Titan LNG agrees long-term deal to fuel Brittany Ferries’ newbuild hybrids

Titan LNG and Brittany Ferries have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of LNG and Liquified Bio Methane (LBM) to two new LNG-fuelled hybrid Ro-Pax vessels that Brittany Ferries will operate between England and France from 2025. The ferries will serve established routes connecting Portsmouth with Saint-Malo, and Portsmouth with Ouistreham. Titan aims to […]

West successfully executes targeted renewal strategy

The West of England P&I Club has announced its financial results for 2021, saying it is in a strong position to face future challenges thanks to the successful implementation of a planned renewal strategy built around necessary premium increases and selective de-risking. An improved technical performance saw West’s combined ratio improve to 114%, despite a […]

‘Cluster collaboration is the future’

Daniel Garden, CEO of GCE Blue Maritime Cluster, Norway’s largest shipbuilding cluster, is channelling his energy into the Ålesund-based platform as it forges ahead with a revitalised strategy to accelerate innovation and enable the green shift across the blue ocean spectrum. Garden is a native of Ørsta, nestled among the rugged Sunnmøre Alps at the […]

Hill Dickinson announces first legal director promotions of 2022

Commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has begun its new financial year by announcing the promotion of 11 of its senior associates to legal director. The promotions are effective from 1 May 2022 and centre on the firm’s three largest UK offices, in Liverpool, London and Manchester. Spanning all three of Hill Dickinson’s key business groups […]

Safety Net launched to boost welfare of UK merchant seafarers

Two leading maritime charities have responded to the cost-of-living crisis with new resources to support UK seafarers. The Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) and The Seafarers’ Charity (TSC) joined forces to launch the Safety Net for all UK merchant seafarers at the MNWB’s Port Welfare Conference last week. The new Safety Net website is full […]

Acceleration of study to establish ammonia bunkering supply chain in Singapore

“K” LINE and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have formally joined the project to develop an ammonia bunkering ecosystem in Singapore, known as the Consortium. Other partners are A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S, Fleet Management Limited, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, Sumitomo Corporation and ABS. […]