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Fortune Technologies and RINA announce strategic alliance

Fortune Technologies, a Greek provider of integrated maritime software solutions and Microsoft's Dynamics NAV partner, announced a strategic alliance with RINA, the classification, certification, inspection, testing and consulting multinational, to create value added services for the Greek and global shipping market.

ICS Updates Flag State Performance Table

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published the latest update of its Flag State Performance Table, which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website.

The Maritime Standard swings into 2019

24th March 2019, Dubai, UAE: Dubai-based publisher, conferences and awards organiser, The Maritime Standard (TMS), aims to build further on a highly successful 2018 with a number of significant new initiatives in the year ahead.

N-KOM successfully completes its first FSRU project

Doha, Qatar, 24 March 2019 – Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has successfully completed its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) project for the 138,000cbm FSRU Excelerate owned by Excelerate Energy (USA).

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design

In a joint development project, Korea’s DHSC and DNV GL have come up with a highly efficient LNG-fuelled Aframax design.

Greek Benefits to Come from Palau International Ship Registry Maritime Partnership with the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association.

The world’s fastest growing ship registry and the oldest short-sea shipping association in Europe have joined forces to support the growing number of Greek vessels operating in the short-sea maritime sector.

Signing of New Collective Labor Agreement in PPA

PPA S.A. announces the signing of the New Collective Labor Agreement with the representatives of the Union of Supervisors & Foremen of Piraeus Port Authority, after negotiations.

Tackling a cyber attack on your ship

The Athens residence of UK ambassador to Greece, Kate Smith was the focus of a 'cyber attack' 5 March, but UK expertise in cyber security prevailed.

How to deal with bullying and harassment at sea – UK P&I comments

Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director at UK P&I Club, comments on how to deal bullying and harassment aboard ships:

NEWS on Bunkers VLSFO product sales

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Greek- American bunker broker house, Prime’s Bunkersplus Services, sold 200 metric tons of the new “IMO compliant” product to a large Greek bulk carrier ship owning company, by its purchasing agent, Teri Houhouli.

Hardening marine insurance market to drive up shipowner premiums

Shipowners experienced a marginal increase in marine insurance costs last year, marking the end of a six-year run of declining premiums, according to Drewry’s Ship Operating Costs Annual Review & Forecast, as asset values recovered and the insurance market showed signs of turning.

Putting yourself ahead of the pack with the carbon-robust ship

“We are in an energy transition,” says Øyvind Endresen, Environmental Consultant, at DNV GL’s Environment Advisory section. “Global regulations on emissions to air as well as the rapid rise and faster cycling of new fuels and technologies are poised to change the fleet of the future.”

A "HOT" approach to incident investigation

Reaping the full benefits of incident investigations is a complex challenge. DNV GL integrated human, organizational and technical dimensions, also known as its “HOT” approach, to help Carnival Corporation & plc develop a more efficient investigation process with outcomes that have greater impact.
INTERVIEWS

Elvictor Group : Shaping the future of crew management

“The passionate young drive the evolution of the maritime sector”

The Interview: Ian Beveridge

As head of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement since the start of this year, Ian Beveridge has been keen to strike a balance between specialisation and differentiating BSM in terms of its technical capabilities and on the other hand the need for volume in the shipmanagement business

G. Frydas: We always offer our customers the most sophisticated products available in the market

George Frydas, Fortune Technologies CEO, talked to “maritimes.gr” about the latest developments in shipping software and the comparative advantage of the technology platform the company develops and provides in collaboration with Microsoft.