Safe Bulkers Management and Safety Management Overseas sign cooperation agreement with OTG

Maritime learning and operational technology company Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) signed a new cooperation agreement with Safe Bulkers Management Ltd. and Safety Management Overseas S.A, the managers of Safe Bulkers Inc., during Maritime Cyprus 2022 earlier this month, with the aim of helping their pool of seafarers to focus on their learning and assessment needs. […]

Approval in Principle from BV for a new concept of LNG carrier

Bureau Veritas has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to GTT for a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier design based on a three cargo tanks arrangement instead of the conventional four. The main ideas which have led to this innovative design are the reduction of boil-off gas (BOG) and the cost optimizations for the ship […]

ABS approves pioneering CO2 injection system for HHI Group

A large scale, carbon dioxide (CO2) injection system from Hyundai Heavy Industries Group (HHI Group) has been awarded approval in principle by ABS, allowing development of an offshore floating geological storage platform. The one-million-ton injection system will allow for offshore CO2 storage in geological formations under the ocean floor and more than doubles the previous […]

IMO and WISTA launch speaker bank for women to amplify diversity of voices in maritime

Women in maritime are encouraged to inspire, educate and engage audiences by registering as speakers on the new Maritime Speakers Bureau platform, launched by the IMO and Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International). IMO and WISTA International are passionate about ensuring that sector conferences and events have a diversity of thought and inclusive […]

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers awards outstanding students at annual ceremony

The professional body for the commercial shipping industry worldwide, has recognized its students who have excelled, in a recent ceremony held at Trinity House in London. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, awarded students from all over the world including the Shipwrights Award for most successful candidate, given to Kishore Kumar Ravindran Shobana, from Chennai in […]

WinGD’s latest X-DF technology to power QatarEnergy newbuilds

WinGD’s latest generation of X72DF-2.1 engines will power 25 vessels as part of the QatarEnergy’s North Field East (NFE) project, the biggest LNG carrier newbuilding project in history. The 50 dual-fuel engines which feature the new on-engine iCER were selected by multiple shipyards and shipowners highlighting strong confidence in WinGD’s proven and reliable low-pressure dual-fuel […]