Voyager News

Articles and features discussing the latest news and trends affecting the maritime industry as well as latest updates from Voyager Worldwide

Is e-Navigation still on course? Is e-Navigation still on course?

As a statement of intent, the definition of e-Navigation as ‘the harmonised collection, integration, exchange, presentation and analysis of …

June 26, 2015 – Voyager News

More rules, regulations and rumblings More rules, regulations and rumblings

Spring is in the air but for parts of the shipping industry, winter is clinging on. As the conference circuit moved from snowy Connecticut to …

May 1, 2015 – Voyager News

Tweet in haste, repent at leisure Tweet in haste, repent at leisure

In the official programme of the Connecticut Maritime Association’s annual conference, the day doesn’t end at the close of business hours,…

April 13, 2015 – Voyager News

Skills, seafarers and superintendents Skills, seafarers and superintendents

Given the changes that have taken place in shipping since 2008, there is no reason to suppose that the management of its human resources would…

March 23, 2015 – Voyager News

Can’t comply – won’t comply? Can’t comply – won’t comply?

Since January 1 this year, ships operating in the Baltic and North Sea Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs) have been required to burn fuel …

March 5, 2015 – Voyager News

Our Round up of the news in January 2015 Our Round up of the news in January 2015

Expanded role for UNCLOS World governments have agreed that the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) should be expanded to include a…

February 9, 2015 – Voyager News

A few bumps in the road A few bumps in the road

So great is the noise being generated around the subject of autonomous ships that it feels as though robot vessels could be plying the seas an…

December 22, 2014 – Voyager News

A short trip around the valley of death A short trip around the valley of death

“Don’t be scared, it’s not really a war,” joked the Carbon War Room shipping operations consultant and senior advisor Alisdair Pettigr…

December 15, 2014 – Voyager News

A round up of news for November A round up of news for November

Another busy month in which the prospect of some kind of automation in ship control appeared to move ominously nearer, though somewhat c…

December 1, 2014 – Voyager News