Emanuele Grimaldi appointed ICS Chairman

The board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the world’s merchant fleet, yesterday appointed Emanuele Grimaldi, President and Managing Director of Grimaldi Euromed SpA, as Chairman of the Board. Grimald (pictured, left), a former president of both Confitarma and European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), was formally voted in as chair by […]

WISTA Hellas seminar shines spotlight on challenges faced by women at sea

The first WISTA Hellas ‘Women at Sea’ seminar, staged at Posidonia 2022, offered a thorough examination of the challenges facing women seafarers as well as food for thought on how to support them throughout their careers. The panel discussion, that was attended by senior shipping executives in a full room at Posidonia, outlined that progress […]

AkzoNobel launches International Interzone 945GF to save fleet owners time and costs

AkzoNobel Marine Coatings business has launched an enhanced version of the trusted and best-selling Interzone® 945, to provide even greater damage protection – and up to $1.5m versus a standard epoxy hold coating over a 15-year total cost of ownership (TCO) for vessel owners. The product, called Interzone 945GF, is able to provide high abrasion […]

Jamaica salutes seafarers’ journeys on Day of the Seafarer

Seafarers make a “significant contribution” to the global community while a career at sea offers the possibility of “a remarkable journey”, according to Rear Admiral (ret’d) Peter Brady, the Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, who has experienced his own successful nautical life voyage. Delivering his message to mark the Day of the […]

Nor-Shipping 2023 focuses on PartnerShip to accelerate industry progress

Nor-Shipping has revealed that #PartnerShip will be the main theme of next year’s event, as it looks to enable, support and showcase ways of working together to achieve commercial goals. The week-long programme, running from 6-9 June 2023, will now tailor its exhibition, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities to nurture and strengthen collaboration across ocean […]