ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to Fleet Secure Endpoint

ClassNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure Endpoint, cybersecurity service for ships. Fleet Secure Endpoint is part of Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure suite of vessel network protection solution, developed in partnership with Port-IT. It has functions such as anti-virus, firewall and malware detection, and enables users of the collection, […]

Osbit strengthens Netherlands offering with Dutch entity and office

Offshore wind technology company Osbit has established, and is now operating, a Netherlands business entity and office. The company has undertaken the move to further grow its local offering and capabilities for its Dutch customer base. The newly established entity, Osbit B.V, is now operational from the business’s new Dutch office, based in Rotterdam. To […]

S5 Agency World provides agency support for launch of new methanol-powered vessels

S5 Agency World (S5) announces it has provided port agency and services to Gasum – an energy company working in the Nordic gas sector – for the first LNG bunkering of cruise vessel Chantiers de l’Atlantique at the Port of La Rochelle, France. S5 supported Gasum by ensuring all necessary paperwork for bunkering calls were […]

ACUA Ocean and HydroSurv announce intention to merge

ACUA Ocean and HydroSurv, two UK-based companies specialising in maritime autonomous systems, have announced their intention to merge, combining extensive expertise in the development and operation of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) and associated technologies for marine surveying and surveillance. The new company, to be named Blue Ocean Autonomy, will deliver turnkey solutions across a broad […]

MIS Marine continues global expansion with new Houston office and senior US hire

Marine assurance technology expert MIS Marine has announced the opening of its first US office in Houston, which bolsters its presence in the Americas. Industry veteran Robert Kessler (pictured) will head up the US office, reporting to Dominic McKnight Hardy, Managing Director at MIS Marine. Robert has more than 35 years’ experience in shipping and […]

PSA acquires stake in logistics provider Sotrans Group, forming strategic partnership with ITL

PSA International has through its fully-owned subsidiary PSA Cargo Solutions Vietnam Investments Pte Ltd has acquired a strategic minority stake in SOTRANS Group (STG), also known as South Logistics Joint Stock Company, from Indo-Trans Logistics (ITL). Established in 1975, STG is a leading logistics provider in Vietnam, well-known for providing reliable and efficient supply chain […]

Comparative analysis of candidate mid-term GHG measures

An Expert Workshop on a ‘comparative analysis of candidate mid-term GHG reduction measures’ to further support IMO’s considerations of candidate measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions took place at IMO Headquarters in London on 25 and 26 May. It included technical and economic elements of the proposed candidate mid-term GHG measures and, in particular, […]