New Article information at Ship Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Ship Technology Last piece of the puzzle: funding the Seine-Nord Canal A plan to build a 107km canal linking Paris to the northern European ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp has been gestating for many years, while the funding for the €4.7bn project is still uncertain. With a new French Government in place, what’s in store… Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT How the IMO’s Global Industry Alliance is promoting a low-carbon future for shipping The Global Industry Alliance launched at the end of June to help break down the barriers blocking the shipping industry from moving more quickly towards a low-carbon era. With stricter environmental controls incoming and industry activity sluggish, c… Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT World Dream Cruise Ship World Dream is a new cruise ship being built by Meyer Werft for Genting Hong Kong's premium cruise brand Dream Cruises. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:39:00 GMT How researchers are making Arctic voyages safer for seafarers A new three-year research project has been launched to address the safety and efficiency of Arctic ship operations. SEDNA – Safe Maritime Operations Under Extreme Conditions: the Arctic Case – will aim to mitigate navigation issues, as well as desig… Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT September's top stories: Maersk to sell tanker business, Fincantieri wins Silversea Cruises deal Maersk entered a deal to sell its tanker business unit Maersk Tankers to APMH Invest for $1.1bn in cash. Fincantieri wins €310m contract from Silversea Cruises to build a new ultra-luxury cruise ship. wraps up the key headlines fr… Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT YARA Birkeland Autonomous Container Vessel YARA Birkeland is an autonomous zero-emission container vessel being jointly developed by Kongsberg and Yara. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Maritime chokepoints: the backbone of international trade Earlier this year, two reports analysing the world’s main shipping routes found that international trade is increasingly reliant on a handful of transit chokepoints, the disruption of which could easily throw the global food supply and the energy mar… Tue, 03 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Developing an air quality plan for the Thames This summer, the Port of London Authority announced new research to develop an air quality strategy for the Thames. The project, part of the Thames Vision programme, will look into shore-side power, emissions monitoring and creating the first port-wi… Sun, 01 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 47 In this issue: Reasons behind the IMO’s decision to delay ballast water management requirement, how blockchain could change the future of global trade, a new digital seal for shipping containers, pollution levels on cruise ships, and more. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:36:00 GMT Slowing down navigation to protect marine life This summer the Port of Vancouver is asking ships to voluntarily slow to 11 knots, a 40% reduction in speed to help reduce noise levels for endangered killer whales. How will the trial be implemented and what does it say about the role ports can play… Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Khankendi Subsea Construction Vessel (SCV) Khankendi is a new subsea construction vessel (SCV) built for the Shah Deniz consortium. It was designed by Marine Technology Development, a part of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M). Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT New maritime skills strategy needed as Britain looks to the future While the UK Government promises to turn Brexit Britain into the best country in the world to do maritime business, questions arise as to whether the current curriculum does enough to equip future maritime professionals for the digital era of shippin… Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:00:00 GMT One Sea: the global future for autonomous marine transport? The One Sea ecosystem intends to achieve commercial autonomous maritime traffic by 2025. Frances Marcellin takes a closer look at this ambitious plan, as well as some of its achievements to date and challenges ahead. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Could blockchain technology revolutionise shipping? Blockchain technology has taken many industries by storm, with everyone from financial firms to charities and NGOs jumping on the bandwagon. The technology, which works to secure data as it passes through many hands, is now slated to change the face … Sun, 10 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT AIDAnova LNG-Powered Cruise Ship AIDAnova will be the world's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cruise ship, and is currently under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for Carnival Corporation's German cruise line AIDA Cruises. Sun, 10 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: Abu Dhabi Ports receives $299m, Port of Long Beach Chemical spill injures 13 Abu Dhabi Ports partners with JOCIC to bring an investment worth AED1.1bn ($299m) into the Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone (KPFTZ). Twelve dock workers and a firefighter were injured following the leakage of flammable liquid from a container ship at the… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT GoodShipping: new initiative empowers cargo owners to cut their carbon footprint Developed by GoodFuels Marine, the GoodShipping Program aims to grant cargo owners more control over their contribution to marine carbon emissions. Initiator and program director Astrid Sonneveld tells Ross Davies about the initiative’s potential to … Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Introducing Babbler: a digital container seal to safeguard supply Designed for CORE, a EU-funded security project, Babbler is a new low-cost, digital seal developed for shipping containers. Consisting of little more than a battery device connected to a smartphone, it has the potential to make the transit of goods a… Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 46 In this issue: The impact of Brexit on shipowners and insurance companies, One Sea’s plan to achieve commercial autonomous traffic by 2025, granting cargo owners more control over their contribution to carbon emissions, and more. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:33:00 GMT Could shipowners depart the UK after Brexit? Reports suggest that the Greek Government wants to persuade shipowners and shipping insurance companies based in London to move their European headquarters to Greece, as the UK prepares to leave the European Union. Is this pure speculation, or someth… Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT