New contract will help speed spill response times

BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors. One is tailored for international use and the other is specifically […]

Djibouti inaugurates new regional port in Tadjourah

Djibouti has today (Thursday) opened the Port of Tadjourah, at an official ceremony led by His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti. Aboubaker Omar Hadi, President of DPFZA was also present to mark the occasion. The port is set to transform the economic landscape of northern Djibouti, further integrating the region with Ethiopian trade […]

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment for offshore training facility

Trade representative body Mersey Maritime has praised the power of partnership as an agreement was signed at its Birkenhead headquarters yesterday (Wednesday) to develop a brand new maritime and offshore training facility in the UK’s North West. Investment for the major new training facility was officially agreed this week, following months of discussions in which […]

Biggest ever Nor-Shipping is hailed a success

Nor-Shipping believes its 2017 outing marked a watershed moment for the global maritime event week, with strong visitor numbers, more international participants than ever before, and a speaker programme that will help set the industry agenda for years to come. Nor-Shipping 2017, which took place across a series of venues in Oslo and Lillestrøm from […]