Danica announces Philippines crew supply

Danica Crewing Specialists is delighted to announce it has added Filipino seafarers to its expanding global crew supply portfolio. The company now has an office location in Manila, Philippines giving access to a large number of well-qualified Filipino seafarers. The Philippines is well-known as a key seafaring hub, offering a large pool of officers and […]

On this World Mental Health Day, MHSS says it’s time maritime ‘stops assuming’ and ‘starts asking’ when it comes to seafarer wellbeing

Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS), set up to provide support services exclusively to the maritime sector offering psychological consultations for seafarers needing support for themselves or their crew, has launched a new initiative called ‘Stop Assuming. Start Asking’. Recently, as part of the campaign, the team has interviewed Captain Andrzej Lasota, the Polish master who […]

ICS launches CII Data Collection System

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Data Collection System. CII is the rating system developed by the IMO to measure the energy efficiency of ships, above 5,000 gross tonnage and trading internationally, and came into effect on 1 January 2023. It is currently in an experience building phase, […]

TT Club appoints new Regional General Manager for Asia-Pacific

Kamel Tlili has taken up the role of Regional General Manager Asia-Pacific for international freight and logistics insurer, TT Club based in its Singapore office from 3rd October. Tasked both with maintaining the strong market position the Club enjoys in the region and expanding its reach, particularly in the fast-growing logistics sector, Kamel (pictured) has […]

BV Solutions M&O extends collaboration agreement with Spanish noise and vibrations specialists TS!

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore (BV Solutions M&O), a technical advisory component of Bureau Veritas Group, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has extended its collaboration agreement with TSI S.L. (Técnicas Y Servicios De Ingeniería, S.L.) the Spanish company specialising in noise and vibrations engineering solutions. The collaboration agreement between the two […]

Pelagic Partners secures 20% stake in publicly listed Golden Energy Offshore Services

Cyprus-based Pelagic Partners, an alternative investment fund founded by Dr. Niels Hartmann and Atef Abou Merhi, announces it has acquired a 20% stake in Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) through the public company’s latest round of private placement. The private placement was led by the company’s largest shareholder, Oaktree Capital Management. Pelagic Partners acquired 95 […]

Jumbo Offshore to transport and install wind farm TPs for Van Oord

Jumbo Offshore has been contracted by Dutch dredging and offshore wind specialist Van Oord for the transportation and installation of transition pieces for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea. Operations on the project are to commence in October 2023. Due to the close cooperation and extensive experience between the Jumbo […]