Peace Boat pushes Disruptive Sustainability at Nor-Shipping with pioneering Ecoship

Peace Boat has announced it will be showcasing its plans for Ecoship, a unique future-proof concept cruise vessel, at Nor-Shipping 2017. The Japanese-based organisation, which works to promote peace, human rights, sustainable development and respect for the environment, will be taking one of the largest spaces in the leading maritime event week’s exhibition Hall A, […]

d’Amico International Shipping announces sale and lease back of MR vessel

d’Amico International Shipping has announced that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers D.A.C. (Ireland) signed a memorandum of agreement and bareboat charter contract for the sale and leaseback of High Fidelity, a 49,990dwt medium-range product tanker vessel, built in 2014 by Hyundai-Vinashin Shipyard for a consideration of $27 million. This transaction allows d’Amico Tankers to generate […]

UNCTAD signs MOU with MarineTraffic

Global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) yesterday (Tuesday) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Under the agreement, UNCTAD and MarineTraffic will be sharing information and data that will enable both organisations to enhance their services and allow for more accurate analysis of global trade and shipping […]

Parker Kittiwake launches the Gold Guide – The Definitive Guide To Fuel And Lube Oil

Parker Kittiwake, the pioneering manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has announced the launch of the Gold Guide – a definitive reference guide to fuel, hydraulic, and lubricating oil for the marine industry. This comprehensive resource – said to be the first of its kind – provides vessel owners and operators with all the information needed […]

Crowley awards scholarships to four SUNY maritime cadets

Crowley Maritime has awarded four State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College cadets with Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarships to help further their educational opportunities. Recipients Jacob Ennerfelt (pictured), John Szczecinski, Gabrielle McCracken and Kent Napoliello, who will each sail with Crowley this summer, were chosen based on their demonstrated leadership skills, financial need […]

Wärtsilä scrubber system to clean new Korean ferry’s exhaust

Technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its exhaust gas cleaning system for a new Korean ferry being built for Weidong Ferry at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard. This is the first Wärtsilä scrubber system to be installed where the shipyard, the owners, and the vessel’s operational area are all in Korea. The contract with […]

Gdynia Maritime School and Seagull Maritime partner on new assessment centre

Maritime e-learning and competence management provider Seagull Maritime has announced the creation of a new assessment centre in Gdynia, Poland. Strengthening its professional relationship with long time collaborators Gdynia Maritime School (GMS), this partnership offers seafarers an easy way to complete distance courses on-site, allowing them to be assessed and receive their approved course diploma […]