Feb
22

Ships Powered by LNG Already on its way in 2020 Says Det Norske Veritas

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN CREW MANAGEMENT
Liquefied natural gas will become the dominant fuel source for all merchant ships within 40 years as environmental pressures force owners to use cleaner burning fuel, the world’s fourth-largest vessel classifier said.Ships must cut emissions of sulfur oxides, a pollutant said to cause acid rain, to 0.5 percent by 2020 from 4.5 percent today under rules from the International Mariti...
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Feb
22

Ship Owners Facing incresed manning costs

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN CREW MANAGEMENT
Today oil markets & futures are surging - So what effect does this have on Ship Owners and the manning costs ? -  The probability of a negative effect to the Airlines due to the continued unrest in North Africa, middle east;  todays news from Libya tipping  the cost per barrel  balance rapidly upwards.  Ship Managers, Vessel...
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Feb
17

Congratulations

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN MARITIME NEWS
  We are please to announce and offer our congratulations to the promotion of the following officers from C/O Keegan and C/O Primorac  (Pictured below )to Master Mariner - Both Captains have now taken command respectively within the fleet. ...
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Feb
15

Master Mariner Vacancy - Container

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN MARITIME NEWS
Container Vesser - High USD paying Salary incl Bonus - 4 on 2 off - UK Canada - Euro Coastal.  Please contact Nele Schumacher ASAP - Joining in March UK...
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Feb
14

Master Position

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN MARITIME NEWS
Container Vesser - $ High USD paying Salary incl Bonus - 4 on 2 off - UK - Canada - Euro Coastal.  Please contact Nele Schumacher ASAP - Joining in March @ UK...
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Feb
14

Wake Up World Leaders !

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN CREW MANAGEMENT
A great Sound bite to the challenge that is facing us all [SOURCE BBC Radio 4]Somali pirates have murdered two of their #seafarer hostages in cold blood for the first time ever, according to Navfor, the European Naval force patrolling the Indian Ocean.A spokesman told the BBC that pirates shot dead two Filipino crewmen in late January in retaliation for a failed rescue attempt....
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Feb
4

Seafarer Survery

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN MARITIME NEWS
MORE evidence of the acute challenge faced by the global shipping qualified officers is apparent in a new report from Deloitte. [Lloyds List] The survey — Challenge to the industry: securing skilled crews in today’s marketplace the business risk to shipping companies of the need to attract and re follows the recently published BIMCO ISF Manpower Update 2010, which indicated a...
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Feb
4

Seafarer Survey Confirms predicted Shortage in Manning / Seafarers Supply

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN CREW MANAGEMENT
MORE evidence of the acute challenge faced by the global shipping qualified officers is apparent in a new report from Deloitte. [Lloyds List] The survey — Challenge to the industry: securing skilled crews in today’s marketplace the business risk to shipping companies of the need to attract and re follows the recently published BIMCO ISF Manpower Update 2010, which indicated a...
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Feb
3

External Audit Pass !

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN CREW MANAGEMENT
@LRQA_BA  - Congratulations to all of our colleagues for passing another 9001:2008 #LRQA audit !...
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Feb
3

Audit Pass !!

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN MARITIME NEWS
@LRQA_BA  - Congratulations to all of our colleagues for passing another 9001:2008 #LRQA audit !...
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