Two Simons welcome seafarers to Southampton

Seafarers coming into Southampton port will receive a warm welcome and offer of support from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society’s newest recruits. South African born Kendrick Simon brings more than a decade of chaplaincy experience, having served as a school and police chaplain and more recently managing the music departments and worship teams for several […]

Crew members are the key to greater efficiency, says Danica

Ship operators are placing greater recognition on the role crew members play as the key to reaching higher efficiency goals, according to crew specialist Danica, which is expanding to meet the growing demand for quality crew services. As part of its expansion plans, the company will shortly open a new office in Riga, Latvia, and […]

BDO says shipping must improve its risk management procedures

Sound enterprise and business risk management are making an improved contribution to commercial success in the shipping sector, according to the latest annual Shipping Risk Survey by leading shipping adviser and accountant BDO. But the industry still needs to improve its risk management procedures in the face of a growing level of threat to its […]

DNV GL strengthens ocean space research activities with extra resources

DNV GL, the risk management and quality assurance company, is strengthening its commitment to exploring new ocean opportunities by dedicating extra resources to its ocean space research programme.  The programme works with stakeholders from business, government and academia to create best practices and standards.  It also seeks a collaborative approach to sharing ocean data and […]