Hill Dickinson’s Maria Pittordis wins at Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards

International Law Firm, Hill Dickinson LLP, has announced that Maria Pittordis, Head of Marine, Trade and Energy, has won Defendant Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year at the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards. The Eclipse Awards, which aim to encourage and reward high standards of practice, are now in their ninth year and growing, with […]

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016

ClassNK picked up the Environmental Protection Award for its activities at the IBJ Awards held earlier this week. This award recognises organisations that have made significant contributions to reducing marine pollution. Aiming to ensure that ships being recycled at the end of their operation lives pose less risk to human health or the environment, the […]

International coastal clean-up campaign 2016: Results in Greece

A total of 4,560 volunteers participated in the ‘Month of Voluntary Action for the Marine Environment’, which was coordinated by HELMEPA from 17th September to 17th October in Greece in the framework of ICC 2016. Volunteers organised and carried out 89 beach and 16 underwater clean-ups throughout Greece. And under the motto “We clean our […]

Jotun believes the new ISO 19030 standard can make $30billion impact on the industry

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has now published the long-awaited ISO 19030, a new standard conceived to measure changes in ship-specific hull and propeller performance. According to Jotun, which has led the industry in the standard’s development, the move has the potential to reduce the industry’s greenhouse gas emissions by 10%, while saving operators […]