Agents encouraged to act quickly on shippers’ instructions, warns ITIC

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) warns agents to respond to shippers’ requests in good time, or face the possibility of financial penalties. The insurer cites a recent case where a container of frozen beef was being carried on a liner service from Australia to China. Seven days after the vessel had departed, the shipper noticed […]

Young Exporter 2019 Award for Coltraco’s Clare Hunter

The Head of Marketing & Communications at ultrasonic safety and survey equipment manufacturer Coltraco Ultransonics has been awarded as top business award. Clare Hunter was presented with the GTR-BExA Young Exporter Award for her hard work in driving forward the British company’s export strategy. She has been working for Coltraco for eight years and has […]

North P&I Club hosts Early Intervention event

North P&I Club hosted an Early Intervention event in Newcastle, attended by around 120 guests from P&I Clubs, shipping law firms, mediators and recoveries agents to discuss the benefits of early resolution. Endorsed by North, SeaMediation Chambers’ Early Intervention product is an additional, well established tool, that has been used more than 250 times since […]

Project is launched to transform shipping registries globally

Confirming Singapore’s position as an international hub for innovation, the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) is working with the world’s largest business organisation, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and pioneering Singapore tech startup Perlin, to build an advanced digital blockchain ship registration preparation system for international adoption. Called the International E-Registry of Ships (IERS), it […]

Danish suppliers help ship owners move towards sustainable transport

The global shipping industry is facing requirements for substantial reductions in emissions and for creating a more sustainable transport in order to meet UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. At Kormarine 2019, 15 Danish suppliers of marine technology and services will be exhibiting their solutions that can help ship owners accelerate the move towards sustainability. According to […]

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines joins the International Windship Association

On the back of the recent AIP approval for the Wind Challenger, wind-assisted vessel design by Class NK, Tokyo headquartered MOL O.S.K. Lines has announced that it is joining the International Windship Association (IWSA) as a full member.  This not-for-profit organisation has for the last five years been bringing together wind propulsion projects, research organisations […]