Crowley’s LNG-fuelled ConRo Taíno completes maiden voyage to Puerto Rico

The second of Crowley Maritime Corp’s new combination container/roll-on roll-off ConRo ships – Taíno, one of the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) – completed its maiden voyage to Puerto Rico this morning (11th January). The successful transit puts a historic capstone on the company’s Commitment Class modernisation project […]

British Empire Medal for A&P’s Phillips

A&P Falmouth’s Executive Assistant Penny Phillips has been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal (BEM) in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List. Penny has worked at A&P Falmouth for 42 years and has received the award in recognition of her meritorious work with The Mission to Seafarers, a charity for which she has been the […]

Lars Erik Lunøe appointed CEO of Telenor Maritime

Telenor Maritime’s Board of Directors has appointed Lars Erik Lunøe as CEO of Telenor Maritime. He will take up his new role as of 1st February, 2019. Lars Erik has extensive national and international leadership experience from the maritime sector and has most recently headed the UK-based Survitec Fire Solutions as Managing Director and Managing […]

Wärtsilä appoints Torsten Buessow to lead its Transas business

The technology group Wärtsilä today (Friday) announced the appointment of Torsten Buessow as Director of its Transas business. He will report to Joonas Makkonen, Vice President of Voyage Solutions at Wärtsilä. Mr Buessow joins Wärtsilä from classification society DNV GL where he worked for more than a decade, first as a Vice President of the […]

Number of ships sailing with Selektope-powered antifouling coatings set to double in 2019

The largest single volume order received for the barnacle-repelling antifouling ingredient Selektope coupled with strong commercial developments in late 2018 will see the number of ships using Selektope-containing antifouling coatings more than double in 2019. Placed by one of the industry’s leading marine coating manufacturers Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) in December 2018, this follow up […]