UKRAINE NEWS: One seafarer killed, others missing feared dead in Black Sea hostilities

A missile or bomb hit a Bangladeshi-owned bulk cargo ship in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Olvia last night, killing one of its engineers. Efforts were underway today to rescue the remaining 28 crew members from the vessel, Reuters reports. The four-year-old, Bangladesh-flagged 38,000dwt bulker Banglar Samriddhi had been stuck in the port of […]

ABS Launches GHG Inventory and Carbon Accounting service

ABS has launched Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory and Carbon Accounting, a service enabling organizations to quantify their GHG emissions. This allows them to understand their climate impact and set goals to limit emissions as well as define their footprint and contributions in Scope 1, 2 and 3 accounting categories. ABS provides GHG Inventory development in […]

5G goes live at the Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has reached a significant milestone by becoming the largest UK port to deploy 5G technology and the Internet of Things (IoT). The Port of Felixstowe along with consortium members, Three UK, Blue Mesh Solutions and the University of Cambridge was successful in an application for grant funding under the 5G […]

UKRAINE NEWS: Reed Smith warns of major impact on shipping of Russia sanctions

Global law firm Reed Smith has warned that, while the sanctions landscape affecting Russia is still rapidly developing and ‘the devil will be in the detail’, the scope and severity of sanctions is likely to have an impact on major parts of the shipping industry for some considerable time. “The market is scrambling to get […]

Inmarsat Fleet Xpress allows Geoquip Marine separate high-speed private networks for charterers and crew

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has implemented an agreement with Geoquip Marine allowing the offshore geotechnical solutions provider to offer dedicated Fleet Xpress bandwidth as part of its vessel charter arrangements and separated connectivity for personnel onboard. Four Geoquip integrated geotechnical survey vessels have introduced Fleet Xpress Charterer Network services for […]