Technology call for early hold fire detection solutions to prevent cargo fire and loss

The Cargo Fire & Loss Innovation Initiative (CFLII), a technology acceleration initiative to reduce cargo fires and losses overboard, is asking technology providers to come forward to solve the issue of fire detection in cargo holds. It is seeking solutions for early-stage detection, one of the most important issues in the drive to mitigate container […]

Burkhard Fischer assumes chairmanship of Association of Average Adjusters

Burkhard Fischer has been elected chair of the Association of Average Adjusters for the term 2023-2024 and pledged to help strengthen support for the international members in the body which has served the marine claims sector for more than a century and a half. Widely renowned for his expertise in marine insurance, Mr Fischer (pictured, […]

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore and ENGIE announce low-carbon advisory and risk management partnership

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, a technical advisory, asset management and assurance solutions organization, and ENGIE, a global industry leader in low-carbon energy supply and related services, have announced a partnership to provide advisory & hedging services to support shipowners, operators, and charterers in navigating the complexities of GHG reduction requirements. Bureau Veritas Solutions […]

Marlink enhances hybrid digital network solution for Polembros Shipping with Starlink

Smart network and digital solutions company Marlink will install the Starlink LEO service for Athens-based ship manager Polembros Shipping. A Marlink partner for many years, Polembros will extend its digital toolset to include the new LEO service on a trial basis to support crew welfare and remote technology. Polembros is already a user of Marlink’s […]

Hapag-Lloyd appoints Joerg Sonne as Senior Managing Director Region North Europe

Joerg Sonne will become Hapag=Lloyd’s Senior Managing Director Region North Europe, succeeding Martin Rolf, who will take over the position of Managing Director Human Resources. Sonne (pictured) joined Hapag-Lloyd as a result of the merger with UASC and successfully led Area Arabian Gulf from 2017 to 2022. For the last eight months, he has served […]

TT Club joins anti-corruption alliance

In a move to underline further the mutual insurer’s commitment to making the industry safer and more secure, TT Club has joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), which represents a pre-eminent example of collective action to tackle corruption in the maritime sector. TT Club has long been aware of the issues surrounding corruption in the […]