ICS Bahamas and Liberia submit updated Zero Emission Shipping Fund proposal to IMO

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted a detailed proposal to the IMO for a Zero Emission Shipping Fund (ZESF). ICS notes that in recognition of the urgency to move forward with workable solutions to meet ambitious net zero targets, shipowners globally have agreed to mandatory contributions on ships’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to […]

DNV opens new Abu Dhabi industrial knowledge training hub to support skills development

This week DNV formally opened its new Training Hub for Industrial Knowledge (THInK) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The dedicated training facility, which is the first of its kind in the region, will offer a range of comprehensive programs, underscoring DNV’s commitment to enhancing the abilities of those entering, and already in, multiple industry […]

WFW Athens adds three partners to maritime dispute resolution team

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) is delighted to announce the expansion of its maritime dispute resolution practice in Athens with the arrival of three new partners, Jamila Khan, Aris Moschopoulos, Dimitris Giomelakis. All join the firm from the former Piraeus office of Ince, along with a team comprising four senior associates, three associates, a trainee, […]

Ta-Ho invests in NAPA digitalisation to reduce emissions and improve fleet management

Ta-Ho Maritime Corporation, one of the leading bulk shipping companies in Taiwan, has strengthened its commitment to digitalising operations by installing NAPA’s performance monitoring, voyage optimisation and navigational risk monitoring on eight vessels. With enhanced fleet monitoring and management, NAPA is supporting Ta-Ho in minimising fuel consumption and emissions. Under the deal, NAPA is delivering […]

Maritime Single Window – advancing digitalisation in shipping

The IMO points out that this year 2024 marks a milestone in the acceleration of digitalisation in shipping – the mandatory ‘Maritime Single Window’. The requirement under the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL), requires Governments to use a single digital platform or ‘Maritime Single Window’ to share and exchange information with ships […]