Mersey Maritime and Liverpool FC at LISW15

Mersey Maritime, in association with some of its key members, is hosting what will be one of the most exciting events at London International Shipping Week (LISW15) on 9th September at The Walkie Talkie Building, 20 Fenchurch Street. Senior Liverpool Football Club (LFC) members will be present at this invitation only reception designed to showcase […]

Khalifa Port sets new productivity record on CMA CGM Thames

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), set a new productivity record by handling 2615 moves in just under 13 hours on the 9,365teu CMA CGM Thames which called into Khalifa Port on Tuesday 21st July . An operational productivity metric and record of 206 Berth Moves per Hour […]

Jensen-designed LNG ATB receives “Approval in Principle” by ABS

A Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) has been granted “approval in principle” by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The designation establishes that Jensen’s vessel concept, which is classed as an A1 Liquefied Gas Tank Barge, is compliant in principle with ABS rules and guides. Ideal for mobile bunkering, Jensen’s […]

Ethiopian Maritime Training Institute hosts IMO delegation

Officials from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently completed a fact-finding mission to the Ethiopian Maritime Training Institute (EMTI) in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Juvenal Shiundu and William Azuh from IMO’s Technical Co-operation Division, assisted by officials from the Ethiopian Maritime Affairs Authority and from EMTI, undertook the mission as part of an effort to give […]

Funding agreed for Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP)

IMO, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to allocate $2 million to a two-year global maritime energy efficiency partnership project, which aims to support increased uptake and implementation of energy-efficiency measures for shipping. The so-called GloMEEP project, formally designated “Transforming the Global Maritime Transport Industry […]

Hutton’s becomes sole UK distributor of Sim4crew seafarer sim cards

Hutton’s Group is now the sole UK distributor of Sim4crew global sim cards for seafarers. Sim4crew roams in more than 200 countries at local prices – meaning seafarers never need to buy a local sim card again. Operational in over 4,500 ports and 120 anchorage areas, the Sim4crew sim card enables users to surf the […]

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet comes together for the first time ever

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will all be come together in Norway’s second city, Bergen, today ( Tuesday) for an historic joint celebration! This ‘4 Bs in Bergen’ event – named after the initial letter of each of the four Fred. Olsen ships – […]