‘Could you handle a major PR crisis?’ asks The Swedish Club

If your ship sinks, can you answer the questions the public wants answered? Are you and your team prepared should the unthinkable happen? Could a perfect media storm happen on your watch? These were the questions posed to an audience of ship owners, brokers and other key members of the shipping community by Lars Rhodin, […]

Chilean port inspections – international vessels arriving from Ecuador

The Chilean Agriculture Service is warning of inspections for all international vessels arriving direct from Ecuador following latest detections in Chilean ports of the brown moth, Thyrinteina arnobia (Lagarta Eucalyptus). Following the advice, ISS Chile is warning of potential delays for vessels arriving in Chile from Ecuador. The Chilean Agriculture Service has advised it will […]

UKHO to release new digital charts for expanded Panama Canal

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office is to release five new Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) for the expanded Panama Canal. The new ENCS are produced by the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) and provide end-to-end coverage of the Canal at a scale of 1:10 000. They contain new survey data and up-to-date information for the expanded Canal, […]

ClassNK returns to Iran

Classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran Office and agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development of Iran. ClassNK originally opened its Tehran Office back in December 2009 but closed the office in 2012. In light […]

ISS introduces new Partner Solutions initiative

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the global maritime and logistics service provider, is introducing a new Partner Solutions initiative to develop and deliver added value for customers across the globe. ISS Partner Solutions will focus on the company acting as a sub-contractor to new and existing agency partners looking to instantly increase their reach and range […]

PSA secures two major wins at 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards

PSA International was voted Best Global Container Terminal Operating Company for the second consecutive year, while PSA Singapore Terminals once again received the Best Container Terminal – Asia (over 4 million TEUs) title at the second Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS). Fock Siew Wah, Group Chairman of PSA International, said: “I wish […]

Inmarsat Global welcomed as LISW 2017 Diamond Sponsor

International Shipping Week (LISW) is proud to announce Inmarsat Global as Lead Diamond Sponsor for LISW 2017. Inmarsat is a British satellite telecommunications company which provides mobile communication services to the maritime industry worldwide. Inmarsat continues to be highly supportive of LISW, choosing to renew their prestigious diamond sponsorship positioning, which the company held in […]