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 […]

SMI 107 January/February – Out Now

The latest issue of SMI focuses on the Red Sea crisis, examining the problem of attacks on merchant shipping and resulting re-routing of ships around the Cape of Good Hope from various different angles. The issue also contains a profile on new IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez, as well as special reports on Ship Registries, Gibraltar […]

UAB-Online platform updated to include latest chemical tanker safety guidelines

UAB-Online, the leading digital platform in liquid bulk shipping, now offers functionality that complies with the industry’s latest tanker safety guidelines for chemical tankers, with the goal of helping to improve safety and efficiency. Key safety issues from the International Chamber of Shipping’s Tanker Safety Guide 5th edition that the UAB-Online platform now facilitates include […]

People, Technology, Sustainability and Partnership at heart of Columbia Group launch

Today marks the launch of the Columbia Group, an exciting milestone in its journey to create a stronger, more integrated organisation that embodies its core values and which will propel it towards future success. The Columbia Group is the culmination of the collective strength and expertise of its Group companies and, together, will provide the […]

VIKAND co-sponsors US Coast Guard’s AMVER Awards during Nor-Shipping

Global Healthcare specialist VIKAND co-sponsored the annual Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER) awards during last week’s Nor-Shipping event. Developed by the US Coast Guard with support from commercial shipping representatives, AMVER awards are given when ships have made themselves available for search and rescue operations for at least 128 days in the previous […]

Grow Maritime urges the maritime industry to prepare for the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

The urgency in adopting sustainable practices is clear following the European Parliament’s approval of the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) which comes into force in 2024, say ESG specialists – Grow Maritime. Grow Maritime assists maritime organisations to improve their performance through the development and implementation of impactful ESG strategies ultimately creating added value […]

Panama presents candidature for IMO Secretary-General

With current IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim beginning the final year of his second term in office, the Republic of Panama through the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has presented the candidature of Arsenio Dominguez to succeed him as head of the International Maritime Organization.   Mr Dominguez, is the first Panamanian and Latin American candidate for […]

Oldendorff Carriers invests in Alpha Ori Technologies

Oldendorff Carriers, one of the world’s leading dry bulk operators, has signed a deal that will see it invest in leading maritime digital solutions provider Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT). An Oldendorff Carriers’ representative will also join the AOT board.   AOT’s digital solutions are increasingly being adopted by leading maritime operators worldwide. This new investment […]

Secro receives green light from International Group for its E-bill of lading

The International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) has added Secro as an approved electronic bill of lading provider. Established in 2021, Secro is an independent technology company helping buyers and sellers of bulk commodities to digitise their core business workflows and optimize working capital.   Approval by the IG ensures that liabilities arising in respect […]