Liberian Registry introduces a simplified vessel registration process

Press Release - The Liberian Registry has announced its Expedited Registration Process, or ERP, effective as of 01 January 2020, in an effort to further streamline the registration and re-registration of vessels in the Liberian Registry. The new process reduces the number of requirements, and allows for technology and digital files to replace tedious administrative work, … [Read more...]

ShipServ appoints Henrik Hyldahn as CEO

Press Release - ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-procurement platform, today announced that Henrik Hyldahn has been appointed as its new CEO, effective from January 1, 2020. Former CEO, Kim Skaarup will join the board as Vice Chairman. Henrik Hyldahn was previously ShipServ’s Chief Solutions Officer and will be charged with taking the company through its next phase … [Read more...]

Metal Shark to Commence Full-Rate Production of the US Navy’s Next-Generation Patrol Boat

Press Release - Shipbuilder Metal Shark and the US Navy are nearing the end of theoperational test and evaluation (OT&E) trial period for the Navy’s incoming standardized “40 PB” patrol boat platform, and full-rate production is now imminent. Developed as the replacement for up to 160 patrol vessels deployed worldwide with Navy Expeditionary Combat Command’s Coastal … [Read more...]

New RAscal Tug For United States Navy

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. has been awarded a contract by Modutech Marine Inc. of Tacoma, Washington to design a new version of the commercially successful RAscal 1800-Z tugs for the United States Navy. This award builds on the success of Robert Allan Ltd.’s Z-Tech® 4500 design for the US Navy which currently operates six, identified as the YT 802 Class, and has … [Read more...]

Bunker fuel tracking startup celebrates prestigious maritime award for supply chain innovation

Following its successful launch and trial earlier this year, UK startup wins at the Lloyd’s List Europe Awards Press Release - Blockchain and DNA-based fuels tracking system BunkerTrace won the Excellence in Supply Chain Management and Innovation award at the Lloyd’s List Europe Awards on Tuesday night.  The annual award is given to a company that demonstrates how … [Read more...]