Spanish port reforms: trouble ahead? A controversial government plan to change the rules that govern Spanish ports has been approved by the country’s parliament. Is this the end of the road, or the beginning of yet more concern for Spain’s maritime sector? Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT Port of Gdansk: expanding for future growth The Polish Port of Gdansk recently laid out its largest development proposal in 40 years. Planning new infrastructure at its main terminals, the port aims to accommodate the growing trade volumes passing through the Baltic coast, which ranks among Eu… Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future Cruise: A new digital magazine for the cruise industry Future Cruise is a free digital magazine available online and for iPads. In the first issue we take a look at the hottest cruise trends, new cruise liners, the next level in personalising the onboard experience, how operators are improving their envi… Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:17:00 GMT Helping seafarers battle the mental scars of piracy The maritime sector has been rocked in recent months by a spike in piracy. But, while the hijackings and counter-piracy methods are well documented, less is written about the mental health effects on those who suffer piracy first-hand. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT May's top stories: Damen's 3D-printed ship propeller, Spainish parliament passes port reform Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with Rotterdam Additive Manufacturing Lab, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas to develop a 3D-printed ship's propeller, and the Spanish parliament has approved a royal decree to liberalise… Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:25:00 GMT A cruise too far: how overtourism impacts the world’s top destinations Popular locations, particularly exotic places and coastal cities, can become victims of overtourism, which puts strain on the daily lives of residents. How do cruise liners contribute to the problem, and can the industry alter its practices to accomm… Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT MS Nieuw Statendam Cruise Ship MS Nieuw Statendam is Holland America Line (HAL)’s second Pinnacle-class ship being built by Fincantieri at Marghera shipyard, Italy. Wed, 31 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cruise trends to watch The cruising landscape is changing with a future that promises high-tech travel, customised fitness programmes, design-conscious accommodation and adventurous trips to remote locations in luxurious surroundings. Mon, 29 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT