23rd April 2018
Kestrel Liner Agencies, the Caribbean region’s go-to shipping agency and gateway to the rest of the world, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award For International Trade 2018.
The Award recognises Kestrel’s rapid growth over the past three years, both in the Caribbean market as well as its short sea services from the UK to Spain, Portugal and Morocco; East and West Africa plus global vehicle transportation (RORO) services. Kestrel, which has global revenues of USD 80 million, saw its UK remitted annual revenues leap by 37% to GBP 33 million over the past three years.
13th April 2018
"The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry. It is a landmark achievement in the effort to reduce emissions, and something that every other industry should look to for inspiration," says Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General and delegate at the IMO meeting.
10th April 2018
The UK P&I Club has made a significant donation to the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) to support its work developing resources, training and building preparedness for maritime mass rescue operations.