Squire Patton Boggs and The Baltic Exchange partner to launch vessel transaction service

Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) has partnered with The Baltic Exchange to provide a vessel sale & purchase (S&P) transaction closing service for the global shipping industry. The service will be led by SPB’s 30 strong Commodities & Shipping Group co-chaired by Chris Swart and Barry Stimpson, and will be underpinned by the Baltic Exchange’s independent […]

One year on, Ukrainian seafarers now largely back in the labour force reports Danica

Ukrainian seafarers have largely returned to international shipping thereby restoring balance in crew availability, reports Danica Crewing Specialists on the anniversary of the war in Ukraine which impacted crewing rotations and seafarer welfare on a huge scale. Demonstrating their resilience in the face of horrendous adversity, Ukrainian seafarers and their families are now mostly based […]

NorthStandard meets target for formal launch with enhanced S&P ‘A’ stable rating

NorthStandard has achieved its first objective of completing its formal launch on the P&I industry’s 20 February renewal date, opening for business by announcing the team to lead it into a new era for marine insurance. Launched yesterday from headquarters in the UK, and with offices throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas, NorthStandard, formed through […]

UK Ship Register announced as Platinum Sponsor of LISW23

The UK Ship Register (UKSR) is a long-time supporter of London International Shipping Week (LISW) and is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for this year’s event (LISW23). Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, LISW is one of the most respected and valued maritime events in the world, showcasing the best of UK maritime. The […]

Survitec’s pre-inspection delivers greater efficiencies for dry dock safety servicing

Global Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec has introduced a new, formalised pre-inspection solution as part of its dry dock safety service to help ship owners and managers optimise and expedite dry docking schedules. As part of Survitec’s fully managed, “safety-first” dry docking solution, the pre-inspection service is designed to support the servicing and inspection of […]

S&P Global Commodity Insights announces key speakers and agenda for FUJCON 2023

S&P Global Commodity Insights is pleased to announce further details of the 13th International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum (FUJCON 2023), to be held at the Novotel Fujairah on March 13 –15, 2023. Jointly hosted by the Department of Industry & Economy, Government of Fujairah and Port of Fujairah, with the support of Fujairah […]

Mooreast eyes Aberdeen facility to support floating offshore wind energy projects

Fast-growing international mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings Ltd. could bring at least 100 jobs to Aberdeen after signing a collaboration agreement which it is hoped will help the company realise its ambition to open a subsea foundation production facility in the Granite City. Once secured, the site, which will also support the consolidation and […]

ONE to work with Sony Network Communications Europe on smart container solution

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announces plans to develop and integrate a smart container solution across their global fleet. The development of the smart container solution will be done in collaboration with Sony Network Communications Europe (Sony). As one of the largest container carriers in the world, this collaboration brings together ONE’s extensive cargo shipping experience […]