Intelsat announces successful launch of Intelsat 32e, increasing throughput for broadband to planes and ships navigating the high-demand Caribbean and North Atlantic routes

Intelsat, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 32e satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from French Guiana. Liftoff occurred at 16:39 EST. The satellite separated from the rocket’s lower stage at 17:06 EST and signal acquisition has been confirmed. […]

Crowley honoured as National Best and Brightest in Wellness for workplace health programme

Crowley Maritime Corporation has been honoured as a National Best and Brightest in Wellness winner by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), which evaluates and assesses the quality and excellence of workplace health awareness and programmes. Crowley’s “Live Well” wellness programme promotes the health and wellness of employees by creating a work environment that […]

Wärtsilä to maximise availability and secure safe operations of PGS’s seismic vessel fleet

Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the agreement, Wärtsilä will take care of the maintenance of engines and propulsion systems on board PGS’s fleet of eight seismic vessels, securing maximum uptime as well as safe and economic […]

RightShip CEO, Captain Warwick Norman steps aside after 16 years at the helm

After 16 years at the helm of RightShip – the industry’s leading online vetting organisation – CEO, Captain Warwick Norman, has decided to step aside. He will be retained as a strategic consultant to RightShip, assisting with the transition to a new CEO and continuing to build on his legacy of innovation in maritime safety […]

Continued oversupply to put further pressure on LPG shipping rates

The LPG shipping trade will continue to grow at a healthy pace on the back of strong Asian demand, but fleet growth will outpace it, keeping rates under pressure in 2017, according to the latest edition of the LPG Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. Last year was a tough year for LPG shipping […]