MCA approves ECDIS training from Videotel

Videotel Marine International has announces the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has given its formal approval to the Videotel CBT ECDIS blended learning package. Nigel Cleave, CEO of Videotel, welcomed the news: “As ECDIS becomes part of the navigational landscape, the industry has responded with a wide range of training options targeted at the seafarer,” he said. […]

ClassNK recognised by Republic of Palau

Classification society ClassNK has been named the newest Recognized Organization (RO) of the Palauan Flag administration. A new agreement signed between ClassNK and the Palauan International Ship Registry delegates ClassNK authority to certify Palauan flagged vessels in accordance with international conventions. The Republic of Palau is an island nation consisting of eight principal islands located in […]

Jamaica looks at bunkering future

Developing Jamaica’s bunkering capabilities will be the subject of a day-long workshop in Kingston on November 30th when stakeholders from throughout Jamaica will discuss its future development. The Nanyang Technological University of Singapore has been engaged to carry out a bunkering study, with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The team of consultants from Nanyang […]

Shippers Flood to London Gateway

Despite 270 flood warnings in place across the UK on Monday night, 400 shippers, cargo owners and carriers made it to London Gateway’s offices on Tuesday morning to view the latest developments at Britain’s new port and Europe’s largest logistics Park, which opens next year on the Thames. At the ‘Insight to London Gateway’ event, […]