DNV and Atlas Corp establish a Joint Collaboration Space in Shanghai

  DNV and Atlas Corp.’s shipping arm, Seaspan Corporation, the world’s largest independent containership owner and operator, have set up a Joint Atlas-Seaspan and DNV Collaboration Space (JCS) in Shanghai. The grand opening ceremony of the JCS was witnessed by Bing Chen, President and CEO of Atlas; Kun Li, Senior Vice President of Seaspan; and Knut […]

VIKING secures breakthrough Asian order for HydroPen™ container firefighting solution

HydroPenTM, the unique VIKING Life-Saving Equipment container firefighting system, has secured a first major order from an Asian shipowner, in a deal that also demonstrates that the technique is highly adaptable for all sizes of container vessels. Singapore-based PIL, the largest container carrier in Southeast Asia, is committing its entire container ship fleet of around […]

DP World signs agreement with Oasis Group for new distribution hub at London Gateway

DP World today announces that OASIS Group has become the latest business to locate at its rapidly expanding port-centric logistics park at London Gateway. Situated on the doorstep of Europe’s largest consumer market and given a further boost by London Gateway being a central pillar of Thames Freeport, the 108,973 sq ft warehouse will be […]

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) moves ahead with growth strategy

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has announced key changes to management organisational roles, as the international ship classification society plans for considerable future growth. With the pandemic slowly receding and businesses gradually return to normal, IRClass is focussing on its most important asset – it’s human resources. As maritime sector is constantly evolving, the changes […]

Ecochlor appoints Andrew Marshall as CEO

Ballast water management specialist Ecochlor, Inc. has appointed Andrew Marshall (pictured) as its Chief Executive Officer. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the Company as of today. Steve Candito will continue to support the company as a senior advisor to the Ecochlor BOD and leadership team. Mr. Candito expressed his confidence in the appointment by […]

RWE awards RINA contract for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in North Sea

RINA has been awarded a contract by RWE for the Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, to provide Cable Verification Services & OCP (Offshore Converter Platform) construction site quality services. The full scope of work for the Sofia project will be managed from RINA’s Sunderland office and is expected to bring extensive opportunities to the UK supply […]

‘Dream year for carriers is an ongoing nightmare for shippers’: Xeneta

Ocean carriers remain in pole position in negotiations for long-term freight contracts, with high demand, port congestion, and supply chain disruption driving further rates increases. According to the Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI®) Public Indices, long-term rates recorded their tenth consecutive month-on-month rise in October, climbing by 2.2%. The indices now stand at a colossal 93.1% […]

International Ship Autonomy and Sustainability Summit on course for Nor-Shipping 2022

Nor-Shipping has confirmed that the Third International Ship Autonomy and Sustainability Summit will take place as part of Nor-Shipping 2022 on 12 January. The day-long summit, which focuses on the very latest technological, business and regulatory developments, will be held at Nor-Shipping’s newly refurbished Nova Studios in Lillestrøm. Organised in cooperation with NFAS (Norwegian Forum […]