Damen and Keppel agree on the acquisition of Keppel Verolme

Damen Shipyards Group has entered into an agreement with Keppel Offshore & Marine for the acquisition of the Keppel Verolme shipyard in the Rotterdam Botlek area. With the acquisition of the Verolme shipyard, Damen takes the next step in strengthening its repair and conversion activities within the regional ship repair and conversion market. Since 1957 […]

Topaz Energy and Marine announces senior executive appointments

Topaz Energy and Marine has announced the appointments of Martin Helweg (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Hicham Hachkal as Human Resources Director as well as the appointment of Robert Desai as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr Helweg takes over the role of COO from Geoffrey Taylor who is retiring with the company’s sincere appreciation […]

MISC Berhard signs up entire fleet to ECDIS type specific ACAT Training

MISC Berhad (MISC) has chosen eMaritime Group’s ACAT online courses as its ECDIS type specific continuous personal development training solution. The agreement has enabled MISC to sign up its entire fleet while being able to effortlessly monitor all students progress themselves via an online portal on the three different systems throughout their fleet; namely JRC […]

Crowley crew demonstrate environmental stewardship with at-sea rescue of sea turtle

Crew onboard the Crowley Maritime Corp-managed USNS Invincible demonstrated their commitment to environmental stewardship by saving a distressed sea turtle, which had become entangled in nets and fishing lines in offshore waters near Southwest Asia. The at-sea rescue on 29th March, which the crew dubbed ‘Turtle Ops’, was performed when the crew had no pending […]

VIKING Nadiro has a firm grip of the market

In 2016, Nadiro, a subsidiary of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, reported a profit before tax of DKK1.1 million, against a deficit in the previous financial year. Based in Svendborg, Denmark, the company develops and manufactures a unique hydraulic system for lowering lifeboats and releasing them in the water in emergencies. The Drop-in-Ball system is marketed and […]

Port of Felixstowe welcomes new ‘North Europe Turkey Express’ (NET) Service

The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed the first call of a new service connecting North Europe and Turkey. Known as the ‘North Europe Turkey Express’ (NET), the new weekly service is jointly operated by Cosco Shipping and OOCL. The first call for the new service was made at the UK’s largest container port on Saturday […]