Reliability
Staying stable

Making sure your stabilizers are kept in top condition ensures reliability and smooth sailing at sea. Operators are now recognizing the many advantages of a proactive, rather than reactive, approach to servicing stabilizers, and how relying on your OEM can be of great benefit.

Green Technology
Fuel in flux

On January 1, 2020, the IMO’s new limit on sulfur content in fuel oil will come into force. This presents a complex challenge for ship owners. Deciding how to comply in the most cost-effective way will have major implications for the future. There are numerous options to take—but finding the right path depends on various factors.

Innovations
Shipping, connected

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making waves in a wide variety of areas, whether it’s manufacturing smart products, building connected cars, or even allowing us to remotely control appliances in our homes. As IoT technology makes its way into shipping, what impact could it have on established practices?

Engineering Practice
Keep it separated

MARPOL Annex I sets out various regulations to prevent oil pollution at sea. There are numerous technologies and methodologies shipowners can utilize to comply with these guidelines. This article explores a method that’s growing in popularity: integrated bilge water treatment systems.

Marine News
Learning the ropes

Shipping’s transformation shows no sign of slowing. As the pace of technological advancement rises in the maritime industry, all stakeholders need to ask themselves: What new skills are needed to navigate the new reality in shipping?