Highly successful Singapore Maritime Week draws to a close

The 17th Singapore Maritime Week (SMW 2023) closed this week after one of its most successful editions ever, comprising nearly 50 separate events over the period 24-28 April. Themed ‘Ambition Meets Action’, it focused on initiatives to accelerate digitalisation and decarbonisation of the maritime industry. SMW 2023 was officially launched by Mr S Iswaran, Singapore’s […]

BSM celebrates 25 years of its presence in Singapore during Singapore Maritime Week

Around 300 guests from the maritime industry attended a cocktail reception at the National Gallery yesterday to celebrate 25 years of BSM in Singapore. Speakers emphasised the pioneering role of BSM, which was one of the first third-party ship managers in Singapore. Eurasia, member of the Schulte Group and one of the predecessors of today’s […]

PSA BDP to be logistics service provider for major EV battery manufacturer in Europe

PSA BDP, a leading provider of globally integrated and port-centric supply chain, transportation, and logistics solutions, announced today that it has been appointed as the logistics service provider for Automotive Cells Company (ACC). ACC, a joint venture between Saft, Stellantis N.V. and Mercedes-Benz, has the ambition to become a leader in the production of Electric […]

Tankers International targets further expansion under new CEO Charlie Grey

Large crude tanker pool Tankers International has announced the appointment of Charlie Grey as Chief Executive Officer, replacing CEO Jonathan Lee, who will become Chairman of the board of directors. Grey, who will move from his current role as Chief Operating Officer, will lead the independent organisation through its current phase of growth. Matt Smith […]

XFuel enters new partnership to scale up sustainable zero carbon fuel

Sustainable drop-in fuels producer XFuel this week announced it has engaged DORIS, a leader in energy engineering, advisory and project management to provide front end engineering and design support for its modular energy conversion facilities. DORIS will support XFuel’s in-house engineering team to scale up facilities that use XFuel’s unique modular mechanical carbon conversion technology […]

ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to Terasaki Marine Information Platform

ClassNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to an onboard data platform called TMIP (TERASAKI Marine Information Platform) developed by Terasaki Electric Co., Ltd. In order to promote the spread and development of innovative technologies, ClassNK has offered Innovation Endorsement as a swift certification service in cooperation with technological front runners to […]

MPA and 8 class societies sign LOI to collaborate on digitalisation and decarbonisation

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and eight internationally recognised classification societies have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to collaborate in the areas of maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation. The LOI was signed during the Accelerating Decarbonisation Conference at Singapore Maritime Week on 27 April 2023 by Teo Eng Dih, Chief Executive of […]