Christiania Shipping adopts StormGeo’s CII simulator

The Danish ship owner and charterer Christiania Shipping signs with StormGeo to improve its environmental performance and decarbonize its operations with CII simulations. The specialized chemical ship owning and chartering company Christiania Shipping currently operates 20 vessels and has positioned itself as a leading trade niche player with operations in Europe, West Africa, and the […]

Shipping decarbonization action plan launched to upskill global seafaring workforce

Shipping action plan launched at COP27 in response to new research cautioning ‘as many as 800,000’ seafarers’ due for carbon upskilling by the mid-2030s • Maritime Just Transition Task Force ‘Mapping a Maritime Just Transition for Seafarers’ paper puts forward a 10-point action plan in response to new research. • Modelling of three emission reduction […]

Senior Marine Surveyor scoops Future Leader Award from Seatrade Maritime

Idwal has announced that their Senior Marine Surveyor and Crew Welfare Advocate, Thom Herbert, has been presented with a special award under the title ‘Future Leaders of the Year’ at the Seatrade Maritime Awards, held Tuesday 8th November at the Guildhall, London. Thom was selected by the Editorial Board at Seatrade Maritime, who described him […]

Liberian Registry launches maritime enhancements

The Liberian Registry, the world’s second largest ship registry, in response to the needs of shipowners and the ship finance and legal community, has released a series of new laws and procedural improvements. New amendments to the Liberian maritime law will further streamline the mortgage recordation process and continue to make the process user-friendly while […]

Norbulk appoints Verifavia for emissions verification across 65 vessels

Verifavia SAS has signed a deal to provide its full suite of emissions verification services to Norbulk Shipping, the UK-based ship management company. The tie-up will see Verifavia, the carbon emissions verification services provider to the maritime and aviation industries, supporting 65 Norbulk vessels in complying with regulations aimed at decarbonising the maritime industry including […]

Bureau Veritas joins the Maritime Battery Forum

Bureau Veritas has joined the Maritime Battery Forum (MBF), a global network aimed at supporting the development and deployment of batteries within the maritime industry. Being part of the Forum will enable BV to collaborate on the development of a standardized safety framework for on-board batteries, together with other companies and organizations from different parts […]

Plan for trans-Pacific green corridor announced at COP27

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach and C40 Cities have begun discussions to establish a green and digital shipping corridor between Singapore and the San Pedro Bay port complex, it has been announced at COP27. The corridor will focus on low- and zero-carbon fuels for […]

Strategic Marine wins contract for twin newbuilds of enhanced Fast Crew Boats

Specialist international aluminium shipbuilder Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd has won a newbuild contract for two Fast Crew Boats (FCB) from Centus Marine Sdn Bhd (CMSB). The two offshore support vessels will be the fifth and sixth FCBs ordered from the Singapore-based shipyard in the past two years. CMSB provides offshore support vessels, which include […]

Marintec China rescheduled again to end-2023

The organisers of Marintec China have announced that the 2022 event, due to take place next month after having been postponed from first December 2021 and then June this year, will now take place at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 5 – 8 December 2023. The Organising Committee of Marintec China has made […]