PSA International announces upcoming changes in senior executive positions

Global port operator PSA International has announced that Mr Tan Chong Meng (pictured, left) will be retiring from his positions as the company’s Group CEO and Board Member with effect from 1 March 2024. In line with succession plans, Mr Ong Kim Pong (pictured, right), currently the Regional CEO of Southeast Asia at PSA International, […]

Day Three of Maritime Cyprus sees debate over safety, ship finance, technology and cruising

Wednesday saw the third and final day of the ‘Maritime Cyprus 2023’ Conference taking place at the Parklane Resort & Spa in Limassol. Panel discussions and a presentation explored how future trends and emerging markets are impacting shipping, the complexities of ship finance within the context of shipping’s current challenges, maritime technology and how it […]

AkzoNobel and Silverstream Technologies release white paper to help ship owners cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions

Ship operators can reduce their fuel use and emissions output by using Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system (ALS) with AkzoNobel’s fouling control coatings, a new white paper has revealed. Marine industry experts from both businesses have collaborated to show that a combination of air lubrication and the right fouling control coatings can reduce hull resistance […]

Industry professionals encouraged to share views on future of sustainable fuel in transportation

Transportation industry professionals are invited to contribute their valuable insights on the future of sustainable fuel sources, in a survey spearheaded by Reed Smith, a global law firm that has advised the sector for nearly a century. The initiative seeks to gather perspectives and predictions from professionals across the entire transportation sector. This includes, but […]

ICS continues to grow as it welcomes New Zealand Shipping Federation to full membership

The New Zealand Shipping Federation (NZSF), key representative body for New Zealand’s coastal operators, has become a full member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). Launched in 1906, the NZSF works with decision-makers to achieve policies that benefit all New Zealanders, including safe, secure and clean shipping. The ICS already enjoys a strong and […]

Elomatic chosen to improve energy efficiency of ferry operated by DFDS

The Denmark-based transport and logistics company Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab (DFDS A/S) has selected Elomatic to develop and deliver its Elogrid solution on the MS Crown Seaways cruise ferry, to improve energy efficiency and reduce its carbon emissions. MS Crown Seaways ferry is a Ro-Ro passenger vessel which currently operates on the Denmark-Norway ferry route Copenhagen-Oslo. […]

KONGSBERG to provide science equipment for Germany’s new ocean research vessel

KONGSBERG is to provide scientific sensors and scientific handling equipment for Germany’s new ocean research vessel Meteor IV, which will be able to house 35 scientists plus 36 crew. The 10,000GT, 135-metre vessel is being built by MeyerFassmer Spezialschiffbau (MFSB) for the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Due for delivery in 2026, it […]