New Braemar Engineering Managing Director unveils leadership team

Sheila McClain, recently appointed Managing Director of Braemar Engineering, has unveiled the new management team that will spearhead the future strategic direction of Braemar Engineering. The team balances expertise, diversity, and continuity, and is fully representative of the depth and breadth of expertise that Braemar Engineering offers its customers worldwide. Since assuming operational responsibility for […]

The Standard Club announced as Platinum Sponsor for LISW17

London International Shipping Week (LISW) has announced that The Standard Club is confirmed as a Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 event. This further strengthens the established relationship between the two organisations following the club’s sponsorship of LISW15. The Standard Club is a specialist marine and energy insurer and member of the International Group of Protection […]

Slowing shipping fleet growth to ease officer shortage

Slowing growth in the size of the shipping fleet will reduce the shortage of officers over the coming years, according to the latest Manning report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. The global shipping fleet – encompassing all sectors except the non-cargo carrying ship types, such as tugs and passenger ships, and smaller coaster vessels, […]

IBIA surveys members on transition to the 0.50% global sulphur caps

Ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) decision on the timing of the global 0.50% sulphur cap for marine fuels, the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is advising its members on the potential impact of the shift. IBIA, whose members include marine fuel buyers, suppliers and traders, is concerned that global refining and shipping will […]

AkzoNobel’s methodology for sustainable ship owners wins major environmental award

AkzoNobel’s pioneering methodology for rewarding ship owners who use sustainable hull coatings has been named Environmental Leader Product of the Year for 2016. The award recognises the introduction of the shipping industry’s first carbon credits methodology, which was developed by the company’s Marine Coatings business. Launched in 2014 in conjunction with The Gold Standard Foundation […]

Elaborate team conquers Three Peaks for charity

Driving rain did not deter three Elaborate Communications employees from scaling three of Britain’s highest mountains in less than 24 hours in aid of The Sailors’ Society charity. Managing Director of the PR and publishing company, Sean Moloney, together with PR Account Manager Phil Page and Sales Executive Gemma Mills, successfully completed the renowned Three […]

Nominations for The Ship Efficiency Awards 2016 now open

Fathom Maritime Intelligence has today (Thursday) announced that nominations for The Ship Efficiency Awards 2016 are officially open. The 2016 awards will be held during a gala dinner at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel & Conference Centre in London on 2nd November, 2016. The Ship Efficiency Awards were launched by Fathom Maritime Intelligence in 2014 to […]

InterManager welcomes seafarers’ awareness week

InterManager, the international trade association for in-house and third party ship management, is giving its full support to this week’s Seafarers Awareness Week (20-26 June), coordinated by Seafarers UK.

Marlins and ISWAN collaborate to help seafarers prevent and prepare for piracy attacks

Marking IMO’s Day of the Seafarer, Marlins, part of V.Group and the charity, International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) have created a new elearning course to help seafarers prevent and prepare for piracy attacks. Although there have been no successful attacks off Somalia for some time, piracy, armed robbery and kidnapping of seafarers in […]