The International Chamber of Shipping reaffirms commitment to 2050 net zero

The Board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted a revised proposal to the IMO that reaffirms the industry’s commitment to meet 2050 net zero carbon goals and sets out the full details of how this can be achieved via a ‘Fund and Reward’ system. The Fund and Reward mechanism will be financed […]

Britannia makes important donation to support ISWAN’s seafarer welfare work

Britannia P&I Club has made a significant donation to support the work and activities of the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). The donation follows a commitment by Britannia in response to its recent Members’ satisfaction survey. ISWAN is an international maritime charity which works to improve the lives of seafarers around the world […]

BMS United, Bunkernet, and SBI merge to form Baseblue company

BMS United Bunkers, Bunkernet, and SBI bunkering BV, leading marine fuel supply companies, announce that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create Baseblue, a new industry leader in marine energy solutions. This merger of equals will result in a larger and financially more reliable company that can offer complete and dependable marine […]

Hydrogen-fuelled research vessel to be built to ABS class

A hydrogen-fuelled research vessel commissioned by the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography will be built to ABS Class. Designed by Glosten, the vessel will feature a new hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system that integrates hydrogen fuel cells alongside a conventional diesel-electric power plant, enabling zero-emission operations. The design is scaled so the ship […]

MacGregor secures significant order for RoRo equipment for two vessels

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply RoRo equipment for two 8000 LM RoRo vessels built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in South Korea for Cobelfret CLdN, Luxembourg. The order is booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2023 orders received. The first vessel is scheduled to be delivered to the owner by the end […]