BSM continues to strengthen global team with appointment of two new Managing Directors

Shipmanagement company Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has announced the appointment of two new Managing Directors to the company. Neil McNeil will head BSM British Isles based in the Isle of Man and Mingfa Liu will be his BSM China counterpart in Shanghai. Prior to joining BSM, Mr McNeil (pictured left) was Regional Fleet Manager (Americas) […]

LOC boosts London team and sets out growth aspirations

International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, has moved one of its top performers from Asia back to London to focus on growing the company’s shipping services in London and around the world. Nick Haslam, Group Director of Shipping Services, joined LOC almost 20 years ago and has been based in Singapore for the last […]

ABS hosts Ship Operators Cooperative Program

Classification society ABS hosted the fall meeting of the Ship Operators Cooperative Program (SOCP) in Houston on 5th-6th October, welcoming representatives from industry, government and academia to discuss current issues and new technologies. “It is a privilege to host the SOCP and to share information with the other member organisations,” said ABS Chief Technology Officer […]

Samskip completes reefer acquisition as Silver Green becomes Silver Sea

Silver Green AS, owned 50% by Samskip, is changing its name to Silver Sea AS to mark the finalisation of a series of ownership changes. The new name reflects a consolidation by Samskip of its position in the reefer vessel segment, including the strengthening its ownership in the company and direct investment in reefer vessels. […]

Korean Register announces death of its Chairman and CEO

The Korean Register has announced the death of its Chairman and CEO, Dr B S Park who passed away after a short illness. Dr Park was appointed as Chairman and CEO of KR in December 2014 and during that time he had made a significant impact on the classification society. In particular he will be […]

Maritime Cook Islands strengthens its ranks

Maritime Cook Islands (MCI), the international ship registry, has significantly strengthened its ranks, with four new appointments, which will better serve the growing community of yacht and vessel owners of MCI. The MCI’s book of business has been growing steadily over the years and supporting its growth is the strengthening of MCI network of DRs […]

Liberia Registry makes key appointments in UK, Panama, US and Turkey

The Liberian Registry has announced strategic new appointments in a number of the key areas within the global network of offices operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). Gerard Kenny has been appointed Technical Manager of the Liberian Registry’s London office, where he will primarily serve as a technical […]

IMRF reveals long list of H.E.R.O award entries

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has revealed the long list of entries for its H.E.R.O. awards – launched in April this year. The 30 finalists range from companies, maritime search and rescue organisations and individuals involved in technological developments to those involved with design and innovation, services and training, as well as those actively […]