CMA CGM and Maersk join forces to accelerate decarbonisation of shipping industry

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S (Maersk) and CMA CGM have decided to join forces on several areas relating to decarbonization, in full compliance with all laws and regulations. As frontrunners of the energy transition in shipping, both companies are convinced that joint action will help accelerating the green transition in shipping, learning from each other […]

NorthStandard identifies path for the future of P&I as it realizes early consolidation gains

Seven months after its formal launch, NorthStandard is already realizing tangible benefits from combining two of the best-known names in global marine insurance. Following an internal restructuring process which ended on 1 September, NorthStandard says the foundations are in place to deliver the full advantages of consolidating North P&I and Standard Club under a single […]

Port of Antwerp-Bruges: role and responsibility in decarbonisation

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges, Europe’s second largest, is determined to play a role and take responsibility for decarbonisation, guests heard at a networking reception held at the residence of the Ambassador of Belgium in London during last week’s LISW23 event. Luc Arnouts (pictured, right), VP – International Relations and Networks at Port of Antwerp-Bruges, said […]

Maritime UK Solent showcases regional investment potential at LISW23

Maritime UK (MUK) Solent brought together maritime businesses from the Solent with investors at the Maritime UK Global Trade Hub as part of London International Shipping Week 2023. MUK Solent stepped onto the international stage at the UK’s biggest maritime event, regarded as one of the most important shipping events in the world. Sharing the […]

Navigating the turbulent waters of the global supply chain: Reed Smith

A panel of industry experts delved into the pressing issues facing the global supply chain as part of Reed Smith’s London International Shipping Week (LISW) event last week. The speakers engaged in a discussion that focused on the biggest challenges facing the sector, including geopolitical uncertainty, the complexities of sanctions, and the adoption of decarbonisation. […]

IUMI President characterises marine insurance market as “strength and stability in turbulent seas”

Opening this week’s International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) annual conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, President Frédéric Denèfle expands and explains the conference common theme of “strength and stability in turbulent seas”. Discussing current turbulence, he began by setting out what is essentially “business as usual” for marine underwriters. He said: “As marine underwriters, we are […]