Inmarsat announces digital and crew welfare events at London International Shipping Week

Events on digitalisation and crew well-being on 10th and 11th September to be co-hosted with WISTA International and the four LISW-supported maritime charities, including ISWAN’s International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards23 May 2019: Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, has confirmed that it is renewing its support for London International Shipping Week …

Seafarers forced to collect rainwater to survive on board Blumenthal’s LITA

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have heard claims that seafarers on board Blumenthal’s “LITA” are being forced to collect rain water with tarpaulins for drinking water after the ship ran out of potable water. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today released an appalling photograph onboard the Liberian-registered bulk carrier …

THE WORLD’S LARGEST ALUMINIUM SHIP

Australian shipbuilder Incat has secured a contract to build the world’s largest aluminium ship. Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd will build the 130 metre long ship for long standing customer, Buquebus to operate between Argentina and Uruguay. The completed vessel will be the largest aluminium ferry ever built and the ninth …

SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON EXCEPTIONAL TEAM MEMBERS AND GAME-CHANGING INNOVATIONS, SAYS IMRF

The IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) Awards 2019 are now open for nominations, offering a chance to recognise incredible people, new innovations and technologies that make saving lives at sea possible, even in the most difficult and demanding circumstances.   Captain Nick Guerchev, a winner of The IMRF Vladimir Maksimov Award …

CMA CGM launches the Reefer Pharma division for the temperature-controlled transportation of pharmaceutical products

A shipping solution guaranteeing optimal safety and compliant with both the international quality standard and the European Commission recommendations A new division composed of experts available 24/7 CMA CGM, a global leader in the transportation of refrigerated containers with a fleet of 385,000 TEU For more than 40 years, preserving …