8th Maritime Employee Survey reveals confidence in shipping industry jobs at an all-time low

More shore-based employees in the shipping industry are concerned with their job security than ever before according to research conducted by leading international maritime jobs specialist Halcyon Recruitment and online training provider Coracle. The 8th Maritime Employee Survey published today (Tuesday), based on nearly 3,000 responses, found that 63% of participants were concerned about their […]

Norwegian Hull Club opens London office

The Norwegian Hull Club has opened its first underwriting office outside of Norway on Lime Street in the heart of the City of London’s financial district. The office will allow the Club to strengthen client and broker relationships in London, providing easier access to the Club’s wide range of products, experience and expertise. The office […]

Maritime sales specialist to drive growth at TMG

A highly experienced commercial manager is targeting new business growth after joining The Maritime Group (TMG) International Kevin Hawes has started at the Seattle-based maritime services company and consultancy as Business Development Manager and Senior Consultant. Based at TMG’s London office at Victoria Embankment, he brings a wealth of commercial experience gained since leaving the […]

New Zealand earthquake – port and infrastructure update

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a number of port and infrastructure issues following New Zealand’s biggest earthquake in 150 years. The earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 7.5, struck the upper South Island of New Zealand at midnight local time on 14th November. Aftershocks are continuing in the upper South Island and Wellington region, […]

ECDIS Ltd enters second phase of its international seminars in Dubai

ECDIS Ltd’s international seminars have proven such a success, they have now moved into a new series; starting with the one of the previous hosts, Dubai. The seminar, held on 3rd November at the InterContinental Hotel Dubai, gave the attendees a great opportunity to interact directly with the speakers in a round table discussion style […]

Seagull Maritime responds to social media awareness

In response to growing demand from the shipping industry Seagull Maritime has collaborated with MTI Network to produce onboard and online training content on social media awareness. MTI Network is the world’s leading incident response network dedicated to serving the shipping, energy, offshore and transportation industries. It offers a variety of social media services such […]

Seafaring still vital to international trade says maritime boss

Nautilus International is demonstrating how much the UK relies on shipping and seafarers with 95% of everything, from clothes to food and fuel, brought into the country by sea. Without shipping the import and export of affordable food and goods would not be possible, according to the maritime professional’s union representing 22,000 seafarers, and it […]