Safety News
 

21/12/2014 21:12

Marine safety app now includes VHF channels - Voxy
Marine safety app now includes VHF channelsVoxy"Having the VHF channels most appropriate for use in various areas was a logical addition to the...

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21/12/2014 01:12

Floating arsenals designed to protect shipping from pirates deemed unsafe - The Independent
The IndependentFloating arsenals designed to protect shipping from pirates deemed unsafeThe IndependentIt also said there should be frequent safety...

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20/12/2014 14:12

Fishermen get training for marine craft licences - gulfnews.com
Fishermen get training for marine craft licencesgulfnews.com“Through our quality initiatives such as training and assistance programmes for...

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19/12/2014 14:12

DMCA assists fishermen in getting marine driving licenses - Trade Arabia
Trade ArabiaDMCA assists fishermen in getting marine driving licensesTrade ArabiaThe policy provides an integrated regulatory framework to ensure...

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19/12/2014 02:12

Shell contractor Noble Drilling to be sentenced for felony violations - Alaska Dispatch
Alaska DispatchShell contractor Noble Drilling to be sentenced for felony violationsAlaska DispatchThe contractor that operated drill ships for Shell...

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19/12/2014 01:12

Shell contractor Noble Drilling set to be sentenced for felony violations - Alaska Dispatch
Alaska DispatchShell contractor Noble Drilling set to be sentenced for felony violationsAlaska DispatchThe contractor that operated drill ships for...

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      Security News
 

20/12/2014 21:12

ECOWAS Signs MoU, Vows To Curb Trans-maritime Crime - The Guardian Nigeria
ECOWAS Signs MoU, Vows To Curb Trans-maritime CrimeThe Guardian NigeriaCommissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, ECOWAS, Mrs. Salamatu...

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19/12/2014 17:12

World View: Floating Weapons Armories Present New Terrorist Threats - Breitbart News
Breitbart NewsWorld View: Floating Weapons Armories Present New Terrorist ThreatsBreitbart NewsThe explosion of piracy off the coast of Somalia, which...

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19/12/2014 06:12

Gulf of Guinea: Africa`s new pirate paradise - Zee News
Gulf of Guinea: Africa`s new pirate paradiseZee NewsThe actions are there, we`re no longer just talking about it," Cameroon`s Foreign Minister...

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19/12/2014 04:12

Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Togo Meet to Protect Gulf of Guinea - THISDAY Live
WorldStageBenin, Nigeria, Niger, Togo Meet to Protect Gulf of GuineaTHISDAY LiveThe inaugural meeting which was attended by Chiefs of the Naval...

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18/12/2014 10:12

Ecowas Concludes Summit, Tackles Security, Ebola Issues - AllAfrica.com
Ghana Business NewsEcowas Concludes Summit, Tackles Security, Ebola IssuesAllAfrica.com... Abuja on Monday, December 15, 2014, expressing deep concern...

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18/12/2014 02:12

Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates - BBC News
BBC NewsFloating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against piratesBBC NewsBut as BBC Africa editor Mary Harper reports, these maritime...

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      Enviroment News
 

05/12/2014 17:12

Wilhelmsen Ship Management signs up to IMPA ACT - Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)
Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)Wilhelmsen Ship Management signs up to IMPA ACTMarine Trader Online (press release) (blog)In terms of...

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05/12/2014 17:12

Wilhelmsen Ship Management signs up! - Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)
Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)Wilhelmsen Ship Management signs up!Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)In terms of procurement:...

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25/11/2014 20:11

Collision at sea - Fiji Times
Collision at seaFiji TimesEIGHT crew members are missing after two cargo ships collided off Vietnam earlier this month. The collision happened in the...

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24/11/2014 17:11

TORONTO - Energy stocks were a major weight on the Toronto stock market ... - Castanet.net
Castanet.netTORONTO - Energy stocks were a major weight on the Toronto stock market ...Castanet.netSikorsky and Canada signed a deal in June for...

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22/11/2014 18:11

People-centric plans benefiting all Sarawakians - The Borneo Post
The Borneo PostPeople-centric plans benefiting all SarawakiansThe Borneo PostStack emission monitoring of air, sound and water (river and marine) by...

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21/11/2014 13:11

Nevsun Comments on B.C. Lawsuit - SYS-CON Media (press release)
Nevsun Comments on B.C. LawsuitSYS-CON Media (press release)We are committed to ensuring that the Bisha Mine is managed in a safe and responsible...

