ECDIS Ltd releases new JRC 7201-9201 and Furuno FMD ACAT courses

ECDIS Ltd has extended its Type Specific ECDIS ACAT (Annual Competency Assurance Training) portfolio to include the new JRC 7201/9201 and Furuno FMD ECDIS. Available online as well as the new offline downloadable version, ECDIS ACAT is used daily by shipping companies globally. “The idea of ECDIS ACAT came from the realisation that crew may […]

Ship owners and regulators praise another successful European Shipping Week

European Shipping Week (ESW) has once again been branded a resounding success with leaders of the global shipping industry and regulators from across the European Union and beyond using the week to meet and discuss issues of mutual concern. An official calendar of 30 high level events was supported by an equally impressive number of […]

Seafarers Matter Conference calls on EU decision makers to promote Fair Shipping

“Shipping is out of sight and therefore out of mind”, a quote from the animated film Seafarers Matter set the scene on Wednesday at the Seafarers Matter Conference. “Too much emphasis has been put on administrative simplification, decarbonisation, and opening up of third country markets, but what is left for the seafarers?” said Philippe Alfonso, […]

Sleepwalking into a crisis – union’s warning over seafarer fatigue

Nautilus International, the maritime professional’s trade union, is warning the shipping industry to be vigilant and alert to the dangers associated with fatigue amongst seafarers after research found it can result in long term physical and mental health issues. The comments from the union come after publication of findings by the $1.5m Martha project which […]

Russian Maritime Register to hold conference on ‘Containers and container transportation. Problems, solutions, perspectives’

A conference on ‘Containers and container transportation. Problems, solutions, perspectives’ will be held by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) from 21st to 22nd March. Leading organisations from the container industry engaged in design, manufacture, testing, transportation, operation of containers will take part in the conference. In the course of event the perspectives and […]

PSA unboxed launches second call for action in support of CP4.0TM

PSA International (PSA)’s corporate venture capital arm PSA unboXed is sending out its second call for action for its incubator program, inviting start-ups and potential partners to propose technology solutions in support of PSA’s technology vision for the Port of the Future – CP4.0TM (Container Port 4.0TM). Oh Bee Lock, Head of Group Technology, PSA […]