Member states are called upon to create a Short Sea Shipping friendly framework

European ship owners hope that the momentum created by the Dutch Presidency’s High Level Event on Short Sea Shipping held in Amsterdam last February will result in maritime directors putting Short Sea Shipping on the top priority list when they meet today (Thursday) in Brussels. “At the Dutch Presidency event, all participants strongly agreed on […]

VTS radar systems from Kelvin Hughes chosen for Port of Marseille Fos

Kelvin Hughes, which designs and supplies navigation and security surveillance systems, has been contracted by French company AVON Communications to supply five of its SBS-700 radar systems for integration with the Marseille Fos Port Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS). The port is made up of two harbours, the ‘Eastern harbour’ with 1,000 hectares, located in […]

Crowley awards scholarships to three Texas A&M college cadets

Crowley Maritime’s 2016 Thomas B Crowley Sr Memorial Scholarships are helping to further educational opportunities for three students of Texas A&M University, all of whom are enrolled in the college’s License Option program and have expressed an interest in pursuing a career in the towing or petroleum shipping industry after graduation. The three recipients, each […]

Shortlist for International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards announced

The shortlist for the International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards has been announced with the awards ceremony taking place on 24th June at The Manila Hotel in the Philippines. Generously funded by the International Transport Workers’ Federation Seafarers Trust, and sponsored by Inmarsat and Crewtoo, the awards reward the companies and organisations that have offered seafarers the […]