ITF condemns South Korea ferry sentence

ITF Seafarers’ Section Chair David Heindel today (Wednesday) described the 36-year sentence handed down to Captain Lee Joon-Seok as “excessive and unjust”. The South Korean ferry, Sewol, sank in April resulting in 304 deaths, many of them secondary school students. “The ITF believes that the judgment is based more on emotion and the need to […]

KVH offers Videotel’s new ebola safety video free to seafarers

KVH Industries is offering Videotel’s new video about Ebola safety free to all seafarers worldwide in an effort to increase awareness of the vitally important prevention measures that can keep them safe. Ebola, a severe and often fatal illness for which there is no vaccine or cure, has been ravaging parts of West Africa since […]

IBIA offers industry support in wake of OW Bunker collapse

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has announced a series of measures to support companies and individuals impacted by last week’s collapse of OW Bunker. In Singapore, IBIA will be taking part in dialogue sessions led by the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to ensure continuing smooth bunker operations. IBIA stands ready to […]

Drydocks World wins at ADIPEC Awards

Drydocks World and Maritime World, the international providers of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas, and energy sectors have been awarded the Best Oil & Gas Project Award for outstanding Project Excellence on the SOLAN Project. The gala event was held on the 30th anniversary of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & […]