Associated British Ports, North Sea Port, Ports of Rotterdam and Tallinn in the running for the ESPO Award 2018
The ESPO secretariat received four submissions for the 10th edition of the ESPO Award. Under the theme “Ports as a good work environment for everyone”, the ESPO Award 2018 will award the port authority which has an innovative approach to promote the wider port area with its businesses and companies as an attractive work environment for everyone around the port looking for a new career.
Aker Arctic demonstrates autonomous vessel in model test
An autonomous ship model has been successfully tested in Aker Arctic’s ice model test laboratory in Helsinki, Finland. In the demonstration test the ship model was able to detect obstacles in the ice tank utilizing onboard sensors, maneuver around them without operator input and moor itself automatically to a target pier. The test was carried out in ice free waters.
MV Werften selects NIT as first interior turnkey supplier for Global class
The Finnish ship interior supplier, NIT is expanding its business operations in Germany through an agreement with shipbuilder MV Werften’s on the first interior turnkey deal for Dream Cruises’ 204,000gt Global class series. This is a story of a local entrepeneur’s development into a global actor.