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MOL launches ship management/crew training businesses

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that the company has established MOL Synergy Marine (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. ("MOL Synergy") jointly with Synergy Group*1, a ship management services ...

Winners announced for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2014

An international audience of maritime industry experts and innovators gathered together to celebrate the winners of the inaugural Ship Efficiency Awards on 2nd October 2014. The awards followed two days ...

Croatia joins the ranks of the European Shipowners' Community

The Croatian Shipowners' Association 'Mare Nostrum' decided to join ECSA as full member. The association counts ten members, who deploy a fleet of 141 ships, representing a tonnage of 1 ...

Shipping giants slowing down for ocean giants

Six global shipping companies, Maersk Line, COSCO, Hapag Lloyd, K Line, Matson, and United Arab Shipping Company are participating in the speed reduction incentive program from July through October.

Selected ...

Crewmembers aboard Crowley tug Sesok help Pilot Point locals fight fire

Residents of Pilot Point, Alaska, are thanking the mariners aboard Crowley Maritime Corp.’s tugboat Sesok after its crewmembers recently extinguished a dangerous blaze on the shores of the Yukon ...

ACP and new locks contractor incorporate agreement to complete expansion

The Panama Canal Authority and the consortium Groups Unidos por el Canal has signed the variation incorporating to the original contract the agreement reached in March for completion of the ...

HKND held briefing seminars about canal project in Nicaragua

From July 14-16, 2014 HKND held six consecutive briefing seminars about the proposed Grand Canal project across Nicaragua, in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea, in collaboration with the Nicaraguan ...

ITF celebrates Day of the Seafarer

The ITF is once again backing the IMO’s (International Maritime Organization’s) Day of the Seafarer – the annual worldwide celebration of seafarers and what they do for us all ...

“Maritime education and training" selected as World Maritime Day theme for 2015

The IMO Council has endorsed a proposal by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to adopt “Maritime education and training” as the World Maritime Day theme for 2015.

Addressing the IMO Council ...

FONASBA launches maritime education course database

Following its recent Lima Declaration commitment to support and encourage education and training in the ship agency and ship broking sectors, FONASBA has now launched the first comprehensive, searchable database ...

Rolls-Royce to support international medical charity Mercy Ships

Rolls-Royce announced support for Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase global access to healthcare through a fleet of hospital ships. Rolls-Royce will provide a comprehensive service ...

LISCR appoints new general manager for London

The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Robert Twell as general manager of its dedicated London office, in succession to Jonathan ...

Insider novel sheds new light on oil spills

A new novel, The Golden Tide, written by global shipping industry insider John Guy, is now available on Amazon as a paperback and ebook for Kindle. The fast-moving book is ...

Lloyd's Register dusts off 253-year-old brand image

Lloyd's Register (LR) has unveiled our refreshed brand identity, with the introduction of a new logo that celebrates the culture of innovation built over our company’s 253-year history ...

IMO Awards for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2013 go to American rescuers and a Chinese seafarer

American rescuers and a Chinese seafarer have been presented with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2013, during a special ceremony held on 25 November ...

MACS Line joins national cadet project

MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping (Pty) Ltd. (MACS Line) through the group’s management company, Vineta Bereederungsgesellschaft mbH, recently signed as the newest participating company to support the South African National ...

Dr. Thomas A. Mensah (Ghana) receives 2012 International Maritime Prize


Dr. Thomas A. Mensah of Ghana, former President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Legal Affairs and External Relations ...

InterManager welcomes Hollywood’s focus on seafarers

As the new Hollywood blockbuster Captain Phillips premiers around the globe, InterManager has welcomed the focus the movie brings to the role of the seafarer.

Captain Phillips, which stars Tom ...

Peru hosts World Maritime Day Parallel Event

Peru has hosted the 2013 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event, on 2 and 3 October 2013, with a seminar and other activities, focusing on this year's World Maritime ...

World Maritime Day 2013: “Sustainable Development: IMO's contribution beyond Rio+20”

IMO will host a special one-day symposium on a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System, on 26 September 2013, World Maritime Day.
 
The Symposium has been arranged in order to provide Member ...

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