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CFD Supports Greener Shipping

Windship CFD

Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for carbon-free alternatives by testing potential solutions for vessels. The requirement to make a move toward greener shipping

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HawkEye 360 Readies Second Cluster of Satellites for Launch

HawkEye 360 cluster 2 satellites

HawkEye 360 has successfully completed environmental testing of its second cluster of satellites, which will be launched aboard a fully dedicated rideshare mission with Space X no earlier than December 2020.  In the maritime domain, HawkEye 360 uses a satellite constellation to independently geolocate VHF marine communications, L-band mobile satellite devices, X-band navigation radar, S-band navigation radar, AIS signals and emergency position

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Rainmaking Completes First Phase of Start-Up Program to Decarbonize Shipping

Rainmaking, the international corporate innovation and venture development firm, has completed the first cycle of its program to nurture start-ups working toward the decarbonization of shipping. A second six-month cycle is set to commence this August. As it progresses through the end of 2022, the program will identify more than 3,000 high-impact tech start-ups around the world, fostering and catalyzing

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Maritime Industry Market Overview by SMM

Hamburg

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world economy on its head. “The recession this year will likely be more severe, and recovery in 2021 will be slower than we anticipated two months ago,” says Gita Gopinath, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She believes the global economy will shrink by nearly 5 percent. The maritime industry will be hit especially

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Studying Link Between Climate and Armed Conflict

Climate change—from rising temperatures and more severe heavy rain to drought—is increasing risks for economies, human security and conflict globally. Scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science are leading an effort to better assess the climate-conflict link to help societies manage the complex risks of increased violence from a changing climate. The links

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