P&O Ferrymasters and DP World begin roll-out of integrated maritime and logistics services

P&O Ferrymasters and its parent company DP World today have announced the completion of their first common carrier agreement, to integrate their global maritime and logistics services into a unified customer proposition. The announcement follows DP World’s acquisition of P&O Ferrymasters in February 2019 and marks the launch of a global rollout of carrier agreements, […]

probunkers submits request for LNG bunkering license in port of Singapore

probunkers has responded to the Request for Proposal (RFP) of The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for new licensees for supply of LNG as a marine fuel in the port of Singapore. The submission request for an LNG bunkering license for the port of Singapore is aligned with the business plan of the […]

More States join IMO call to designate seafarers as key workers

Forty five IMO Member States and one Associate Member* have now designated seafarers as key workers, which is a key step in resolving the ongoing crew change crisis. In a circular letter (4204/add.35) issued on Monday, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim calls on Member States that have not yet done so to take action as a […]

Santa of the Sea delivers Christmas cheer to cruise workers locked down at sea

Charity worker Simon Mobsby is delivering Christmas cheer to hundreds of cruise staff locked down off the UK coast. With cruises cancelled due to coronavirus, huge cruise ships anchored off the UK coast have become a familiar sight since the crisis hit in March. Several ships, manned by skeleton crews of around 150, regularly come […]

ABB Marine & Ports opens new lab to stress-test cyber threats to shipping

ABB Marine & Ports’ cyber security laboratory opens at key moment in shipping’s digital development as stricter maritime cyber security rules enter force on 1st January, 2021 In line with the guidelines set out by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the new laboratory features hardware and software systems developed to help ship owners and operators […]

KVH partners with TMS Maritime Solutions for KVH Watch maritime IoT solution

KVH Industries has announced that TMS Maritime Solutions, a marine services expert that provides Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and applications to vessels, has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer KVH Watch connectivity to enable real-time data transfers leading to actionable insights. KVH Watch connectivity will allow TMS’s trained technicians to […]

Piraeus Port Authority receives three ISO management system certificates

Piraeus Port Authority (PPA S.A) was awarded  three ISO management system certificates by Lloyd’s Register (LR) in a virtual ceremony  showcasing PPA’s commitment to best practice in quality, environment and energy management processes and systems. PPA was first certified by LR to the internationally recognised quality management system ISO 9001 and environment management system ISO […]