Nor-Shipping 2017

Every second year, the global shipping industry heads to Norway for a week of debate, networking and discussion about the most significant developments within maritime. This year, the main topic is disruptive sustainability and Fairplay has been looking at some of the newcomers to shipping that are shaking up the industry.

Editorial Team attending:

 Nicola Good
Twitter: @nicgoodmaritime

John Gallagher
Twitter: @JohnAGallagher1

Nick Savvides
Twitter: @nnsavvides

Tanya Blake
Twitter: @Tanya_Blake



News & Analysis

Jan Hamann
01 Jun 2017
MAN Diesel & Turbo and MM-Offshore signed a vessel propulsion deal that will see them offer a holistic approach to efficient propulsion systems, including rudders, propellers, and optmised hull design.
01 Jun 2017
The cover-up culture is causing errors and unsafe practices, ultimately causing avoidable incidents.
Jenny N Braast, managing director of industry association Danish Maritime, and Sasan Mameghani, CEO of start-up Main Deck
01 Jun 2017
Shipping risks missing out on innovations from big data if it turns its back on collaboration and refuses to hire talent from technology sectors.
31 May 2017
The disruptors are in town and are looking to develop the systems that will see major changes to transportation in general that will itself have an effect on shipping markets and trends, according to the author of the Rethinking Transportation 2020-2030 study, which was released this month.
Nor-Shipping 2017
31 May 2017
Capital is available to shipping from lots of different sources, at different times, to fit different business models.
Viking is focusing on ergonomics to improve the comfort and safety of its life-saving products
31 May 2017
This year Viking launched a new series of solid life jackets that are simpler and less difficult and bulky to wear.


As the debate over environmental compliance raged at Nor-Shipping, one man is confident his battery will influence how it all shakes out.

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