Maritime Cook Islands adds largest trimaran superyacht to its fleet

Maritime Cook Islands, an international ship registry, has just entered the majestic 84-metre trimaran superyacht White Rabbit – the largest aluminium and tri-hull superyacht in the world. This adds 3,000 gross tonnes to the flag’s total tonnage, as Maritime Cook Islands moves closer towards its goal of 10% of the world’s superyacht fleet on its […]

Agency Sector Management to calm fears over Brexit chaos at Port of Dover

Fears that the Port of Dover, one of the UK’s busiest cargo ports, will face chaos in the event of a no-deal Brexit have been calmed by Agency Sector Management (ASM), after it revealed plans are in place to continue handling the current volume of imports and exports. Widespread concern over whether the UK will […]

Rolf A. Sandvik resigns as CEO of The Fjords

Rolf A. Sandvik is leaving his position as CEO of The Fjords. Sandvik, aftering leading the company since its formation in January 2015. Vidar Hauståker, Chief Financial Officer of The Fjords and Flåm AS, will act as interim General Manager until a permanent replacement is recruited. The Fjords has delivered a strong performance since its […]

ABS Advanced Solutions and Fleet Management Limited partner on Cyber Security

ABS Advanced Solutions and Fleet Management Limited signed an agreement to implement the ABS industry-leading cyber security solution for Fleet Management’s 220-vessel liquid cargo fleet. “Fleet Management Limited is one of the world’s leading ship management firms, and their decision to select the ABS FCI Cyber Risk model underlines its position as an industry leader,” […]

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need to consider seafarer training and standards as shipping evolves, with increasing levels of technology and automation. Speaking at IMO Headquarters yesterday (15th January) at the launch of a new report ‘Transport 2040: Automation, Technology and Employment – the Future of Work’, Secretary-General Lim set out key questions […]