Sponsor Content From Lloyd's Register

Zeroing in on zero-carbon possibilities

Industry collaboration required to develop, de-risk, scale and commercialise zero-emission vessels.
Published 11 December 2019 0:57 GMT
Sponsor Content From Bureau Veritas

Building next-generation fuel containment systems

Sixty years of LNG experience has inspired Bureau Veritas’ new innovative tools that help engineers design the best LNG bunker tanks—of all capacities.
Published 4 December 2019 4:33 GMT
Sponsor Content From Bureau Veritas

Follow the Leader: Inside the evolution of LNG-fueled shipping

When CMA CGM contracted to build the world’s largest LNG-powered containerships, it chose the technical and classification expertise of Bureau Veritas to help make it happen. As other trailblazers embrace LNG fuel, the class society is helping lead the way.
Published 19 November 2019 21:15 GMT
Sponsor Content From Pictet Wealth Management

Lessons from US endowments for family wealth management

With returns from ‘classic’ bond/equity portfolios set to decline substantially in the coming years, attention is turning to the successful investment approach of US endowment funds.
Published 15 November 2019 1:54 GMT
Sponsor Content From Invest Hong Kong

Hong Kong maritime hub embraces winds of change

Policymakers double down on tax incentives and other measures that will leave Hong Kong well placed to maintain position as international shipping centre despite fierce social, economic and geopolitical headwinds.
Published 13 November 2019 6:52 GMT
Sponsor Content From Pictet Wealth Management

World Recession Risk: Will 2020 be a repeat of 2016?

With international trade down by almost 2% in real terms over the past year and weakness spilling over from manufacturing to services, a rebound in the global economy is still some way off. Only a resolutely positive turn in trade disputes and synchronised fiscal stimulus are likely to remove the threat of a global recession.
Published 8 November 2019 7:20 GMT
Sponsor Content From Innovation Norway

Inside Norway’s digital marketplace for green tech

The Explorer is a lot like Tinder for shipping, energy and seafood businesses. While some users are seeking casual encounters, others are leveraging the platform to establish lasting partnerships—at home and abroad.
Published 30 October 2019 4:46 GMT
Sponsor Content From DNB

Reality check

The green wind sweeping through the world poses some risks to the shipping, energy and seafood sectors—and tremendous opportunities, argues Kristin Holth, global head of ocean industries at DNB.
Published 22 October 2019 2:04 GMT
Sponsor Content From DNB

Setting new industries in motion

Equinor, Norsk Hydro and Shell are doubling down on investments in battery power. As the shipping and offshore industries look to the future, it’s critical that banks support similar innovations, DNB says.
Published 16 October 2019 4:46 GMT
Sponsor Content From GAC

Standing up for what you stand for

GAC Group president Bengt Ekstrand reflects on what shipping business success looks like in a time of global change for the maritime industry.
Published 10 October 2019 18:23 GMT
Sponsor Content From DNB

CO2-Tracking: The first step

DNB and ten other banks believe they can nudge the shipping industry towards a greener future. Giants like Maersk and Euronav are on board, and say they support new demands on reporting.
Published 30 September 2019 14:03 GMT
Sponsor Content From Marlink

IT Compliance at Sea: What you need to know

As shipowners adapt to the changing economics of a sector plagued by overcapacity and increasingly complex regulations like IMO 2020, modernising marine IT isn’t an obvious priority—but it should be
Published 26 September 2019 17:37 GMT
Sponsor Content From ABB

The great Azipod race

Seasoned ferry captains square off in a virtual race that pits ABB’s podded thruster technology against a conventional shaft-line propulsion system.
Published 13 September 2019 11:33 GMT
Sponsor Content From THE LIBERIAN REGISTRY

VIDEO: New generation of leaders charts flag’s future

Liberia is proud to be the second largest ship registry in the world but some of its rising stars insist that, when it comes to choosing a flag, size doesn’t really matter.
Published 13 September 2019 3:57 GMT
Sponsor Content From Bureau Veritas

Balancing Act: Inside the evolution of LNG carrier tech

Continued advances in containment and propulsion technology are enabling owners to capture efficiencies and adapt to the changing needs of charterers but choosing the right combination of systems and equipment–including re-liquefaction–isn’t always easy.
Published 30 August 2019 0:55 GMT
Sponsor Content From Shanghai Bluesoul Environmental Technology

China’s scrubber coup continues as IMO 2020 looms

Shanghai Bluesoul joins rising tide of Chinese exhaust gas cleaning system suppliers eyeing expansion following OOCL retrofit completed in record time.
Published 22 August 2019 0:19 GMT
Sponsor Content From PICTET WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IMO fuel regulations are ‘challenging but manageable’

Shipowners and operators are well placed to cope with the post-IMO 2020 marine fuel transition, says Neil Atkinson, head of the International Energy Agency’s oil industry and markets division.
Published 18 June 2019 19:44 GMT
Sponsor Content From Pictet Wealth Management

Inflation warning flagged by former BP chief economist

Christof Ruhl responds to shipping industry concern over impact of inflation on interest rates, with a whole generation of business people never having lived through an era of escalating prices.
Published 14 June 2019 4:35 GMT