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World Tankers Releases Statement on Strovolos and Arrested Crew

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The owners and managers of STROVOLOS (IMO: 9178056), a Bahamas-flagged oil tanker, strongly protest against the arrest of the vessel’s crew. This occurred when the Indonesian Marine Police boarded the vessel at 01:28 (local time) on Friday, 25 September., over a protracted dispute concerning the …

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DNV, Altera Infrastructure Pilot New ABATE Notation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Classification society DNV has introduced the new ABATE class notation, designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore floating installations to identify and implement measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Altera Infrastructure is the first FPSO owner to pilot the DNV notation on …

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Crowley Appoints Massimo Messina as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corporation on 20 September announced the appointment of Massimo Messina as vice president, mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Messina will lead Crowley’s corporate expansion goals by identifying and assessing potential M&A candidates and execute transactions that align with the global …

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Seafarers Covid Relief Fund Hits Us$1 Million Target

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Seafarers International Relief Fund (SIRF) has reached its goal of raising US$1 million to provide vital relief for seafarers and their families affected by COVID. The target was reached thanks to a substantial donation from NYK Line, plus many other personal and corporate donors, …

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UNCTAD, IATA Extend Partnership to Facilitate Global Trade

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and UNCTAD have extended their collaboration to facilitate international trade, particularly e-commerce. The extended partnership will enrich their history of working together. This includes the successful integration of air cargo messaging standards (Cargo-XML) into UNCTAD’s automated customs management system, …

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