OCEAN Technologies Group Acquires Marlins And Enters Into Strategic Partnership With V.GROUP

V.GROUP, the leading global provider of ship management and marine support services, and Ocean Technologies Group, the leading provider of maritime learning and operational technologies, have entered a strategic partnership to offer best-in-class e-learning to V.Group personnel and customers. Starting later this year, V.Group will leverage on Ocean Technologies Group’s digital platforms to provide innovative […]

Speak out for crew on Day of the Seafarer urges Danica

The world must not ignore the problems faced by the hundreds of thousands of seafarers who remain at sea, delivering trade and aid around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, warns crewing specialist Henrik Jensen of Danica Crewing Services. Speaking out on the Day of the Seafarer, Mr Jensen urged everyone associated with the shipping […]

COMPA Repairs expands global network for onboard ship repairs

An onboard ship repair network has been expanded with COMPA Repairs signing three partnership agreements to make the service available in Greece, Cyprus and Hungary, and in Latin and South America The innovative repair service applies composite patching to geometrically complex structures and in locations difficult to reach. Agreements have been signed with international marine […]

Plea not to forget seafarers’ families on Day of the Seafarer

A public plea has been made by the welfare charity Seafarers UK to not forget seafarers’ families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as the International Maritime Organization makes a call for seafarers worldwide to be recognised as key workers. Hundreds of thousands of seafarers are currently stranded on merchant ships worldwide, with crew changes curtailed […]

Day of the Seafarer – will you help?

The Chairman of The Mission to Seafarers has written an open letter to the shipping industry calling on members to support the charity, which has seen its income severely depleted by the COVID-19 crisis. In the letter Tom Boardley said: “I am writing to you in my capacity as Chairman of The Mission to Seafarers […]

UK P&I Club issues Risk Awareness Guide on Pollution Claims

The Loss Prevention team at UK P&I Club has issued a new Risk Awareness guide focusing on pollution claims, which highlights the controls, methods and procedures necessary to avoid or minimise them. The Pollution Claims guide pinpoints some of the most significant threats leading to potential pollution-related claims including bunkering, cargo loading/discharge, bilge and slop, […]

Cyber Security Expert Joins Pelion Consulting

PELION CONSULTING, the specialist in superyacht and maritime cyber security, is delighted to announce that CAMPBELL MURRAY has joined them as their new Chief Security Officer (CSO). Campbell brings with him more than two decades of cyber security experience and knowledge. He began his career during the 90s and quickly founded his own company, Encription […]