ICS meets with ministers to discuss Arctic shipping

At a Summit in Oslo yesterday (Wednesday), Board Members of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) met with ministers from major shipping nations and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to discuss Arctic shipping. The Oslo 2013 Maritime Summit, coordinated by the Norwegian Government and attended by ministers and senior officials from […]

GE chosen by Eastern Shipbuilding Group

GE’s Power Conversion business has been awarded a contract by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida, to supply integrated diesel-electric power, propulsion and vessel control systems for two multipurpose supply vessels (MPSVs). “GE’s commitment to delivering tailored solutions from design to installation to commissioning and servicing is their building block for our strong […]

Former A.P. Moller-Maersk Group Executive joins maritime security company

Maritime security company AdvanFort has appointed Axel Tuetken, the former country president in Tokyo for Maersk Line and Safmarine, as its business development director in Northern Europe. “Axel Tuetken is largely responsible for the recent optimisation of profitability for the Japan branch of Maersk Line and Safmarine, generating more than one billion dollars in annual […]