ABS Signs milestone MOU with Indian innovators to drive Global Hub for Green Shipbuilding

ABS joined Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd., Seatech Solutions International (Seatech) and Shift Clean Energy (Shift) in signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop electric tugboats, part of an initiative to achieve India’s goal of becoming the ‘Global Hub for Green Shipbuilding’ by 2030. The proposed E-VOLT 50 tug aims to reduce […]

New generation takes over at Exmar

Listed Belgian shipowner Exmar, specialist in gas transport and storage, sets a strategic milestone as Carl-Antoine Saverys will be the new CEO, taking over from Francis Mottrie who will stay on board as COO. Carl-Antoine Saverys (pictured) will take over formally as CEO from 1 January 2024. After assuming various roles in the shipping industry, […]

COP28 event in Dubai ignites passion for sustainable development and higher education

In a remarkable display of knowledge and collaboration, the recently concluded COP28 event held in the stunning Auditorium of Dubai Knowledge Park set the stage ablaze with discussions on ‘Sustainable Development and Higher Education’. Hosted by the partnership between global educator GEDU, UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research), CIFAL City of London, and […]

Procureship enters into Strategic Partnership with Kinnetik Solutions

Procureship, provider of a leading e-procurement platform for marine buyers and suppliers, has entered into a Strategic Partnership with Kinnetik Solutions that will see Kinnetik’s users join the Procureship platform. Kinnetik Solutions, a Norwegian maritime e-commerce solutions provider, will officially merge its operations with Procureship on 31st December 2023. The Strategic Partnership between the two […]

DNV and SDST to establish Joint Innovation Studio

At the recent Marintec China trade fair, DNV and Shandong Shipping Tanker Co., Ltd (SDST) announced the launch of a new Joint Innovation Studio to explore, develop and promote maritime projects in the digital and sustainability space. The shift towards a more digital and sustainable maritime industry is both a monumental challenge but also a […]

CSC welcomes the launch of Operation Prosperity Guardian by various countries

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC), welcomes the announcement from the US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin of the initiation of Operation Prosperity Guardian, to address the security challenges in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, further to the increasing number of attacks against merchant ships in the region. The launch of the multi-national security […]