Seafarers are “vigilant” while at work, Jamaica survey finds

The serious dedication needed by seafarers operating a modern merchant ship as it travels the globe delivering world trade is reflected in the findings of a new survey conducted by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) as part of its activities in support of this week’s Day of the Seafarer (June 25). MAJ asked seafarers […]


Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) has committed to helping suppress piracy in West African waters and to aiding seafarers caught in pirate attacks by signing the Gulf of Guinea Declaration. The company, which provides 24/7 professional mental health support and guidance across the maritime sector, is one of 120+ businesses, organisations and flag states to […]

ClassNK updates EEXI and CII information following MEPC76

Classification society ClassNK reports it has updated information on its website regarding Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating for ships in service, following the outcomes of MEPC76 held June 10-17. On top of providing the latest information on mandatory requirements to improve the energy efficiency of ships in service […]

Britannia P&I donates to seafarer charities

In recognition of the extra demands and pressures facing the crew who work on board its Members’ ships, and the crucial role played by seafarer charities in supporting crew welfare during the pandemic, Britannia P&I Club has made one-off donations to four charities. The donations, given to coincide with the IMO Day of the Seafarer […]

The CMA CGM Group’s new signature launched

Building a more efficient, resilient and sustainable global trade is the strategic transformation driven by Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group. This new ambition is embodied by BETTER WAYS, the Group’s new signature. Drawing upon CMA CGM’s history and the core values that have supported its development for more […]

Ecochlor completes testing for EcoOne™ filterless BWMS

Ecochlor is pleased to announce the completion of all land-based and shipboard testing for the filterless, EcoOne™ ballast water management system (BWMS) in preparation for an application for USCG and IMO BWMS Code Type Approvals. DNV was chosen to act as the Independent Lab (IL) throughout the entire process and has been responsible for the […]

Makita order marks Japanese debut for ABB’s A255-L turbocharger

Japanese engine builder Makita has selected ABB’s latest low-speed turbochargers for an engine being built for a chemical tanker, marking the first time that a Japanese-built engine will feature the compact, powerful A255-L turbochargers. The turbochargers will be applied on a 6S40ME-B9.5 engine built by Makita which manufactures MAN engines under the license. The A255-L […]