Naming ceremony for Ever Lyric

Evergreen Group today (Tuesday) held the naming ceremony for Ever Lyric, the eighth of its L-type vessels built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan. The ceremony took place at CSBC’s Kaohsiung shipyard and was officiated by Mr Raymond Lin, Evergreen Group’s Vice Group Chairman. The official rope-cutting of the new 8,508teu vessel was performed by Mrs […]

UKHO publishes new edition of ADMIRALTY Mariners Handbook (NP100)

In response to user feedback and an improved understanding of how the publication is used, the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has published the Tenth Edition of the ADMIRALTY Mariners Handbook (NP100), which is available in both printed format and as an e-NP. First published in 1962, the tenth edition is now easier to use […]

Hempel CEO to step down

Pierre-Yves Jullien, CEO of global coatings supplier Hempel since 2005, has decided to retire after nearly 40 years in the Group in order to spend more time with his family and on other activities. He will step down from his role as CEO on 31st March 2016 at the latest. The Board of Directors of […]

Trident Alliance welcomes new members Crowley and Intermarine

With the 0.1 % Sulphur limit in ECA zones in place for more than three months, significant gaps in enforcement remain. Ship owners and operators continue their work through the Trident Alliance, the shipping industry initiative for robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations, and new members join. “Efforts to improve enforcement in ports are underway, […]

Crowley provides shipping to Haiti for donated mobile health clinic

Crowley Maritime has provided shipping services to The Blood Alliance of Northeast Florida as they work to give a retired bloodmobile new purpose in Haiti this week. The bloodmobile will be donated for use as a Zanmi Lasante mobile health clinic serving more than three million people. Zanmi Lasante is a division of Boston’s Partners […]

Simon Brebner appointed as Chief Commercial Officer at Abu Dhabi Terminals

Abu Dhabi Terminals, Manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), announced the appointment of Simon Brebner as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Mr Brebner who has worked in senior roles at ports, shipping and logistics companies in Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East, will be responsible for leading ADT’s commercial […]

Drydocks World exceeds record with 37 projects in the yard

Drydocks World the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors handled 37 projects simultaneously in the Dubai yard, exceeding the previous record of 35 vessels. Drydocks World’s advanced facilities and world-class infrastructure have provided services to offshore assets from around the world that are worth tens of billions. Since January […]

‘No port in a Decisive Storm’, cautions Dryad Maritime

Over the weekend it was widely reported that vessels were being turned away from Yemen’s Red Sea ports, resulting in a number of P&I clubs, including North of England and Skuld, advising their members of the situation. Dryad Maritime, a UK-based maritime operations company, has been looking in detail at the security risk in Yemen […]

ClassNK opens new exclusive office in Cadiz

Classification society ClassNK has opened a new exclusive survey office in Cadiz, Spain with operations beginning today (Tuesday). The Cadiz Office joins an existing network of five survey offices throughout Spain in Bilbao, Algeciras, Barcelona, Ferrol, and Las Palmas. Through the opening of the Cadiz Office, ClassNK aims to respond swiftly to its clients in […]

Liberia number one open register for Greek owners and operators

Figures released by the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC) show that Liberia has further strengthened its position as the registry of choice for Greek ship owners and operators. The GSCC statistics show that, in the year to end-March 2015, the number of Greek-controlled ships in the Liberian Registry increased by a net total of 61 […]

Women’s Conference aims to establish Caribbean Association

Jamaica is to host the Caribbean’s first ever Women in Maritime Association Conference as a first step towards establishing an IMO Women in Maritime Association for the region. Taking place in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from April 13th-17th, the Conference aims to support regional efforts to deepen the integration of women in the maritime sector through […]