Thome wins Seatrade CSR award

The Thome Group has won the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the 2018 Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia. The judging panel were impressed with the variety of different ways in which the company encouraged its employees to take part in activities designed to benefit the community. Thome employees give up their free time to help those […]

Wärtsilä completes acquisition of Transas

Technology group Wärtsilä  has announced that its acquisition of  UK-headquartered company Transas has now been finalised. Control of the company will be transferred to Wärtsilä effective from today (4th May). The acquisition, which was announced in March 2018, has a transaction value of MEUR 210 (enterprise value). Transas provides marine navigation solutions that include complete […]

Floating docks arrive at Damen Shiprepair Curaçao

Following a 26-day voyage across the North Atlantic, two floating docks have arrived at Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) in the southern Caribbean, fulfilling the undertaken given by Damen to the Government of Curaçao when it took over the yard in 2017. The two docks were delivered by the heavy-lift carrier Xin Guang Hua to the […]

Nautilus scoops international award for Welfare Fund

The Nautilus Welfare Fund’s (NWF) support for seafarers has been recognised with the presentation of a prestigious international award honouring ‘exceptional levels of welfare services and facilities for seafarers’. The Union’s charity – which operates the Mariners’ Park residential and care facilities at Wallasey – is the winner of this year’s International Seafarers’ Welfare and […]