2015 April

Panama Maritime 2015 – Panama City, Panama

On April 7th, 2015

More than 30 international speakers and moderators have confirmed to participate in the twelfth version of the biannual Panama Maritime 2015. At least 400 local and regional delegates are expected to attend the three days long conference and exhibition, including technical visits to the Canal expansion project and ports in the Pacific and in the..

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ABS forms Hong Kong Technical Committee

On April 7th, 2015

The Committee will discuss shipping industry issues and addresses proposed Rule changes for 2016 ABS continues to work closely with industry through its extensive international network of technical committees that advise ABS on Rule development. ABS has expanded this network with the formation of the organization’s 19th technical advisory committee, the ABS Hong Kong Technical Committee...

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Six 20,000 teu containerships on order for OOCL

On April 7th, 2015

SHI renews its hold on the world’s largest container ship order record One month after setting it, Samsung Heavy Industries has renewed its hold on the record for the world’s largest container ship order by receiving an order for 21,100TEU-class container ships. The company announced on the 1st that it had received an order for..

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The race is on: who will lead the IMO into a new era?

On April 1st, 2015

Wednesday 01 April 2015, 13:13 by Craig Eason IMO has confirmed the names of the candidates standing for election as secretary-general THE period for countries to nominate candidates for election as the next secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization is now closed and the IMO has confirmed the names of the candidates standing for election. There..

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Six candidates for the position of IMO Secretary – General

On April 1st, 2015

Election for the post will be held from 29 June to 3 July 2015   By the established deadline of 31 March 2015, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has received the nominations of six candidates, nominated by their Governments for the position of Secretary-General of IMO. The election for the post will be held at..

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