ClassNK reforms its way of governance

ClassNK has announced that it is reforming its way of governance by implementing a Corporate Officer system for structural enhancement. The move was disclosed at meetings of the Council and Board of Directors, held yesterday (Tuesday). The election of Executive Officers also took place as follows: President & CEO, Representative Director Koichi Fujiwara; Senior Executive […]

Liodden leaves Nor-Shipping for new opportunities

Birgit Liodden has decided to leave Nor-Shipping and the Norway Trade Fair to pursue new opportunities. Per Martin Tanggaard, who previously held the role as Exhibition Director, is now taking over as Director for Nor-Shipping, a well-earned recognition after stepping in as Acting Director of Nor-Shipping in August last year. “Liodden joined us in February […]

Alfa Laval wins prestigious GREEN4SEA Technology Award for ballast water treatment system

Alfa Laval was among the recipients of the third annual GREEN4SEA Awards, which recognise outstanding performance in fostering environmental excellence and sustainable shipping. At the awards ceremony on 6th March, Alfa Laval PureBallast was announced the winner of the 2018 GREEN4SEA Technology Award. Established in 2016, the GREEN4SEA Awards are presented each year in conjunction […]

ShipServ and IB sign partnership agreement to offer full integration

ShipServ, the global maritime e-procurement platform, and IB, a provider of technical fleet management software, formally announced their partnership agreement, which will see ShipServ’s e-procurement solution fully integrated with IB’s InfoSHIP maritime software suite. The announcement was made at Seatrade Cruise Global, currently taking place in Fort Lauderdale. The agreement will see both parties working […]

Pen Test Partners’ top 10 tactical tips to reduce the risks of cyber hacking

Ethical hackers Pen Test Partners have spent a lot of time highlighting cyber vulnerabilities within the maritime sector by speaking at various shipping conferences and events to promote the need for better cyber security. One of the most common questions that Senior Partner Ken Munro gets asked following one of his engaging presentations is: “Where […]

New partnership creates one-stop-shop for oil spill response

Norwegian suppliers Framo, Maritime Partner, Norbit Aptomar and NorLense have come together to create the OSRV (Oil Spill Recovery Vessel) Group to offer a complete oil spill response solution. “Our aim is to be a one-stop-shop where we pool our efforts and act as a total systems supplier of safe, highly functional, and well-tested technology. […]