ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to enhance safety and efficiency for new Greenland Heavylift vessels

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will improve the safety and efficiency of four new semi-submersible heavy lift vessels, using weather and loading data to plot the optimal route.

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Reshaping the Global Management Team in Wilhelmsen

As part of reshaping the executive team, the Wilhelmsen group adds two senior vice presidents to its group management team. Mr Erik Nyheim will be responsible for Wilhelmsen’s investments in ships service (marine products and agency), safety products and solutions (Survitec), governmental services and Qube, while Mr Jan Eyvin Wang will be responsible for following up ship management, insurance services, Treasure ASA and NorSea Group.

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Build your career and gain professional status

Education remains a key priority for IMPA and the association has introduced the most comprehensive education programme in its history. The intention is that IMPA’s online course will provide procurement and supply chain management professionals with the credibility and status that other professional disciplines enjoy.

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Crisis response speaker to call for trauma training at Wellness at Sea Conference

The way officers respond in the wake of a crisis could save crew lives – that will be the message from a trauma expert when he addresses a conference of shipping companies next month.

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ISS expands global business with NORDEN A/S

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has expanded its global business with Danish tramp shipping company, NORDEN A/S, with a new contract for crew logistics and husbandry services.

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Pioneering conference to explore impact of crew welfare on the bottom line

Leaders in the shipping industry are being urged to find out how improving crew welfare can have a positive impact on their bottom line at a ground-breaking conference in Singapore.

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