Singapore welcomes INTERCARGO members from around the world

INTERCARGO’s semi-annual and Annual General meetings took place in Singapore last week for the first time since 2018. Members joined together both virtually and in person to review the Association’s achievements to date and to determine policy and priorities for the future. On the occasion of the meetings, INTERCARGO Chairman Dimitrios Fafalios expressed his delight […]

ABS announces the sale of ABS Consulting’s technical Inspection service line to Apave

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has announced that ABS subsidiary, ABSG Consulting, Inc. (ABS Consulting), a leading global risk management company, has agreed to the sale of its technical inspection service line to Apave Group, an international inspection group with over 150 years of experience. 
 “This transaction better positions ABS Consulting to focus on […]

ClassNK approves ammonia-fuelled Japanese bulk carrier design

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia fueled 200,000 DWT type bulk carrier jointly developed by ITOCHU Corporation, Nihon Shipyard Co, Mitsui E&S Machinery Co., Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE), and NS United Kaiun Kaisha. Ammonia is expected to be used as a ship fuel for decarbonisation since it does not […]

YSA Design sets mood as MSC World Europa embarks with ‘future in mind’

Key interior and exterior spaces from YSA Design on board MSC World Europa create a mood to match the newly delivered ship’s mission to serve the luxury cruise market ‘with the future in mind’. The results set the tone for experiencing a vessel which is already marked out by the sustainable technologies on board. Built […]

GAC appoints new Group President

Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has announced the appointment of Pontus Fredriksson (pictured, right) as its new Group President effective from January 2023. Bengt Ekstrand (left), who has held the position for the past 10 years, will take on the role of Executive Co-Chairman alongside GAC’s long-standing Executive Chairman Björn Engblom. […]