Landmark study points to way ahead on container port health and safety

An independent study being published today (Friday) is hoped to pave the way for significant improvements in the health, safety and welfare of workers in the global container port industry. Commissioned by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and carried out by Cardiff University, the landmark report […]

Race is on to save HMS President

The race is on to save HMS President 1918, London’s last remaining World War One ship and one of only three left. The vessel could be scrapped by the end of the year after the HMS President Preservation Trust failed in its bid to secure £330,000 worth of funding to secure its future. During WW1 […]

PERFECt II – second phase brings additional partners for piston free LNG container vessel

Project partners GTT, CMA CGM (and its subsidiary CMA Ships) and DNV GL have signed a cooperation agreement with new project participants ABB, the Caterpillar company Solar Turbines, and OMT for phase two of the highly successful PERFECt project. The Piston Engine Room Free Efficient Containership project investigates the possibility of using a combined gas […]

Maritime Museum Rotterdam to stage first offshore exhibition

Over 45 leading companies in the shipping and offshore maritime sector are among those who have contributed to the funding for the first ever exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to the offshore sector, to be housed at The Maritime Museum Rotterdam for the next seven years. Offshore Experience, which opens in mid-December, will provide visitors […]