Prestigious opening of Danish Maritime Fair 2016

Danish Minister of Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen (pictured) will, in cooperation with the Director General and CEO of the Danish Shipowners’ Association, Anne H Steffensen, Executive Manager of Danish Maritime, Cecilie Lykkegaard and CEO of Danish Ports, Bjørn B Christiansen, officially open the Danish Maritime Fair 2016. The official opening on Tuesday 25th […]

Positive reaction to IFOMS/ITF MLC seminar in Yangon

A four-day event in Yangon, Myanmar, has closed after examining the opportunities for action and progress offered by the nation’s ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – and receiving a positive reaction from the authorities there. Some 40 participants gathered at the Park Royal hotel, Yangon from 3rd to 6th October for a seminar […]

London P&I Club reports shortfalls on mooring station procedures

THE London P&I Club says its inspectors continue to note negative findings in and around ship mooring stations. The most common findings are a lack of anti-skid deck paint in key areas, a lack of hazard marking of protruding objects and platforms, and low awareness of the dangers of snap-back zones. The Club recommends that […]

Valhalla Marine Sarl rebrands as Glander International Bunkering (Geneva) Sàrl

Valhalla Marine Sarl, Geneva has announced it has officially changed name to Glander International Bunkering (Geneva) Sàrl as of today (6th October). Glander International Bunkering says this positive development signified the group’s dedication to building a brand, which is recognised globally and is also able to engage with clients at a local level. It says […]

Elektrans and CST/ Marine Service join forces to establish CHEMTRANS India Private Limited

Elektrans Group and a company affiliated to the reputed German tanker operator Chemikalien Seetransport (CST) and the consultancy and engineering company Marine Service have announced they have concluded a joint venture agreement to set up “CHEMTRANS India Private Limited”. An agreement setting gears in motion was signed by Daniel Chopra (Executive Chairman, Elektrans Group) and […]

Lord Lieutenant presents Dryad Maritime with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Senior Portsmouth dignitaries gathered on Wednesday at Dryad Maritime’s UK headquarters as Graeme Gibbon Brooks was presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise on behalf of his team. The award is the highest business accolade a UK company can receive and is granted to companies who demonstrate outstanding achievement in contributing to UK business innovation. […]