Berg Propulsion builds its business for Türkiye and beyond

Berg Propulsion has opened new offices in Istanbul to reinforce its presence in Türkiye and the surrounding region and provide closer support to local customers. The operation is taking responsibility for a range of activities, including new sales, contract management, product support and service. It is led by Mustafa Müslüm (pictured), who has been appointed […]

Maersk launches Air Cargo arm to boost integrated logistics offering

A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced the launch of Maersk Air Cargo as the company´s main air freight offering serving its clients with integrated logistics needs. At the same time Maersk has chosen Denmark’s second largest airport, Billund, as its air freight hub for Maersk Air Cargo with daily flights creating several jobs in the […]

Sailors’ Society remembers Titanic officer who was one of its own

“The sea is still God’s school for teaching the highest in sacrifice” On the 110th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, international maritime charity Sailors’ Society is paying a special tribute to one of its own – the Titanic’s Sixth Officer, James Moody. Moody, who was just 24, was the only junior officer to […]

KR signs MOU with DSME to collaborate on MASS technology

The Korean Register (KR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) to jointly research the development of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) technology. MASS are the next generation of high-value ships that can act autonomously when working with artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), big […]

NI 50th Anniversary Conference focuses on people and the environment

Decarbonisation, autonomous shipping and the criminalisation of seafarers were among the topics of debate at a special conference to mark the 50th anniversary of The Nautical Institute (NI). Held in the appropriate surroundings of HQS Wellington in the heart of London, delegates attending the Maritime Leadership in a Changing World conference heard about the latest […]

Indian Register of Shipping leads push for improved inland waterway safety

Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) is continuing its drive to improve inland vessel safety throughout India, having played an integral role in the drafting of the Inland Vessels Act 2021. The Inland Vessels Act 2021 will help integrated vessel movement throughout waterways and establish uniformity in law and standardised provisions. The IV Act 2021 addresses […]

NAPA, ClassNK and Marubeni collaborate on fleet-wide study on operations

NAPA and ClassNK will work together with Marubeni to evaluate potential fuel savings achievable through voyage optimization, and compare adaptation strategies Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan – April 11, 2022 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, will work with leading class society ClassNK and Japanese general trading company Marubeni to […]

Oldendorff Carriers and Yara Marine strengthen green relationship

Torsten Barenthin, Oldendorff Carriers’ Director of Innovation, and Aleksander Askeland, Yara Marine Technologies’ (YMT) Chief Sales Officer, have signed an agreement for the first installation of YMT’s new U-type SOx scrubbers on board two bulk carriers at the Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition in Oslo on Wednesday, 6 April 2022. This follows in the footsteps of […]

PIL conducts trial use of marine biofuel

As part of ongoing efforts to achieve its decarbonisation objectives, Pacific International Lines (PIL) is pleased to share that it is conducting a trial use of marine biofuel on its container vessel “Kota Megah” when it called at the port of Singapore on 10 April 2022. The main aim of the trial is to test […]