Inchcape Shipping Services announces new Executive Vice President, North America

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the worldwide maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced a key hire to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert  (pictured) as Executive Vice President for North America region. Mr Schollaert joins ISS with extensive experience at American President Lines (APL) where he held senior positions […]

ITF calls for implementation of new IMO measures on safe manning

The International Transport Workers’ Federation is getting set for 2015 changes in the determination of safe manning of vessels, which come as a result of new International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements. Over the past three years the IMO has redefined the concept of safe manning of vessels and as a result, as of January, conditions […]

Kuwait Oil Company names latest ASD 3212 tug in Romania

The official naming ceremony has been held for the ASD 3212 tug vessel KOC Shahem, the second in a series of 14 that Damen Shipyards Galaţi is building for the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). CEO Hashem Sayed Hashem attended the ceremony for the tug which will be used to assist tankers at near shore loading […]

Innovative new containment system moves to next phase, announces Braemar Engineering

Braemar LNG BV, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services, has announced the signing of a licence agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO to utilise its patents in the design and construction of FSP LNG Containment systems. The FSP system – a new flat-panel, semi-membrane, prismatic-shaped LNG tank-containment system Type B – uses new flat plate […]

Crowley awards scholarships to three USMMA Cadets at the 2014 Connie Awards Dinner

Crowley Maritime Corporation awarded three Thomas B Crowley Sr Memorial scholarships to United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadets at Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s Connie Awards luncheon in Newark, New Jersey. Crowley’s Jenny Terpenning, Marine Recruiter, presented the scholarships to the recipients at the event held this week. Recipient Michael Francis is a first class […]

Total selects AVEVA for information management

AVEVA has been selected to supply an asset visualisation and information management solution to TOTAL E&P NORGE (Total). Built on the AVEVA NET software, the solution has been configured specifically for Total’s innovative Martin Linge fixed-platform asset on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The new solution was rapidly delivered and is already in the implementation […]