Six maritime giants launch innovation competition to drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Thome Group, together with other maritime giants Hafnia, Anglo American, RightShip, Rio Tinto, and Wilhelmsen have joined forces to launch Maritime Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Innovation Lab 2022. The innovation lab is an open competition for interested participants (individuals, institutions, companies, students etc.) to submit their ideas on addressing DEI in the maritime industry. […]

ABS welcomed as headline Gala Dinner sponsor of LISW23

The organisers of London International Shipping Week are delighted to announce that ABS has been confirmed as exclusive sponsor of the LISW23 headline Gala Dinner, to be held during the evening of Thursday September 14th, 2023. Between September 11-15, next year, the UK will play host to the global maritime world, with hundreds of events […]

DP World Southampton Connects UK and Central America with major new reefer service  

DP World today announces that Maersk’s Costa Rica Express (CRX) service will make its first call at Southampton this week, giving fruit suppliers in Central America enhanced access to the UK and Western Europe. The primary import product for the new service is bananas, which will be carried in refrigerated containers (reefers) to ensure a […]

Hill Dickinson Master Mariner celebrates receiving Merchant Navy Medal at IMO

Hill Dickinson solicitor and master mariner Helene Peter-Davies has been celebrated as a recipient of the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary General Kitack Lim. The Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service is a state award within the British Honours System. Awarded annually on Merchant Navy Day, the […]

CEMS and Medhavi Skills University sign MOU

Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a skill development initiative by Indian Register of Shipping and Sagarmala – Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Medhavi Skills University (MSU), a UGC, DGT and NSDC recognized Skills University. CEMS & MSU will jointly develop and promote Industry 4.0 new-age courses […]

Maersk issues trading update for Q2 2022, adjusts upwards full-year guidance

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (APMM) says it has recognised for the second quarter of 2022 a financial performance ahead of previous expectations with a revenue of USD 21.7bn, an underlying EBITDA of USD 10.3bn and an underlying EBIT of USD 8.9bn. The strong result is driven by the continuation of the exceptional market situation […]