Day of the Seafarer

VIDEO: IMO Sec Gen calls for “fair future for seafarers”

For a second year in a row, IMO’s Day of the Seafarer is being marked as hundreds of thousands of seafarers continue to face restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) is expected to take effect in 2023. DNV has launched the EEXI Calculator to support customers in ensuring their compliance.

DNV launches digital EEXI calculator

Classification society DNV estimates that currently up to 30,000 vessels will need to take action to comply with the upcoming EEXI regulation, likely be adopted at this week’s 76th meeting of the


Capital Link Maritime Forum – Norway

Capital Link Maritime Forum – Norway will take place on Wednesday & Thursday, May 26 & 27, 2021 as a digital event from 12:00pm – 5:30pm Oslo. This event is held in

Dr. Rick Bucher to take helm as Victaulic CEO

Easton, Pa., headquartered mechanical pipe-joining solutions specialist Victaulic reports that Dr. Rick Bucher will succeed Dr. John F. Malloy as CEO, effective January 31, 2021. Bucher was named President of Victaulic in

Shell sees hydrogen and fuel cells in shipping’s net-zero future

While DNV GL’s most recent Maritime Forecast to 2050 sees a relatively limited uptake of hydrogen as a ship fuel, a report from Shell released yesterday sees things somewhat differently. The report,

INTERTANKO: EU Parliament ETS move could undermine global GHG solution

Not too surprisingly, tanker owners’ association INTERTANKO is less than happy with the European Parliament’s vote to include shipping in the EU Emissions Trading System (see earlier story). “INTERTANKO members noted with

Matson promotes three to senior leadership

Honolulu-headquartered Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) has promoted three executives to its senior leadership team, effective immediately. “Matson’s management team has a strong bench, and we are proud to be elevating three of

BIMCO elects its first female President

Şadan Kaptanoğlu, managing director of Turkey’s HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, was elected President of BIMCO – the world’s largest shipping association – at its General Meeting in Athens on Tuesday, May 14. “It

Green shipping will continue to attract investors

JANUARY 4, 2019 — Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019 if it fulfills its ESG (environmental, social and governance) responsibilities, in the opinion of Richard Greiner, a partner in the

Matson reports increased earnings

NOVEMBER 5, 2018 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) today reported net income of $41.6 million, or $0.97 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 compared with $34.1 million, or