Korean Register releases world’s first mobile app containing IMO conventions

Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has announced the release of the world’s first mobile app containing all up-to-date IMO conventions. This brand new facility is based on KR’s KR-CON software which is an international database programme containing the full up-to-date texts of all IMO Conventions, Codes, Resolutions and Circulars. It enables users […]

MLE organisers to host networking day

Mersey Maritime Group and Shipping Innovation, organisers of this year’s Maritime, Logistics and Energy (MLE) event in Liverpool, are to hold a day of high level networking designed to galvanise interest among all interested parties ahead of the big event in June. To be held on Thursday 10th April, the networking day will kick off […]

WSS strengthens Singapore management team to manage growing levels of AsiaPac business

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has strengthened its Singapore-based management team to reflect increased levels of business and a focus on expanding service provision across the Asia-Pacific region. Hege Solstad will draw on 25 years’ experience in shipping and logistics as Regional Director, WSS Asia Pacific, while 14-year Wilhelmsen Group veteran Harald Lundestad has been appointed […]

ITIC survey highlights high cost of English litigation for shipbrokers

A survey of London solicitors by ITIC has highlighted the high cost of litigation for shipbrokers and others seeking judgment in the English courts. ITIC gave a panel of London solicitors – all of whom had previously been instructed on cases involving ITIC members – a hypothetical claim scenario involving a broker which had been […]

Videotel launches Deep Water Handling programme to help save lives at sea

Turbulent seas and extreme weather can make sailing conditions perilous. Having a crew who are trained to understand how to minimise risks and manage the vessel under duress can make all the difference when trying to avoid loss of life. Deep Water Handling, a new training programme from Videotel Marine International, examines the situations ships […]