Navy officers can now register as professional engineers – IMarEST announces

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has announced that UK schemes for maritime education and training for Merchant Navy officers meet the academic standards required for registration as a professional engineer. Approved by the UK Engineering Council and supported by the UK Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB), the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and […]

Polar Code expected to come into effect in January 2017

The “long-awaited” international code for ships operating in the Polar water is expected to come into effect on 1st January, 2017 via amendments to the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and MARPOL (Prevention of Pollution from Ships). The Code also includes recommendations and guidelines relating to the mandatory portions of the Code. Senior Claims Executive of […]

Bibby Ship Management appoints new Deputy MD in India

Bibby Ship Management has appointed a new Deputy Managing Director of its India offices.  Sanjiv Wagh joins the company with 30 years’ industry experience. He was previously General Sales Manager for Kongsberg Maritime India. During his time with Kongsberg he occupied a number of roles covering research and development, ship simulation and analytics. Mr Wagh will be handling […]