Albwardy Damen wins two ship repair awards in four weeks

Albwardy Damen has received two shipyards awards in the space of just four weeks. On 19th April, during the MASTECH conference in Dubai, Albwardy Damen received the prestigious Best UAE Shipyard Award for 2017, then on 16th May it received the accolade of Best New Building Yard at the presentation ceremony for the International Maritime […]

LOC looks to industry for ways of developing its casualty forum following resounding Singapore success

Nearly 400 senior shipping professionals attended the second Asian Marine Casualty Forum (AMCF) hosted by London Offshore Consultants (LOC) held last month, making the event one of the largest gatherings during Singapore Maritime Week. Now established as the world’s leading casualty management event, coupled with the overwhelmingly positive feedback received post event, has prompted leading […]

New CEO appointed of International Maritime Rescue Federation

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focused on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa Crossley will be its new Chief Executive. Theresa will join IMRF in October this year, when she steps down from her role as Executive Director of The United Kingdom Major Ports Group […]

DNV GL and ABB urge corporates to take part in Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run

Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run co-sponsor DNV GL and event participant ABB, who are sending a team of 19 runners, today called for more businesses to register teams for this year’s 5k charity fun run. Taking place on Monday 29th May, the event aims to raise £100,000 for Nor-Shipping’s 2017 partner charity, the Mission to Seafarers, […]

Videotel develops first mobile platform for maritime eLearning programmes

Videotel, a KVH company, has launched a new eLearning content delivery platform that will allow users to view its comprehensive range of maritime training programmes on a wide variety of devices, including tablets and mobile phones. This development is a leap forward in maritime training delivery and not only provides a superior user experience for […]