Panama presents candidature for IMO Secretary-General

With current IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim beginning the final year of his second term in office, the Republic of Panama through the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has presented the candidature of Arsenio Dominguez to succeed him as head of the International Maritime Organization.   Mr Dominguez, is the first Panamanian and Latin American candidate for […]

Oldendorff Carriers invests in Alpha Ori Technologies

Oldendorff Carriers, one of the world’s leading dry bulk operators, has signed a deal that will see it invest in leading maritime digital solutions provider Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT). An Oldendorff Carriers’ representative will also join the AOT board.   AOT’s digital solutions are increasingly being adopted by leading maritime operators worldwide. This new investment […]

Secro receives green light from International Group for its E-bill of lading

The International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) has added Secro as an approved electronic bill of lading provider. Established in 2021, Secro is an independent technology company helping buyers and sellers of bulk commodities to digitise their core business workflows and optimize working capital.   Approval by the IG ensures that liabilities arising in respect […]

Silverstream Technologies appoints Simon Helliwell as Chief People Officer amid global expansion

Air lubrication technology provider Silverstream Technologies has announced the appointment of Simon Helliwell (pictured) as Chief People Officer (CPO) to grow the company’s existing talent, bring in new team members, and support its global outreach. As Silverstream’s orderbook and personnel grows rapidly, he will also work to retain and develop the company’s unique culture. In […]

Innovative maritime safety start-up Captain’s Eye arrives in Greece via Oriani Hellas

Oriani Hellas recently announced that it will be representing the Israel-headquartered, innovative start-up Captain’s Eye in Greece. Captain’s Eye has developed a holistic system using Artificial Intelligence (AI) that provides real-time video analytics by detecting and immediately alerting on safety, operational and security incidents onboard. The AI integrated system can detect & therefore prevent a […]

Signs of progress on DEI in shipping, reports DSG Annual Review

The shipping industry is making progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), according to the results of the 2022 Annual Review from the Diversity Study Group. This progress is most evident in junior and mid-level ranks, helping to build a more diverse talent pool of future leaders, but diverse representation remains far more limited at […]