Simudyne announces results of simulated earthquake

Disaster Strikes! An earthquake has severely damaged the Port of Seattle and three other nearby seaports. The fires are now out. Trapped survivors located and rescued. Thoughts have turned towards restoration and recovery… In fact the earthquake was not real. No facilities were damaged, operations disrupted, or people trapped. This was all practiced in a […]

ICS marks IMO World Maritime Day

To mark the occasion of IMO World Maritime Day tomorrow (25th September), and its theme this year of ‘IMO Conventions: Effective Implementation’, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has produced a special brochure, which is being circulated throughout the industry by its member national shipowners’ associations. The ICS brochure highlights the vital importance of global […]

Charterers remain optimistic despite small downturn in shipping confidence

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell slightly during the three months to August 2014, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. They are, however, still higher than at the corresponding period 12 months ago, and confidence among charterers actually reached a six-year high.  The amount […]

Hill Dickinson sponsors London International Shipping Week 2015

Hill Dickinson has announced it has become a proud sponsor of London International Shipping Week 2015 when leaders from every sector of the global shipping industry will descend on London for five days of influential meetings, seminars and functions, culminating in a high-level industry shipping conference and spectacular gala dinner. Maria Pittordis, the partner who […]