Shipping Innovation announces new sponsors of London International Shipping Week 2023

Shipping Innovation, owner and organiser of London International Shipping Week, is delighted to welcome a number of key sponsors of LISW23. Seatrade Maritime (, the specialist global event organiser and maritime news provider, has underlined its commitment to London International Shipping Week 2023 by becoming a Platinum Sponsor while the Bahamas Maritime Authority has been […]

IEC Telecom expands Satcom offerings with Intelsat FlexMove

IEC Telecom Group has officially announced a new partnership with Intelsat for the Intelsat FlexMove High-Throughput Satellite service. Using a KU-band satellite fleet, FlexMove offers dependable Communications-on-the-Move and Communications-on-the-Pause service based on reliable connectivity for areas with no or limited GSM coverage and powerful backup solution for urban enterprises. “We’re excited by the possibilities of […]

Decarbonisation discussions continue at Maritime Cyprus

The second day of the Maritime Cyprus 2022 conference built on the momentum initiated on the first day, featuring discussions on incoming changes to the regulatory landscape and their effects on shipping as the industry transitions towards sustainability. The first session of the day, ‘Towards zero emissions in shipping: What is the tipping point?’ was […]

MENAS awarded a project to survey important Aids to Navigation in Bahrani waters

The Middle East Navigation Aids Service (MENAS) has signed an agreement with the Bahrain Ports and Maritime Affairs (PMA) to remove and replace three abandoned light beacons in the Northwest of Bahrain and to survey all Aids to Navigation (AtoNs) in Bahraini waters. The survey, which should take up to eight months, will cover all […]

BSM celebrates 50 years of third-party ship management

More than 600 invited guests gathered yesterday at Limassol Marina, Cyprus, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM). Customers and partners, representatives from business and politics as well as employees, paid tribute to BSM as a first mover in third-party ship management. Fifty years ago, the foundation was laid for the development […]

Green corridors and Clean Energy Marine Hubs offer ‘clear pathway to 2050’

The decisive role of public-private partnerships in delivering net zero for shipping by 2050 was spotlighted by Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS Chairman, President and CEO in his keynote address at the 2022 SHIPPINGInsight conference. “We are clearly in the early innings of a decade of change. For shipping, the challenge and opportunity lies in two […]

Lloyd’s Register approves new NAPA Stability solution for passenger ships

NAPA Stability, NAPA’s new stability management software for passenger vessels, has been approved by the classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR). This marks a milestone for the platform as it has now received type approval from both Lloyd’s Register and DNV who are the only class societies that provide this certification for cruise ships. This type-approval […]

“K” Line conducts Emergency Response Exercise

“K” Line reports that it carried out an Emergency Response Exercise as part of its training on how best to handle any major maritime accidents last week. The exercise simulated a collision between a Pure Car Carrier operated by “K” Line colliding with a ferry off the west coast of Japan. The company confirmed a […]

Svitzer appoints Sabrina Weymiens as new Head of Transformation

A.P. Moller-Maersk unit Svitzer has announced the appointment of Sabrina Weymiens to the newly created role of Head of Transformation. Sabrina has been appointed to spearhead Svitzer’s transformation journey and keep the company on track as it tackles decarbonisation and delivers superior customer service. Sabrina has worked at Svitzer since April 2021, when she joined […]

e1 Marine partners with Green Marine to accelerate methanol-fuelled newbuilds in Europe

Green Marine Engineering has signed a sales agreement with global renewable energy company, e1 Marine, for its methanol-to-hydrogen reformer technology. From 1 October 2022, Green Marine Engineering is e1 Marine’s sales representative in northern Europe. The partnership will focus on offering shipowners the benefits of e1 Marine’s methanol-to-hydrogen reformer for generating fuel for PEM fuel […]

SENSFIB Structural Health Monitoring chosen for third Aframax newbuild

Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering (SHI-ME) has selected SENSFIBTM Structural Health Monitoring for the third in a series of 115,000 DWT Aframax crude oil tanker newbuilds for Greek ship management company Samos Steamship. SENSFIBTM systems from Light Structures – the world leading supplier of fibre optic condition monitoring systems for maritime applications – have […]