Braemar Adjusting promotes Randy Lim

Braemar Adjusting is delighted to announce the promotion of Randy Lim from Senior Adjuster to Director, effective immediately. Mr Lim has been with Braemar Adjusting since 2013, prior to which he amassed more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry in progressive roles including claims handling, claim management, relationship management and business development […]

Seagull Maritime launches industry-first Training Analytics tool

Seagull Maritime has launched the maritime industry’s first Training Analytics tool using automated prompts to help managers to benchmark training activity levels and prioritise follow up. Developed in collaboration with several Seagull Maritime customers, the Seagull Training Analytics tool is said to provide a simplified process for monitoring crew training activities and targeting areas for […]

Abu Dhabi Ports announces concession agreement with COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited

Abu Dhabi Ports announced today (Wednesday) the signing of a container terminal concession agreement with COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited – Abu Dhabi (CSPL SPV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited, one of the leading container terminal operators in the world and a subsidiary of China COSCO SHIPPING Corporation Limited. The event was held […]

Singtel completes one of the first installations of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Asia with “K” Line Ship Management Singapore

Inmarsat announced today (Wednesday) that its partner Singtel has completed one of Asia’s first commercial installations of Fleet Xpress, its maritime-focused, secure high-speed broadband service. The installation was recently completed on “K” Line Ship Management Singapore’s (“K” Line) 9,600teu capacity container ship Houston Bridge. Lim Kian Soon, Head of Singtel Satellite said: “As the leading […]

InterManager expands global membership, including first Chinese member

The international ship managers’ body, InterManager, has extended its global membership by welcoming four new members, including its first Chinese member. Chinese shipping firm The International Trade Ocean Shipping Supply Company (ITOS Supply), together with London-based MarTrust, US-based Maritime Payment Solutions and Australia-based The Seafarer Foundation had their memberships approved by InterManager’s Executive Committee earlier […]

Training inspectors to boost domestic ship safety in the Pacific

IMO and the Pacific Community (SPC) are supporting enforcement of ship safety standards in the Pacific region with a two-week training exercise for flag State inspectors, in Suva, Fiji (19th-28th September). Fourteen technical officers are being equipped with the skills to verify ship conditions and equipment, and to ensure compliance with the relevant international and […]

Wärtsilä 31 engine’s high efficiency makes it the choice for new Danish ferry

A new 158-metre long car and passenger ferry being built for Danish operator Mols-Linien, will be powered by two 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 31 main engines. The ship is being built at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in Finland and the order is recorded in the third quarter of 2016. The Wärtsilä 31 was introduced to […]

Steven Kransse appointed convenor of IEC’s Working Group tasked with drafting the first international BAM standards

Steven Kransse, RH Marine’s Senior Certification Consultant, has been appointed convenor of the International Electro technical Commission’s Working Group tasked with the challenge of drafting the first international Bridge Alert Management (BAM) standards for navigation equipment. Mr Kransse is a trained seafarer, and as well as being Senior Certification Consultant he is also Consultant Compliance […]

ISWAN to hold seminar on Seafarers’ Health

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is holding a seminar on seafarers’ health, in collaboration with the Danish Seafarers’ Service, to look at the most prevalent health issues affecting seafarers, and to explore how organisations can work together to reduce ill health onboard. The event is supported by Shipowners’ P&I Club which recently […]

IRClass launches mobile application, alongside new and improved website on World Maritime Day

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) is to launch its newly-designed website and a mobile application, for modern, seamless user experience, today (Wednesday). The revamped website which is compatible on all devices, is visually more appealing, with improved content layout, but at the same time, maintaining the ‘IRClass’ brand experience. This allows richer content to […]