Newport Shipping purchases 100 scrubbers for turnkey retrofit services

Newport Shipping Group has purchased 100 scrubbers with options for an additional 100 units from Chinese scrubber manufacturer Weihai Puyi Marine Environmental Technology Co (Puyier). The bulk purchase of scrubbers, which aims to safeguard ship owners against any price hikes or production bottlenecks as demand increases, coincides with the signing of cooperation agreements with engineering […]

Prevention at Sea hosts free BMSA workshop

Maritime technology and marine risk prevention firm, Prevention at Sea, hosted a free Bulker Management Self-Assessment (BMSA) workshop on 26th September at the Electra Palace Hotel in Athens. The scope of the workshop was to inform the Greek shipping community about BMSA and Prevention at Sea’s position on the envisioned self-assessment program. The workshop included […]

Brave rescuers and quick-thinking helicopter crews honoured at awards ceremony

Four remarkable stories of bravery at sea have been recognised and rewarded for their outstanding demonstrations of skill and gallantry at a national awards ceremony held in London this week. Helicopter crews, rescue swimmers, a ferry deck officer and brave sailing crew were among those celebrated by national maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, whilst […]

ExxonMobil confirms specification details for its 2020 compliant fuels

ExxonMobil has confirmed that all its International Maritime Organization (IMO) compliant, 0.50 per cent sulphur fuels developed to date are residual grades. It has also announced specification details and confirmed that the formulations are all compatible with each other, provided that bunkering, storage and handling best practice guidance is followed. In addition, ExxonMobil has named […]

Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp seeks ways to improve stevedore working conditions

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, participated in the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp which was held during 23-28 September in Singapore. The Corporate partners, MacGregor and PSA Corporation, presented the challenge of finding a way to reduce the stress level of stevedores whilst working onboard to students from Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku, […]