Category: Latest News

Global shipping industry supplier onboard with Cognito Learning

A world leading mobile technology innovator that provides mobile connectivity solutions in remote and inaccessible parts of the world, is the latest company now using Cognito Learning’s unique AI digital learning app to enable its team to retain knowledge and training. KVH Industries’ technology delivers high-speed internet, TV and telephone solutions, via satellite, to users at sea, in the air… Read more →

The Majority of freight has successfully accessed our ports on the first day post-Brexit

“Currently freight traffic is flowing well through our ports across the UK and Ireland. All government customs and regulatory IT systems are working well with no issues reported. “At present freight volumes are markedly down on pre-Christmas/Brexit stockpiling levels, so it is too early to draw any conclusions. But we are happy with the way the new procedures are operating… Read more →

Hempel launches re-formulated antifouling technology to enhance its proven range of low investment hull coatings

Global coatings manufacturer Hempel has enhanced its established and proven Olympic+ and Oceanic+ antifouling range and is, today, launching five new antifouling solutions: Oceanic Protect+, Oceanic Flex+, Olympic Protect+, Olympic Flex+ and Olympic Protect. Building on their proven effectiveness, reliability and impressive value-for-money, these five new products deliver additional benefits and choice within the existing product range. Hempel’s Olympic+ and… Read more →

Moscord management join forces in new Singapore HQ

Ship supplier Moscord has announced  it will gather its management team under one roof in Singapore, home to the world’s largest and busiest port. “Management is currently located various places around the world. The company wants to bundle our executives in Singapore in order to create a more streamlined business environment and maintain closer contact with our customers,” says Moscord… Read more →

LALIZAS launches its Hydrostatic Release Unit for Life rafts

Lalizas holds a leading position in the marine industry having manufactured and distributed globally millions of lifejackets, life rafts and other premium lifesaving equipment to the commercial sector. As an outcome of a long-term experience in life rafts’ manufacturing, the company proceeded with the design and production of its HRU (Hydrostatic Release Unit), suitable for life rafts of all shapes… Read more →

AMI Marine are proud to announce our official partnership with Coltraco

AMI Marine products are about vessel safety within Bridge and Navigation systems. Coltraco is the perfect accompanying brand, with world-leading ultrasonic testing tools – protecting vessel fire control systems and most importantly, the crew! Sinking and Fire are the 2 main reasons ships are lost at sea. Sinking Coltraco’s Portascanner™ Watertight is the portable Ultrasonic Watertight Integrity indicator. You use… Read more →

Tanki rolls out sustainable paper to solve pollution problem

In support of global initiatives to reduce the amount of pollutants discharged to the marine environment, a UK start-up has developed a revolutionary sanitary paper that uses no adhesives or other nano-plastics in its manufacture. Taking a more environmentally-friendly approach to the emergent toilet tissue issue, Shrewsbury-based Tanki is able to supply a sustainably sourced and produced paper that does… Read more →

Protecting oceans with reusable masks

Waste fishing nets are being turned into eco-friendly facemasks in a bid to end mask trash and help protect the oceans. The nets, which pose a severe threat to marine life if abandoned or lost at sea, are collected and ultimately regenerated by Aquafil, together with other nylon waste, to produce ECONYL yarn, used in a variety of sustainable products,… Read more →

Provisions and ship stores at your fingertips with ISSA’s new hard copy and digital catalogues

ISSA has published its first ever Provisions & Bonded Stores Catalogue, enabling smoother ordering of a wide range of international food and drink. Vessel operators, ships’ officers and catering teams will be now be able to identify the universal ISSA ordering code for thousands of food stores and fresh produce, thereby streamlining their ordering process – crucial at a time… Read more →

RINA and Shipparts.com partner on digital equipment procurement

RINA, the ship classification multinational company, and ShipParts.com, a leading e-commerce platform for sourcing marine equipment, spare parts and services, have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement to enhance the procurement efficiency of the shipping industry. Thanks to this agreement, the marine supply industry and the ship operators will benefit from the added value and smooth procedures given by the partnership.… Read more →

Babcock’s Rosyth facility completes work package for new customers, Northern Lighthouse Board

Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence Company has successfully completed a package of work for the Northern Lighthouse Board following a competitive tender process. NLV Pole Star, a vessel designed to  deploy and maintain buoys and  respond to wrecks and new dangers to navigation, arrived at Babcock’s Rosyth facility last month for repair, maintenance and safety checks.  This follows a similar… Read more →

V.Group announces new Managing Director of V.Ships Germany

Global ship management company V.Group is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of Ulla Eithz Nielsen as Managing Director for V.Ships Germany. Based in Hamburg, Ulla joined V.Group in 2019 and previously held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Operational Excellence. Ulla began her maritime career as a deck officer with A.P Møller and has experience in operational… Read more →

Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety LLC announces appointment of new CEO

Mr. Mark Demmink joined the company on September 21. A highly respected and performance driven Senior Commercial Executive, spanning a successful career of over 30+ years, is now a dynamic part of the company’s team. Much of Mark’s experience has been in the Maritime industry, most notably with Wilhelmsen Maritime Service and Shell Marine where he has held numerous senior… Read more →

Keeping biofouling at bay in times of crisis

Dr Markus Hoffmann, Technical Director, I-Tech AB discusses the importance of biofouling prevention as vessels lay idle during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Few could have predicted the seismic effect COVID-19 would have on the shipping industry throughout 2020. Travel restrictions and a period of decreased demand for goods plunged thousands of ships into idle mode. As most people will know,… Read more →

LALIZAS Montenegro expands its activities through the new Service Station

Almost two years after its opening in Tivat, LALIZAS Montenegro is pleased to announce that is now authorized for servicing LSA and FFE. This means that from now on LALIZAS Montenegro will act as a Service Station for all major brands, like LALIZAS and ARIMAR. Service will be offered for products such as lifejackets, life rafts, breathing devices and fire extinguishers. It is significant to note that through this action, a complete… Read more →