maritime

Columbia Shipmanagement Enhances Global Presence with New Office in Dubai
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Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM), member of Columbia Group, is stepping up its presence in the Middle East with the launch of a new office in Dubai. Building on its 45 years of ship management expertise, the strategic expansion will complement CSM’s...
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CSM Türkiye announces collaboration with Transoba Denizcilik
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Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM), member of Columbia Group, has underlined its commitment to the Turkish market and entered into a partnership with leading shipping operator Transoba Denizcilik ve Ticaret A.S. Following the opening of the Türkiye office last year, CSM will...
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Digitalisation’s role in improving vessel and crew optimisation comes under debate at CSM conference in Oslo
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The lack of a common IT backbone within the maritime sector, coupled with the need for stakeholders to invest in digital solutions to resolve increasingly more complicated operational issues onboard ships, dominated discussions at a Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) conference held...
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Columbia deploys mobile digital technology ahead of SIRE 2.0
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Columbia Shipmanagement is using an application on mobile tablets on board ships to improve vessel inspections and fleet data analytics The shipmanagement group is using Kaiko Systems’ applications on i.safe Mobile intrinsically safe tablets to streamline inspection processes, enhancing efficiency...
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AI set to transform ship navigation, bridge operations
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AI is being adopted by the shipping industry as a valuable, innovative technological tool for applications including weather routeing and voyage optimisation. The future of bridge operations could see AI-powered radars and ECDIS interacting with navigation officers to help them...
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Columbia Shipmanagement signs a Scholarship Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with the Cyprus Maritime Academy
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In December 2023, leading ship management provider Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) signed a scholarship agreement and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Cyprus Maritime Academy (CyMA), the first maritime academy in Cyprus to offer a four-year degree in nautical science. The...
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CSM selects Kaiko Systems to Revolutionize Maritime Operations Through AI-Driven, Mobile-First Technology
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Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is scaling new heights in operational efficiency after choosing Kaiko Systems to provide an innovative, user-friendly software tool which organises and analyses ship data, providing insight into the condition of vessels and identifying risks before they result...
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Columbia plants flag in Norway amid northern European expansion
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Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM), member of the Columbia Group, is strengthening its presence in Northern Europe by establishing CSM Northern Europe, offering a more dedicated service to its clients north of the Mediterranean. The move, which is the result of a...
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The Columbia Group (Columbia) opens a new manning agency, Columbia Shipmanagement Vietnam (CSM Vietnam), adding to its worldwide network of owned manning agencies.
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The establishment of CSM Vietnam satisfies Columbia’s long-standing ambition to tap into the developing Vietnam seafarers’ market with direct access. Whilst CSM has been employing Vietnam seafarers for years via third-party arrangements, possessing our own manning agency in Vietnam for...
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Columbia launches female cadet mentoring programme
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As part of its bid to attract more women into the maritime sector, shipmanangement giant Columbia Group has launched a mentoring programme aimed at female cadets. Recognising that the industry is missing out on a great deal of female talent...
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