Ocean Technologies Group announces new CEO

Global learning and operational technology innovator, Ocean Technologies Group (OTG), has further strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Thomas Zanzinger as new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Thomas will be responsible for driving OTG’s growth strategy as it strengthens its position as the leading software platform for the shipping industry, providing mission-critical, services […]

Wrongly jailed captain given standing ovation at Maritime Cyprus

Highlight of the final day of the Maritime Cyprus 2022 conference was a personal appearance by the Polish captain who spent nearly two years imprisoned in Mexico over false suspicions of his involvement in drug smuggling. Employed by Cyprus-based Intership Navigation, Capt. Andrzej Lasota (pictured) was finally released without charge in April 2021 after 592 […]

Shippers eye Index Linked Container Contracts to obtain better ocean freight rates value

In an ocean freight rates market defined by turbulence, with astronomic price hikes giving way to steep declines in spot rates, cargo owners are looking to regain control over unpredictable supply chains. According to the latest customer survey by Oslo-based Xeneta, turning to Index Linked Container Contracts (ILCCs) may be the obvious way forward. In […]

Nor-Shipping fires starting gun on its 2023 industry awards

Nor-Shipping has announced that nominations are now open for its 2023 awards programme, with the Next Generation Ship Award, the Young Entrepreneur Award and the Ocean Solutions Award up for grabs. In a return to pre-pandemic days, the first two accolades will be handed out amongst the grandeur of Oslo Town Hall on Monday 5 […]

National Marine Electronics Association recognizes KVH with Product of Excellence Awards

KVH Industries, Inc. and its premier satellite TV and communications solutions were recently honoured with 2022 Product of Excellence Awards from the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Comprising the top marine electronics professionals in the country, NMEA members bestowed product excellence honours on KVH’s TracVision UHD7 in the satellite TV antenna category, TracPhone V30 (pictured) […]

Further fleet expansion strengthens AAL’s global services and MPV operating fleet

AAL Shipping has added further vessels to its owned multipurpose cargo vessel (MPV) fleet. This month saw the delivery of the 2010-built AAL Gunsan (ex-BBC America) following that of her sister vessel AAL Geelong (ex-BBC Valparaiso) a few months ago. The vessels are the last of four 25,800 DWT multipurpose heavy lift sisters (classified by […]

Seably acquires WellAtSea, reinforcing its commitment to improving seafarer wellbeing

Swedish-based Seably, the global digital training community marketplace for the maritime industry, has acquired award-winning company WellAtSea. The health and technology business is headquartered in Denmark and was founded to encourage seafarers’ sustainable health and lifestyle changes. WellAtSea’s operational base is in Manila, under the supervision of Gisa R. Paredes, M.A., RPsy, a Board Member […]

Accelleron relocates turbocharger service network in Indonesia

Accelleron has enhanced its global turbocharger service network capabilities in Indonesia by opening new, modern workshop facilities near Jakarta, to join its extensive network of local support in more than 100 locations worldwide. A recent investment by Accelleron to upgrade service delivery in Indonesia will enable the delivery of extended turbocharger services at the Jakarta […]