North P&I Club and 24Vision sign partnership agreement

North P&I Club and 24Vision announced today (Tuesday) that they have entered into a partnership agreement, with effect from 1st July 2018, to provide P&I insurance to charterers and small ship operators. As part of 24Vision’s wider service proposition to their marine industry clients, the partnership agreement provides for North P&I Club to be the […]

Transas to promote fleet efficiency for Wilson Ship Management

Transas, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a landmark contract to supply a Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to Wilson, the Norway-based fleet operator. The FOS creates an infrastructure that includes onboard navigational and communication components to provide enhanced connectivity for business communications and crew services, and access to fleet data from shore-based locations for complete situational […]

Launch of new Occupational Health & Safety course

Seafarers can now undergo training on Occupational Health and Safety onboard their respective vessels using a new onboard course. SEA HEALTH & WELFARE and Seagull Maritime together have developed the new onboard course for members of the safety committee.  This course covers the basic international requirements laid down under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, Regulation […]

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) implements electronic certificates for all its classed vessels

Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has started issuing electronic certificates for all its classed vessels. Recognising the importance of digitalisation, these e-Certificates are in accordance with International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidelines for the use of e-Certificates (FAL.5-Circ.39-Rev2) dated April 2016 and, are available on the IRClass website through a secure platform – giving […]

Atlantic & Peninsula Marine Services strengthens Executive Board

David McGinley, Managing Director of global ship repair, conversion and marine specialist A&P Group, has been appointed by its holding company board Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services Limited (APMS) to the position of Managing Director. Whilst Mr McGinley continues with his day to day responsibilities for A&P Group, his new role introduces other APMS subsidiaries […]

TMG strengthens defence, security and compliance

The Maritime Group (International) Ltd of London, UK, has expanded its global services with two new subsidiary companies. It has expanded with the launch of The Maritime Group (Defence) Ltd and The Maritime Group (Security & Compliance) Ltd) as direct subsidiaries of The Maritime Group (International) Limited. Both new businesses are based in Liverpool, UK, […]

New appointments at Vickers Oils

Vickers Oils has welcomed Ian Bower, Business Development Manager and Esther Murray, Marketing Communications Manager to the family as part of its strategic expansion plans to develop new markets. These recent recruitments symbolise a very exciting future for Vickers Oils who are also currently investing in the construction of a 5,500 sq ft two-storey, river-side […]

World Maritime Day theme 2019: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”

“Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to highlight the important contribution of women all over the world to the […]

Norsafe’s Greek training academy in cooperative agreement with DNV GL

Norsafe Academy Hellas has entered into a cooperative agreement with classification society DNV GL, regarding the training of its surveyors. “Safety Training for Experienced Surveyors” is a specialised practical course, which has been customised to comply with DNV GL’s requirements, offering preparation regarding practical safety and emergency field situations. After the completion of this safety […]

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 9 July 2018 – A handover ceremony marked the change of GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport office to free zone status, boosting the benefits already enjoyed by the company’s existing customers. The new status of the office located within Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone’s (ADAFZ) cargo terminal is also expected to […]

Nautisk and Kongsberg Digital announce digital navigation partnership

Oslo, 9 July 2018: Norwegian digital navigation specialists Nautisk have announced a partnership that will make its products available via Kongsberg Digital’s Kognifai platform. Kongsberg Digital, part of the Norwegian Kongsberg Group of companies, will be able to offer Nautisk’s wide range of digital navigation and bridge management products to members of their existing Kognifai community […]