BIMCO standard ship repair contracts overhauled

BIMCO has revised and updated its two standard ship repair contracts: REPAIRCON, which is for major work at a repair yard; and MINREPCON, which is for minor repair work that can be done by contractors when a ship is in port. Both contracts were approved at BIMCO’s Documentary Committee in Copenhagen on 13th November. Modifications […]

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company

KVH Industries, which provides global mobile connectivity and inertial navigation solutions, today (Thursday) announced that Brent Bruun (pictured left) has expanded his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer, and Mark Woodhead (pictured right)has been named Executive Vice President of Mobile Connectivity. The promotions leverage the business and maritime industry experience of the two leaders. In his […]

Maritime CIO Forum, Bergen

Building on the great success of the Maritime CIO Forums in London, Athens, Singapore, Tokyo, Rotterdam, Shanghai, Marseille, Cyprus, Busan and Hamburg, Digital Ship is excited to return to Bergen to investigate the digital outlook, connectivity developments, the innovation roadmap and the latest opportunities in iShipping. Across three key sessions, the forum on 22nd November […]

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry

Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure, as it continues to develop solutions that combat ever-increasing cyber threats faced by ship owners and ship managers. Vessel operators will benefit from a powerful, multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, which is based on industry leading technology from ESET, […]

ECSA welcomes Brexit deal

European ship owners have welcomed the agreement reached on Brexit yesterday (Wednesday). Martin Dorsman, Secretary-General of the European Community Shipowners’ Associatons (ECSA), said: “Our primary concern on the short term, the frictionless trade, seems to be taken care of. A no deal scenario was just not an option and a clear lose-lose situation for ship […]