Record high deliveries boost boxfleet capacity by 4.3% in year-to-date

Deliveries of new container ships during the first seven months of the year reached a new record high of 1.2 million TEU in 2023, beating the previous record by 0.2 million TEU. “As recycling of ships has remained low, the fleet capacity has grown 4.3% since January,” says Niels Rasmussen (pictured), Chief Shipping Analyst at […]

New Managing Director for Svitzer Australia

Towage provider Svitzer, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has today announced changes to its Global Leadership Team. Chief Commercial Officer Videlina Georgieva has been promoted to Managing Director of Svitzer Australia, replacing outgoing MD Nicolaj Noes, who will be leaving Svitzer to take on a new opportunity. Videlina Georgieva brings a deep understanding of Svitzer’s business […]

European law Verein ADVANT opens new office in Genoa

European law firm association ADVANT announces it has expanded to a 15th location globally, in Genoa, Italy. ADVANT Nctm’s presence in Genoa will significantly strengthen the firm’s existing offerings and expertise in the field as well as on ancillary matters, including shipping-related insurance and finance. “Our expansion into Genoa broadens our geographical presence within Italy […]

OCIMF’s transition to digitalised tanker inspections gathers pace

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has successfully completed the first phase of the ‘four-phased’ roll-out and testing of the digitalised tanker inspection regime, SIRE 2.0, which will replace all existing SIRE inspections for tankers. Phase 2 of the transition is now underway, with invited programme users testing the entire end-to-end SIRE 2.0 inspection […]

Peninsula chooses Windward to enhance trade compliance

Maritime AI™ company Windward announces that global independent marine energy supplier Peninsula, the global leading independent supplier of marine energy, has selected Windward to enhance their existing compliance processes by improving screening and due diligence procedures with AI-driven insights, empowering them to conduct more business, with confidence in an increasingly complex regulatory landscape. The ongoing […]