First female President of UKHMA announced

Ashley Nicholson from Forth Ports has been appointed President of the UK Harbour Masters Association (UKHMA) today (Wednesday), becoming the first female to hold the title and the youngest certificated Harbour Master in the UK to hold the role with the UKHMA. The UK Harbour Masters Association is the world’s oldest and largest Harbour Master […]

Synergy Group seafarers donate a day’s pay to help COVID-19 Relief Fund

Thousands of employees of shipmanagement company Synergy Group have donated a day’s pay to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (CARES) Fund, the COVID-19 charitable trust set up in the name of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi which is leading the fight against COVID-19. Among those ‘Synergians’ to donate was Capt. […]

GAC UK opens office at Britain’s largest lock

GAC UK has opened its newest branch, offering marine and terminal services at the port of Eastham on the Wirral, Merseyside. It is the 25th office in GAC UK’s network of offices covering ports throughout England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and Gibraltar. Located at the western end of the Manchester Ship Canal, Eastham is home to […]

Remote ship inspections prove to be viable alternative during COVID-19

With COVID-19 causing travel restrictions and social distancing, remote surveys and inspection procedures have proven to be a viable alternative to the physical ship-inspections. That’s according to marine survey and valuation firm WESELMANN, which has has developed a remote survey system, which provides a technical assessment of the asset/vessel. The evaluations and assessments are made […]

Wilhelmsen further expands 3D printing horizons with Singapore start-up F-drones

Vessels in Singapore will be able to take delivery of 3D printed spare parts by drone, after an MOU was signed between Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products and drone delivery provider F-drones for last mile delivery. As the only drone delivery provider currently authorised by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to execute drone deliveries Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight […]