VIKAND appointed as Adora Cruises healthcare partner

Global healthcare specialist VIKAND has been appointed onboard healthcare provider for Adora Cruises. This collaboration means that each Adora ship will have a robust healthcare system in place for both passengers and crew, including onboard medical professionals, state-of-the-art facilities, remote support and more. With experience managing 4,100 daily medical encounters worldwide, VIKAND works proactively to […]

KVH Joins ISWAN showing worldwide commitment to seafarer welfare

KVH is proud to announce its membership in ISWAN (The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network). ISWAN is committed to improving the welfare of seafarers around the world, and KVH will contribute to its mission with a continued focus on innovative technology, services, and content that enhance crew wellbeing. “Connectivity is crucial for seafarers to […]

MHSS offers free support to victims of marine disasters

The recent fire on board a cargo vessel reportedly carrying just under 3,000 vehicles including 350 electric cars is a timely reminder that the dangers faced by seafarers are not always caused by external factors but can frequently come from the cargo in the hold. Managing potentially hazardous cargo adds to the stress faced by […]

Latest speakers announced for LISW23 Headline Conference

The organisers of London International Shipping Week are delighted to confirm the latest speakers taking part in the LISW23 Headline Conference. The new speakers include: Stanko Jekov, Managing Partner & Global Head of Dry Cargo at Simpson Spence Young (SSY); Arsenio Dominguez, Director Marine Environment Division at the IMO; Kulsoom Jafri, Lead Campaigner Seafarers & […]

OceanScore’s ESG solution and sustainability data platfom score highly with new investors

OceanScore has brought onboard a group of high-profile investors to fund development of new data-driven tools intended to assist shipping players in navigating regulatory complexity towards compliance. The Hamburg-based technology developer and data provider for the maritime industry, launched in 2020, has built a digital platform that monitors the performance of the entire global fleet […]

ICS membership continues to grow with Association of Panamanian Shipowners joining

The Association of Panamanian Shipowners (ARPA) has become an associate member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). Launched in 2020, ARPA was created by shipowners and operators of vessels to strengthen Panama’s shipping industry by offering quality support, professionalism, credibility, and active contribution to the social economic and environmental improvement of the country. This […]

ITIC’s substantial surpluses during FY 2022/23 a great benefit to members

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) financial results announcement has revealed a substantial surplus in 2022/23. Now in its 31st year, ITIC, and its mutual reinsurer TIMIA, returned a US$ 8.1m surplus for the year to 31st May 2023 ( FY 2022/23) after paying US$ 14.5m in continuity credit. This follows the US$ 14.2m credit paid […]

Danelec accelerates data-driven green transition with appointment of SVP for Digital Business

Danish company Danelec has appointed Christian Treu as Senior Vice President of the DanelecConnect & IoT Business. Christian brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to further advance Danelec’s mission to deliver essential digital infrastructure that enables more efficient, greener marine operations by optimizing the acquisition and availability of High Quality, High-Frequency (HQHF) vessel and […]