The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 16 and 17 October 2015. The meeting was attended by 100 high level representatives of the industry, including chairmen and executives of the Round Table Associations (BIMCO, ICS, Intercargo and INTERTANKO) and OCIMF, IACS with its Class Society Members and CESS with the Shipbuilder Associations. Read more
Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Armour as Senior Maritime Civil Engineer within its Ports & Harbours division.
Brian will be based in the Singapore office and has many years’ experience in the design, analysis and construction of jetties and port structures in Australia and Asia. He will focus on providing advice on dock damage cases, and on berth safety disputes, on behalf of P&I Clubs, insurers and marine solicitors. He will, in addition, assist in the further development of Braemar SA’s Ports and Harbours consultancy services. Read more
Norsafe, global leader in marine life-saving equipment, is the first supplier in its sector to introduce a tiered service management system for its clients following an in-depth study of ship owners and operators maintenance strategy.
Called the Norsafe CARE Plan, the three levels of service agreement have been designed to suit clients with varying maintenance requirements and budgets. Read more
Bibby Ship Management is delighted to welcome Sanjiv Wagh as Deputy Managing Director of its India offices.
With over 30 year’s industry experience, Mr Wagh joins Bibby Ship Management from Kongsberg where he was General Sales Manager for Kongsberg Maritime India. During his time with Kongsberg, he occupied a number of roles covering research and development, ship simulation and analytics. Read more
Nearly 60 new and updated titles available through the Videotel on Demand (VOD) service; the new print edition of the official STCW catalogue is released
MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – October 14, 2015 – VideotelTM, the leading international provider of e-Learning maritime training solutions and a company of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has launched its latest Videotel on Demand (VOD) release, which includes a total of 59 e-Learning courses – 37 new, 22 updated – designed for the needs of today’s mariners. Read more
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing ship operators worldwide, has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by the International Transport Forum, a think-tank affiliated to the OECD.
ICS questions why international shipping should accept a carbon price of $US25 per tonne of CO2, as proposed by the ITF. Read more
Leading international ship supply specialist Hutton’s Group has published a specialised catering catalogue to help its customers find the products they need easily and quickly. Read more
Terry Weston has been confirmed as Chief Executive of Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW) following the retirement of his predecessor, Jim Teasdale, at the end of September. Read more