Top Glory Marine joins innovative everwave project to protect oceans from plastic

Leading waste disposal services provider Top Glory Marine (TGM) has utilised the concept of plastic credits through the innovative everwave project in a bid to offset the plastic waste generated by its offices over the last few years. Being the first company offering waste disposal services worldwide through its network of verified disposal companies, TGM’s […]

Supporting opportunities for green fuels in South Africa

Biofuels from farmed algae, hydrogen-based fuel production and making harbour vessels greener through low carbon fuels are among proposals being considered for support through IMO’s GreenVoyage2050 Accelerator programme. The programme aims to accelerate deployment of low and zero carbon solutions on-board ships / in ports by supporting the development and implementation of pilot projects. The […]

KOSHIPA recognition marked LR’s year of celebration in Republic of Korea

A year of celebration marking Lloyd’s Register’s (LR) 60 years of operation in Korea concluded with the organisation being ranked as the number one classification society on classification technical service by the Korea Offshore and Shipbuilding Association (KOSHIPA), the UK-based classification society reported earlier this month. This was the third year in a row that […]

Ship visiting resumes in Ukraine

Global maritime charity Stella Maris is pleased to announce that it has resumed regular ship visits in the port of Odesa in war-torn Ukraine, after almost a year of not being able to do so due to security and safety concerns. On Tuesday, 24th January, the charity’s port chaplain Fr Alexander Smerechynskyy, and assistant chaplain […]

Masters have more control over emission reductions through the ZeroNorth Platform onboard vessels

Technology company ZeroNorth has announced that the ZeroNorth Platform is now available to masters onboard ships, starting with two new browser-based software services: ZeroNorth Onboard and Live Voyage Optimisation Plan. This latest launch comes just 15 months after the company released its weather routing service. The two services cement ZeroNorth’s market leading position as the […]

Mandatory Maritime Single Window: One year to go

From 1 January 2024 it will be compulsory for ports around the world to operate Maritime Single Windows (MSWs) for the electronic exchange of information required on ships’ arrival at a port, their stay and their departure. This mandatory change follows the adoption by IMO’s Facilitation Committee of amendments to the FAL Convention. With this […]