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      Company News

Wärtsilä ballast water management systems will enable Japanese bulk carriers to achieve compliance with environmental regulations

Monday, 15 December 2014

Six new bulk carriers, being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in Japan, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems (BWMS).

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Barbados Port leads the way in environmental sustainability

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Demonstrating leadership and commitment to environmental sustainability, Barbados Port Inc. has committed to work in partnership with RightShip to develop an incentive program encouraging more efficient vessels to their port.

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Hempel moves ahead with antifouling

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Danish coatings manufacturer, Hempel is introducing new antifouling products to the market which promise to deliver fuel savings of up to 3% and thereby reduce impact on the environment at the same time.

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RINA certification for green Greek shipping

Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Greece-based Technomar Shipping has been recognised for its ‘green’ work and has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management standards.

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DNV GL's Maritime Academy course "Efficient Communication in a Maritime Environment"

Monday, 08 December 2014

DNV GL's Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 18 December 2014, a one-day workshop on Communication issues.

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MOL Presents Long Service Awards to Filipino Seafarers

Thursday, 04 December 2014

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its group seafarer manning company Magsaysay MOL Marine, Inc. held a long-service awards presentation ceremony for Filipino seafarers in Manila on November 21, and hosted a gathering for seafarers' families the following day.

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      General News
 

Danske picks out Avance

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Avance Gas is the sole shipping company picked out by Danske Bank among its top five stock selections for 2015....

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Fredriksen gets more

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has become the latest shareholder to cash out from Flex LNG, giving John Fredriksen a bigger stake in the company....

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Volga profit rises

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Russian owner Volga Shipping has posted improved nine-month profit as revenue grew....

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Piraeus Bank buys in

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Piraeus Bank has boosted its stake in Greece’s Anek Lines after taking over Sea Star Capital’s holding in the company....

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Another industry award for Siwertell

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has been awarded the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) ‘Best Ship Loading/Unloading System’ award for the fourth time....

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IHB selling cargoship

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Industrial Holding Bulgaria (IHB) is offloading a modern multipurpose vessel built at its own Varna shipyard....

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Black sea unions promote film on substandard seafarer conditions

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Dark Side of the Black Sea' is focused specifically on the region, but aims to draw attention to the wider issue of the use of substandard vessels and the risk to the lives of seafarers throughout the industry.

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Seafarers charity Apostleship of the Sea boosts global port chaplain alliance

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Seafarers' charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is enhancing cooperation among its global network of port chaplains to better support seafarers.

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EU Social Dialogue for ports

Monday, 15 December 2014

Employers and employees firmly committed to improve working conditions and to enhance the competitiveness of the ports of the European Union

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Social partners welcome Council agreement on exclusions of seafarers

Friday, 12 December 2014

ECSA and ETF, the European Social Partners in the field of Maritime Transport, welcome the agreement (General Approach) reached yesterday by the EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers on the Commission’s proposal to amend five EU directives with an aim at repealing the exclusions of seafarers from these directives.

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Hamilton to harness ‘green’ technology

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Canada’s Port Fuels and Materials Services Inc is to build a plasma gasification energy-from-waste facility at the Port of Hamilton, which it hopes will lead the way in ‘green’ energy in the sector.

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Looking after port waters

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

All ports and harbours face the challenge of maintaining water quality. Mitigating against problems means taking care of the whole marine ecosystem and surrounding land, writes Nicola Jenkins, environmental management expert, Jems Consulting.

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      Events

Ship Recycling Forum 2015

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - Wednesday, 04 March 2015

PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
As the ship recycling industry edges towards a Hong Kong compliant reality and considers the controversial beaching-ban implied under the new European Regulations, the 2015 Forum seeks to determine whether green recycling is destined to remain the preserve of ‘big shipping’ with achieving top dollar the commercial reality for most? The Forum explores ways for shipowners to support safety and environmental improvements at the waterfront in South Asia. Dedicated sessions and expert speakers look behind the scenes at what ship owners, cash buyers and brokers are doing together to move standards forward.

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5th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Lodnon
With greater industry sophistication, awareness, and expectations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an increasingly important issue that shipping and offshore companies cannot afford to ignore. This forum will explore how companies can keep a competitive advantage in terms of gaining market share, attracting top talent, and preserving employee retention by adopting CSR policies.

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World Ocean Council SOS 2015

Monday, 09 November 2015 - Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Singapore
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership companies from around the world.

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