AntwerpXL to hold virtual Festival of Breakbulk

AntwerpXL will bring breakbulk professionals from all over the world together for a two-day digital festival set to support and explore the future of the industry. The digital festival will provide the industry with a range of networking opportunities and live debate on 21st and 22nd September. The Festival will comprise a series of online […]

Successful first year for LOC Germany

International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC Group has announced that LOC Germany, one of the company’s most recently incorporated offices, reported a successful first year after opening in Hamburg, in August 2019. The office delivered revenue ahead of budget, despite the macro challenges posed during the year. The performance was based on the office […]

Historic LNG bunkering takes place in US

Swedish tanker FURE VEN has become  the first foreign flagged vessel to bunker LNG in the US, at Eagle LNG’s Talleyrand Bunker Station in Jacksonville The dual-fuel vessel is owned and operated by Furetank of Donsö, Sweden and it becomes the first non-US flagged vessel to bunker LNG in a US port. Eagle LNG Partners, […]

Maintain original service and inspection schedules for life-saving appliances, advises Survitec

With an increasing number of vessels returning to service following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Survitec is advising that ships’ life-saving appliances are maintained according to their original service schedules in order to avoid delays. Operators must have a valid safety certificates in place before their vessels can return to service after lockdown and while […]

P&I Club establishes charity programme to mark 150 years

West of England P&I Club has announced the establishment of a long-term charity programme to mark its 150th anniversary year. The Club has made initial commitments to Sailors’ Society, Blue Marine Foundation, and the National Oceanography Centre, and will be continuing to support Symplefsi and Feeding Hong Kong. The commitments represent significant financial contributions that […]

Danica expands with new office in Latvia

Danica Crewing Specialists has opened a new office in Riga, Latvia – giving access to a large and growing pool of highly competent officers from the Baltic countries. Announcing the opening, Danica Managing Director Henrik Jensen (pictured) said: “These countries boast large pools of highly competent and very experienced chemical, product and gas tanker officers. […]