The Swedish Club: new lessons from past experiences

The Swedish Club has launched its new edition of Claims at a Glance, a whistle-stop tour of cases and statistics taken from its experiences in Loss Prevention over the last three years. Claims at a Glance offers the Club’s own perspective on some of the real-life cases it has recently dealt with and provides updates […]

ExxonMobil’s global lubricant operations receives Zero Waste to Landfill Silver validation

ExxonMobil announced today its global network of lubricants blending and packaging plants, which manufacture all Mobil-branded products, has received the Zero Waste to Landfill Silver validation from UL, making it the first petroleum products company to secure this validation. The company’s lubricant operations is successfully diverting over 90% of the waste produced in its global […]

Synergy Group fleet boosted by new containership

Synergy Group has taken delivery of Ever Gifted, an Ultra Large Container Vessel (ULCV) newbuilding constructed by renowned Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding. Currently under Synergy’s technical management on Evergreen Line’s popular Far East-North Europe and Mediterranean service, the 20,000 plus TEU capacity ULCV is one of the largest containerships in service worldwide. “As a leader […]

PSA increases container throughput in 2018

PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) handled 81 million TEUs at its port projects around the world for the year ending 31st December 2018. The Group’s volume increased by 9.1% over 2017, with flagship PSA Singapore contributing 36.31 million TEUs (+8.9%) and PSA terminals outside Singapore handling 44.69 million TEUs (+9.3%). Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO […]

CSA 2020 appoints Ian Adams as Executive Director

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has contracted Maritime AMC (MAMCL), a UK-based association management company, to provide secretariat services, and appointed Ian Adams as its Executive Director. The membership body, whose members include more than 30 shipowning companies, was established last year to provide scientific-based information and research on the emissions abatement performance and […]

Danish family-owned business expands executive management by appointing new CCO

The board of directors at Danish family-owned business Hans Jensen Lubricators has appointed former Sales Manager Stefan Sletting Nielsen (pictured) as new Chief Commercial Officer. Stefan has been part of the company for more than five years. He has previously worked for Danish wholesaler Sanistaal, supplier of interior concepts Carl F International as well as […]

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently represented a shipbroker accused by an owner of breach of warranty of authority in a dispute arising under a non-performing contract of affreightment (CoA). The shipbrokers had negotiated the terms of a CoA between the charterers and the ship owners, receiving all their instructions from an agent purporting to […]

V.Ships Hamburg appoints new Managing Director

V.Group has announced the appointment of Nils Aden as Managing Director of V.Ships Germany in Hamburg. V.Group says the announcement reaffirms its commitment to growing in, and leading the transformation of, the German shipmanagement market. Last year, V.Group announced that it would invest in a centre of excellence for container shipmanagement in Hamburg, bringing together […]