Industry News

World Maritime day 2022 – ‘New technologies for greener shipping’

The theme for this year’s World Maritime day organized by the International Maritime Organization is 'New technologies for greener shipping'. The 29th September 2022 will serve as an opportunity for the maritime industry to present emerging technologies, innovations, research and development towards sustainable future for...

Read More

Day of the Seafarer 2022

Your voyage -then and now, share your journey The 25th of June marks the 12th year celebration of the Day of the Seafarers. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) came up with this year’s theme ‘Your voyage -then and now, share your journey’. The IMO are encouraging...

Read More

Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) – Minimum Basic Wage

Photo: pixabay The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) aimed to achieve both favourable working conditions for seafarers and secure economic interests in fair competition for quality shipowners - known as the "fourth pillar" of the international regulatory regime for quality shipping, complementing the key Conventions of the...

Read More

World Maritime Day 2021

The 30th of September commemorates the World Maritime Day. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), which is the organising body for such memorial entitled the 2021 year’s theme as ‘Seafarers: at the core of Shipping’s Future’. IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, in fact emphasised that even though the...

Read More
Day of the Seafarer

Day Of The Seafarer 2021

#FairFuture4Seafarers is the imperative concept for the ‘Day of the Seafarer’ in 2021. Following the hardships seafarers experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s campaign will focus on urging governments to recognise seafarers as key workers. The aim is to ease travel restrictions for seafarers...

Read More

Ocean bird by Wallenius Wilhemsen – a shipping revolution

“The wind carries a shipping revolution” – that’s the opening statement on the dedicated Wallenius Oceanbird website.  Very much on point, and one might add, very exciting as a breath of fresh air is injected into the shipping industry by the Swedish builder. Changes in the...

Read More

Tall Ship Amerigo Vespucci welcomed by Stromboli eruptions

After a round Malta sail through in July, the magnificent Italian Military training Tall Ship Amerigo Vespucci proceeded to the neighbouring Island of Sicily.   Sailing along the coast of Messina ,Taormina , Catania , Siracuse & Ortigia , the ship proceeded to the smaller island on...

Read More