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  • Austal USA's President resigns after...

    In another blow for the troubled Littoral Combat Ship program, the president of Independence-class builder Austal USA has resigned amidst an ongoing federal investigation into financial and contracting irregularities at the yard prior to 2016. 

     

  • Two new partners and a name revealed for the...

    Ammonia-fuelled tanker Joint Development Project (JDP) partners – MISC Berhad (MISC), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) announced the entry of two new partners – the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International ASA (Yara) at a recent webinar focused on Ammonia as a Shipping Fuel which was organised by The Getting to Zero Coalition’s Fuels & Technologies workstream. The JDP partners also went on to announce the name of the expanded coalition – The Castor Initiative.

     

  • Securing vessels at sea: Frontline insights on...

    After a string of cyberattacks affecting leading maritime companies like Maersk, CMA CGM and Cosco, cyber threats have become a top priority for maritime regulators. As nation-states and sector organizations pass measures to bolster the industry’s cyber resilience, shipowners and operators are often left scrambling to keep up. The 2021 compliance deadline with the IMO resolution on cyber risk management is no different.

     

  • Theo Xenakoudis celebrates 20 Years with IRI

    When Theo Xenakoudis joined IRI in 2001, the Piraeus office was only 4 strong, and was led by Captain John Giannopoulos, together with Theo’s father, Captain Costas Xenakoudis. The office focused on processing seafarers’ documentation and licensing, as well as conducting ships’ inspections in Greece. Today of course, the Piraeus office is a regional hub of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry activity. As IRI’s second largest office, Piraeus handles all aspects of corporate and maritime registry related services.

     

  • DNV: Safety gaps emerging as shipping industry...

    The maritime industry is undergoing significant changes and as this transformation takes place new safety gaps are emerging that will require both leadership and collaboration according to DNV GL to safeguard the future of maritime operations.  The classification society I presenting its analysis of the looking safety gaps in a new white paper that explores how the ambitions to become more digital and decarbonize will impact how the industry functions.

     

  • LR launches decarbonisation advisory centre in...

    LR has opened a decarbonsation advisory centre in Athens, Greece, to assist its clients in meeting current and future environmental challenges. The new initiative is part of LR’s commitment to accelerating the sustainable decarbonisation of the maritime sector and driving safe, technically feasible and commercially viable pathways to zero-emission shipping.

     

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Two new partners and a name revealed for the Ammonia-fuelled tanker joint development project

Ammonia-fuelled tanker Joint Development Project (JDP) partners – MISC Berhad (MISC), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) announced the entry of two new partners – the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International ASA (Yara) at a recent webinar focused on Ammonia as a Shipping Fuel which was organised by The Getting to Zero Coalition’s Fuels & Technologies workstream. The JDP partners also went on to announce the name of the expanded coalition – The Castor Initiative.

 
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Securing vessels at sea: Frontline insights on maritime cybersecurity

After a string of cyberattacks affecting leading maritime companies like Maersk, CMA CGM and Cosco, cyber threats have become a top priority for maritime regulators. As nation-states and sector organizations pass measures to bolster the industry’s cyber resilience, shipowners and operators are often left scrambling to keep up. The 2021 compliance deadline with the IMO resolution on cyber risk management is no different.

 
English

Theo Xenakoudis celebrates 20 Years with IRI

When Theo Xenakoudis joined IRI in 2001, the Piraeus office was only 4 strong, and was led by Captain John Giannopoulos, together with Theo’s father, Captain Costas Xenakoudis. The office focused on processing seafarers’ documentation and licensing, as well as conducting ships’ inspections in Greece. Today of course, the Piraeus office is a regional hub of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry activity. As IRI’s second largest office, Piraeus handles all aspects of corporate and maritime registry related services.

 
English

DNV: Safety gaps emerging as shipping industry transforms

The maritime industry is undergoing significant changes and as this transformation takes place new safety gaps are emerging that will require both leadership and collaboration according to DNV GL to safeguard the future of maritime operations.  The classification society I presenting its analysis of the looking safety gaps in a new white paper that explores how the ambitions to become more digital and decarbonize will impact how the industry functions.

 
English

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