Isle of Man Ship Registry rings the changes

The Isle of Man’s highly successful Ship Registry is evolving to meet the needs of the modern shipping world.  On 1st April 2017 it will deliver improved services by moving to a new way of working, in partnership with its clients and their Classification Societies, to streamline processes and add extra value to the world […]

Ilmo Kuutti appointed President of NAPA Group

Ilmo Kuutti  has been appointed President of NAPA Group, the software solution provider for ship design and operation with a mission to improve safety and efficiency of the global maritime industry. Mr Kuutti (pictured) assumes the position from Juha Heikinheimo, who successfully served as President of NAPA Group for five and a half years. Mr […]

Epic Gas takes delivery of 11,000cbm newbuilding

Epic Gas announced the delivery today (Wednesday) of its 11,000cbm LPG carrier Epic Salina, the last vessel in the company’s series of eight pressurised LPG newbuildings, from Kyokuyo Shipyard, Japan. Since the first quarter of 2013 Epic Gas has grown from 22 vessels of total capacity 99,500 cubic metres, to 41 vessels and 268,900 cubic […]

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability

AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%. The aim of the partnership – which reflects the mutual ambition of both companies to jointly elevate sustainability in the maritime industry – is to drive positive change in a number […]

Light at the end of the tunnel for the multipurpose shipping market

Following another poor year for multipurpose shipping with further erosion of rates making it the worst market in over 10 years, signs of recovery are now evident with momentum expected to build over the next few years, according to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast 2017 report published by global shipping consultancy […]