2000 participate at Posidonia Games – four-sport event wins praise by Posidonia Exhibitors

In what maritime circles refer to as shipping industry’s biennial mini Olympics, last weekend’s Posidonia Games lived up to its reputation as a popular sporting extravaganza with a total of 2.500 shipping professionals from all over the world showcasing their sailing skills, football finesse, golfing gusto and love for recreational running at four different events […]

Liberia Registry launches electronic oil record book

The Liberian Registry, in partnership with Prevention at Sea Ltd, a Cyprus-based maritime compliance technology company, has launched an innovative software product designed to replace traditional paper oil record books (ORBs) and to facilitate correct ORB entries into an efficient electronic format. Liberia’s Electronic Oil Record Book (ε-ORB) is the most recent in a long […]

ITIC launches cyber liability insurance extension

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has launched a cyber liability extension to ITIC policies to protect its existing professional indemnity members against the growing threat posed by hackers. ITIC has always provided cover for damage arising from the loss of or damage to computer records in its members’ custody. But it says that a new […]

EU must align shipping co2 rules with international community, says ICS

The member national shipowners’ associations of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have agreed to commence a co-ordinated campaign aimed at European Union (EU) institutions, including Member States, Parliament and the European Commission. The goal is to persuade the EU of the vital necessity of aligning its unilateral regulation on the monitoring of shipping’s CO2  emissions with the […]