Peel Ports becomes first port operator to join British Retail Consortium

Peel Ports Group has become the first port operator to join the British Retail Consortium (BRC) with a view to strengthening its relationships with retailers. The UK’s second largest port operator has joined the BRC as an associate member and will utilise its membership to communicate directly and engage with beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). Peel […]

Comment from Keystone Law shipping partner re Houthi Red Sea attacks

Following UK and US naval forces repelling the largest Houthi attack in the Red Sea since the beginning of the Israel/Gaza conflict, there is now a suggestion that the Western allied forces may respond by targeting Houthi rebel installations in northern Yemen, says Keystone Law’s shipping partner Richard Johnson-Brown. If this happens, it will escalate […]

Get SET! with NorthStandard’s unique ECDIS Training Assessment platform

NorthStandard’s unique ‘ECDIS Training Assessment’ platform launches this week, unveiling its new Get SET! digital product portfolio, harnessing pioneering technologies to improve safety and reduce operating costs. The NorthStandard ‘ECDIS Training Assessment’ (ETA) platform is the first example of a new portfolio of products to help optimise bridge team management and uphold best practice in […]

ITIC warns offshore sector of financial risks related to incorrect equipment

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) – a mutual insurer that provides professional indemnity (PI) cover for transport intermediaries operating in the marine, offshore, renewable and aviation industries – has warned of the need for extra vigilance when it comes to the dangers of ordering equipment and the resulting financial implications for the offshore sector when […]

MLA College unveils MLA Bytesize

In a transformative leap towards a more knowledgeable and sustainable future, MLA College proudly introduces MLA Bytesize, an innovative collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). This groundbreaking platform is designed to offer short, impactful courses, empowering learners to comprehend the intricacies of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). […]

Thordon Bearings appoints Bruntons Propellers as authorised distributor in UK and Ireland

Leading water-lubricated and grease-free seals and bearings pioneer Thordon Bearings has appointed one of world’s most well-known propeller manufacturers as its new distributor for the UK and Ireland region. Bruntons Propellers will represent Thordon Bearings across the countries from the 1st of January, 2024. The propeller manufacturer will market, supply and service Thordon’s entire marine […]