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Spire Maritime announces revenue growth and expansion into Asia

Spire Global, a global data service provider and leader AIS data solutions and weather forecasting, announced the year-over-year results for its maritime business unit. Spire Maritime expanded into Asia and celebrated a four-fold increase in bookings in 2019. It continued to build on its successes after launching in January 2019 offering its first weather product

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EMA and Keppel O&M launch a grant call for energy storage systems

The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) have forged a $10 million partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy resources, digitalisation and emerging low carbon alternatives. As part of this MOU, EMA and Keppel O&M are launching a grant

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Inmarsat founding member of a programme for Asian startups
Asia Entrepreneurship Investors

Inmarsat founding member of a programme for Asian startups

Inmarsat is a founding member of Asia’s first ‘Decarbonising Shipping’ initiative to harness the power of startups to meet UN targets on greenhouse gas emissions, which launched earlier this month. In the last year, Inmarsat has launched its own IoT platform – Fleet Data – and its own dedicated bandwidth service – Fleet Connect –

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Asia Environmental Investors

Cargill, Rainmaking and other partners launch decarbonization program

Cargill, Rainmaking and more than 10 industry partners, are launching a program in Singapore to decarbonize the maritime industry. The program, which is the first of its kind in Asia, will bring together startups and industry leaders to test and scale transformational technologies that can reduce CO2 emissions. “We know that Asia is a gateway

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HATCH aquaculture startups
Accelerator Aquaculture & Fisheries Asia Europe North America

HATCH is looking for aquaculture startups

Aquaculture investor HATCH is inviting applications for its fourth accelerator programme, which offers 10 companies mentorship, financing of up to $130 000 ($75 000 in cash. $55 000 are in-kind services, including the program) and industry access. The company is looking for seed or pre-seed startups with innovative and scalable solutions for relevant aquaculture problems.

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Blockchain Based Ship Registration by Singapore Shipping Association

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the blockchain company Perlin are working together on an e-registry for the process of renewal and ship registration. The International E-Registry for Ships (IERS) is based on Perlin’s Wavelet, an open ledger for writing decentralized WebAssembly applications, which was published

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AI Singapore
AI Asia Cybersecurity

AI Singapore partners with Ocean Protocol to develop AI research talent

AI Singapore (AISG) announced that it will launch two new programmes — the AISG Industrial Postgraduate Programme and the AISG Fellowship Programme — to train AI research talent in strategic industrial areas and to engage Singapore’s top AI experts to help narrow the gap between academic research and industry solutions. As part of a research

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Blue Economy Development Framework
Accelerator Asia Oceania

Blue Economy Development Framework

The World Bank and the European Commission have launched the Blue Economy Development Framework (BEDF). The Framework is a novelty in the area of international ocean governance. It helps (developing) coastal states transition to diverse and sustainable blue economies while building resilience to climate change. This transition starts with data and knowledge collection about the

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Union for the Mediterranean
Africa Asia Europe Events

15th Plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM

The 15th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) took place in Strasbourg on the 13th and 14th February. The annual gathering of the 280 members of the Parliamentary Assembly, that marks the end of the European Parliament’s Presidency of the Bureau, focused its debates on the important topic

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