Over 70% of ship owners, operators and managers* believe that it would be helpful to have shared input/operational responsibility between on-board crew and shore-based personnel at all times.
Women have played only a minor role in shipping, shipbuilding and related areas up to the present. But the decision makers in the industries are beginning to recognise their potential in view of the current shortage of skilled people.
The UKHO’s ‘Living with ECDIS’ Seminars will be held on each of the three days of INMEX SMM, are free to attend and have been updated to include guidance for delegates on the latest IHO ECDIS Standards and how this affects the ECDIS user-experience.
On 4th September morning a huge mobile crane placed the five-blade ship propeller in front of the main entrance of Hamburg’s fair centre “Hamburg Messe”. The propeller is a headturner at this year’s SMM, the leading international trade fair of the maritime industry.
Damen has developed a unique InvaSave Mobile Ballast Water Discharge Technology which enables port based ballast water management. The mobile solution means ballast water only needs treating at the point of discharge, in contrast to fixed onboard BWT installations that also need to treat ballast water at intake.