Car carriers: not ‘letting off the gas’ just yet

Car carrier markets remain at all-time highs with charter rates up a further 10% y-o-y to a new record $115,000 per day (over 7x average 2019 levels) comments Stephen Gordon, MD of Clarksons Research, summarising its annual ‘Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2023’ annual review and outlook published this week. Transportation are costs elevated, and […]

Hill Dickinson celebrates rapid growth in marine services across South East Asia

International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson is celebrating rapid growth across South East Asia through the addition of 13 new hires into its Hong Kong and Singapore offices. The appointments strengthen the firm’s maritime, commercial disputes and transactional offering. The Hong Kong office welcomes 10 lateral hires from Ince & Co, including asset finance partners […]

NAVTOR takes next step in Passage Planning with NavStation 6.3

NAVTOR is continuing its mission to make life easier, safer and more compliant for navigators and shipping companies with a breakthrough revamp of its acclaimed Passage Planning module. Featured in the latest release of NAVTOR’s NavStation planning software (version 6.3), the new module offers expanded automation and auto-calculations, slashing both administration time and the potential […]

Iconic Innovation Hub could help Harwich become beacon for the future of clean energy

An iconic multi-million-pound innovation hub should be established in Harwich to support the town’s progress to becoming a national leader in clean energy – according to a new report by sector expert Opergy Group. Commissioned by Tendring District Council using part of its UK Shared Prosperity Fund allocation, the University of Essex and Freeport East, […]

WinGD partners with Alfa Laval to advance the development of ammonia-powered engines

Alfa Laval and Swiss engine designer WinGD have established a partnership in which Alfa Laval will deliver two fuel supply systems (FSS) for testing WinGD’s ammonia-fuelled engine in early 2024. The partnership is a significant step forward in the development of ammonia as a future fuel for marine vessels. Partners for developing ammonia as a […]

Innovez One to advance digitalisation of Johor Port with AI-powered system

Johor Port Berhad, a major trade hub in Southern Malaysia, has announced an agreement with Innovez One, a leading provider of Port Management Information systems, to accelerate the digitalisation and boost the efficiency of Marine Services and Port Operations. The partnership will leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise operations and reduce GHG emissions at the […]