Synergy Group rolls out tailor-made PPE to female seafarers on more than 60 vessels

Synergy Group, one of the world’s leading ship managers with a diverse fleet of over 540 vessels, is rolling out new tailor-made Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to its growing number of female seafarers. Synergy, which employs over 20,000 seafarers, commissioned Hercules Safety to manufacture the new gear to the highest specifications. The PPE was designed […]

PPG SIGMAGLIDE 2390 marine coating delivers dramatic power savings and emissions reductions

Coatings supplier PPG has announced the launch of PPG SIGMAGLIDE® 2390 marine coating, a breakthrough approach to help shipowners lower power consumption and carbon emissions and meet demands for higher performance with no adverse impact on the marine environment. The biocide-free fouling release coating is based on revolutionary PPG HydroReset™ technology, which modifies the coating […]

IMO welcomes new oceans treaty

IMO has welcomed the landmark agreement on a new oceans treaty to protect marine biodiversity on the high seas. The new legally binding international instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction – known as ‘BBNJ’ was agreed on 4 March, following conclusion of the fifth round […]

Take on the world’s greatest marathon for seafarers in need

Maritime professionals who are keen runners but missed out on a TCS London Marathon 2023 place can still apply for a guaranteed Virtual London Marathon place with seafarer welfare charity Sailors’ Society. Virtual London Marathon can be run as a team or individually, from any location, anywhere in the world. Participants just need to cover […]

Solis Marine Group appoints Duncan Campbell as Partner

As Solis Marine Group continues its plans for expansion, the company has announced the appointment of senior naval architect and leading data analyst Duncan Campbell as a Partner. Based out of Solis Marine’s London practice, Duncan takes overall responsibility for naval architecture consultancy services. Duncan joined Solis Marine in 2017 as a naval architect and […]