Ex Formula 1 engineer joins leadership team at WFS Technologies

(May 21 2020)

WFS Technologies has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a former Formula 1 engineer as Head of Engineering and Projects.



ShipMoney digital payment solutions for cash-to-master

(May 21 2020)

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global, industry-leading provider of payment solutions for maritime companies, has announced the introduction of ShipMoney Virtual Cards and the Transfer Marketplace, two new services designed to e...



The NI launches new edition of Stowaways by Sea

(May 21 2020)

Stowaways are an age-old problem for shipping, but the threats they pose and the potential consequences and costs of stowaways getting on board have increased greatly in recent years.



During ‘Mental Health Awareness’ week Hanseaticsoft highlights how technology can support seafarers

(May 21 2020)

In Mental Health Awareness Week, Alexander Buchmann, Managing Director, of Hanseaticsoft is urging shipping companies to make better use of technology on board to support mental wellbeing both during the COVID-19 crisis and in the future.



Training is paramount for optimum scrubber performance

(May 14 2020)

Leading scrubber supplier Yara Marine has always insisted that quality pays, and that also goes for its optimized training offering available for engineers, deck officers and shore staff.



Crude oil tanker bursts into flames in Medan, injuring 22

(May 14 2020)

At least 22 workers were injured when crude oil tanker Jag Leela exploded into flames at Belawan Port in Medan, North Sumatra.



IMO recommended framework of protocols for designated crew changes

(May 14 2020)

Each month about 150,000 seafarers need to be changed over to and from the ships which they operate to ensure compliance with international maritime regulations which ensures crew safety, health and welfare, and the prevention of fatigue.



National WISTA associations come together to support seafarers

(May 07 2020)

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association is proud to announce a new initiative aimed at seafarers.



Cyprus supports seafarers with formal crew changeover process

(May 07 2020)

The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) formally announces a new process to facilitate crew changes during the Covid-19 pandemic.



Sick Malaysian sailor evacuated from oil tanker off Durban coast

(Apr 30 2020)

A NSRI team evacuated a sick Malaysian sailor from a crude oil tanker off the coast of Durban on Sunday.



Solving the crew-change challenge is proving difficult warns crewing manager

(Apr 30 2020)

Crew managers attempting to repatriate or relieve seafarers are facing a number of challenges, and these may be the tip of the iceberg for the shipping industry, according to crewing specialist Henrik Jensen.



Seagull + Videotel – new CEO and significant investment plans

(Apr 23 2020)

Maritime e-learning companies Videotel and Seagull have appointed a new CEO and announced plans to invest further in maritime “knowledge and technology.”



Marlink supports ship operators and their crews during COVID-19 pandemic

(Apr 23 2020)

Marlink has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by launching ‘StrongerTogether’, comprising a broad range of airtime packages and application solutions to support its customers in the maritime, fishing and offshore industries.



Trapped by COVID-19 – highlighting the plight of seafarers on board vessels

(Apr 23 2020)

CHIRP Maritime has published 3 Insight Articles on the plight of seafarers currently trapped on board and unable to be repatriated during the current COVID-19 pandemic.



SQLearn offers COVID-19 awareness e-learning course to the shipping community

(Apr 16 2020)

Further to the latest developments of the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on the global economy and especially in the shipping industry, SQLearn has developed an e-learning course to create awareness for the COVID-19 pandemic based on IMO advice ...




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low carbon strategy - digital tanker market models - battery explosions - better catering onboard - challenges of ballast installations