Braemar Engineering appoints Chris Kruszewski to offshore, DP and FMEA Group

Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, today (Friday) announced the appointment of Chis Kruszewski to the role of Senior Electrical Engineer in its Offshore, DP and FMEA Group. Mr Kruszewski joins Braemar Engineering with immediate effect, bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in high voltage electrical systems, offshore electrical and DP systems, and […]

Meeting discusses dockworker attacks

Leading representatives of the International Dockworkers Council (IDC) and the International Transport Workers Federation Dockers Section (ITF) met in Liverpool on Friday 25th September, before the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Liverpool Dockworkers strike. The meeting discussed the increased attacks upon Dockworkers globally from port owners and ship owners, as well as industry problems, such […]

American Club announces investment in new Cyprus-based hull insurance company

The American Club has announced a strategic investment in a new Cyprus-based hull insurance company, American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company (American Hellenic), as part of its continuing global expansion and diversification initiative. The new company will be managed by an experienced team of executives with over 20 years in the hull & machinery insurance market. […]

Damen deliver third Fast Ferry of the year to South Korean operators

All good things come in threes as Damen delivers the third vessel of the year, from the Damen Fast Ferry (DFFe) series to South Korean operators. Having already delivered the SeaStar 5 to existing customer Seaspovill earlier this year, two additional DFFe deliveries to new customers highlight the success of the series as well as […]

Flemming R Jacobs honoured with Lloyd’s List Lifetime Achievement Award

Secretary General of Danish Maritime Days and former Maersk and NOL top executive Flemming R Jacobs was honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2015 in London last night (Thursday). Industry leaders gathered for the most esteemed awards ceremony in shipping, the Lloyd’s List Global Awards, at the National […]

Moore Stephens reports small decline in 2014 ship operating costs

International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens says total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 0.8% in 2014. This compares with the 0.3% average fall in costs recorded for 2013. All categories of expenditure were down on those for the previous 12-month period, confirming that ship owners and operators […]

Eddie Stobart announces new base at DP World London Gateway

Eddie Stobart has announced a new container transport base at DP World London Gateway. The company believes the location will allow the business to be in the best possible place to provide new and existing customers with competitive container transport solutions from the south of the UK for which they are renowned in the North. […]