HRH The Princess Royal visits Nuclear Transport Solutions’ Barrow terminal

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Nuclear Transport Solutions’ (NTS) home port in Barrow-in-Furness today and received a tour of its facilities and closer look at its world-leading operations. The occasion marks the first royal visit hosted by NTS, with The Princess Royal given a unique opportunity to explore one of Pacific Nuclear Transport […]

Overwhelming support for The Swedish Club’s Marine Insurance Seminar Asia

The Swedish Club’s Hong Kong and Singapore regional offices joined forces last week to deliver a unique learning experience to more than 140 of the Club’s members and brokers. The Swedish Club’s seventh Marine Insurance Seminar (MIS), hosted in Zhuhai, China, attracted delegates from more than 15 countries – not only those served by the […]

Maersk updates ocean services between the Far East and Africa

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has announced several updates to its ocean shipping services between the Far East and Africa. Commencing from the first week of December, FEW2, FEW3, and FEW6 will have updated rotations. In addition to these, Cape Town Express, a new feeder service, will be introduced and be connected to the updated […]

IMRF launches #SaferSAR initiative in collaboration with Lloyd’s Register Foundation to develop information sharing of SAR incidents

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has announced the launch of its #SaferSAR initiative, which will look to enable global search and rescue (SAR) organisations to better collect, analyse and share maritime SAR incident response data in a bid to enhance future maritime SAR response operations. The initiative, which is being funded by Lloyd’s Register […]

Shipping companies must manage financial balancing act on EU ETS tightrope, says OceanScore

Shipping companies are facing significant financial exposure from introduction of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) next year that will increase balance sheet risk, further fuelled by carbon price volatility and the threat of fines for non-compliance, writes Albrecht Grell (pictured), co-Managing Director, OceanScore, in the following opinion piece. The big question, he says, […]

UKSA enhances maritime training for students with new TRANSAS simulator suite

UK-based maritime charity and training centre UKSA is adding a new state-of-the-art TRANSAS simulator suite, giving students the opportunity to perform training exercises in various parts of the world across a range of vessel types. The TRANSAS simulator uses sophisticated software which simulates real life scenarios, all from the safety of a shoreside training unit. […]