ABS Executive speaks at World Shipping (China) Summit 2015

Classification society ABS participated in the World Shipping (China) Summit 2015 in Guangzhou, China, this week where ABS Senior Vice President and Chief Technology officer Howard Fireman (pictured) talked about changes in the global shipping industry. In his presentation in the morning Shipping Outlook Session today (Friday), Mr Fireman shared his view of the issues […]

Indefinite Barcelona towage strike

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of an indefinite towage strike at the Port of Barcelona from Friday 6th November. The action has been announced by the Confederación General de Trabajadores (CGT) union and will be followed by Tug Barcelona SAR. The strike will comprise three shifts of three hour stoppages, creating in total nine […]

Two years on from Typhoon Haiyan, thousands benefit from Sailors’ Society’s relief efforts

Two years on from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), thousands of Filipinos from seafaring communities are benefiting from the rebuilding programme provided by maritime charity Sailors’ Society. On 8th November 2013, the most powerful storm ever to make landfall struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and leaving millions without food, shelter […]

RH Marine Group launched following Imtech Marine acquisition

RH Marine Group, formerly known as Imtech Marine, was introduced at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam yesterday (Thursday). Following the recent acquisition by Parcom Capital and Pon Holdings, Imtech Marine will now be known as RH Marine Group. RH Marine Group is built on the strong roots of the founding companies, Radio Holland and van […]