Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO

Classification society the Korean Register (KR) has elected Lee Jeong-kie as its new Chairman and CEO. Mr Lee was elected at the extraordinary meeting of KR’s general assembly which oversees the running of KR and comprises 86 voting members. Mr Lee assumes the role of Chairman and CEO, following the death of Mr B S […]

The Shipowners’ Club makes new appointments to SPL board

Shipowners’ Protection Limited (SPL), appointed Managers of The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) (SMP), are delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Hall, Marcus Tarrant and Ian Ferns as Directors to the management board with effect from 1 January 2017. Their appointment was enthusiastically noted during the recent board meeting of the Club […]

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology on Wednesday. KIVI is the professional association of engineers in the Netherlands. The ceremony took place at Delft Technical University during the symposium ‘Maritime Manufacturing – Is there room for innovation in the boardroom?’ Both jury and speakers praised Mr […]

Norway and China together again

Nor-Shipping is pleased to acknowledge the resumption of diplomatic relations between Norway and China, ending six years of political discord. Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende issued this statement on Monday following meetings with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang: “I am pleased to announce from Beijing today that we can mark the full normalisation of our political […]