Seafarers’ charity welcomes satisfactory end to crew’s plight

The long ordeal faced by groups of stranded crew supported by seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has finally ended, after all the seafarers received their unpaid wages. The crew were stranded on two ships, MV Torrent and MV Independent, both arrested in Rye and Shoreham-by-Sea in Sussex, England since January last year. A […]

50 new jobs announced at DP World London Gateway port

DP World London Gateway has announced a further 50 jobs at its South Essex deep-sea container hub port – and has women firmly in its sights. The newly-opened international container terminal is looking for ‘Terminal Operatives’ to operate a variety of high-tech cranes and vehicles to move goods from ship to shore as well as […]

AO Shipping nominates Wallem for two newbuildings

AO Shipping has selected Wallem Europe as the managers of its two new-build I-Star Ultramaxes, which will be delivered in 2015 from Imabari Shipbuilders. Alexander Oetker, AO Shipping owner and Managing Director, said Wallem was selected based on its “abilities to successfully manage these ships safely and with great quality”. Wallem has been managing vessels […]