Less cash on board isn’t just a saving, it’s necessary for sustainability, says ShipMoney

Speaking at CrewConnect Europe earlier today, global maritime financial services company ShipMoney has advised maritime leaders that reducing the amount of cash on board can help in the industry’s drive towards sustainability. Addressing delegates in Copenhagen, ShipMoney President Stuart Ostrow said: “As the industry continues to look for sustainable initiatives, why are seafarers incurring extra […]

ECDIS Ltd launches two new Cyber Security Awareness (CSA) Courses

ECDIS Ltd has expanded its training portfolio with two new courses; Cyber Security Awareness (CSA) Operators and Management Courses. The courses cover a wide range of topics from ‘What is Cyber Security’ to ‘Risks of the Internet’ and ‘Hacking’ as well as looking into a case study from a large American company who staged a […]

North P & I Club says good onboard internet is vital to getting the right crew

North P&I Club is encouraging its ship owner members to consider the importance of internet access on their ships to ensure they continue to attract, recruit and retain high quality crews. The issue of internet access, part of a campaign by North to help its members get the ‘right crew’, is detailed in the latest […]

Major upgrade to ISF Watchkeeper simplifies work hour record keeping

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and IT Energy have announced the launch of the latest release of their acclaimed ISF Watchkeeper software – ISF Watchkeeper 3.5 – developed for maintaining records of individual seafarers’ work hour records, as required by IMO and ILO regulations, and to help prevent crew fatigue and to avoid issues […]

Markel International appoints Marine Underwriter in Singapore

Markel International Singapore, the specialist insurer, has appointed Gustaf Kristiansson (pictured) as Marine Underwriter based in Singapore. Mr Kristiansson joins the Singapore office from Markel International’s Sweden office where he held the same position. Prior to that, he was located in Dubai, working for Gulf Agency Co, an international shipping logistics and marine services company. […]

AkzoNobel launches new marine coatings app to improve user experience

Marine coatings customers can now enjoy anytime, anywhere access to data most critical to them, with the launch of AkzoNobel Marine Coatings’ International mobile app. The app provides customers with increased convenience and flexibility in accessing the company’s wealth of coatings data. It has been specially designed to provide access to application guides, technical datasheets, […]

New member joins CSSF at latest meeting in Dubai

14 out of 15 member companies of the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) held the first of their biannual meetings in 2017 in Dubai, U.A.E. from 3rd to 4th May, hosted by United Arab Shipping Company. The latest member, Taiwanese Wan Hai Lines Ltd. joined the CSSF directly after the meeting in Dubai, where they […]