CSM Saudi Arabia sees ABS certification as underlining its commitment to quality

The Columbia Group’s Saudi Arabia office has underlined its total commitment to service quality by becoming the first company in the Kingdom to be awarded the ABS HSQE Certificate of Company Compliance. The recognition certifies that CSM Saudi Arabia complies with the Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements of the ABS Guide for Marine Health, […]

Sea Asia 2023 returns 25–27 April with visitor registration now open

Organised by Informa Markets and Singapore Maritime Foundation, Sea Asia is recognised globally as a leading platform for the maritime industry to interact, explore business opportunities, hear the latest insights, and source new products and services. This year’s event will take place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 25-27 April. Since its inception in 2007, […]

Canada accepts amendments to expand IMO Council

Canada has become the latest country to accept amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which will expand the size of the Council from its current 40 members to 52, extend the term of its Members to in general a four-year term, and recognize three additional language texts as authentic versions of […]

Short Sea boost for London Thamesport

The range of short sea container services available from Hutchison Ports London Thamesport is to be increased following the announcement by Viasea Shipping of a new service from the South East UK port. Commenting on the new sailing, Mark Taylor, Director, London Thamesport, said: “London Thamesport is already well established as one of the leading […]

LNG to play a leading role in the energy transition, ABS chief tells USCG leaders

The critical role of LNG in meeting shipping’s decarbonization goals was detailed by Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS Chairman, President and CEO in a keynote speech to U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) leaders at the Liquefied Gas and Alternative Fuels Senior Executive Forum. “We are going to have to begin to balance what we’re facing today, which […]