It pays to put cargo first
Intelligent cargo handling is not just about using smart technology, it is about making smart decisions; putting cargo back at the core of ship design is a good startRead more
The future of port call management
By combining MacGregor’s experience with its new cloud-based voyage and port optimising solution, MacGregor can increase the operational efficiency of RoRo vessels and port calls, unleashing substantial potential savings for operators.
An empty slot is wasted money
Tough markets and changing requirements dictate that operators should regularly check to see if their containerships are as productive as they can possibly be; no opportunities should be missed
Can the maritime industry heal itself?
Maritime transport, the backbone of global trade, transporting over 90 percent of the world’s cargo, is suffering. Two key problems are a growing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission issue, which must be brought under control and a prolonged period of unsustainably low profits for stakeholders.
Specialist mooring solution secures first floating wind farm
MacGregor's specialist mooring solution secures first floating wind farm. After six months in operation, the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind, is performing above expectations according to owners Statoil. It is achieving an average capacity of 65 percent – in comparison with typical capacities of between 45-60 percent for fixed offshore wind farms – despite one hurricane, one winter storm and wave heights of up to 8.2m.
Cross-industry collaborations bring autonomous future closer
MacGregor takes its place at the collaboration table in shaping the industry’s more efficient, safer future and for making unmanned shipping a viable proposition
Collaborative report issues practical advice to help cut costly wet damage claims
A new report published by leading marine insurer The Swedish Club and prepared with MacGregor and DNV GL, urges bulk carrier owners to pay attention to basic maintenance to help improve safety and tackle costly wet damage claims
Combined expertise cuts wind turbine installation times
A new monopile installation solution, developed between MacGregor and Kongsberg Maritime, eliminates unnecessary temporary mooring, offering substantial savings to the offshore wind energy market
Collaboration targets critical mooring line analysis
As offshore energy production continues to expand into deeper waters, a joint research project is underway to develop methods to reduce the probability of mooring line failures in floating installations