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SHIPPING INNOVATION appoints new commercial director to spearhead LISW growth

SHIPPING INNOVATION, owner and manager of London International Shipping Week (LISW), is delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Martin as Commercial Director. Karen will be responsible for all sales and commercial activities related to London International Shipping Week and will be the point of contact for sponsors and advertisers for the next instalment of … Read More...

WAKASHIO wreck removal team completes offshore operations

Technical operations to remove the wreck and all the associated debris from the WAKASHIO, offshore Point d’Esny, were concluded on 16 January 2022. The final actions of the wreck removal team were to recover sections of ship debris that were lying up to 500 meters away from the site of the stern section. The whole wreck removal operation has not been without its … Read More...

Royal HaskoningDHV makes key appointments to water and maritime team

Royal HaskoningDHV has confirmed its renewed focus on the Dutch water and maritime sectors with two key appointments. Maartje Wise-Hoevenaars takes on responsibility for all ecological, water technology and water system activities in the Netherlands. Esther Bosman will handle all flood risk management and maritime activities in the Netherlands and the United … Read More...

BV to deliver independent certification to first floating wind project in Celtic Sea

Bureau Veritas (BV) has been selected to undertake the project certification of Erebus, the first offshore windfarm in the Celtic Sea, in Wales, UK and one of the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. Located 44km from the Pembrokeshire coastline in up to 75m water depth, the Erebus project aims to be fully operational by 2026 and will deliver up to … Read More...

Pacific Basin chooses PortLog to optimise port calls

Marcura subsidiary PortLog, which describes itself as the world’s first port time management platform, has announced a landmark deal to provide its solution to the entire fleet of Pacific Basin, one of the world's leading owners and operators of modern handysize and supramax dry bulk ships. The PortLog platform will be utilised across all of Pacific Basin’s over … Read More...

New SGMF publication provides guidelines on safe bunkering of LNG

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has released its ’LNG as a marine fuel - Safety and Operational Guidelines - Bunkering’ publication. This third revision is the most comprehensive coverage of all aspects related to the bunkering of LNG fuel is more detailed than anything previously available. First published in 2014, the SGMF’s guide has been … Read More...

CSM breaks new ground with holograms to innovate in training and business meetings

Key speakers will be able to contribute virtually to group training sessions or important client meetings thousands of miles away, so maximising efficiencies, cutting costs and driving in mentoring quality. “The future is already here,” said Columbia Shipmanagement President and CEO Mark O’Neil, as he addressed an audience in Manila as a hologram beamed from the … Read More...

RightShip releases Carbon Accounting Reporting Tool on decarbonisation for ocean-reliant industries

Today, RightShip, a leading third-party risk assessment and due diligence organisation serving the ship-borne commodities industries, launches an expanded and enhanced toolset for monitoring, measuring, and benchmarking shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. RightShip’s Carbon Accounting Reporting Tool builds on its existing expertise in Carbon … Read More...

New ICS Guide helps seafarers navigate the digital bridge

The newly launched edition of the Bridge Procedures Guide from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reflects the rapid technological advances taking place in the shipping industry. It provides crews with the knowledge and confidence they need to deal with the digital transformation taking place within the world fleet. At the cutting edge of these rapid … Read More...

BV to deliver independent certification to the first floating wind project in the Celtic Sea

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, has been selected to undertake the project certification of Erebus, the first offshore windfarm in the Celtic Sea, in Wales (UK) and one of the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. Located 44km from the Pembrokeshire coastline in up to 75m water depth, the Erebus project … Read More...

OCIMF publishes ‘SIRE 2.0 Question Library’ supporting digitalised vessel inspection transition

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has published the full set of questions that may be asked during a SIRE 2.0 tanker inspection, when its new Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) inspection regime is implemented during Q2 2022. The organisation’s long-established SIRE inspection regime is being overhauled with the introduction of tablet-based … Read More...

METIS adds new functionality to cloud-based platform to enhance decarbonisation and compliance support

METIS Cyberspace Technology SA has launched a new set of tools to help shipping companies manage their environmental impact and achieve their decarbonisation goals while ensuring compliance with industry regulations. Comprising three distinct but related applications – AER Monitoring & Analysis, CII Monitoring & Analysis and MRV & DCS Compliance … Read More...

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