Lockton Marine chooses LISW25 to showcase its global expertise

Leading marine insurance specialist Lockton Marine has partnered with London International Shipping Week 2025 (LISW25) to showcase its global expertise. Lockton Marine, part of Lockton, the world’s largest independent brokerage, has become the official LISW25 Marine Insurance Partner, bringing its deep sector knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit to the week-long international London event. Alistair Rivers (pictured), […]

Intelligent Seas Group (ISG) and Qatar International Safety Centre (QISC) announce formal partnership

Intelligent Seas Group (ISG) and Qatar International Safety Centre (QISC) announce formal partnership Qatar International Safety Centre (QISC) – a Madina Group Company and leading provider of practical and competence-assessed safety critical training – and Intelligent Seas Group, a leading provider of digital and blended learning to the energy, maritime and construction industries, are delighted […]

AAL Shipping orders two more 32,000 DWT heavy lift Super B-Class vessels.

AAL Shipping has added an additional two ships to its order of six 32,000 deadweight (DWT) heavy lift Super B-Class vessels. The order was signed by AAL and Schoeller Holdings’ Founder & Chairman, Heinrich Schoeller, at the recent naming ceremony of m/v ‘AAL LIMASSOL’ (pictured, during construction) at the CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company in […]

Strong turnout for 35th AGM of Cyprus Shipping Chamber

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber held its 35th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 21 May 2024, at the “Four Seasons” Hotel in Limassol, organized in the context of its 35th anniversary since its establishment. The Meeting was addressed by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nikos Christodoulides (pictured, right), the President of the House […]

BSM wins first Spinnaker Global ‘Best HR Initiative’ Award

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has won the inaugural ‘Best HR Initiative’ award at Spinnaker Global’s Maritime People and Culture Conference for its comprehensive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programmes. BSM has set ambitious diversity targets and deliver training programs on inclusive behaviours to 30% of shore staff. Its mental health training programme has been delivered […]

Thordon secures contract to retrofit tailshaft bearings across Panama fleet of 32 tugs

Thordon Bearings has secured a significant contract to convert the rubber tailshaft bearings across an entire fleet of Panama-operating tugs, pilot vessels, and workboats to water-lubricated polymer bearings. The agreement with the unnamed operator follows the successful retrofitting of Thordon’s SXL tailshaft bearings to 12 of its twin-screw tugs last year during scheduled dry dockings. […]

World’s first hydrogen fuel cell RTG Crane enters operation at Port of Los Angeles

PACECO Corp., a global leader in the container handling machinery industry, today announced the commencement of commercial operations of the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered rubber-tired gantry (RTG) Crane at the Port of Los Angeles, setting a new standard for zero-emission port operations. The H2-ZE RTG Transtainer Crane, developed in collaboration with MITSUI E&S […]