Norwegian Jewel Will Arrive to Sydney After Bow-To-Stern Renovation 1

Norwegian Jewel Will Arrive to Sydney After Bow-To-Stern Renovation

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in cruising, today announced the completion of the refurbishment of Norwegian Jewel as part of The Norwegian Edge® program, reaffirming the company’s commitment to elevating the standard of excellence across the...
Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet 3

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet

International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched today, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides security-related guidance produced by the industry...
ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues 4

ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

In a statement today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical challenges ahead of the global implementation of the 0.5% sulphur...
Start of Major UN Negotiation on Future Ocean Governance 5

Start of Major UN Negotiation on Future Ocean Governance

At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at the start of a major negotiation to agree a new legal instrument for the protection of the ocean under...
ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans 6

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’. This second edition is intended to...
ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime 7

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around...
Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreements between Poseidon Containers and CMA CGM 8

Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreements between Poseidon Containers and CMA CGM

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL), a containership charter owner, today announced that Poseidon Containers, with which Global Ship Lease has entered a definitive merger agreement, has agreed five-year charters with CMA CGM for four of its...
Global Ship Lease Announces Annual Mandatory Offer to Purchase up to $20 Million of First Priority Secured Notes 9

Global Ship Lease Announces Annual Mandatory Offer to Purchase up to $20 Million of First Priority Secured Notes

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company”) today announced that it is commencing a cash tender offer (the “Annual Mandatory Offer”) to purchase up to $20 million aggregate principal amount (the “Maximum Offer Amount”) of...
Newly Updated Wärtsilä Propulsion Control & Automation System To Deliver Fuel Savings For New Tankers 10

Newly Updated Wärtsilä Propulsion Control & Automation System To Deliver Fuel Savings For New Tankers

The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a newly updated propulsion control system as well as its advanced alarm and control system, the Nacos PCS/MCS Platinum, for Maersk Tankers’ six 110 DWT LR2 new buildings. The...
Genco Shipping Acquires High Spec Capesize And Ultramax Vessels 11

Genco Shipping Acquires High Spec Capesize And Ultramax Vessels

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (“Genco” or the “Company”) announced that it has taken delivery of the Genco Defender and the Genco Liberty, two 2016-built 180,000 dwt Capesize vessels, as well as the Genco Columbia, a...