Inmarsat ‘Future of Maritime Safety Report’ highlights importance of data and collaboration in tackling persistent safety challenges

The 2023 edition of The Future of Maritime Safety Report from Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, reveals that the number of distress calls from ships at sea remains high, despite a continuing decline in vessel losses. The new report, which analyses Global Maritime Distress and Safety System information captured by Inmarsat, registered 853 distress calls […]

Best of both worlds for Swedish Club Greece as it opens new office

The Swedish Club celebrated its move into new, larger premises in Athens last week, offering the Greek shipping community a warm welcome at its Inauguration and Open House. Owners, brokers and the Club’s business partners toasted the new offices and enjoyed the Club’s hospitality. Conveniently located in Paleo Faliro, the Club’s new Greek offices are […]

KVH TracNet hybrid communications and TracVision satellite TV honoured by National Marine Electronics Association

The members of the National Marine Electronics Association recognized the performance and reliability of the TracNet™ H60 hybrid communications terminal and the TracVision® UHD7 satellite TV system from KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) during the 2023 NMEA Conference. These maritime products received the 2023 Product of Excellence Awards in their respective categories. The award for […]

World Maritime Day 2023 highlights marine environment protection

This year sees the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), the primary global treaty for the prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from intentional, operational or accidental causes. To mark IMO’s dedication to the objectives of this landmark treaty, the theme […]

Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas), Fourth Edition now available

Developed and reviewed by senior industry experts with direct experience in the field, this comprehensive guide is presented in a user-friendly and modernised format, with a significant upgrade in the visual representation of technical information, including infographics and flow diagrams. Ebooks are available to order now through your preferred ebook platform. Print copies will be […]

GTMaritime reaches 15,000-vessel milestone

Leading provider of secure maritime data communications software, GTMaritime, has reached 15,000 installations amid accelerating growth in demand for secure and reliable maritime software solutions. The news comes just 16 months after the company announced that it had passed the 10,000-vessel milestone. Richard White, Global Commercial Director, GTMaritime, said: “Over the past few years, we […]

Transparensea Fuels expands into Europe with launch of new London office

US-based Transparensea Fuels, provider of transparent and inclusive bunker brokerage and alternative fuels advisory services, has announced it is expanding into the European market, with the opening of a new London office. Following demand for its fresh approach to the marine fuels market in North America, Transparensea says its move to Europe coincides with shipping […]