‘Enhancing the understanding of new and enduring challenges in maritime safety culture in the Eastern Mediterranean’

A three-year project administrated by HELMEPA, supported by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) and implemented in Greece and Cyprus until 2022 was unveiled at a press conference yesterday (Thursday). The conference panel included HELMEPA’s Chairman, Dr G. Gratsos and the partners of the project, Lloyd’s Register’s South Europe Marine & Offshore Manager, Th. Stamatellos, CYMEPA’s […]

Mental health the winner as Synergy scoops top technology award

Synergy Group’s collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS, Mumbai) in the development of a nine-language help line designed to reduce seafarer suicides and support the mental health and wellness of all maritime personnel has been honoured by SAFETY4SEA. At a glittering awards ceremony hosted in Piraeus at the Yacht Club of Greece […]

Peninsula Petroleum Group enhances its funding in readiness for IMO 2020

Peninsula Petroleum Group (PPG), one of the world’s largest marine fuel suppliers, has announced the renewal and increase of its Asian receivables finance facility taking the group’s bank liquidity to over $800M. PPG’s Asian facility led by HSBC, in participation with United Overseas Bank, sees the total facility amount rise from $225M to $285M with […]