BIMCO launches industry film calling for safe ship recycling

BIMCO has launched its fourth industry film, calling for the urgent adoption of the Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, and for ship owners to only choose yards that live up to the convention. The film, ‘Ship Recycling: Time for Change’, is partly filmed at ship recycling yards […]

Marine Projects Scotland awarded £1m contract to revive TS Queen Mary

The iconic ship TS Queen Mary has been moved from her current berth at Glasgow Science Centre to Govan Graving Docks, the first ship to be berthed at this historic facility in almost 40 years. Marine Projects Scotland Ltd has been awarded the contract to project manage and undertake the first phase of major restoration […]

VertomCory acquires Monson Agencies to expand global reach

Anglo Dutch logistics and shipping agency group VertomCory Group has announced the acquisition of Monson Agencies from Five V Capital, creating a market leading shipping agency group. The acquisition of Monson Agencies will accelerate VertomCory’s strategy of international expansion. Established in 1981, Monson Agencies is Australia’s leading technology-enabled shipping agency. The company specialises in dry […]

ICS calls on governments to set the course towards a net zero future in July

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted what it describes as detailed, well-thought-through proposals to the next round of IMO negotiations. These support the development of a Global Fuel Standard as a technical measure to reduce the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) intensity of marine fuels, targeting 5% by 2030 and with an aggressive tightening of […]

Australia & New Zealand sign contract with Inmarsat for new SouthPAN satellite service

Every major industry across Australia and New Zealand, from transport and construction to resources and agriculture, will gain positioning and navigation benefits from the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network’s (SouthPAN) new satellite service. With the signing of a AUD$187.4m (USD122m) contract with Inmarsat Australia for the new service on one of Inmarsat’s three new I-8 satellites, […]

THB Verhoef joins Green Award as incentive provider

THB Verhoef, a market leader in the field of components and spare parts, is joining Green Award as incentive provider. The company will support the Green Award programmes for seagoing as well as inland navigation. The special Green Award plaque was presented to THB Verhoef’s chief executive officer Mr. Adriaan Verhoef and director marketing & […]

WFW advises NYK on long-term charter contracts for four LNG carriers

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised NYK Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) on the execution of long-term charter contracts with major German energy company EnBW Energie Baden-Wűrttemberg AG for four LNG carriers. The four vessels will be constructed at HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. in South Korea and will be completed in sequence […]

Daphne Technology to advance carbon capture for maritime use

Daphne Technology has obtained a license from Saudi Aramco Technologies Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aramco, to further develop and commercialise its mobile carbon capture (MCC) technology. Aramco’s advanced MCC technology has the potential to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions from the maritime transport and other hard-to-decarbonise sectors. Carbon capture technology is […]