International Windship Association (IWSA) short-listed for Ship Efficiency Awards

The International Windship Association (IWSA) has been named as a finalist for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2015, hosted by Lloyd’s Register and taking place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, straight after Ship Efficiency: The Event 2015. The event is held in association with Inmarsat and takes place on 8th to 9th […]

SSA Council outlines its work priorities for 2015/17

Playing an active role and making meaningful contributions to the workings and development of the Tripartite Maritime Manpower Taskforce initiatives for both seafaring and shore-based jobs will be one of the major priorities for the new Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Council, its recently elected President has announced. Addressing a press briefing in Singapore yesterday (Tuesday), […]

Women lead the agenda at London International Shipping Week

Women in command, a maritime incident ─ the perfect dilemma, and the marvels of Old Father Thames are just a few of the interesting topics that WISTA-UK will be exploring at this year’s WISTA-UK event during London International Shipping Week (LISW). Following on from the success of their grand debate at LISW in 2013, WISTA-UK, […]

SOHAR welcomes new Executive Commercial Manager

SOHAR Port and Freezone welcomed a new Executive Commercial Manager this week, as Edwin Lammers headed back to The Netherlands after over seven years in the Sultanate to take on a senior management post at Port of Rotterdam. Marc Evertse, previously a Senior Project Manager at Port of Rotterdam International, will be taking over from […]

Liner reliability slips for first time in six months

Breaking a run of six consecutive months of improvement, container service reliability across the three main East-West trades declined in July, falling by 4 percentage points from June to 73.3%, according to Carrier Performance Insight, the online schedule reliability tool provided by Drewry Supply Chain Advisors. The latest overall monthly performance was the result of […]