Furetank orders vessel 14 and 15 in the climate friendly Vinga series

Furetank has signed a contract for two more dual-fuel tankers. This means that six sister ships have been ordered this year alone, in the globally top-performing Vinga series which has now reached 15 vessels altogether. The 17,999 dwt tankers are the latest contribution to the series of sister vessels designed with a special focus on […]

Sailors’ Society appoints new Trustee

Maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society is delighted to announce the appointment of the former General Counsel and Company Secretary for INTERTANKO, to its Board of Trustees. Michele White, who oversaw the corporate governance of INTERTANKO, is a UK-qualified solicitor and company secretary. Michele’s career in the maritime sector includes working in the marine litigation department […]

Poseidon Principles members commit to 1.5C climate ambition

Representing 30 shipping banks and 17 marine insurance provider and brokers, Poseidon Principles has announced it will add additional trajectories to report climate alignment with a 1.5C temperature-rise future. This new commitment, unveiled during the Global Maritime Forum annual meeting in New York this week, will align the Poseidon Principles with the ambition of the […]

Sonardyne welcomes customers to new Singapore base

Marine technology company Sonardyne has officially opened its new South East Asia headquarters at Loyang Offshore Supply Base, Singapore. The event also provided an opportunity for the company to celebrate its 50th anniversary with clients and partners from across the region. The new three-storey facility, which has been completely remodelled and refitted to meet Sonardyne’s […]

Turkish Med Marine shipyard becomes launch customer for new Steerprop T propulsion units

Propulsion system designer and manufacturer Steerprop has signed a contract with Turkish Med Marine shipyard to deliver the propulsion units for two RAscal 2100 harbour tugs designed by Robert Allan. The contract is the first for the new Steerprop T product line, especially designed for tug operations and tugbuilders’ stringent demands. The growth of global […]

Customers and Stakeholders Meet of IRS draws good response from Indian maritime fraternity

After a hiatus of two years, Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) hosted its India Advisory Committee Meeting as well as Customers and Stakeholder Meet in Mumbai last week, which saw good participation from the maritime fraternity. A presentation on the recent updates with respect to fleet growth, upcoming regulations, new services and initiatives, was well […]

Marlink boosts its smart network solutions for maritime and enterprise customers with Starlink

Smart network solutions company Marlink has added SpaceX’s Starlink service to its offerings, strengthening its connectivity solutions portfolio for maritime and enterprise customers. Marlink and OmniAccess will leverage Starlink – a high-speed, low-latency broadband internet service enabled by a constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit – to complement their portfolio of smart network solutions […]

New IUMI President and Executive Committee appointments

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) Council has appointed a new President and Vice President as well as new Executive Committee and Nominating Committee members for 2022/23. Frédéric Denèfle, Managing Director of French marine war risks specialist GAREX, has been appointed President, supported by a Vice President, Kosuke Hashimoto of Japan and General Manager […]

MELL’s Kota Dunia and Selatan Damai make maiden calls at Tibar Bay port

Mariana Express Lines (MELL), a subsidiary of Pacific International Lines (PIL), is pleased to announce that two of its vessels Kota Dunia and Selatan Damai, made successful maiden calls at the new Tibar Bay Port over two days from 14 September 2022 to 16 September 2022, to support the operational trials of this new deepwater […]