Steamship Mutual reviews finances, issues policy for 2023 Renewal

At the Steamship Mutual Board Meeting held in New York this week, the Directors reviewed the Club’s financial position and decided on the policy for the forthcoming renewal on 20 February 2023. The Directors noted the continued growth in the Club’s owned entry by 3.5% in the period 20 February to 20 September 2022, increasing […]

Fleet Cleaner demonstrates remote control of hull cleaning services

As hull biofouling and its role in invasive species transfer and carbon emissions due to increased fuel use continue to attract the attention of the IMO and national regulators, Netherlands-based Fleet Cleaner has added to its armoury with the introduction of a third specialist hull cleaning vessel. In addition, the company has unveiled a new […]

Elpi Petraki elected new President of WISTA International

WISTA International (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) appointed its new President, Elpi Petraki, from WISTA Hellas, at its Annual General Meeting this week in Geneva. Newly elected President of WISTA International, Elpi Petraki, Operations, Chartering & Business Development Manager at ENEA Management, declared: “I am truly honoured to have been elected as President of […]

Svitzer announces new Global COO and MD of AMEA appointments

Svitzer has announced two senior leadership appointments, with Kasper Karlsen becoming Global Chief Operating Officer and Deniz Kirdar True assuming the role of Managing Director in the AMEA region. Kasper has been with Svitzer since 2020, holding the role of regional COO in Europe and standing in as UK Managing Director following the merger of […]

Grieg Maritime Group wins Corporate Diversity Award at WISTA AGM

At its Annual General Meeting in Geneva this week, WISTA International announced its Corporate Diversity Award winner, which this year is the Grieg Maritime Group. WISTA’s Corporate Diversity Award recognizes companies and organizations making significant strides in incorporating diversity throughout their business and are recognized for their contributions and commitment to improving practices and making […]

ABS opens LNG training centre in Qatar

ABS has announced it will open a global liquefied natural gas (LNG) training centre in Doha, Qatar, as part of its support of Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and the Tawteen Program, a QatarEnergy-led initiative which focuses on education and quality employment for Qatari nationals. In collaboration with local corporations, the industry-leading training centre will focus […]