Clyde Training Solutions begin work on new oil and gas safety training facility

Marine and offshore specialists The Clyde Group announced today (Wednesday) that construction work has begun on its £3.5million training centre in Clydebank, Greater Glasgow, for the newly established Clyde Training Solutions. The facility is the first of its kind in Central and Southern Scotland and is due to be completed in the autumn of 2016. […]

Apostleship of the Sea assists crew of detained container ship

Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has stepped in to support crew of a container ship currently detained at Chatham in Kent. The crew of the Southern Star have not been paid their wages over the last few months. The ship was unseaworthy and in a poor state of repair and was taken into […]

MSC MD wins FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2016

MSC Managing Director Dan Everitt was yesterday (Tuesday) named FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year at the end of the opening day of Multimodal 2016 show, which welcomed a record 4,320 visitors. Peel Ports was recognised as Multimodal Exhibitor of the Year, Joseph Peak of Expeditors won the Young Logistics Professional Award, and Marks and […]

AkzoNobel makes first award of carbon credits to Greek ship owner Neda Maritime

Greek tanker and bulker owner Neda Maritime Agency has become the world’s first ship owner to be awarded carbon credits through landmark methodology developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business. A total of 13,375 carbon credits, potentially worth around $60,000, have been presented to Neda Maritime via the award-winning programme.  Launched in 2014, it is the […]

Disciplined underwriting delivers another successful year for UK P &I Club

The UK P&I Club (“The UK Club”) has announced its financial results for the year ended 20th February 2016. Highlights show free reserves remain stable at $547million, capital position was maintained despite difficult investment markets and the S & P rating was maintained at full A. Mutual-owned tonnage now totals 135m gt and combined mutual-owned […]

Sailors’ Society releases free Wellness at Sea app for seafarers

Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, has launched Wellness at Sea app, a free app for seafarers. Wellness at Sea app is the next step in Sailors’ Society improving onboard health and well-being at sea and puts seafarers’ wellness in their own hands. Sandra Welch, Sailors’ Society’s Deputy Chief Executive, […]

Shipping industry to be benefit from ABB’s new Helsinki Integrated Operations Center

ABB is continuing to leverage the increased connectivity of the shipping industry by opening a second Integrated Operations Center. The facility in Helsinki will serve the passenger, cargo and icegoing vessel sectors and it comes after the successful launch of similar facility in Billingstad, Norway which has oversight of ABB’s customers in the oil and […]

Connections between Poland and Rotterdam further improved

An increasing number of multimodal connections are being established between the Port of Rotterdam and Poland, meaning more opportunities for Polish shippers and providers of logistics services. Given that European countries are Poland’s most important trading partners, this is certainly good news and in addition, exports from Poland are continuing to increase. A delegation of […]