Port of Dunkirk posts strong 2021 traffic figures

At a hybrid press conference held today Port of Dunkirk officials reported that 2021 had been a good year for the port despite the continuing public health crisis, overall traffic rising 8% over 2020 to 48.6m tonnes. Container volumes showed the greatest improvement, increasing 41% year-on-year to 652,000 TEU with Dunkirk fast becoming one of […]

Opsealog and Identec Solutions team up to optimise support vessel operations

French performance management company Opsealog and Austrian wireless solutions provider Identec Solutions have announced a partnership to enhance their services to the offshore oil and gas sector. This will help companies further optimise the operations of their support fleets, reducing their emissions and maximising safety and security in harsh environments. The partnership combines Identec Solutions’ […]

Indian Register of Shipping prepares Disaster Management Plans for Gujarat ports

Classification society Indian Register of Shipping has prepared Disaster Management Plans (DMP) for ports operated by the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB). The ports listed by GMB for preparation of the plans included Alang, Bhavnagar, Jafrabad, Mandvi, Okha, Porbandar and Veraval. Disaster Management Plans are essential in helping ports respond effectively and promptly in times of […]

Pacific Basin Shipping sponsors the Mission to Seafarers’ Family Support Network

Pacific Basin Shipping, a leading dry bulk owner and operator, joins five other leading companies as a Platinum sponsor of the Mission’s Sustaining Crew Welfare Campaign, allocating their contribution specifically to the Mission’s Family Support Network in the Philippines. First established in 2016, the Mission’s Family Support Network (Philippines) has grown significantly and now supports […]

Titan LNG to supply Corsica Linea’s new ro-pax ferry in Marseille

Titan LNG has secured the tender for the delivery of LNG in the Port of Marseille for Corsica Linea’s new Ro-Pax LNG-fuelled ferry, A Galeotta. This partnership marks the significant expansion of Titan’s operations into the Mediterranean which will enhance the availability of LNG, bioLNG, and in the longer run hydrogen-derived LNG in the region. […]

Harry Theochari succeeds Lord Mountevans as Chair of Maritime London

At the AGM of UK professional services’ body Maritime London this week, Lord Mountevans stepped down as the association’s Chair with Vice Chair Harry Theochari (pictured) appointed as his successor. Commenting on the change in leadership, Maritime London Chief Executive Jos Standerwick said: “Lord Mountevans has been a conscientious and dedicated Chair, a constant source […]

DNV Conference shows collaboration as shipping’s true fuel of the future

Participants from across the maritime value chain participated in the DNV Conference – The Fuel of the Future. Aimed at advancing the idea that collaboration is the key to success in decarbonizing the maritime world, the event attracted more than 6500 registrants, and brought together a comprehensive line-up of shipowners, energy majors, financers, and regulators […]

Intelsat continues investment in global 5G software-defined network

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, and Thales Alenia Space, Joint Venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) have signed an agreement to build two software-defined satellites designed to advance Intelsat’s global fabric of software-defined GEO connectivity as part of its 5G software-defined network. The addition of the Thales Alenia […]