Ship Management International Issue 108 OUT NOW

SMI 108 is the issue of the magazine going to Posidonia and looks at the decarbonisation efforts of the Greek and Cyprus maritime communities, including an exclusive interview with Harry Vafias. There will also be a focus on the increasing demand for global risk management services as shipping faces a growing array of geopolitical and […]

OneHealth by VIKAND brings remote healthcare to four Gourdomichalis Maritime S.A. vessels

VIKAND, the global leader in maritime healthcare, is proud to announce its new partnership with Gourdomichalis Maritime SA (GMSA), the Athens-based operator of a modern fleet of dry bulk carriers. The company is currently in the process of enhancing the welfare of its seafarers by implementing tools from Navarino offered through the OneHealth by VIKAND […]

Ocean Technologies Group equips crews for an ammonia-fuelled future with new e-learning course

With ammonia gaining popularity as a clean future fuel, and the first ammonia-powered vessels expected as early as 2025, Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) has the world’s first ammonia fuel safety e-learning title to familiarise seafarers with the differences in handling, storage and safety precautions needed on ammonia fuelled vessels. Ammonia is already transported as a […]

Wallem crew rescue fisherman in Java Sea

A ship under the management of Wallem Group rescued a man who had been adrift in the Java Sea for two days last week after he had jumped from a fishing vessel, reportedly in preference to continuing to work without pay. The man was picked up by Angleviken as the LR2 tanker approached anchorage at […]

H2SITE’s AMMONIA to H2POWER technology Receives Approval in Principle from Lloyd’s Register

H2SITE’s AMMONIA to H2POWER technology for ammonia cracking on-board has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR). The technology is an onboard containerised solution that produces fuel-cell-quality hydrogen using ammonia. This hydrogen can then be utilised by hydrogen fuel cells that can contribute to the vessel’s electrical power, or the hydrogen could be […]

IRS-classed tugs Sonalika and Sarovar launched in Kakinada

Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) announces the successful launch of two sister vessels, Sonalika and Sarovar, at the San Marine yard in Kakinada. The 34m long tugs are part of a four-vessel contract. Launched simultaneously, they boast cutting-edge features and technologies, in alignment with global maritime standards. Designed to the highest standards of […]