Maersk sets to enhance customer experience with brand-new Southeast Asia to Australia network

Maersk has unveiled its new Southeast Asia to Australia network, designed to improve schedule reliability and boost supply chain resilience for the region. The new network is intended to improve port coverage and offer greater protection against congestion and disruptions. Maersk says the network’s configuration has been reimagined after a careful review that drew on […]

New Norwegian consortium aiming to develop complete hydrogen value chain for maritime

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed last week for a new multidisciplinary collaboration which has the ambitious goal to develop a complete hydrogen value chain for Northern Xplorer AS (NX), the first zero-emission cruise ship featuring fuel cells and electric propulsion, as well as making pollution-free hydrogen available to the wider maritime market at […]

2022 a year of recovery for seafarer welfare, according to Seafarers Happiness Index

The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published this week by The Mission to Seafarers, reveals average seafarer happiness levels in the last quarter of 2022 reached 7.69/10, up from 7.3 with levels rising across almost all categories, reflecting the sustained upward trend seen throughout the year. The results of the survey show that even the […]

Procureship appoints Carsten Schmidt as Vice-President of Sales to lead ambitious growth strategy

Marine e-procurement platform provider Procureship has appointed Carsten Schmidt as Vice-President of Sales to lead the company’s ambitious expansion in Northern Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. Schmidt joins Athens-based Procureship following a nine-year tenure at ShipServ where he most recently held the position of Executive Vice-President, Head of Enterprise Relations, EMEA. Having started […]

Houlder completes liquid hydrogen vessel design and related studies for Shell

Design and engineering consultancy, Houlder, has recently completed a major design project for Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited (“Shell”): the development of a concept design for a 20,000m3 liquid hydrogen (LH2) carrier. Houlder collaborated with Shell on the statement of requirements, ensuring that both parties were aligned on vessel specifications. The team then […]

MEO Group migrates entire fleet to Marlink’s smart network solution

Smart network solutions company Marlink is implementing a fleet-wide migration of its smart managed network solution for leading global operator Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO Group) to support the Group’s ongoing digitalisation program. The contract follows a successful trial during which MEO Group highlighted the network stability and reliable performance for its business operations. Applying its […]