IACS announces the accession of Türk Loydu into membership

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has welcomed Türk Loydu into membership with immediate effect, after a successful verification of its compliance with the IACS Membership Criteria. IACS Chair, Nick Brown, welcomed Türk Loydu saying: “I am pleased to see that Türk Loydu’s long-standing commitment to reaching the standards required of IACS Members has […]

APM Terminals and DP World spearhead roadmap for accelerating electrification of port operations

APM Terminals and DP World today announce an initiative to accelerate decarbonisation of the world’s terminals through the widespread electrification of container handling equipment (CHE). The initiative is grounded in research showing the tipping point for battery-electric CHE can be reached within the next 2-8 years with the right actions from industry stakeholders. The research […]

Trelleborg to become exclusive distributor of VIKING Fender Davit systems

Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure has signed an exclusive multi-year distribution agreement with VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S (VIKING), a global market leader in maritime and offshore safety solutions. Under the agreement, Trelleborg will be the exclusive distributor of the highly safe and efficient Fender Davit systems manufactured by VIKING, further solidifying its commitment to delivering the […]

ITIC warns ship managers of the dangers of management mistakes

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) – a mutual insurer that provides professional indemnity cover for transport intermediaries operating in the marine, offshore, renewable and aviation industries – has advised ship managers to be wary of the risks and costs involved with claims of failing to meet contractual obligations. “It is of utmost importance that ship […]

Norsepower, IINO Lines, and Mizuho Leasing combine to launch groundbreaking rotor sail leasing initiative

Norsepower Oy Ltd., leading provider of mechanical sails for large ships, IINO Lines and Mizuho Leasing have jointly and exclusively signed a co-operation agreement to launch a ground-breaking mechanical sail leasing initiative for the Norsepower Rotor Sail™. This aims to increase shipping companies’ access to Norsepower’s product to help reduce fuel consumption, greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

Record attendance at ABS Greater China National Committee

More than 75 chief executives of Chinese shipping and shipbuilding companies attended the annual ABS Greater China National Committee to learn more about the future of maritime technologies, sustainability services, market trends and regulations. ABS says it is a classification leader in the Greater China orderbook, securing the number one position for new contracts. Committee […]

PSA Singapore and Pacific International Lines expand collaboration on sustainability solutions

In a collective journey towards achieving net zero greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, PSA Singapore (PSA) and Pacific International Lines (PIL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly develop sustainable solutions to cut carbon emissions and optimise maritime efficiency. The collaboration between the two long-time partners includes the development of a set of low […]