Talented young designer joins Navalmartin

Ship design and marine consultancy firm Navalmartin has introduced the newest member of its team, industrial designer Agostina Alonso. Ms Alonso will be based at Navalmartin’s design studio in Poland where she will be working alongside the team on a number of exciting projects in its growing design portfolio. The designer studied at Buenos Aires […]

Judges announced, it’s time to prepare for The Maritime Standard Awards 2018

The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 will take place at iconic The Atlantis, the, Palm, Dubai, on Monday, 15th October 2018. Clive Woodbridge, Editor of The Maritime Standard, and Chairman of the judging panel, said: “We are giving companies a bit of a head start, with a pre-nominations announcement. Now is the time to start planning […]

MISC Group welcomes fifth and final MOSS-Type LNG carrier

MISC Group has taken delivery of Seri Cemara, the final edition to a series of five MOSS-Type Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. The 150,200 CBM LNG carrier has been built for MISC by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). Upon its delivery, Seri Cemara joins her sister MOSS-Type carriers Seri Camellia, Seri Cenderawasih, Seri Cempaka and Seri […]

Nautilus responds to seafarer needs with new website launch

Nautilus International, the trade union for maritime professionals, is today celebrating May Day – International Workers’ Day – by launching a new website, making it easier for maritime professionals to access essential news and information on their Union, their industry and their employment rights at sea and on land. The website has been specifically designed […]

GAC Taiwan lands agency contract from DSLNG

GAC Taiwan has secured an agency contract from Donggi Senoro Liquefied Natural Gas (DSLNG), an Indonesian liquefied natural gas provider, to handle its vessels’ calls and provide discharge agency and husbandry services at the ports of Taichung and Yung An. Managing Director Kenny So says the contract win comes after the steady growth of agency […]

ExxonMobil launches mass flow metering system for marine gas oil in Singapore

ExxonMobil is launching a mass flow metering system (MFMS) for marine gas oil (MGO) in Singapore, with the first barge deliveries set to start in May 2018. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has mandated that all distillates must be delivered via a MFMS from 1st July 2019. ExxonMobil worked closely with the […]

ITF: MLC enters ‘new chapter’ for seafarers’ rights

The ITF has welcomed the positive outcome of the third meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the ILO (International Labour Organization) in Geneva.  The STC has agreed on a new amendment to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 and will now be submitted to the next session of the International Labour Conference for adoption. […]