Strategic location drives Gibdock booking surge

A surge in bookings by new and repeat customers into the first two quarters of 2016 suggest the strong performance registered by Gibdock in 2015 will continue next year. The Gibraltar-based repair and conversion yard enters its customary busy ferry season buoyed by repeat business from owners of a variety of ship types, and the […]

Sustainable construction leads to recognition for DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre

Phase one of the DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre has received The Planet Mark certification from Planet First, a sustainability and certification service provider, working in conjunction with the iconic Eden Project in Cornwall. The Logistics Centre, which was the first building to be constructed on the DP World London Gateway Logistics Park, uses […]

BSM unveils new mooring station training facility

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art mooring station training facility, designed to provide seafarers and cadets with experience of this crucial and potentially hazardous area of operations. The facility is based at Subic Bay in the Philippines, and designed to work in conjunction with a comprehensive, interactive training portfolio […]

DP World London Gateway appoints new Head of Port Commercial

DP World London Gateway Port has appointed James Leeson (pictured) to the role of Head of Port Commercial following the announcement that Tabare Dominguez is to become Commercial Director at DP World Vancouver. Mr Leeson started in the role this month, bringing with him more than 20 years of international experience in the shipping and […]

UASC and LUKOIL Marine Lubricants enter into lubricant supply agreement for newbuilding programme

Container shipping line United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and the Dubai-based marine lubricant specialist LUKOIL have signed a lubricant supply agreement covering vessels from UASC’s advanced newbuilding programme. UASC is currently implementing one of the industry’s largest and most technologically advanced newbuilding programmes with 17 new vessels on order; six 18,800 TEU which are the […]

ISS wins offshore agency contract with CGG in Brazil

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the maritime and logistics service provider, has signed a contract with CGG to provide offshore agency support services for a new oil and gas exploration project in the Barreirinhas Basin in the equatorial margin of northern Brazil. As a specialist geoscience company, CGG is conducting the multi-client seismic project, which will […]