Strategic partnership for Belships’ fleet and ship management business announced

Belships ASA and V.Group are pleased to announce a strategic partnership related to Belships’ fleet and ship management business. Lars Christian Skarsgård, CEO of Belships ASA, said: “We are thrilled to join forces with V.Group with the aim to create world-class management of our fleet. Through this partnership, we will benefit from V.’s global reach, […]

SRI continues to drive MLC learning with the ILO

Last week more than 50 senior legal professionals from 22 countries took the opportunity to increase their understanding of the MLC and the tough challenges faced in implementing its provisions and amendments across local jurisdictions. They came together at the second Symposium on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 and Case Law, jointly organised by the […]

IEC Telecom partners with Rivada Space Networks for land and maritime connectivity

Rivada Space Networks and IEC Telecom have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable innovative connectivity solutions for land and maritime communications. IEC Telecom is an international satellite service operator offering industry-leading satellite communication solutions to governments, public institutions, and enterprises across the world. IEC Telecom specialises in digitalization for the […]

PSA Vietnam and Saigon Newport Corporation sign MOU

PSA Vietnam Pte Ltd (PSA) and Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation with the aim of promoting sustainable port development and improving supply chain connectivity in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. The signing took place at the Singapore Regional Business Forum held in Hanoi, […]

ITIC alerts industry to costs of bill of lading errors

The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) – a mutual insurer that provides professional indemnity cover for transport intermediaries operating in the marine, offshore, renewable and aviation industries – has urged shipowners, charterers and brokers to be vigilant in reviewing bills of lading (BoL) for potential errors or oversights. In the latest edition of the Claims […]

YSA Design re-imagines heritage cruising for ‘reborn’ Trollfjord

Re-imagined interior spaces from YSA Design on a luxury Hurtigruten ship are turning heads all along the Norwegian coast, after a substantial upgrade that meets expectations for future sustainability while paying homage to the owner’s 130-year heritage of stylish cruising. In June, Trollfjord began making calls along the ‘Svalbard Express’ route that Hurtigruten sustained from […]

Open hatch ship operator G2 Ocean joins ICHCA as part of its commitment to safety

Global cargo handling association announces a new member from the key ship owning community. Gearbulk and Grieg Maritime joint venture G2 Ocean is seeking to share with and learn from the ICHCA’s (International Cargo Handling Coordination Association) extensive network to improve safety for those in both the shore-side and sea-going workforce. In pursuing its primary […]

ClassNK releases annual report on Port State Control

The report is prepared to enhance awareness of the present state of PSC and improve future onboard maintenance and inspections as well as Safety Management Systems. It includes statistics and information analysis on ships detained by PSC and deficiencies identified in 2022. ClassNK will continue our efforts to increase the transparency of information related to […]