Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 probes growth prospects

While the global cruise industry’s outlook remains strong in 2017, local geopolitical tensions have impacted the East Med’s performance as a sea tourism region. Industry stakeholders will come together at the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum this spring in Athens in an effort to reinvent Cruising in the East Mediterranean, so that the region can […]

Clean Arctic Alliance response to EU Parliament Arctic Resolution

Responding to the news that the European Parliament Resolution on the Arctic had been passed by its environment and foreign affairs committees, Dr Sian Prior, Lead Advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance, said: “The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the clear position by the European Parliament’s environment committee, in particular its call for an HFO free […]

Mersey Maritime announces finalists in industry awards

The finalists of the 2017 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIAs) have been announced. The winners will be revealed at a prestigious black tie dinner that will have a Ministerial presence and promises to bring together the best of the maritime industry right across the Maritime, Logistics and Energy spectrum in the region. The MMIAs are […]

d’Amico International Shipping announces sale of two medium-range tankers

d’Amico International Shipping has announced that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers d.a.c. (Ireland) has sold High Endurance and High Endeavour, two 46,992 dwt medium-range product tanker vessels, built in 2004 by STX, South Korea, in favour of Sea World Tankers a clients of Sea World Management SAM, for a consideration of $13.5 million each. d’Amico […]

AkzoNobel partners with Barrier Group and DroneOps to develop drone technology for remote ballast water tank inspection

AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International coatings, Barrier Group, a major oil and gas tanker operator, and DroneOps have announced a new collaboration to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting ballast water tanks and offshore wind farms, significantly improving accuracy, efficiencies, as well as the health and safety of ships’ crews and […]