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Maersk Quits ICS Board Over Climate Concerns

Jul 08, 2022

A.P. Moller-Maersk has withdrawn its board member from industry organization International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), partly over the trade association's stance on climate change, according to the company's website.Maersk, one of the world's largest shipping groups, has been part of ICS's board for around a decade, but Maersk executive and board member Henriette Hallberg Thygesen has stepped down after an annual revision of trade association memberships…

North and Standard Club Members Approve Merger

May 27, 2022

Members of the North and Standard Clubs have voted to approve the merger between the two marine insurance firms, creating one of the largest providers of mutual cover in the maritime industries.The P&I clubs, which revealed plans to merge earlier this year…

Coast Guard Foundation 'Tribute' Event Planned for June 7 in Washington, DC

May 11, 2022

The Coast Guard Foundation announced that its annual Tribute to the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., will take place on June 7,2022, at the historic National Building Museum in Washington.The event celebrates the Coast Guard and raises…

IMO Assembly Elects New 40-member Council

Dec 13, 2021

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has elected the Members of its Council for the 2022-2023 biennium.The Council is the executive organ of IMO and is responsible, under the Assembly, for supervising the work of the Organization…

WISTA International Elects New Board members

Oct 14, 2021

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) executive committee held its election for three executive positions during their International AGM on October 13. The AGM was hosted in Hamburg alongside a conference that is taking place today and Friday…

FMC Accepting Applications for National Shipper Advisory Committee

Jun 07, 2021

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it is accepting applications from qualified members of the international trade community wishing to serve on its newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC).The federal advisory committee will provide information…

North P&I Club Names Arklow Shipping's Tyrrell as Chair

Feb 04, 2021

North P&I Club has elected James Alexander Tyrrell as its new chair of the board, succeeding Pratap Shirke, in a change at the helm of the global marine insurer that also sees Ioanna Procopiou become the Club’s first female vice-chair.Tyrrell…

Standard Club Upgrades Data and Insight Capabilities

Nov 30, 2020

Mutual P&I insurer The Standard Club said it has enhanced its data and insight capabilities as part of a two-year upgrade program.'We have looked hard at how we can use technology and data to better serve our members, with a particular focus on supporting risk selection and pricing…

Interferry Names New Chair and Board Member

Oct 29, 2020

Ferry industry trade group Interferry announced Brittany Ferries CEO Christophe Mathieu as the new Chair of its board of directors.  He was elected at the association’s annual general meeting on October 27 - held virtually due to COVID-19 travel restrictions - in succession to John Steen-Mikkelsen…

Hodgkinson to Lead West P&I Club’s Loss Prevention Department

Sep 28, 2020

West of England P&I Club said that Captain Simon Hodgkinson has been appointed as Global Head of the West’s Loss Prevention Department. He joins from Polarcus, where he was Head of Marine Operations and responsible for the performance of a fleet of ultra-modern seismic vessels…

Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Singapore

Aug 17, 2020

Fifteen Filipino seafarers aboard a Bahamas-flagged cargo ship have tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore, local authorities said. Singapore's Ministry of Health reported the first positive case from the unnamed oceangoing vessel on August 12…

Ports' Coronavirus Roadblocks Put Seafarers at Risk

Mar 17, 2020

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic taking hold around the world may leave seafarers without vital medicines and provisions as well as important spare parts, according to the International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA).Some ports…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen CEO Supports Diversity

Sep 27, 2019

Craig Jasienski, President & CEO of international RoRo shipping and transportation logistics specialist Wallenius Wilhelmsen, recently appointed as a member of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA), has stated that…

KP Advisory Board Members Named

Aug 29, 2019

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces New Members of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Advisory Board.U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of seven new members to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Advisory Board…

Box Ship Rescues 6 in the Gulf of Aden

Jun 25, 2019

On June 20, 2019, Ocean Network Express (ONE) operated vessel, NYK EAGLE, was involved in a combined rescue operation involving Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) and regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centers…

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