Record deliveries could push container fleet above 30 million TEU in 2024: BIMCO

“In 2023, shipyards delivered 350 new container ships with a total capacity of 2.2 million TEU, beating the previous record from 2015 when 1.7 million TEU was delivered. The 2023 record is now likely to be beaten already in 2024,” says Niels Rasmussen, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO. As 2023 saw a relatively low level […]

KVH expands multi-orbit hybrid network with Eutelsat OneWeb high-speed, low-latency service

KVH Industries, Inc. has announced a distribution partnership agreement with LEO connectivity provider Eutelsat OneWeb. Under the terms of the deal, KVH will offer Eutelsat OneWeb’s LEO connectivity services supporting terminals for commercial and leisure vessels via Eutelsat OneWeb’s LEO satellite constellation. “Adding Eutelsat OneWeb to our hybrid portfolio helps deliver on our commitment to […]

VIKING expands marine evacuation portfolio with Undertun acquisition

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, a global leader in maritime safety solutions, has acquired rights to manufacture and supply ‘Undertun’ marine evacuation systems (MES). The solution commands a leading position in part of the small ferry market due to its easy installation and use.
 Catering for up to 150 persons, Undertun MES are especially appealing when […]

Indian Register of Shipping announces senior management appointment

In line with its rapid expansion, Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has promoted Mr P.K. Mishra, previously Head of Operations, to the position of Joint Managing Director of IRS, effective 1st January 2024. Joining as a Surveyor with IRS in 1998, Mr Mishra (pictured) rose through the ranks to become Chief Surveyor in 2023. With […]

ZIM chooses Hoopo to provide solar-powered tracking for dry-container fleet

Hoopo, a global leader in asset intelligence and tracking solutions, announces that the hoopoSense Solar, its flagship tracker with a minimum of 12 years of battery life, is poised to provide end-to-end visibility for ZIM’s dry-container fleet. The introduction of hoopoSense Solar trackers offer the longest battery life in the market, and present groundbreaking features […]

Chevron appoints experienced industry leader to spearhead its marine business growth

Chevron announces the appointment of Ayten Yavuz as the new General Manager, of its Global Marine Lubricants business. With an extensive background spanning numerous years in the industry and the company, Ayten brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will significantly contribute to the advancement and expansion of the company’s initiatives. In her new […]