New Features information at Ship Technology New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Ship Technology Trade partners: boosting US-India maritime cooperation India’s shipping, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari led a week-long trade delegation to the US last year, during which the two countries agreed to strengthen their maritime ties. What opportunities does India’s maritime sector offer … Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 GMT Anaklia: Georgian port hopes to connect Europe and China A new deep sea port in the Georgian town of Anaklia hopes to offer a crucial link in the maritime corridor planned between China and Europe. With construction about to begin, Philip Kleinfeld finds out the scale of the port and what it could mean in … Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:47:00 GMT Stowaways: the hidden problem at sea A rise in stowaway incidents at South African ports over the past two months proves that despite international efforts, the issue is as prominent as ever. But how do trespassers make it aboard a ship, what can be done to prevent them and who bears th… Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hacking the seas: new blood, new ideas Hackathons have become increasingly popular across a range of industries, and now the maritime domain is no exception. But, is this really the way in which innovation thrives? Tue, 03 Jan 2017 09:00:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Ship Technology stories Sanctions lifted on Iran, Scorpio to sell five MR product tankers to Bahri, and Philippines take control of North Korean freight ship. wraps up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 38 In this issue: The IMO’s ruling on shipping efficiency, Australia’s cruise industry, the future of unmanned maritime vessels, finding new uses for shipping containers, how Xeneta is taking the containerised ocean freight market by storm, and more. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:25:00 GMT The Hrönn: bringing autonomy to offshore operations UK-based Automated Ships and Kongsberg Maritime have announced they will build what they class as the world's first unmanned and fully automated vessel for offshore operations. Is the Hrönn just another small, unmanned boat or something more? Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:00:00 GMT Is 2017 the breakthrough year for unmanned vessels? Autonomy is largely seen as the next big disruptor in the maritime world. So, is 2017 the year in which unmanned vessels really begin to make their presence felt? Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:00:00 GMT Using big data to combat illegal fishing The international community is desperately trying to crack down on illegal fishing and is increasingly harnessing the power of big data to achieve this. Given the valuable insight that can be gained from a ship’s location and activities at sea, could… Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT November's top stories: Rolls-Royce to power Hurtigruten’s two new polar cruises, Ghana starts $1.5bn expansion of Tema Port Rolls-Royce has won a deal to provide environmentally sustainable hybrid technology for two new expedition ships, to be operated by Norwegian explorer cruise line Hurtigruten, and the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA), Meridian Port Services (M… Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Xeneta: inside the world’s leading ocean freight intelligence platform Just over a year ago, price comparison platform Xeneta took the containerised ocean freight market by storm, and in September, founder and CEO Patrik Berglund was revealed as the winner of this year’s Lloyd’s List Next Generation Shipping Award. Berg… Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Outside the box: finding new uses for the shipping container The humble container has been the backbone of the global cargo shipping industry for decades. Now, the twenty-foot equivalent unit is being repurposed in a host of new, creative and useful ways. From floating vegetable plantations to fish farms, scie… Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Australia: cruising to record numbers By almost all measurements, Australia’s cruising industry is booming. The country is hosting record numbers of passengers, setting sail on new ships, visiting new destinations. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 37 In this issue: Cruise ships targeted by drug smugglers, how to make ship design more human-oriented, China’s shipbreaking industry, the Netherlands’ mainports policy, how telemedicine can help avoid ship diversions, and more. Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:31:00 GMT Telemedicine: revolutionising healthcare for seafarers Every year, medical emergencies force one in five ships to divert from their course, at an average cost of $180,000 per diversion. A 2013 study found that at least 20% of the cases aren’t critical and could easily be avoided by using modern on-board … Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT IMO’s landmark ruling on shipping efficiency At the end of October, the International Maritime Organization adopted a set of ground-breaking decisions on the environmental impact of shipping. The 70th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee came just days ahead of the UN cl… Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Rock 'n' roll cruises: the biggest and loudest Cruises aren’t just for relaxing and taking in the scenery; they also play host to some of the greatest live acts in history. Gary Peters rounds up some of the biggest and loudest cruises sailing the world’s seas today. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMT Contraband and the cruise industry Cruise ships cross international and national jurisdictions, visiting many different ports on their voyage. It’s no surprise, then, that they are seen as a good target for smugglers. But what is being done to foil the threat? Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMT Inspiring the human element in ship design Recently, there’s been a focus on making ship design more human-oriented and increasing the impact of the human element. What does it take to make modern vessels better suited to the crews that operate them? Wed, 09 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMT October's top stories: ADC build $2.5bn deep sea port, LNG bunkering standards development ADC secured exclusive right to build $2.5bn Anaklia Deep Sea Port, a group of ports joined together to develop a set of harmonised LNG bunkering standards, construction started on £200m RRS Sir David Attenborough research ship. wr… Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT