IMO Secretary-General condemns attacks against international shipping

Arsenio Dominguez, Secretary-General of the IMO, addressed the United Nations Security Council this week, repeating the body’s condemnation of the attacks against international shipping in the Red Sea area and reiterating IMO’s strong commitment to protect seafarers, ships and cargoes, essential to global supply chains. On Monday 18 December, an Extraordinary Meeting of the members […]

Wisdom Marine and Synergy form bulk carrier joint venture Wisdom Synergy Ship Management (WSSM)

Wisdom Marine Group and Synergy Group last week announced their new joint venture, Wisdom Synergy Ship Management (WSSM), intended to embody ‘operational excellence and adherence to the highest industry standards’. The move cements the collaborative relationship between Synergy Group and the Wisdom Marine Group – established in 1999 by shipping magnate James Lan and is […]

‘P&I insurance renewals – navigating the 20th February 2024 changes’: Marasco Marine

Anastasios Maraslis, Founder and President of independent marine risks management company Marasco Marine Ltd, offers the following advice on understanding latest industry shifts and how best to navigate the upcoming February 2024 renewals of Protection & Indemnity (P&!) insurance, which he describes as ‘a cornerstone of maritime commerce’: “The past year has seen significant maritime […]

Hapag-Lloyd introduces live ticker on ‘dynamic’ Red Sea situation

Hapag-Lloyd is providing a live ticker for its customers on what it calls the ‘dynamic situation’ in the Red Sea, available via the company’s website. The ticker contains latest schedule updates by service including Vessel name, Voyage and Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) and Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA). Hapag-Lloyd says that according to clause […]

CJC announces two new partners in continuing strategy for growth

International maritime law firm Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) has announced that Helen McCormick and Andrew Shannon have become partners, promoting talent from within. The promotions see McCormick, based in London, and Singapore-based Shannon expand the number of partners in CJC to 20. With offices in London, Newcastle, Singapore and Miami, CJC advises on all aspects […]

PSA Mumbai becomes India’s first 100% renewable energy powered container terminal

PSA Mumbai has achieved a major milestone in its emissions reduction journey by becoming India’s first 100% renewable powered container terminal on the commissioning of its 7.8MW solar farm with O2 Power. The solar farm, which will be expanded to 10MW by June 2024, will provide over 75% of PSA Mumbai’s electricity requirements1 with the […]