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Provaris Energy Ltd signs MoU with leading vessel manager to advance development of first GH2 carrier

Provaris Energy Ltd (ASX: PV1) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UK-based Northern Marine Management Limited to develop a technical partnership that advances the development of PV1’s first GH2 carrier – the H2Neo. Northern Marine brings over 40 years of experience to the partnership and is a member of the Stena AB group. Over […]

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A Japanese shipowner chooses Cloud Fleet Manager – Digital Ship from Hanseaticsoft

Japanese ship manager Fukujin Kisen chose to implement Hanseaticsoft’s comprehensive Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM) portfolio for multiple ships to accelerate the digitalization of its ship management and increase overall process efficiency. Specially designed for shipping companies and ship managers, Cloud Fleet Manager offers a single, cloud-based source of real-time information for employees, crews at sea […]

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Local ship managers, returning superintendents Angkla

Support for the Angkla Party list group’s bid to regain a seat in Congress to represent the shipping industry through the upcoming polls in May continues to snowball among various shipping industry associations. The latest industry groups to lend their support are the Ship Managers Association of the Philippines (SMAP) and the Marine and Technical […]

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NT Children’s Commissioner Colleen Gwynne recruited former casino cruise ship manager for high-paying job, court hears

Northern Territory Children’s Commissioner Colleen Gwynne has allegedly appointed a former cruise ship casino manager with no government experience to a high-paying position, a court has heard. Key points: Northern Territories Children’s Commissioner Colleen Gwynne faces one count of abuse of power for her alleged involvement in recruiting a friend as Deputy Commissioner A court […]

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Ship manager nabbed for $1.5m nine years after UAE tanker explosion

British insurer International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned managers to be on their guard after a client was caught up in a lengthy court case stemming from a tanker explosion in 2012. A ship manager’s liability cannot always arise from the negligent performance of his services, the insurer said. Nine years ago, an unnamed […]

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Top Ship Manager blasts port states for blocking crew change

Image from OIT file Posted on September 19, 2021 at 7:48 p.m. by The Maritime Executive While the shipping industry is paying increasing attention and focus to decarbonization, the crewing crisis is not over and ship operations are still heavily dependent on thousands of dedicated […]

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China bans nine ship managers from changing crews for 30 days

(IMO archive photo) Posted on Jul 27, 2021 7:18 PM by The maritime executive After denying media reports that China was banning Indian crewmembers from changing crews due to COVID-19 fears, China’s transport ministry confirmed it was blocking crew changes for at least less 30 days from some recruitment agencies and management companies. Chinese officials […]

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Ship managers suspend crew changes for Indian sailors as nation grapples with Covid-19

India’s punitive Covid-19 crisis has added to a mountain of challenges for ship managers making crew changes – some choosing to avoid employing the country’s sailors and others seeking to overcome obstacles to hire them. The nation is grappling with a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with a daily total of new cases at just […]

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The director of the ship “Ever Given” asks the Suez Canal Authority to release 3 other crew members

The technical managers of never giventhe container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, has asked the canal authority to allow three of the 25 crew on board to leave the ship. “The SCA has advised that it will clear the crew members to leave the vessel when their contracts expire, and requests for […]

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Leading Ship Managers Form Global Joint Sourcing Company

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Columbia Shipmanagement have combined their global purchasing power to create an independent sourcing company. In a statement, the company said the move guaranteed constituents lower costs in purchasing a wide range of consumables while ensuring product quality and service. GP General Procurement Company Limited (GenPro) will negotiate master supply agreements with […]

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Updates never given from ship manager

Germany-based MV Ever Given Technical Manager Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) provided updates on the vessel’s refloating efforts from the southern end of the Suez Canal. The vessel, one of the largest ultra-large container ships (ULCVs) in the world, ran aground around 7 a.m. local time near mile marker 151 on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. SMIT […]

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PACC Ship Managers and Satcom Global extend their partnership with the 3-year renewal of Aura VSAT

Singapore-based PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its sourcing relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3 years. Satcom Global has supported over 50 vessels managed by PaccShip with seamless Ku-band connectivity since 2017, with 5 additional vessels expected to join the Aura network […]

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PACC and Satcom Global ship managers renew 3-year Aura VSAT contract

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 2:27 PM by The maritime executive Singapore-based PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its sourcing relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3 years. Satcom Global has supported over 50 vessels managed by PaccShip with seamless Ku-band connectivity since […]

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PACC Ship Managers & Satcom Global renew Aura VSAT contract for 3 years

Posted on October 5, 2020 at 2:27 p.m. by The Maritime Executive PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip), based in Singapore, has chosen to extend its supply relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3 years. Satcom […]

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Greek ship managers suspend trade with Venezuela amid US sanctions

LONDON (Reuters) – Three Greece-based shipping companies have said they halted trade with Venezuela after the United States imposed sanctions on ships under their leadership as Washington ramps up trade with Caracas. The US government is seeking to stifle Venezuelan oil exports to deprive the government of Socialist President Nicolas Maduro of its main source […]

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Ship managers resort to charter flights for crews on the move as deadline approaches

Indian ship and crew management companies use charter flights to move sailors to and from overseas ports. The move is likely to bring business to struggling private airlines, such as SpiceJet, which have been hit by two-month restrictions on air travel to fight the coronavirus. While international flights have yet to resume operations to India, […]

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MESPAS allows ship managers and suppliers to be HMI compliant

Posted on Jan 24, 2020 11:01 AM by The maritime executive New EU and IMO regulations come into force this year regarding the declaration and inventory of hazardous substances (HMI). MESPAS provides vessel managers and suppliers with the necessary tools to comply. In 2013, the EU published hazardous materials inventory regulations and gave the shipping […]

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Verifavia signs with two ship managers

Verifavia, an emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and navigation), has announced a major cooperation with two of the largest ship managers in the world, namely Wallem Ship Management in Hong Kong and Zeaborn Ship Management in Hamburg ( a consolidation of ER Schiffahrt and Rickmers Shipmanagement), to perform verification services for the […]

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Ship managers plan to work together to tackle shipping challenges

Posted on October 16, 2018 9:26 AM by The maritime executive Meeting the challenges of tomorrow’s maritime commerce is a top priority for ship managers as they develop strategies to achieve environmental goals and embrace the rapid technological advances in our industry. Ship managers gathered in London this week for the annual general meeting of […]

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Columbia-Marlow is on the verge of becoming one of the world’s greatest ship managers

Due diligence for the deal between the two German-born Cyprus-based companies is now complete, he said, and completion is simply awaiting regulatory approval from anti-competitive authorities in countries where both have concerns. important presences – including Cyprus and Germany – with green light possible from June. The new entity would be called Columbia-Marlow, on the […]