Northern Marine appoints new Global Head of Training

The Northern Marine Group has strengthened its Training services provision with key senior management appointments. John Abate, former Managing Director of Maersk Training UK, has been appointed Global Head of Training overseeing the Group’s Training portfolio which includes subsidiaries Clyde Marine Training (Cadet management) and Clyde Training Solutions (marine, offshore and renewables training). He said: […]

WISTA International welcomes Cameroon

The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) has welcomed Cameroon as the 53rd National WISTA Association (NWA). Cameroon joins Angola, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa and as the 6th NWA in Africa as WISTA continues to expand on the continent. “We’re very excited to welcome Cameroon to WISTA,” said WISTA International President Despina […]

China props up bulk trades as industry hopes for the best but plans for the worst

China is stockpiling every kind of commodity at a “mind-blowing” rate, with the country’s imports propping up an overall fall in trade volumes globally, bulk terminal operators and shippers were told last week at a virtual conference organised by the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO). In an introductory presentation to kick off a series […]

Marine biofuel testing set to begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

As the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is taking a key role. The 2800 m2 testing space – already equipped for today’s oil and gas fuels – has been readied for testing with biofuels. In coming years, the centre will accumulate knowledge that […]

BSM receives DNV GL approval for remote delivery of SIGTTO LICOS training course

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has received DNV GL class approval to offer the Liquified Cargo Operations (LICOS) training course remotely via its Maritime Training Centre (MTC) in Cyprus. The maritime solutions provider is now one of the very few organisations within the industry with this capability that meet the high standards of the Society of […]

HFW Extends Charity Partnership With The Mission To Seafarers

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has extended its partnership with international maritime charity The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) until 2022. MtS provides essential welfare support to the world’s 1.5 million seafarers, from helping them keep in contact with friends and families during long voyages to practical and emotional assistance in the event of a serious […]

HHI, Awards digital twin certification for fuel tank safety

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed a Digital Health Management system (DHM) for safety and operational efficiency of IMO Type-B LNG fuel tanks; and this new and advanced system, an industry first, has achieved Approval in Principal (AIP) of its “Digital Twin READY” Type-B LNG fuel Tanks. This AIP was achieved through close cooperation with […]

Decarbonisation debate dominates online Posidonia conference series attended by thousands

The burning issue of decarbonisation was hotly debated between international maritime industry stakeholders during the Posidonia Web Forums Week held over a plethora of digital platforms from 21st October to 3rd November 2020. And it was shipping business as usual, albeit on a brand-new format, as the world of shipping converged online in their thousands […]