BIMCO launches Advanced Maritime Training Week for senior managers

Shipowning organisation BIMCO has launched a new top level course for experienced senior industry professionals. The BIMCO Advanced Maritime Training Week will take place in Copenhagen from Monday 9th October until Friday 13th October.  The five-day course will examine and analyse; markets, ship finance and maritime economics, business planning and implementation, chartering risk management and […]

Globecomm communications and media systems go live onboard Global Seatrade newbuild MV Baltic

Globecomm, a provider of maritime connectivity services, has installed a complete communications solution on MV Baltic (pictured), the latest newbuild to join the Global Seatrade fleet. To meet demanding connectivity needs, Globecomm delivered its global Ku-band VSAT solution with VoIP services, an Iridium Pilot L-Band system and KNS S8 to enable flat fee internet access […]

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award

The Council of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies presented Damen CEO René Berkvens with the CEMT Award at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem today (Thursday). The Council bestows the award annually in recognition of the substantial contribution made to the success of the European maritime industry by an individual, company or organisation. The contribution can […]

UKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of major inspection campaign

Ahead of the IHO’s compliance deadline of 31st August 2017, the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) today urged owners and operators to ensure their ECDIS systems are using S-52 Presentation Library Edition 4.0. Vital to navigational safety, the presentation library in S-52 governs how ENC data is portrayed on ECDIS screens and supports consistent display […]