Valour Consultancy receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious awards for outstanding achievement and serve as national recognition for business excellence. In 2020, Valour Consultancy was selected as a winner in the category for International Trade following outstanding growth in overseas earnings over the previous three years. Celebrations were put on hold during the…

IFEC at AIX: 10 Things to Look Out For

After more than two years of largely locked-down life in Melbourne, Australia, Valour’s co-founder Daniel Welch looks ahead to the upcoming Aircraft Interiors Expo. Momentous both on a personal level – with a first international trip since 2019 – and an industry-wide level as IFEC and cabin technology specialists head back to their spiritual home…

Musings from a Superyacht… event

Senior maritime consultant Joshua Flood reflects on his experience as a panel discussion moderator at Superyacht Investor 2022, which took place in London earlier this month. The “new novelty” of returning to in person events has not yet worn off, and it’s been great to catch up with old faces, and put new faces to…

Maritime Connectivity Market Share Update

Valour Consultancy recently released its second edition update of the Maritime Tracker. The database now contains details of 16,500 commercial maritime vessels, with 95 new companies having been included since the previous edition. Additionally, the container, bulk and tanker segments within the merchant market have been separated, with all installation information segmented by geographic region…

Infographic – Cockpit & Cabin Applications

The cockpit and cabin applications market is a dynamic ecosystem of digital applications designed to increase the operational efficiency of flights, as well as improving the passenger experience. Airlines are becoming increasingly open to digitalisation and are now seeing the huge benefits applications can provide. Valour Consultancy has released a free infographic introducing some of the…

Intellian Opens New Rotterdam Facility

Intellian formally unveiled its Rotterdam European HQ with an opening party on 12 May 2022, and kindly invited Valour’s senior maritime consultant Joshua Flood to join the event. Having opened the doors in 2021, after a €6.5 million investment and team of 30+ people already in the office, the “official” opening party followed the pattern…

Don’t You Wonder Sometimes, About Sound and Vision?

Owners and operators of business jets certainly do. So much so that the desire to provide the greatest audio-visual (AV) experience is arguably one of the most important elements of cabin management system (CMS) design today. Standout picture quality, truly immersive sound, and the ability to support next-generation experiences like the metaverse and 8K streaming…

The Joy of Lex: Legal Issues for the Future of Shipping

Maritime law has evolved over many centuries developing from the basic original Mediterranean trading rules to all-encompassing legislation, with changes often in response to disasters, piracy or discipline issues aboard ships. Within the last two centuries, advances in naval architecture, maritime trade, and cargo handling have added to the body of rules in significant ways.…