How Will Collaboration Help In Tackling Shipping Industry Challenges?

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The message was loud and clear at Weathernews Inc’s ‘Explore the Future of Maritime Operations’ cruise reception during London International Shipping Week, with unanimous agreement that joining forces in constructive, transparent partnerships is the only way the shipping industry can successfully navigate urgent challenges both today and tomorrow.

Importance Of Collaboration

With London’s spectacular riverside as a backdrop, the networking event onboard the...

222 Philip Chaabane – CEO i-tech

Revisiting a Swedish maritime startup, now noted on NASDAQ

Antifouling coatings are necessary to protect a ship’s hull from attaching marine organisms. Ship owners need marine coating solutions that deliver fouling prevention for vessels with differing activity levels, shipping routes and construction. 

Selektope® is a unique biocide that, through biotechnology, creates the possibility of more sustainable and efficient marine paint systems.
When attached to a ship’s hull, barnacles harm the...

216 Emily Babot, Environmental Project Manager, Aeler Technologies

All parts in the logistical chain need to link together

Listen to Emily Babot, Environmental Project Manager, Aeler Technologies, a young engineer and a former sailor. We talk about how rewarding it is to work in the maritime industry since we face many challenges. Emily’s passion for the sea made her go for a career in shipping, first as a cadet and then on the engineering side when she decided to go ashore. Today, she works on the smart container and wants to spread the word about the...

Sameer Kalra, President Marine Division, Executive Vice President, Alfa Laval Group

It’s all about changing our behaviour and opening-up

The maritime industry is facing so many challenges. The only way forward is to change our behaviour and collaborate with others. Listen to Sameer Kalra, President of the Marine Division and Executive Vice President at the Alfa Laval Group. Going from old traditions to a new way of thinking is how you change.

It’s interesting to listen to Sameer’s insights and that he is willing to share them with the world. After all, he is a leader on a global...

Easter Promotion For Seafarers

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Inmarsat is pleased to announce a new seasonal promotion for seafarers over the Easter period to enable crew to stay in touch with friends and family back home, says an article published on their website.

Most challenging periods

All 1GB and 5-hour new Fleet Hotspot allowances purchased by seafarers from the Fleet Hotspot portal onboard will be available for US$10 instead of the usual US$15 from 6 April 2023, 00:00 UTC until 12 April 2023, 23:59 UTC.


199 Maria Theodosiou, Managing Director GenPro

Procurement or purchase?

Maria Theodosiou, Managing Director GenPro, is the interviewee in episode 199. She explains what a maritime procurement company brings to the maritime industry.

We speak about so many exciting topics, and Maria underlines the different moral compasses of the next generation. To lead them into the business, we must consider being open-minded, inclusive, brave, and approachable and creating a safe environment where it’s possible to speak and ask about anything.

Maria leads...

GSCW chat: Using data, collaboration to decarbonize logistics

Experts chat about how data and collaboration can help reduce logistics emissions.

This fireside chat recap is from Day 5 of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Data and collaboration can decarbonize logistics.

DETAILS: Tyler Cole, director of carbon intelligence at FreightWaves, chats with Rik Arends about trends in freight decarbonization. Smart Freight Centre (SFC) is a nongovernmental organization dedicated to accelerating zero-emission freight through training, collaboration and industry guidance initiatives globally.

SPEAKER: Arends is the program...

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