Maritime UK responds to UK Government’s Brexit White Paper

The Chairman of Maritime UK, David Dingle, has issued a statement responding to the UK Government’s Brexit White Paper. Mr Dingle said: “The maritime sector welcomes the clarity that is now emerging from the UK government. “Our greatest concern in leaving the EU has been disruption to the flow of trade at ports. This white […]

Boskalis Nederland aiming for 35% CO2 reduction with GoodFuels biofuel

Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment in the Netherlands will be an important step towards achieving this ambition. Since the very start of […]

Environmental Awards 2018 honour HELMEPA

The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) received an Honorary Award by the institution Environmental Awards 2018, organised for the fifth consecutive year by Boussias Communications “for advancing environmental awareness at all levels of the shipping community since 1982 and for the voluntary environmental program HELMEPA Junior since 1993”. The Award ceremony for best practices […]

Much uncertainty surrounding Sulphur Cap

The uncertainty surrounding the impending introduction of the Sulphur Cap in 2020 was highlighted when North P&I held a briefing on ‘2020 Vision – Get Ready for the Sulphur Cap’in London yesterday (11th July). Colin Gillespie, Director (Loss Prevention) at North, told how many owners and charterers were watching and waiting and still had not […]

WesCom Signal and Rescue to showcase safety training at this year’s SMM

Global supplier of marine distress signals WesCom Signal and Rescue has announced it will be exhibiting at international maritime trade fair SMM in Hamburg this September. Located in the British Pavilion, this will be the first time the brand has exhibited under its new name, WesCom Signal and Rescue – which was announced in October […]