Women in Maritime Day: Shaping the future of maritime safety

  Observed globally on 18 May every year, Women in Maritime Day seeks to raise the profile of women in maritime, while promoting their recruitment, retention and sustained employment in the sector. Currently, only 29% of the overall maritime workforce and 20% of the workforce of national maritime authorities are women. Women make up less than 2% […]

Female cadets seeing growing acceptance in maritime sector, says Columbia Group

The maritime sector is at a crossroads, grappling with an evolution that is as necessary as it is overdue – the integration and empowerment of women within its ranks. Since Columbia Group’s establishment of its female cadet mentoring programme, it is witnessing transformative changes that signal a brighter, more inclusive future. As the industry celebrates […]

Construction work underway to redevelop Scotland’s Ardersier Port into offshore wind hub

Haventus, the energy transition facilities provider, and owner of Ardersier Port, east of Inverness, has secured a £100 million joint credit facility from the Scottish National Investment Bank (the Bank) and UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) with £50 million investment from each. The financing follows a £300 million capital commitment announced in 2023 by leading energy […]

Bunker Holding launches carbon insetting capability

In a new partnership between Bunker Holding, a world leading supplier of marine fuel, carbon insetting experts 123Carbon, and Bureau Veritas, Bunker Holding has concluded their first blockchain-powered carbon insetting operation. This insetting partnership allows for the additional cost delivery of lower carbon, alternative marine fuels – such as sustainable biofuel – to be shared […]

P&O Ferries announces space charter agreement with Irish Ferries on Dover-Calais route

Ferry customers will see faster, more efficient crossings between Dover and Calais after P&O Ferries and Irish Ferries have announced a new space charter agreement on the route. The agreement means customers booked with either carrier will be offered the next available departure when they arrive at the port, whichever company is operating it – […]

Hutchison Ports BEST leads the way in environmental sustainability with official carbon footprint certification

In a continued commitment to sustainability and transparency, Barcelona-based terminal Hutchison Ports BEST announces the award of a certification from the Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge for the registration of its carbon footprint for 2021 and 2022 and the commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This achievement reflects the terminal’s constant effort and […]

Kongsberg Maritime to design and equip two new salmon farm forage carrier vessels

Norwegian coastal cargo company Eidsvaag AS is to grow its fleet of forage carrier vessels with two new state-of-the-art vessels designed and equipped by Kongsberg Maritime. The new vessels are the latest ship designs from Kongsberg Maritime and feature a range of innovative technologies to enhance the safety and efficiency of offshore salmon farm operations. […]