North P&I and GRAY PAGE agree to vet armed guards

The ‘A’ rated 150 million gross tons North P&I club has joined forces with specialist maritime intelligence, investigation and crisis management company GRAY PAGE™, to vet armed maritime security providers (AMSPs) on behalf of the club’s members. In partnership with GRAY PAGE™, North’s aim is to help its members identify AMSPs whose governance and operations meet – […]


The Maritime Authority of Jamaica, and other key players in the country’s shipping industry, have spoken out in support of the need for more effective international measures to tackle piracy and added its voice to calls for greater resources to rid the high seas of this increasing threat. Speaking at a high profile luncheon in […]

Baltic Exchange elects Braemar’s Quentin Soanes as its new Vice Chairman

The Baltic Exchange Board of Directors has elected Quentin Soanes to serve as its Vice Chairman with immediate effect. He replaces Paul Over, who will continue to serve on the Baltic Exchange Board and as Chairman of Baltic Exchange Derivatives Trading, the subsidiary company which runs the Baltex Multilateral Trading Facility for dry freight derivatives. […]

North Sea Clean Shipping initiative launches new website

The Clean North Sea Shipping (CNSS) project has launched a new website gathering information on clean shipping technology, covering current and future legislation and technology, as well as economic and environmental benefits for the shipping industry and port authorities. The CNSS project, which comprises 18 partners from six countries, strives to reduce exhaust gas emissions […]