SAL Heavy Lift completes a heavy contract with SDV for the Ichthys LNG project

Heavy Lift operator SAL Heavy Lift has successfully completed a series of complex and sensitive shipments totaling more than 100,000frtts for the Ichthys LNG Project near Darwin, NT. SAL Heavy Lift was contracted by the Project’s freight forwarder SDV, Asia for five shipments performed on a consecutive basis from load-ports Sattahip, Masan, Busan and Shanghai. […]

RINA certifies Technomar to ISO environmental and energy standards

Greece’s Technomar Shipping has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management standards by RINA Services. George Youroukos, Chairman, Technomar Shipping said: “Technomar is committed to minimising our impact on the environment and reducing energy consumption. Going through the rigorous process to reach these standards underlines how important this is to […]

American Club strengthens its presence in Asia

Katherine Wang, who is well known in Asian P&I circles, has joined the American Club as Assistant Vice President and Marketing Manager for Greater China and Northern Asia. In the first instance she will be stationed in the Hong Kong office of the club’s managers, Shipowners Claims Bureau, and thereafter will be deployed to Dalian […]

ClassNK and NAPA announce joint project to improve ship design process for harmonised CSR

ClassNK and global maritime software company NAPA have announced a new joint project to reduce the time and cost of designing vessels in accordance with the new IACS harmonised Common Structural Rules. The new project will enhance the data linkage between ClassNK’s PrimeShip-HULL(HCSR) design support software with NAPA’s 3D model based integrated design software NAPA […]

A steady course for The Swedish Club

The Swedish Club has announced a 2.5% General Increase for 2015, a move which continues to reflect the balanced approach adopted by the Club to the needs of its members and the demands of the global shipping market. This action consolidates the work it has undertaken in 2014, with, once again, a positive underwriting result […]