VIMC welcomes Tim Protheroe to Vancouver and Greystoke Marine Management

The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) has welcomed Tim Protheroe to Greystoke Marine Management, head-quartered in Vancouver. Based in Houston, Texas, Mr Protheroe is a Master Mariner who came ashore with Lloyds Register in 1992 and worked in several senior positions before being appointed President, Lloyds Register America’s Inc. in 2014. Greystoke partner Robert Hedley […]

ShipServ launches latest monitoring and analytics tool to enhance supplier relationships

ShipServ, the maritime e-procurement platform, has announced the launch of the ‘Supplier Performance Report’, the latest addition to its monitoring and analytics tools. The Supplier Performance Report provides ship owners and managers using ShipServ with a host of key data on the procurement performance of every supplier that they use, enabling them to analyse trends, […]

Middle East PSC Inspectors given training in indicative ballast water testing

Inspectors from Saudi Aramco’s Environmental Protection Department have been given guidance on how to verify that ships entering the Kingdom’s ports are discharging ballast waters in accordance with the D1 and D2 ballast water discharge standards. While the Kingdom’s port state control authority has yet to confirm which class-approved ballast water testing system it will […]

Marine environment protection in Southeast Asia gets fresh backing from Norad

A new IMO-Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) environmental project in Southeast Asia is set to begin, to support seven countries to protect the marine environment from shipping operations. The four-year project will focus on enhancing the countries’ capacity to implement a number of high-priority marine environment conventions, including the International Convention for the Prevention […]