WISTA International elects new board members and honours 2018 Personality of the Year

Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Connie Roozen, Director of C&B More (WISTA the Netherlands) as Treasurer and Angie Hartmann, Vice President Crew Affairs, Starbulk (WISTA Hellas) as Board Member, to the WISTA International Executive Committee at their 38th International Annual General Meeting in Tromsø, Norway on 24th October, 2018. Sanjam Gupta, Director […]

KVH introduces world’s fastest, lightest, ultra-compact Ku-band marine VSAT antenna

KVH Industries today (31st October) unveils the TracPhone V3-HTS, the world’s fastest, lightest, ultra-compact Ku-band marine VSAT antenna, at the Fort Lauderdale (FL) International Boat Show. Measuring just 37 cm (14.5 inches) diameter and weighing 11 kg (25 lbs), the TracPhone V3-HTS is smaller in physical size than any other Ku-band marine satellite communications antenna on […]

Moscord recruits Rosenkrands as it gears up to transform maritime procurement

Moscord has recruited Lars Rosenkrands, former CEO of SevenSeas Group and CEO and founder of Wave Shipping, as Commercial Director as it looks to accelerate its drive to become ‘the Amazon of shipping’. Moscord aims to disrupt established, inefficient and expensive procurement practices by creating a direct connection between manufacturers/suppliers and their customer base. This […]

Wallem supports Polish tall ship’s call to Hong Kong

Wallem Ship Agency was appointed to handle the recent call of the full-rigged Polish tall ship, the S.V. Dar Młodzieży to Hong Kong. The tall ship arrived in Hong Kong on 26th October 2018 and was berthed at China Merchants Wharf until 29th October. This stop in Hong Kong marked an official one on the […]

Growth in container volumes at Port of Gothenburg

Freight volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg during the year to date are as follows. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the preceding year, and energy product flows remain consistently strong. New car figures rose by 4% but now appear to be levelling off, albeit at a high level. During the first nine […]

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