UK P&I Club elects new Chair

One of the world’s leading mutual insurers, the UK P&I Club, o of third-party liabilities for ocean-going merchant ships, elected Mr Jan Valkier as Chair at its recent board meeting in Tokyo. Mr Valkier, of Anthony Veder, succeeded Mr Nicholas Inglessis of Alberta Shipmanagement, on completion of his five-year tenure. Mr Inglessis has successfully led […]

Corvus ESS receives Cyber Security Type Approval

Corvus Energy, leading provider of Battery Energy Storage Solutions and Fuel Cell Systems for the marine sector, announces that it has been awarded Type Approval from DNV for its Cyber Security Notation on the Control and Monitoring system of its Orca Energy Storage System (ESS). The Type Approval certificate signifies that Corvus Energy’s control and […]

New UK Maritime Minister appointed as part of government reshuffle

Lord Byron Davies of Gower has been appointed as the UK’s new Maritime Minister. He succeeds Baroness Vere of Norbiton, who is the new Parliamentary Secretary in HM Treasury, in the role as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Transport. It comes as part of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s major cabinet reshuffle […]

MSC hosts International Whales Protection Workshop at Geneva HQ

MSC hosted a major international gathering of industry, government, environmental organisations and academia to protect endangered whales at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, last week. Organised by the World Shipping Council (WSC), the International Whales Protection Workshop brought together stakeholders from across the world to share knowledge and drive progress on strategies, operational measures and […]

ONE and Project Maji host inauguration ceremony to celebrate successful provision of clean water

Global container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) joined forces with Project Maji, a non-profit safe water enterprise to launch a transformative water project providing sustainable access to safe drinking water. Representatives from both organisations and the local community celebrated the successful installation of the MajiPlus system at an inauguration ceremony held last week in […]

Formula for change: UECC solution for EU ETS gives clients clarity on emission costs

Cargo owners seeking to determine their Scope 3 emission liabilities from the logistics chain must contend with multiple calculation methods from different shipping lines that will affect their costs exposure to the EU ETS for shipping. To resolve this conundrum for its clients, Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) owner and operator UECC has adopted […]