Wärtsilä enhances its digital offering by acquiring Eniram

Wärtsilä has today (Thursday) signed an agreement to acquire Eniram, a Finland-based technology company providing the marine industry with energy management and analytics solutions. The acquisition of Eniram will enable Wärtsilä to grow and strengthen its digital offering and in-house capabilities, specifically in data analytics, modelling and performance optimisation. Eniram provides the maritime industry with […]

Sign up to stop slavery at sea shipping companies urged

To mark International Seafarers Day which took place on Saturday, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership is asking port workers to look out for signs of modern slavery when dealing with ships docking in Hampshire ports and to report concerns to police. The partnership is writing to cruise and shipping companies asking them […]

Enclosed space ship safety rule enters into force

A new regulation aimed at protecting seafarers who need to enter enclosed spaces, by requiring ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment onboard, enters into force on 1st July 2016. Seafarers may be called upon to enter enclosed spaces on ships to manage or obtain equipment, assist a colleague or to inspect vital engine parts. […]

BSM receives US Coast Guard Qualship 21 Program approval for the Honourable Henry Jackman

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement is proud to announce that it has received US Coast Guard (USCG) Qualship 21 Program approval for the BSM India-managed, Algoma-owned bulk carrier Honourable Henry Jackman. The Quality Shipping for the 21st Century (‘Qualship 21’) Program is aimed at recognising and rewarding internationally-flagged, high-quality ships operating within US waters. Eligibility criteria include […]

Xeneta sees no silver lining for container shipping in Brexit storm

Xeneta, the leading global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight, believes that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union will impact negatively on all parties involved in the container shipping segment from shippers, to freight forwarders and the container carriers themselves. The firm, which crowd sources freight rates on over 60,000 […]

Crowley, AVTEC win major grant to help Alaska students develop maritime careers

Crowley Maritime has assisted the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) to win a three-year grant that will help students develop skills to successfully establish careers in the maritime industry. AVTEC, with the help of Crowley’s marine services group in Valdez, Alaska, serving as lead industry partner, won a Carl Perkins Post-Secondary Grant from the Alaska […]