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Staying safe, staying competitive

Investing in maritime safety is putting your money in the right place when it comes to building and maintaining operational advantage in what is an intensely competitive domain, says John Roger Nesje of Norwegian wireless connectivity pioneer Scanreach. Research company Verified Market Research (VMR) estimates the value of the global maritime safety market at USD … Read More...

ZeroNorth and Veson Nautical sign strategic product partnership

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth, and Veson Nautical, the global market leader for commercial maritime software, have today announced a new strategic product partnership. The agreement will allow ZeroNorth’s vessel optimisation software, Optimise, to securely integrate with the Veson IMOS Platform (VIP), allowing a seamless transfer of data for joint … Read More...

Deriving human value from digital connections

This year has been exceptionally hard on people, families, and organizations across the world. The maritime industry, in particular, has faced a unique set of challenges. More than just an economical and financial hardship, the current pandemic has impacted the lives of seafarers around the globe, with so many of them stuck at sea, unable to return safely to any port. … Read More...

Sailors’ Society welcomes new Southampton port chaplain

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has announced the appointment of Revd Frans Sahetapy as its Southampton port chaplain. Frans, who is currently Sailors’ Society/Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest (QVSR) port chaplain for Tilbury, will provide welfare and chaplaincy support to the thousands of seafarers who visit Southampton port each year. Sara … Read More...

Enkhuizen Nautical College sets course for wind-assisted ship propulsion and sustainable shipping

The ‘Enkhuizen Nautical College’, founded in 1978, is the only nautical college in Europe where the focus lies on teaching students to navigate vessels under sail. Regular subjects like (astronomical) navigation, collision regulations and marine engineering are supplemented with specialized subjects such as square-rigged sailing, sailing vessel design and sailing … Read More...

Tero Marine launches game changing data visualisation tool

Tero Marine has launched its TM Insights solution, an interactive visualisation tool that converts real-time data into intuitive reports and charts which, when measured against pre-determined KPIs, identify trends and uncover hidden problem areas so remedial action can be taken to improve operational efficiency. Fully integrated to work with Tero Marine’s TM Master … Read More...

The Bahamas Maritime Authority commemorates 25 years with a brand-new website and fresh new look

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA), one of the world’s leading ship registries, today launches its brand-new website and a rejuvenated look. The website has been developed to offer clear routes to key landing pages, with new, informative content to encourage users to explore the site for longer and gain a greater understanding of the BMA. It has been fully … Read More...

Record number of 15 winners for MPA’s International Safety@Sea Awards

A record number of 15 winners were announced at this year’s MPA International Safety@Sea Awards today. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the Awards are given out annually to recognise the outstanding efforts of organisations and individuals who have contributed towards ensuring safer seas. The winners were selected from an unprecedented … Read More...

Mental health must be a priority post COVID-19, says new company CEO

The newly-appointed CEO of a leading support provider has revealed his vision to ensure mental health becomes a top priority for companies, as the shipping market looks ahead to life post-Covid-19. Christian Ayerst, who is due to take up his position as CEO of Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) today (December 1), says he hopes to help make mental health a … Read More...

Svitzer further strengthens its operations in Americas

With increasing growth opportunities within the terminal towage sector of the Americas region, Svitzer is strengthening its organisational and managerial setup in order to pursue these opportunities. To support this growth accordingly in selected countries and ports, Svitzer is appointing Rutger Thulin as new Managing Director for the Terminal Towage Cluster in … Read More...

GAC named Ship Agency of the Year in the Maritime Standard Awards for second year running

The dedication of GAC’s staff even during difficult times has been credited as a key factor leading to the Group being named Ship Agency of the Year for the second year running at The Maritime Standard Awards 2020. The Award recognises GAC as the agency that has made the greatest contribution to the shipping industry in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, … Read More...

SHIPMONEY’S GROWTH DRIVES ADDITION OF NEW CLIENT MANAGERS

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global, industry-leading provider of payment solutions for maritime companies, announced today two new hires, reflecting the sustained expansion of the firm’s international operations. Vanessa Torres has joined as Strategic Client and Business Development Manager in Manila, and Theo Tsokos is the Client Account … Read More...

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