ICS welcomes the release of Ever Given

A settlement has been reached between the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Ever Given owners, Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd., giving the go-ahead for the ship’s release, allowing the ship and its crew to continue on its journey. The 400-metre-long vessel grounded in the Suez Canel in March, wedging across the waterway and blocking traffic for […]

ABS publishes detailed sustainability guidance for tankers

Detailed analysis of the impact of rapidly evolving sustainability regulations on tanker vessels and the effectiveness of compliance strategies has been published by ABS. ‘Sustainability Trends: Tankers’ is the first in a series of publications from ABS, each evaluating the effects of environmental regulations on different sectors of global shipping. Encompassing regulations, such as EEDI, […]

Kongsberg Digital delivers Vessel Insight to Güngen fleet

Kongsberg Digital announced today that it has signed a contract to deliver its Vessel Insight infrastructure to Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Güngen), a Turkish-owned and registered shipping company which operates a fleet of six high-specification Suezmax crude oil-tankers. Güngen will install Vessel Insight on all its vessels as an important step in the company’s […]

The Mission to Seafarers raises £320,000 for crew welfare

The Mission to Seafarers has raised £320,000 for its ongoing crew welfare campaign, thanks to the generosity of donors from across the shipping industry. The campaign was launched late last year to sustain crew welfare support around the world at a time when it was desperately needed and as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact […]

NKCS launches EEXI support service

ClassNK Consulting Service (NKCS) has launched an EEXI compliance support service for shipping companies. NKCS offers a full range of support, from proposing and providing the best solution for compliance with the EEXI regulation, to developing the required documents and obtaining the IEE certificate. For the EEXI regulation, shipping companies are requested to prepare various […]

New model launched in Damen Shoalbuster range

A new model in the Damen Shoalbuster range has been launched, by maritime solutions, design and construction experts Damen Shipyards Group. At a recent ceremony, The ultra-shallow, Shoalbuster 3514 SD was Christened Brutus, by Mrs Heere-van Eijk and the name was given on behalf of the leading tug and workboat company, Herman Sr. At the […]

ShipMoney introduces Money Transfer Scheduler empowering crew and companies

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global provider of digital payment solutions for maritime companies, has launched the ShipMoney Money Transfer Scheduler. This new feature allows seafarers to preschedule automated transfers from their ShipMoney cards to bank accounts, companion cards, as well as for cash pickup via MoneyGram, TransFast and soon, Western Union. By […]

Auramarine appoints new General Manager to support growth in Asia

Fuel supply systems provider Auramarine has appointed Tomi Julin (pictured) as its new General Manager for Asia, highlighting its significant growth plans for the region driven by the growth in the shipbuilding market. Julin has worked at Auramarine for over two decades, with his most recent positions including Technical Director, Product Line Manager and Project […]

KPI OceanConnect completes first carbon-neutral fuel supply

Marine fuels specialist KPI OceanConnect has announced the successful completion of its first carbon offset transaction with a respected seismic research vessel owner and long-term client. The voluntary carbon units are derived from a wind farm in Texas and verified by Verra Registry. Carbon offsets allow for emissions and CO2 output to be balanced with […]