IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum 2023 to reflect on ‘MARPOL at 50’

Hosted by IMO, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and supported by the Government of Norway, this year’s edition of the IMO flagship Innovation Forum – which witnessed over 1,300 participants in 2021 and over 1,900 participants in 2022 – is taking place this week on Thursday 28 September. The Innovation Forum […]

IRS hosts impactful events at LISW23, emphasising decarbonisation and the human element

Leading classification society, the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS), participated in London International Shipping Week 2023, demonstrating its commitment to sustainability in the maritime industry. At this global maritime arena, IRS hosted two notable events: a Round Table and a Technical Seminar that gained widespread industry attention and engagement. The Round Table (pictured) discussion on […]

Procureship expands operations to Asia with launch of Singapore office

Procureship, the Athens-based provider of one of the world’s leading e-procurement platforms for marine buyers and suppliers, has made the strategic decision to open a new office in Singapore in a bid to expand operations to more ship owners, managers and operators based in the Asia-Pacific region. The opening of the new office in Singapore […]

Leading Brands from crewing sector join Seatrade Maritime CrewConnect Global

Anticipation is growing for Seatrade Maritime CrewConnect Global, which will bring the global crewing and manning industry to Manila for a three-day experience where a curated collection of industry-leading suppliers will have the very best in crewing services, solutions, and products on showcase. From 21 – 23 November 2023, attendees will have the opportunity to […]

Marcura announces senior executive appointments to support strategic growth

Marcura, a leading provider of digital workflow solutions for the maritime sector, is pleased to unveil significant advancements in its leadership team to reinforce its strategic expansion plans. Dionysis Tzelepis, who joined port cost management company DA-Desk in 2017 and was previously its MD, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of DA-Desk, […]

Seaside LNG joins SEA-LNG enhancing coalition reach and expertise

SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition established to demonstrate the benefits of the LNG pathway for shipping’s decarbonisation, today welcomes Seaside LNG, the LNG production and maritime transportation logistics providers based in Houston, Texas. Seaside LNG is the only company with integrated shoreside liquefication, LNG storage, and bunkering capabilities in North America. The company maintains the […]

GTMaritime receives ISO/IEC 27001 certification for information security management systems

Leading provider of secure maritime data communications software, GTMaritime, has received certification to the ISO/IEC 27001 international standard for information security management systems (ISMS). Defining requirements for an ISMS, ISO/IEC 27001 establishes a holistic approach to information security that encompasses people, policies and technology. Compliance with the standard is evidence that an organisation has created […]

West awarded A- rating, stable outlook with AM Best

West P&I has been assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” (Excellent) by AM Best. The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. AM Best commented on West’s improved underwriting result for the year-ended 20 February 2023 in which the Club achieved a 96.7% […]