Asyad Ports inaugurates container terminal at Duqm

Asyad Group earlier this month kicked off operations at Asyad Container Terminal – Duqm that will be managed and operated by the group’s ports and terminals arm, Asyad Ports. The latest addition to Asyad’s asset line-up follows the Omani logistics giant’s robust expansion plans that aim to offer more integrated logistics solutions, anticipate and proactively […]

MarinePAL becomes first maritime trainer to receive ClassNK’s Products & Solutions Certificate of Innovation Endorsement

MarinePALS is proud to announce that it is the very first maritime training provider to gain a coveted Products & Solutions Certificate of Innovation Endorsement from classification society, ClassNK. The Innovation Endorsement is reserved for companies who offer innovations and initiatives in the field of concepts and services backed up by adequate and accountable standards […]

MCTC confirms commitment to sustainability with measures to help reduce carbon emissions

Catering management provider MCTC has confirmed its dedication to the environment by setting out a list of measures to reduce carbon emissions produced through its own operations and bringing about positive change through education and awareness campaigns. In January, the international catering management provider began its drive to reduce its carbon emissions by vowing to […]

Fleet utilisation and routing hold key for shipowners’ emissions accounting compliance

Deploying their most efficient vessels on specific routes, alongside informed fuel and technology strategies are the key for ensuring the shipowners comply with the Fuel EU and EU ETS regulations, according to a new Lloyd’s Register report. The ‘Shipping and Fit for 55’ report, which offers insights for owners, operators, managers and charterers shaping their […]

OneCare Solutions and its affiliate MHSS offer mental health ship visits in industry first

Seafarers often face unique challenges that can contribute to stress and impact their mental health. Working for long periods away from home, isolation, demanding work schedules, and exposure to unpredictable and sometimes harsh environmental conditions, as well as the threat of piracy attacks and travelling through high-risk areas, can all have a toll on a […]

Baseblue and Bunker One collaborate on GHG-reducing fuel initiative with Wagenborg Shipping

Maritime energy solutions provider Baseblue has joined forces with Bunker One to spearhead the delivery of GHG-reducing fuel, advancing the industry’s journey towards sustainability. This innovative co-processed fuel, with a GHG reduction of 68.9%, is a small but meaningful step towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions in shipping. The achievement is particularly noteworthy as it was […]

Maersk names Charles van der Steene new Regional President for North America

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has announced the appointment of Charles van der Steene as the new Regional President for North America, effective Feb. 1, 2024. With the move, van der Steene (pictured) will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team. A logistics industry veteran, van der Steene joined Maersk in 2011 with deep global experience […]

DP World launches global platform as part of $35 million investment in education

DP World has launched its Global Education Platform, a new resource for students and educators in science and logistics, as part of a $35 million (AED128.5) commitment to educational initiatives by 2030. The Global Education Platform offers over 15 tailor-made, free-to-use resources and e-learning courses for students aged 11-18, educators and employees. Aligned to the […]

AD Ports Group launches Abu Dhabi Knowledge Bridge

AD Ports Group reports it has launched the Abu Dhabi Knowledge Bridge (ADKB), an education centre aimed at transforming corporate training and professional development across Abu Dhabi and the wider region. ADKB’s programmes of study are strategically designed to address the skills gap in the professional workforce. It offers an extensive array of training syllabi […]

Thetius perception study unpicks complexity of maritime pathway to net-zero

Thetius, the marine technology research consultancy, has launched its Maritime Alternative Fuels Barometer, measuring the gaps between the shipping industry’s perception of alternative marine fuels and the reality in terms of availability, supply, technological readiness and impact on emissions. The barometer is the result of a perception study designed to critically examine the future fuels […]

ABB and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings expand long-term partnership

ABB and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a long-term partnership agreement to accelerate the decarbonization and digitalisation of the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) fleet. Targeting increased safety and efficiency, the agreement covers 14 existing ships and a further four vessels due for delivery from 2025 to 2028. The first phase of the partnership […]