ClassNK issues first MLC Certification for Vietnamese seafarer recruitment centre

Classification society ClassNK has certified the Ho Chi Minh-based Southern Crewmanning Center (SCC), in accordance with the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006), marking the first Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Service (SRPS) certification that ClassNK has issued in Vietnam. MLC regulations, which will come into force for all vessels operated by owners registered in MLC […]

Thome Group expands senior management team

Thome Group has appointed Allinger Lim Eng Oon (pictured) as Senior Manager, Operations Finance. Ms Lim is based in Singapore and is responsible for all aspects of finance, controlling and accounting for vessels under management within the shipmanagement and offshore management segments of the group. She will also assume responsibility for the group’s shared services […]

Jeppesen signs agreement to distribute ENCs for Indonesia

Jeppesen has signed an agreement to distribute official Electronic Navigation Charts (ENCs) for Indonesia from the Indonesian Navy Hydrographic Office (DISHIDROS). With the completion of this agreement, Jeppesen provides the worldwide commercial shipping industry with comprehensive ENC coverage for Indonesian waters — waters encompassing major Asian Pacific (APAC) trade routes critical to the flow of […]

Dubai Maritime City hosts Ulmatec CEO

Dubai Maritime City, the mixed-use maritime cluster facility has received Stig Ulstein, CEO of Norwegian company Ulmatec (Ulstein Marine Technology) along with Haavard Myrene, Director Business Development, both of whom visited Dubai Maritime City. The CEO met Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World and Ali bin Towaih, VP-Business Development and Commercial […]