ITIC helps ship manager successfully refute owner’s allegation of negligence

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has successfully defended a ship manager against allegations of negligence made by a ship owner following the loss of a lifeboat overboard. The lifeboat was subsequently found drifting off the port of Naze, Japan, after the Master of the vessel had reported it missing. In view of the cost of […]

Cory Brothers appointed General Agent for BOCS

Cory Brothers has been appointed as General Agents in England and Wales for Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) and is now able to offer a monthly service to West African Ports. The new partnership enables leading UK Liner Agent, Cory Brothers to carry out conventional ocean transports between Northern Europe and the West African […]

Thome wins MPA Singapore Award

The Thome Group has won the Innovation in Technology and Systems award during the MPA Singapore Safety@Sea awards ceremony held at the Marina Mandarin hotel on 21st June 2018. The awards ceremony was the culmination of MPA Singapore’s annual Safety@Sea week designed to raise awareness and exchange views on safety within the international maritime community. […]

Shipping associations vow to support seafarers’ mental health needs

Yesterday (Monday 25th June) marked the IMO Day of the Seafarer, which this year had a particular focus on seafarer well-being. In response, members of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations; UK Chamber of Shipping and the Royal Dutch Shipowners Association have each launched webpages signposting seafarers to mental health charities, chaplain services and support networks. […]

InterManager supports IMO’s Annual Day of the Seafarer

The physical and mental wellbeing of seafarers must be given priority by ship managers – says InterManager Secretary-General Capt Kuba Szymanski  (pictured) to mark Day of the Seafarer yesterday. As 25th June marks the IMO’s annual celebration of seafarers, InterManager, the international trade association for third party and in-house ship managers, is happy that focus […]

Ground-breaking seafarer welfare training programme launched by ITF Seafarers’ Trust and World Maritime University

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust and the World Maritime University have announced a new seafarer welfare training programme designed to equip maritime professionals with key skills and knowledge to support the welfare of seafarers. The Maritime Welfare (MARI-WEL) Professional Development Programme was announced yesterday (Monday) in honour of the Day of the Seafarer, which this year […]

World Fuel Services prepares for 2020 with upgrades at Falmouth

In a bid to meet customer needs beyond 2020 World Fuel Services (WFS) has announced a recent investment at its current supply location in Falmouth, UK, to upgrade facilities and the introduction of a new supply vessel. WFS currently stores and supplies marine diesel and fuel oil from the Falmouth terminal, which forms the deepest […]