At INTERCARGO meetings in Tokyo, safety and decarbonisation were key issues for members

INTERCARGO, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners, met in Tokyo last week for its Semi-Annual Meetings, and high on the agenda were quality, sustainability, GHG emissions’ reduction, and particularly the CII rating system. The location of Tokyo was chosen specifically to highlight the importance of Japan to the dry bulk sector. Japanese economic growth […]

Nasdaq salutes Posidonia 2024 and Greek shipping, acknowledging event’s worldwide reach and importance

Ahead of the opening of next week’s exhibition, one of the most prestigious financial institutions in the world has acknowledged once again the worldwide importance of Posidonia 2024 and Greek shipping with the words: ‘Nasdaq Salutes Posidonia 2024 & Wishes All Participants Great Success! ‘. The Nasdaq (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) billboard is situated at the […]

Clarkson Research profiles scale of Greek shipping market ahead of Posidonia

With the shipping community gathering again for the biennial Posidonia event, in its latest weekly Analysis, Clarksons Research profiles the position of the Greek market and the pivotal role it continues to play in global shipping (16% / 18%) of global tonnage by gt /dwt, with the following comment by Steve Gordon, Managing Director. Greek […]

Greece’s ONEX Shipyards joins Green Award scheme, bringing over 160 years of experience in shipbuilding and maintenance

Green Award Foundation proudly announces that ONEX Shipyards has joined it to provide incentives to our certified shipping companies who are at the forefront in demonstrating exemplary responsibility in ensuring the safety of their vessels, environmental stewardship in their navigation, and decent work policies that promote the welfare of their staff and crew. ONEX Shipyards […]

Posidonia 2024 venue overflows due to unprecedented exhibitor demand

Next week’s Posidonia exhibition starts on Monday 3rd June at the Athens Metropolitan Expo which will be flooded with over 40,000 maritime professionals from around the world as the industry is convening once again to interact, network, share learnings of times past and foresights for what lies ahead. Posidonia 2024 is the biggest in the […]

Chalkis Shipyards partners with MTIS to propel digital transformation and enhance operational efficiency

Greece’s Chalkis Shipyards is pleased to announce a significant stride towards digital transformation, aimed at boosting end-to-end productivity through the adoption of cutting-edge technology. A landmark contract has been signed with MTIS to implement an all-in-one digital platform, utilising a 360-degree approach to operations management. This strategic move is set to revolutionise the shipyard’s operations, […]

Laskaridis Shipping to take part in alternative fuels real-world performance study

A research project which brings together The Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research and Education in Singapore (CARES), Laskaridis Shipping Co. Ltd and Metis will evaluate the real impacts of the fuels offered to solve shipping’s decarbonisation dilemma. The three-way collaboration will make high frequency data captured by analytics and performance evaluation specialist Metis from the […]

Inchcape Shipping Services launches OneCape DA disbursement account management tool

Inchcape Shipping Services, a global leader in port agency and maritime services with over 177 years of maritime experience, introduces OneCape DA, an independent specialist disbursement account management solution designed to navigate the operational complexities of port calls, freeing customers to focus on their strategic priorities. OneCape DA is designed to meet the evolving needs […]

‘Prevention is always better than cure’, ITIC advises

The importance of in-depth and precise pre-management vessel inspections as part of a ship manager’s business risk strategy prior to taking on a vessel has been highlighted by International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) in their latest Claims Review. The professional indemnity (PI) insurer has noted that it has taken on numerous claims in recent months […]

Data-driven maintenance offers clear path for improving fleet reliability and efficiency

Joint research from Lloyd’s Register (LR), Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) and MTI Co., Ltd. (MTI) has identified that the adoption of data-driven Condition-Based Maintenance (DCBM) can have a significant impact on vessel efficiency and reliability. The white paper shows how DCBM processes that utilise the latest analytical models can deliver considerable benefits to […]