CSC welcomes the European Parliament’s positions on the revision of the EU ETS

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) welcomes the positions adopted by the Environment Committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament, on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) under the ‘Fit for 55’ legislative package and especially the role of the commercial operators and the creation of a Shipping sector dedicated fund. The ENVI […]

More states must ratify MLC if it is to have comprehensive global reach, says SRI

In a statement submitted to the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) meeting held last week, SRI, the international pan-industry body researching maritime and seafarers’ law, called for more States to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) to ensure a level playing field in the shipping industry. At the meeting, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of SRI said: […]

Welfare charity launches multimillion pound grant scheme for maritime sector

A new multimillion pound grant scheme to help revolutionise the maritime sector has been launched by a leading welfare provider. More than £2m is available in the grant pot, issued by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB), which is available for maritime charities and organisations looking to run projects in the following areas: • Career, […]

International insurance brokerage announces new Group CEO appointment

MHG Insurance, an international insurance brokerage and advisory firm, announced today the appointment of Alastair Macmillan-Bell (pictured) as Group CEO of the MHG Group of Companies, effective May 23rd, and will be based in their Fort Lauderdale offices. Andrew Dudzinski, Co-Founder and former Chairman and CEO, will assume a new role as the group’s Executive […]

Inmarsat testing of ORCHESTRA ‘stepping stones’ moves ahead

Mobile satellite network provider Inmarsat has completed the first phases of testing of innovative technology developments for ORCHESTRA, the company’s forthcoming dynamic network of the future. Inmarsat says the tests proved the ability to deliver additional capacity at hotspots via unique, shore-based terrestrial networks. Continued growth in demand in key ports and shipping lanes as […]