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IRClass Executive Chairman Meets IMO Secretary General

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: During a recent trip to London, Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), paid a visit to the IMO’s headquarters to meet with Secretary General Mr. Kitack Lim. Although the visit was intended to be a courtesy call, …

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V.Group Opens New Centre of Excellence in Mumbai

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: V.Group, a leading global marine support services provider, opened its state-of-the-art new home in Mumbai in a ceremony earlier this week. Colleagues from across the Group were joined by CEO, Ian El-Mokadem, and a number of distinguished guests, to open the new building in Windsor …

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Wärtsilä Successfully Completes Sea Trials of ‘Targetless’ Dp Laser Sensor Scenescan

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Wärtsilä, global leader in smart technologies, has successfully completed sea trials of its SceneScan system, the world’s first ‘target less’ dynamic positioning (DP) laser sensor. This state-of-the-art technology requires no reflector target to be deployed, thereby increasing both safety and operational uptime. The technology has …

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PSA Appoints Peter Voser as New Group Chairman

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) on 29 March announced that Mr Fock Siew Wah will step down as Group Chairman on 1 April 2019, and assume the role of Special Advisor to PSA until his retirement on 31 July 2019. Mr Peter Voser, currently Deputy …

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Hapag-Lloyd Net Result Significantly Improved

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd has disclosed its 2018 annual report few days ago. Based on the audited figures, the group net result increased to EUR 46 million for the year 2018 and was EUR 13 million higher compared to the previous year (2017: EUR 33 million). Earnings before …

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Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition Partners With Maersk

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Convinced of the urgency to act on climate, a group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller – Maersk to take a tangible step towards …

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Indian Register of Shipping Wins Key Indian Navy Order

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In what could be termed as a significant recognition of its capabilities, the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has won a key order for providing classification services for a series of 8 Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes to be constructed for the Indian Navy. The order was …

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WMU Launches Maritime Energy Postgraduate Diploma by Distance Learning

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The World Maritime University is launching a new, ground-breaking Postgraduate Diploma programme on Maritime Energy by distance learning on 5 March 2019. The Maritime Energy programme takes a holistic approach from ships to ports and shipyards, combining innovative technical solutions with a socio-economic-environmental perspective. Dr …

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