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Multidisciplinary design: How naval architects today are creating the ships of tomorrow

The traditional ‘spiral’ method of ship design, used successfully since the 1950s, consisted of several phases – concept, preliminary, contract…

Lightening the load: Solving freight challenges for small and medium-sized businesses  

For many years, the international freight transportation sector has shown a preference to work with high-volume shippers. This has historically…

Back to the future with coastal and maritime MF and HF radio systems

Ship-to-shore and ship-to-ship radio communications systems have been around for a long time, but over the last couple of decades…

Automatic license plate recognition (ALPR): The four biggest challenges for law enforcement agencies

“The first conversation is, what is your goal with ALPR as an agency? We want to define and support that…

IN FOCUS: Wärtsilä

Winner 2022 - Product Launches "Wärtsilä wins the Product Launches award this year due to several notable projects. These include…

VARD presents a zero-carbon range of renewable energy-driven vessels

The previous UN Climate Change Conference, COP26 (literally: the ‘Conference of Parties’), took place in Glasgow in early November 2021…

Why SMBs are moving towards digital shipping and freight forwarding solutions

Technology has long been a leveller and enabler, and SMBs are increasingly turning to digital-first offerings to help them navigate…

SSAB third quarter 2022 profits rise

SSAB’s operating profit during Q3, 2022 rose compared to the same period in 2021, despite a weak European market. This…

How emergency radio communication strategies save lives

In the midst of a natural disaster, accurate information can make the difference between life and death. It also provides…

Why complex and multi-mission ship designs are the wave of the future

Shipyards across the globe are investing in tooling, digital technology, and expanded facilities to remain competitive. Changes in maritime mission…