Rolls Royce – World’s first remotely operated commercial vessel (video)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. Earlier this year, one of Svitzer´s tugs, the 28m long Svitzer Hermod, safely conducted a number of remotely controlled manoeuvres. From the quay side in Copenhagen harbour the vessel’s captain, stationed at the vessel’s remote base…

PELAGOS EU Project Seminar – Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Members/Readers are kindly invited to the seminar entitled “Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector” organized in the framework of the EU project PELAGOS, by the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (MARINEM). PELAGOS project aims to promote innovative networks and clusters in the Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) sector within and across the Mediterranean Sea.…

Cyprus Shipping Chamber Cyber Security Case Study

  (http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) As the industry moves into a smart-shipping era, the risk of cyber threats is at an all-time high. Digitalised ships, increasing interconnectedness, the extended use of electronic data exchange and electronic navigation increases the likelihood of cyber-attacks in variety, frequency and sophistication. Cyber threats are one of the most serious economic and international security challenges facing…