US ambassador visits Liebherr factory in Rostock

The United States Ambassador to Germany, John B Emerson, visited Liebherr MCCtec Rostock yesterday (Wednesday). The visit centred around an exchange of information on the importance of the North American market for the maritime industry. After being welcomed by Leopold Berthold, Managing Director of Liebherr MCCtec Rostock, the ambassador discussed the current situation for the […]

Nautisk Aberdeen moves to new Waterloo Quay premises

Global chart distributor Nautisk has moved to new office premises in Aberdeen as the UK-based hub continues to expand following its establishment 18 months ago. In addition, Nautisk’s Aberdeen team has also grown with the addition of three new members of staff in Customer Services and Technical Support. Commercial Manager Lloyd Ferguson said: “Opening our […]

Maersk Supply Service to reduce fleet and adjust crew pool

Maersk Supply Service is divesting up to 20 vessels and reducing its crew pool by 400 offshore positions over the coming 18 months. The divestment plan is a response to vessels in lay-up, limited trading opportunities and the global over-supply of offshore supply vessels in the industry. The first 10 vessels are expected to exit […]

RS fosters cooperation with Palmali

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) and Palmali Shipping Company have signed a set of five-year agreements based on which RS will render the whole range of services on classification and statutory surveys of ships. Subject of the agreements concluded are 49 ships (oil tankers, chemical tankers and dry cargo ships) with the total 380 […]

Crowley launches new container shipping service between Jacksonville and Costa Rica

As part of Crowley Maritime Corporation’s goal to help customers increase the velocity of their supply chains, and in doing so reduce their overall landed costs, the company has announced that it is launching a new, weekly, fixed-day container shipping service between Jacksonville and Costa Rica. “We are pleased to bring this new service to […]

Radio Holland signs global reseller agreement for shipznet

Hamburg-based bobz and Radio Holland, from Rotterdam, have announced their partnership agreement. shipznet, an innovative development of bobz, offers a high speed mobile network service for merchant shipping, through a worldwide monthly flat rate near-shore and in harbours, without additional roaming costs. Radio Holland, renowned for its global network and NavCom, Connectivity and Maintenance solutions, […]