Westgarth takes over as President of UK Chamber of Shipping

Westgarth takes over as President of UK Chamber of Shipping

Maritime industry veteran Graham Westgarth has become the new President of the UK Chamber of Shipping, taking over from John Denholm CBE. A distinguished career in the shipping and maritime sector spanning over 50 years made Westgarth a natural and popular successor. After serving 18 years at sea, the...

XLCC to Build new Cable Laying Vessel

XLCC to Build new Cable Laying Vessel

XLCC, the new HVDC, renewable energy focused business in the UK, has completed the concept design of an advanced, first-of-a-kind Cable Laying Vessel to be delivered in the first half of 2025. As the world strives for Net Zero, the UK, EU and other world economies have set themselves...

Industry coordinates to help Ukrainian seafarers and their families evacuating Odessa

Industry coordinates to help Ukrainian seafarers and their families evacuating Odessa

A number of maritime industry players have come together to provide safe and secure accommodation in Romania and Poland for Ukrainian seafarers and their families. The group – the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU) and global ship manager V.Group –...

V.Ships appointed to manage one of the world’s first dual-fuel VLCC tanker

V.Ships appointed to manage one of the world’s first dual-fuel VLCC tanker

Last month, AET named its newest vessel Eagle Valence, one of the world’s first dual-fuel and amongst the most environmentally friendly VLCCs in the market.  The 300,000dwt tanker was unveiled at a virtual naming ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. The vessel...

Ship Manager of the Year Award 2022

Ship Manager of the Year Award 2022

The 15th edition of the prestigious ShipTek International Conference & Awards 2022 concluded successfully from March 7th – 8th 2022, at the Constellation Ballroom in The Address Marina Hotel, Dubai. The event brought together the key decision-makers and high-level policy makers within the Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas sector under a...

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