ClassNK expands on all fronts

(Sep 02 2014)

For many years, Tokyo-based ClassNK was synonymous with Japanese-owned tonnage.



New IACS chairman outlines workload

(Sep 01 2014)

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) updated its forward strategy and work plan at its 69th Council meeting held in Santa Margherita, Italy earlier this year.



Will 2014 be the year of the MRs?

(May 01 2014)

In this market round up, we look at current activities and forecasts through the eyes of both BIMCO and McQuilling Services.



Green tankers benefit at the Isle of Man Ship Registry

(May 01 2014)

The Isle of Man (IOM) Ship Registry has thrown itself into attracting new business from tanker operators, writes Brian Warshaw.



Norway and the opening of Arctic waters

(May 01 2014)

Norway’s energy industry is critical to the energy security of Europe, according to a leading service provider operating in the region.*



Airbus moves into maritime

(May 01 2014)

Much has happened to the maritime division of Airbus Defense and Space since the grouping was launched a couple of years ago, as part of the parent company’s expansion programme.



WSS- a leading service provider and trainer

(Mar 03 2014)

At Fujairah, one of the leading agencies and ship service concerns is Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), which in 2012 ranked second in the number of vessels handled at FOAA.



ADNOC mulls possible fleet expansion

(Mar 03 2014)

Abu Dhabi National Tanker (ADNATCO) and National Gas Shipping Company (NGSC) are currently undertaking a strategic review of future tonnage needs, which could see new contracts placed, reports Paul Bartlett.



Wärtsilä’s service offering keeps vessels moving

(Mar 03 2014)

Similar with many large companies, Wärtsilä’s after sales business has grown considerably down the years in line with the growth in the company itself.