Confidence in shipping industry falls according to latest survey

The shipping industry confidence has fallen from the historic highs seen in February 2022 but perhaps not as far as might have been expected. This is the main finding of the latest edition of the Shipping Confidence Report based on a survey in August 2022. The drop in confidence is largely down to falls in […]

Partnership with SnapLogic accelerates OTG’s ability to serve customers with enhanced data accuracy and interoperability

Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) has partnered with SnapLogic, a leader in intelligent integration and enterprise automation, to provide the platform that OTG will use to create its next generation Enterprise Data Management capabilities and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). This significant collaboration will allow OTG’s customers to easily access and integrate with OTG’s Learning & Assessment, […]

Freeport East Gateway 14 gets go-ahead for new unit

Detailed planning consent has been given for the first unit at Freeport East Gateway 14, for occupation by home, garden and leisure products retailer The Range, creating an estimated 1,650 jobs. Wholly-owned by Freeport East partner Mid Suffolk District Council, work on the distribution unit is expected to start in January with a completion date […]

IEC Telecom & Blue C Mobile to showcase affordable maritime satcom solutions for APAC region

With the Asia-Pacific region witnessing exceptional growth and development, there is also tremendous demand for digitalisation across major trading sectors, especially the maritime industry. International satellite service operator IEC Telcom and Singaporean maritime solutions provider Blue C Mobile have teamed up to offer affordable and scalable digital tools for all vessel types in the Asia-Pacific […]

World Ocean Council urged not to lose sight of ship emissions below the waterline

The global maritime industry is making significant progress in the fight to reduce ship greenhouse gasses and other ship-to-air emissions, but it should not lose sight of what’s going on below the waterline, Thordon Bearings’ Craig Carter said today, addressing members of the World Ocean Council (WOC). Speaking in Barcelona on the first day of […]

Speakers announced for NI Brazil Branch conference on ‘The Future of Offshore Brazil’

The Brazil Branch of The Nautical Institute (NI) is delighted to announce speakers for its conference celebrating the Institute’s 50th Anniversary. Themed “The future of offshore Brazil”, the full day conference will take place in Rio de Janeiro on 22 October 2022. The event will feature speakers including: Vinicius Madruga Santos (Legal Representative and President […]

Survitec appoints Robert Steen Kledal as CEO

Survival technology specialist Survitec has announced the appointment of Robert Steen Kledal as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, he will be responsible for setting Survitec’s strategic direction, leading the Survitec Executive team and sitting on the Survitec Board. At the start of the year, Survitec launched a new organisational structure designed to […]