ATPI Griffinstone to showcase latest duty of care solutions at Danish Maritime Fair

ATPI Griffinstone, part of the ATPI Group, the travel management company for the shipping, energy, and offshore sector, will be attending the Danish Maritime Fair (25th to 27th October) taking place in Copenhagen to demonstrate the latest enhancements to its duty of care service including the Employee Tracking System (ETS). ATPI Griffinstone has developed new […]

ClassNK issues Approval in Principle for LNG Bunkering Vessel Design

Classification society ClassNK has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500cbm LNG bunkering vessel designed by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. This revolutionary design is the result of joint research carried out by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co and ClassNK to improve the efficiency of LNG bunkering vessels. The choice of LNG […]

Support for container ship crew vital to sustain supply chain

Seafarers working on container ships need the support of port chaplains more than ever, a leading seafarers’ charity has said. In the wake of Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy and the challenges facing the container sector, the presence of a global network of chaplains providing practical and pastoral support to crew is vital, says Apostleship of the […]

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s Helm

The CLIA Europe General Assembly, has voted to appoint Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as the next CLIA Europe Chairman. First appointed to the European Executive Committee of the Cruise Lines International Association three years ago, Mr Anastassiadis takes over the role from Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, who has been the […]

Inmarsat’s London International Shipping Week events set stage for the digital future of maritime

Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced plans in support of its diamond sponsor commitment for London International Shipping Week, 11th to 15th September 2017 (LISW17) by staging three key events focusing on the maritime industry’s digital future. To coincide with the official launch of LISW17 yesteday (Wednesday), Inmarsat announced that […]

Norsafe concerned at spate of LSA drill accidents

Lifeboat design, manufacture, and training company Norsafe is concerned about a recent spate of lifeboat drill accidents which have seriously injured or even led to fatalities among crew. A report in April 2016 by academics at the Seafarers International Research Centre found that tight vessel schedules often did not allow sufficient time for drills and […]

Countdown officially starts to London International Shipping Week 2017

The countdown to London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) officially began last night (Wednesday) with an exclusive launch reception held at the iconic Norton Rose Fulbright building on London’s South Bank. The launch reception brought together representatives from many of the maritime world’s leading organisations and figures from UK Government to learn of the aspirations, […]