Rolls-Royce demonstrates world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. Earlier this year, one of Svitzer´s tugs, the 28m long Svitzer Hermod, safely conducted a number of remotely controlled manoeuvres. From the quay side in Copenhagen harbour the vessel’s captain, stationed at the vessel’s remote…

Winner of the Lloyd’s List Americas 2017 ‘’Maritime Services Award’’

We are proud to announce that the Liberian Registry along with Prevention at Sea Ltd., were selected as the winner of the Lloyd’s List Americas 2017 ‘’Maritime Services Award’’ for the launching of the Electronic Oil Record Book (ε-ORB) (Part I and Part II) Maritime Software. The “Maritime Services Award” is for exceptional achievement or contribution to…

Vacancy announced for the Director of Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS). Κενή θέση Διευθυντή Τμήματος Εμπορικής Ναυτιλίας

The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS) has announced an open Vacancy for the role of Director for the DMS. As the applicants must be Cyprus citizens, the relevant job description and related requirements are given in the Greek language as follows. The position was vacant after Mr Andreas Chrysostomou left the Cyprus DMS for the position…

Seafarers’ identity documents: New requirements enter into force triggering renewed momentum for the ratification of Convention No. 185

  More than 1.5 million seafarers working and living on ships involved in international trade can benefit from the new seafarers’ identity document, which allows them to travel without a visa to join their ships and to disembark in ports. Access to shore facilities and shore leave are vital elements of their general well-being and,…