Proman Stena Bulk christens methanol tanker Stena Prosperous in Singapore

Proman Stena Bulk, the joint venture between leading tanker company Stena Bulk and leading methanol producer Proman, has today christened Stena Prosperous during a ceremony at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore. After the ceremony, the 49,900 DWT IMOIIMeMAX vessel will be bunkered with a 20/80 green/conventional methanol blend, which delivers CO2e savings of 31% […]

Columbia Shipmanagement enhances global presence with new office in Dubai

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM), member of Columbia Group, is stepping up its presence in the Middle East with the launch of a new office in Dubai. Building on its 45 years of shipmanagement expertise, the strategic expansion will complement CSM’s existing operations in Saudi Arabia, aimed at strengthening the shipping industry and fostering partnerships across the […]

Braemar reports strong FY 2024 financial results

Braemar Plc, a leading provider of expert investment, chartering and risk management advice to the shipping and energy markets, announces its audited results for the year ended 29 February 2024 (FY24), which are in line with market expectations1. The board is delighted to report another strong performance for the Group, which demonstrates the Group’s strategy […]

ICS Chairman Emanuele Grimaldi honoured at ESG Shipping Awards

International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Chairman and Managing Director of Grimaldi Group, Emanuele Grimaldi, was awarded the Honorary Recognition Award at the ESG Shipping Awards in recognition of his significant contribution to the global maritime industry. The second annual awards ceremony took place at the Grand Hyatt in Athens on the 20 May. Speaking at […]

LR approves Seaspan Corporation’s innovative Next Generation Feeder Ship Design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Seaspan Corporation for its innovative Next Generation Feeder Ship Design (render pictured). The vessel, measuring 198 m in length and developed by Technolog, is future-proofed in its design and can be efficiently converted from LNG to Ammonia Fuel during its lifetime, trading efficiently in today’s […]

DSG launches seafarer DEIB benchmarking to strengthen workplace culture at sea

Maritime charities the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), the Mission to Seafarers, and Sailors’ Society have endorsed Diversity Study Group’s (DSG) benchmarking initiative that tracks crew demographics and year-on-year trends in seafarer psychological and physical safety and wellbeing. DSG will collaborate with maritime charities and participating ship operators — Anglo-Eastern Ship Management, Ardmore […]

Cross-industry collaboration launches to accelerate digital twins uptake in shipping

Japanese maritime leaders have announced the successful completion of the early phases of a cross-industry project aimed at creating a secure data-sharing framework between shipyards and shipowners to advance the use of digital twins throughout a ship’s lifecycle. The project, which aims to enable the use of a vessel’s unique design data to optimise efficiency […]

CJC appoints transactional Director in Singapore

International maritime law firm Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) has added a senior member to its team in Singapore, following the appointment of Chua Aik Hui as Director. Joining the maritime law firm’s transactional team at partner level, Aik Hui specialises in advising multinational financial institutions, sponsors, owners and lessors on asset financing in the maritime […]

KR releases Guide to Selection of Thermal Properties for Cryogenic Insulation Materials

KR has published the Guide to Selection of Thermal Properties of Cryogenic Insulation Materials for safe storage of cryogenic fuels, including LNG and liquid hydrogen. Last year, the IMO adopted the ‘2023 Greenhouse Gas Strategy’ with the goal of achieving carbon neutrality in international shipping by 2050. The strategy aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions […]

Paris MoU 57th Committee meets in Madrid, Spain

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 57th Committee meeting in Madrid, Spain from 6 to 10 May 2024. The meeting was formally opened by Mr. Benito Núñez Quintanilla, Secretary-General of Maritime and Air Transport, and chaired by Mr. Brian Hogan. The Paris MoU Committee discussed the results of […]