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Maritime Skills Commissioners announced

Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the maritime sector, is today announcing the inaugural Commissioners to serve on the Maritime Skills Commission Government and industry, working through Maritime UK, has established the Maritime Skills Commission (MSC) to lead the sector’s work in ensuring the maritime sector has a pipeline of talented people to serve all parts of … Read More...

Stream Marine’s Blended Maritime Training is a Huge Success

Following its re-opening for business in June, Stream Marine Training (SMT) has been pleased by the positive uptake of its STCW safety critical courses which shows that there is a lot of pent-up demand in the market. These courses are STCW approved, many of them being mandatory for core crew on merchant vessels, and contain a mix of practically based elements at … Read More...

BELFAST HARBOUR POSTS SOLID ANNUAL RESULTS FOR 2019

Belfast Harbour has reported a sound financial performance for 2019, in line with expectations and providing a strong platform from which to respond to the challenges posed by the impact of Covid-19 on the local and global economy. Releasing its annual results, Belfast Harbour reported turnover of £65.9m in the year to the end of 2019 (down 4%) and generated … Read More...

SAFETY INVESTMENT FROM MENAS

The Middle East Navigation Aids Service (MENAS) has recently invested $20,000 in upgrading its Aids to Navigation (AtoN) in the Middle East Gulf despite some ship owners still not paying navigational dues that are owed. MENAS has previously warned of the need to upgrade or replace the navigational aids as they near the end of their life expectancy. The $20,000 … Read More...

MCTC PARTNERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS

International catering and training management business MCTC, is offering a new approach to catering onboard ship by teaming up with Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) to strengthen support for seafarer mental health and create a 360-degree care approach to their day-to-day lives. The tie up will mean MCTC offering, through its partners, therapeutic relief to … Read More...

FURUNO acquire EMRI A/S

Danish based provider of advanced ships Maneuvering and Steering Systems. Furuno, the global leader in Maritime Navigation, Communication and Acoustic systems, announced the acquisition, on July 1, 2020, of Danish company EMRI A/S, specializing in autopilots, steering control, joystick dynamic positioning and maneuvering systems, founded in 1972. Based in … Read More...

Capt Subramaniam put the Indian seafarer on the world map

Captain Harry Subramaniam was personally responsible for putting the Indian seafarer on the world map and made Indian seafarers what they are today, according to his son. Speaking exclusively to Ship Management International from Mumbai, Harihar Subramaniam said he was still coping with the ‘overwhelming messages of respect’ he has received from the industry … Read More...

North completes integration of Sunderland Marine

North P&I Club completes integration of the Sunderland Marine Insurance Company Limited business into parent company The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited. The formal transfer of business, which takes effect today (30 June 2020) at 00:00, comes six years after the merger of interests between North and Sunderland Marine in … Read More...

The China Navigation Company chooses Dualog Drive to streamline ship to shore digital systems

Tromsø-based maritime digital platform provider, Dualog, is delighted to announce that The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has partnered with Dualog in the testing phase of the Dualog Drive application. With the completion of this testing, The China Navigation Co. has implemented Dualog® Drive, a maritime-optimised file and folder replication service, designed to … Read More...

Liberia makes key updates to its Associations Law

The Republic of Liberia has revised its Business Corporation Act (the BCA) and its Limited Liability Company Act (the LLC Act) as part of their ongoing effort to continuously make these laws more customer-friendly, as up-to-date as possible. With these recent revisions, Liberian Associations law is more reflective of the corporate laws and standards of the State of … Read More...

Wärtsilä and Pastrovich Studio sign agreement to develop a sustainable hybrid boutique cruise vessel

A new generation of boutique cruise ships is set to emerge, with the luxury of a superyacht, the construction techniques and passenger experience of a cruise ship, and a close focus on the environment. These cost optimised vessels will serve the charter and luxury hotel sectors in attracting and meeting the demand from millennials and cruise veterans alike.  The … Read More...

LR and industry partners launch survey on COVID-19 impact on maritime workforce

Lloyd's Register (LR) in partnership with the UK Chamber of Shipping, the Mission to Seafarers, Safety at Sea and with the support of other leading maritime organisations, will run an industry-wide survey to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employee wellbeing and operational practice. The online survey, which was launched yesterday on the Day of the … Read More...

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