The World Maritime Theme for 2021, «Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future»

IMO has chosen to make 2021 a year of action for seafarers, who are facing unprecedented hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, despite their vital role as key workers for global supply chains.
The World Maritime Theme for 2021, «Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future» seeks to increase the visibility of seafarers by drawing attention to the invaluable role they play now and will continue to play in the future. 

Navigating Obstacles Now to Implement Efficient IoT Systems in Next-Gen Newbuild and Retrofitted Fleets

Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and data analysis can help operators to make their fleet connected, more efficient and cheaper to run. In the past decade, as technology has matured, the adoption of IoT capabilities and applications within the maritime and aviation industries has been growing. IoT has the capability to transform these industries, as it allows operators to make their fleet more fuel efficient, incorporate predictive maintenance and guarantee crew and passenger safety and welfare.

International Ship Engineering Service (ISES) Association Supporting Partner 1st Global Conference on Biofouling Management for Maritime Industries

The IMarEST’s 1st Global Conference on Biofouling Management for Maritime Industries will bring together specialists from across this multidisciplinary and multisectoral field to support the development of a practical and sustainable path forward for maritime industries to achieve outcomes that will better protect the global maritime environment.