The Alan Turing Institute to sponsor London International Shipping Week for the first time

Shipping Innovation, owner and organiser of London International Shipping Week, is delighted to welcome The Alan Turing Institute as a first time sponsor of London International Shipping Week (LISW). The Institute is named in honour of Alan Turing whose pioneering work in theoretical and applied mathematics, engineering and computing is considered to have laid the […]

Supply chains must work together towards decarbonisation: DP World

The entire supply chain must work together to accelerate the journey towards a more sustainable international logistics network, according to DP World in the UK. Revealing the company’s “greenest year ever” at its Southampton logistics hub, DP World in the UK’s Commercial Supply Chain Director John Trenchard said:v “We simply do not have a choice […]

DAC Beachcroft forms association with Incisive Law in Singapore

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is pleased to announce it has formed an association with Incisive Law, an independent Singapore Law Practice, to work together in Singapore. In support of their association, both firms have also made recent investments in talent to strengthen their respective shipping practices. The new association will see DACB and Incisive […]

Major maritime insurers join groundbreaking initiative to improve cargo safety

Safetytech Accelerator is pleased to confirm that major UK maritime insurers, the UK P&I Club and TT Club have signed up for its Cargo Fire & Loss Innovation Initiative (CFLII). The Initiative, launched in February 2023, is a multi-year collaborative technology acceleration programme focused on reducing cargo fires and loss in maritime and its impact. […]

UK charities join forces to amplify positive change for seafarers

On this week’s International Day of Charity – celebrated on September 5 annually – The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is keen to shine a light on the importance of supporting charity work in the UK. By supporting each other’s initiatives, charities can work together to address systemic problems more effectively and be more successful in […]

ABS issues AIP for world’s largest LNG Carrier

At Gastech 2023, ABS issued an approval in principle (AIP) to Hudong-Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard for its new, state-of-the-art liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier design, currently the world’s largest with 271,000 cubic metres of cargo tank capacity. The design features flexible dual-fuel propulsion and an air lubrication system for more sustainable operations. The synergy of a […]