ITF delivers satisfactory progress report to Maersk AGM

A four-strong team of representatives from ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) unions today (Tuesday) committed to continued dialogue with AP Møller-Mærsk at the company’s AGM in Copenhagen. The union members were at the event to deliver a progress report on the continuing dialogue between the company and unions established by the ITF’s Maersk Network, which […]

eMaritime Exchange seafarer social network app launched

The eMaritime Group has launched a free social network app, eMaritime Exchange, for Apple and Android. Developed by seafarers for seafarers, the focus of the app is solely on improving the lives of seafarers around the world. From breaking news to latest jobs posted daily and an interactive forum allowing the community to ask questions […]

Greencarrier Freight Services appoints new CEO

Greencarrier Freight Services, one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned companies specialising in global transport solutions, has appointed Johan Jemdahl as CEO. Mr Jemdahl has wide experience in production and supply chain management around the world and was most recently MD for Ericsson in Nigeria. He has been on Greencarrier’s board of directors for […]

Maersk to lift lid on digital disruption at Nor-Shipping

Maersk is set to unveil the thinking behind its recent tie-ups with IBM and China’s Alibaba when the firm’s Chief Digital Officer, Ibrahim Gokcen (pictured), takes the stage at this year’s Nor-Shipping. The maritime event week, taking place across a series of venues in Oslo and Lillestrøm from 30th May to 2nd June, has confirmed […]

Busy time for Tsavliris Group

It has been a busy few months for the Greece-headquartered marine salvage company, the Tsavliris Group. In January, the Group celebrated its traditional New Year’s ‘Pita Cutting’ event, which included the annual blessing and was attended by all the office staff, tug crew members and Tsavliris family members. This year Maria Papageorgiou (Accounts Department) was […]

Tototheo Group commits over 1,500 vessels to Fleet Xpress

Satlink Satellite Communications, a member of The Tototheo Group, has entered into a new agreement with Inmarsat to integrate Fleet Xpress into Satlink’s existing service portfolio. Through the agreement, Satlink will bring more than 1,500 vessels to the Fleet Xpress service over a five-year period. Fleet Xpress, the Global Xpress maritime solution, sets a new […]

MacGregor opens new training academy

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy for customers. It specialises in advanced simulation training and has a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom. The academy provides a risk-free environment where the users learn how to make real-time, complex manoeuvres safer and more efficient. It […]

Beech Group’s Lauren Kemp is maritime industry’s Rising Star

Demolition and remediation experts Beech Group is proud to announce Group Financial Controller Lauren Kemp as a winner of this year’s Rising Star Award in the region’s most prestigious maritime industry awards. Chris Wainwright, Managing Director at Beech Group, who entered Lauren for the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIAs), said he was delighted that the […]