Seafarers take centre stage at upcoming summit in Manila

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the International Maritime Employers’ Council Ltd. (IMEC) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are joining forces to host a summit solely focused on the shaping the future of an industry that ensures seafarers remain at its heart – in Manila on 26 June 2023. Director-General of the International […]

Kongsberg Digital to digitalise Odfjell’s logbook and reporting systems

Odfjell Ship Management is to start the digitalisation of their fleet using a digital logbook system from Kongsberg Digital. The traditional hand-written logbook onboard a vessel is a vital reporting tool for the crew, stating their course, actions, and engine status. Though an essential daily task for the officers onboard, reporting in the logbook is […]

Nautical Institute publishes updated Admiralty Manual of Seamanship

The Nautical Institute’s longstanding co-operation with Britain’s Royal Navy continues with the release this month of the latest edition of The Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. There have been concerns for some time in the maritime world that safety is being compromised through the loss of traditional seamanship skills. The 13th edition of this comprehensive work […]

Mackay acquires and expands Kilo Marine Electronics, now Mackay Marine U.K.

Mackay Communications, Inc has expanded its worldwide marine electronics Sales & Service presence into the United Kingdom with its acquisition of Kilo Marine Electronics. Kilo, now certified as Mackay Marine U.K., Ltd, is based in London, with service stations throughout the UK. Nick Pope, MD of Mackay Marine Europe, stated: “Shipping customers have long encouraged […]

Goltens Worldwide appoints Sandeep Seth as new group CEO

The Goltens Worldwide group of companies is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Sandeep Seth as Chief Executive Officer. Sandeep is a home-grown success story, having joined Goltens in 2002 and occupied positions of increasing responsibility since then. He will continue to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. Sandeep’s new title […]

Thenamaris to install Starlink LEO internet solution within Marlink smart hybrid network

Smart network and digital solutions company Marlink will support shipmanager Thenamaris in its digital business transformation with the integration of Starlink within its smart hybrid network. Thenamaris is an existing user of Marlink’s high throughput Sealink VSAT with L-Band backup in part of its fleet and plans to add new LEO services – to provide […]

Strong financial growth for UK P&I Club

The UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, announces its financial results for the year ended 20 February 2023. The Club’s gross written premium exceeded $500 million for the first time as the Club expands its fixed premium P&I business. The combined ratio of 104% […]

New EverClean hull cleaning solution to be showcased at Nor-Shipping

Robotic hull cleaning service EverClean™ will be presented to the maritime industry during next month’s Nor-Shipping exhibition, taking place in Oslo 6-9 June. Armach Robotics (Armach) technology was highlighted as a ‘solution to watch’ at the end of 2022, having been shortlisted in a Biofouling Innovation Challenge by the Ocean Opportunity Lab and World Ocean […]