Never before in recorded history has so much change and disruption in the shipping industry been occurring at such an accelerated pace. The advancements in digitalization, automation, and more are prompting risks as well as rewards, requiring intentional expertise. This intentionality will help mitigate risks and will help protect the marine environment from accidents and damage. -Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director, NAMEPA
The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems for a new 104 metres long exploration cruise vessel.
ABS Chairman, President and CEO calls upon insurance industry and class to work closer together in addressing the next-generation safety system.
A goal of environmental education is to cultivate a generation of environmental stewards who can further spread awareness to entire communities. Project Skyros offers a camp that challenges young students on environmental problems. . .
ABS Chairman, President and CEO defines maritime industry’s transformation through digital innovation
Lee Adamson and RADM Fred Kenney updated the Ambassadors on IMO initiatives, with the extraordinary support of Kalai Naidoo who administers this important program.
This morning, the White House announced the National Ocean Council approved the Nation's first ocean plans- the Northeast Ocean Plan and the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan. The cornerstone of each of these plans is a database of maps, marine species, climate information, renewable energy, and human activities. . .
I once wrote an article entitled “Oceans: Earth’s Final Frontier” in which I cited the statistic that, despite covering 70% of the earth’s surface, only 5% of oceans have been explored by humans. It is no surprise then that so many people are fascinated by the oceans. As a fellow ocean lover, I understand why one may be enamored of the mysteries, the possibilities for exploration, the need for protection, and the ability to manipulate the ecosystem for use for human progress. The possibilities for working with the ocean are limitless.