Gain, train and retain

Kerry Thompson, Head of ABP Academy, discusses why the various ABP initiatives to upskill existing employees and attract new talent are important in the ever changing technologically-advanced conditions of international trade Innovations in technology and […]

Oil spill off Texel cleaned by TSHD

On 27 March 2019, an oil spill was detected on the North Sea some 11 km west of the island of Texel, The Netherlands. The Dutch organisations Rijkswaterstaat and Kustwacht (coast guard) came immediately into […]

Ports are working on reducing underwater noise caused by ships. Pixabay

LR to battle noise emissions of ships in port

Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR), has released a new airborne noise emission notation (ABN) and ShipRight procedure in response to growing demand for a standard and process to control airborne noise emissions from ships. The […]

Arzana dredge tracking. Royal IHC

Dredging prepares for autonomous vessels

Until recently, the maritime industry, like others, was limited in the scope and efficiency of its operations, which would either benefit from an abundance of local computing power or suffer from a lack thereof. However, […]

Explore new avenues

In preparation for DPC‘s focus on Big Data, we ran a poll on what kinds of data companies in dredging collect to improve operations. Responses to this question of the month showed that fuel and environmental […]

Singapore LNG Terminal. Singapore LNG Corporation

Singapore welcomes small-scale LNG carriers

Singapore has modified its liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal to accommodate small LNG carriers. Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG), which runs the terminal on Jurong Island, said that the secondary jetty on the facility can […]