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InterManager to Tackle Industry Challenges

Jan 02, 2013

Low freight rates and a challenging market are concerns for ship managers as they begin 2013. A survey of members of InterManager, the international trade association for the ship and crew management industry, has identified the main concerns affecting the industry as it begins the New Year…

Dryad Maritime Intelligence Appoints Commercial Director

Dec 19, 2012

Dryad Maritime Intelligence has announced the appointment of David Hunkin OBE as their new Commercial Director who will be based at their Operations Center in Portsmouth. In this new role, David will lead Dryad’s commercial business development…

ISF Launches New Guide

Dec 10, 2012

In order to help employers ensure compliance with the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), which will enter into force in August 2013, the International Shipping Federation (ISF) has published new and comprehensive Guidelines on the Application of the ILO MLC…

The 100 Series Rules for the Use of Force

Dec 05, 2012

With the 100 Series Rules for the Use of Force attracting considerable attention from the key stakeholders in the industry.  Adam Swierczewski, Corporate and Legal Affairs Manager of the leading Maritime Security Company, Ambrey Risk, has made observations from the Industry perspective…

YBDSA Gala Dinner and AGMs

Dec 04, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, the Yacht Brokers, Designers and Surveyors Association (YBDSA), ended its Centenary year in style with a Gala Dinner held at the prestigious Royal Thames Yacht Club.The Gala Dinner was attended by more than 80 past and present members of the YBDSA…

FONASBA Highlights Complexity of Ship Agents’ Role

Dec 03, 2012

Shipowners, port users and regulators have been provided with a comprehensive and detailed overview of the many activities undertaken by port agents by The Federation of National Associations of Shipbrokers and Agents (FONASBA).  The international…

Jensen Maritime Makes New US Gulf Office Appointment

Nov 29, 2012

Jensen Maritime Consultants, a Crowley Maritime Corporation subsidiary firm. hires Lauren Gulkus as Senior Administrator.Reporting to General Manager Sergio Fifi, she is the latest in a string of recent hires positioned to fully staff this new office with industry leading expertise…

“Competence Key for Maritime Safety Success"

Nov 29, 2012

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has announced the appointment of John Sanford as Technical Sales Manager for Safety covering the Americas.Andrew Sheriff, Business Director Safety said: “Getting the right people and competence in place is critical in the changing market place today…

Moore Stephens Warns on VAT Changes

Nov 27, 2012

International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens has highlighted an imminent change to VAT rules by the UK government which could have significant implications for the shipping industry.With effect from 1 December 2012,…

Oil Companies Issue Recommendations

Nov 27, 2012

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), whose members charter tankers and offshore support vessels, has published new ‘Recommendations Relating to Requirements Governing Seafarers’ Hours of Work and Rest’ http://www.ocimf.com/Library/Information…

GL's 'FutureShip' Arm Clicks 1,000th SEEMP Certificate

Nov 22, 2012

In Athens, Greece,  FutureShip GmbH presents EFNAV COMPANY LTD (EFNAV) with a milestone SEEMP certificate .Getting ready to comply with the incoming requirement to implement a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) is at the top of the agenda of ship owners and operators…

Floating Production Expenditure set to Double

Nov 20, 2012

Douglas-Westwood forecast that between 2013 and 2017, $91bn will be spent on floating production systems (FPS) – an increase of 100% over the preceding five-year period. A total of 121 floating production units are forecast to be installed – a 37% increase…

Ship Agents Count the Cost of Avoidable Errors

Nov 12, 2012

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has emphasised how avoidable errors can prove expensive for ship agents.In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC recounts how a ship agent at a tidal port in Japan was asked to provide…

DNV Authorized to Survey Japanese-flagged Vessels

Nov 02, 2012

Classification society DNV has been designated as a 'Recognized Organization' by the Japanese government.A year ago Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) was similarly designated as a 'Recognised Organisation' by the Norwegian government and was…

Singapore Office Opened by GL Garrad Hassan

Oct 24, 2012

The consulting company's Ragna Schmidt-Haupt leads a drive focused on the area's renewable energy services' sector.Ragna’s extensive experience in the solar industry leaves her well positioned to head-up GL Garrad Hassan’s activities in…

Logistics News

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

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