RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector to be governed by new NGO

London; 21 January 2021:  RightShip and INTERCARGO have  today announced the launch of an important new quality standard for the dry bulk sector, DryBMS. The standard will be governed by a new NGO to be established later this year and will support the improvement of safety in the dry bulk segment.

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Grahaeme Henderson and Nikolas Tsakos to speak at UK Chamber of Shipping Virtual Conference

Dr Grahaeme Henderson, the Global Head of Maritime and Shipping at Shell and Nikolas Tsakos, President and CEO of Tsakos Shipping, have been confirmed as the keynote speakers for the morning session of the UK Chamber of Shipping’s Virtual Conference. The session will be sponsored by Lloyd’s Register. Continue reading

KVH Partners with GreenSteam for KVH Watch Maritime IoT Solution

Vessel optimization expert GreenSteam will offer KVH Watch connectivity to enhance ship to shore data sharing and reduce vessel emissions

MIDDLETOWN, RI – January 19, 2021 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that GreenSteam, developers of vessel performance optimization solutions for a sustainable shipping industry, has joined the KVH Watch® Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its enhanced performance platform for improved data mobility. KVH Watch’s dedicated connectivity will support GreenSteam’s core services, facilitating the movement of data from vessels to shore-based analysts more frequently and reliably in real-time. This will enable customers to better understand the factors leading to fuel wastage and develop more effective sustainability optimization strategies, ultimately reducing costs. Continue reading

Happy, Super Happy

Vendée Globe Day 72

Happy, Super Happy


  • Charlie Dalin leads and Louis Burton carries on to the North West
  • Only 260 miles between the leader and ninth placed Jean Le Cam
  • Armel Tripon should cross the Equator in the evening
  • Boris Herrmann links with Yacht Club de Monaco

© Clement Giraud / Compagnie du Lit – Jiliti

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