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Market Sector: Looking to the future of navigation

An anniversary is a chance to look back, but shipping is moving forward faster than ever, writes Nick Hollaway, Technical Director, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine.

It is 70 years since the launch of the first radar under the Decca brand and today’s Sperry Marine is marking the anniversary by looking to a future that would have been hard to imagine in 1949 – or even as Read More…

Packed house for LISW 2019 Conference

The main business of LISW2019 was rounded off with the flagship Conference, where a packed audience of delegates listened to the views of many high level Government and industry speakers.

The Conference, at Grovesnor House Hotel, was moderated by Paddy Rogers, Director, Royal Museums Greenwich and former Euronav CEO, and focused on a central theme of ‘International Trade in a Changing World’ with sub-themes of Growing, Innovating Read More…

How I Work: Sourav Hore

“I am enjoying it. I want to see the company grow bigger, as I am ambitious”, quipped Sourav Hore, Director and Co-Founder of Central Ship Management when he sat down for a relaxing mid-afternoon interview in his sprawling office in Singapore’s Lower Delta Road.

Indeed, if an ambition is gauged by how lofty it is, there really is no naysaying to where and when Mr Hore wants Central Read More…

Cover Story: Gender diversity Delivering in equal measure

Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Deputy Minister of Shipping; Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO, Tototheo and President, WISTA International; Yvette Du Preez, Gibson Shipbrokers; Mariella Bottiglieri, Managing Director, Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company; Katy Ware, Director of Maritime Safety and Standards, Maritime and Coastguard Agency; Irene Rosberg, Program Director, Copenhagen Business School; Karin Orsel, CEO, MF Shipping Group; Charlotte Kirk, Commercial Director, ITIC; Lena Göthberg, Shipping Podcast; Pippa Strasser-Ganderton, Head of Global Account Read More…

Regional Focus: Dubai continues to climb the ladder as a leading maritime hub

Dubai has well documented aspirations to become the pre-eminent maritime hub that links Asia, Africa, Europe and America. It has moulded it vision on Singapore, the world’s second busiest port, aiming for a variety of services and possibilities that the location provides.

To further this, aim the Government launched the Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 back in 2014. It is not just a plan for the maritime Read More…