HFW helps BIMCO draft first 2020 bunker clause

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first clause relating to the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur emission rules. The new clause, focused on compliance, has been fast-tracked and may be published as soon as the end of October. BIMCO will produce several clauses dealing with specific issues relating to […]

World Maritime Day 2018 – ‘IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future’

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been celebrating its major anniversaries during 2018, with a focus on the achievements of the past decades as well as the challenges of the future, as the Organization seeks to promote safe, secure, environmentally sound, efficient and sustainable shipping. The Convention establishing IMO was adopted on 6th March 1948 […]

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network announces key leadership changes

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network today announced that President Jonathan McIlroy will leave the Company, effective 15th November, 2018. On 9th August, 2018, the Company announced the appointment of Kostas Polydakis to the position of Chief Operating Officer, as well as his qualifications and experience.  Mr Polydakis is serving on the Company’s Management Committee, along with […]

ATPI Griffinstone to open London International Shipping Week 2019

ATPI Griffinstone today (Thursday) announced a partnership with London International Shipping Week 2019 (LISW). The commitment to supporting this prestigious global seafaring event comes on World Maritime Day today, as specialist marine and energy division of the travel management and events business, the ATPI Group, reinforces its position as an integral part of the shipping […]

Tomorrow’s safer shipping future – the complex world of travel security

Hectic schedules rarely provide the chance to take stock of what an industry has achieved and use those reflections to inform the direction in which a sector is headed, which is why in its 70th year the IMO has chosen ‘‘better shipping for a better future’ as the theme for World Maritime Day 2018, writes […]