9th September 2019
A new report commissioned by trade promotion body Maritime London has set out 36 detailed recommendations to grow the UK’s $6bn - ¬marine insurance, ship broking, legal, finance and classification industries. The UK has long been the global leader for professional maritime services, but faces increasing competition from centres including Singapore, US, China and Norway. The global market for maritime services is estimated to be worth $20bn.
5th September 2019
Today, leading global coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an innovative new fouling defence system – Hempaguard MaX. This unique three-coat system provides vessels with a smoother hull. It reduces drag and results in significantly lower fuel requirements, and will deliver a guaranteed maximum speed loss1 of 1.2 percent over five years.
2nd September 2019
Voting has opened for the IMRF’s People’s Choice Award 2019 and the finalist with most ‘likes’ on facebook at 1800hrs GMT on Monday 9 September will be announced as the winner.