Global Industry Alliance Task Force meets at IMO HQ

The second meeting of the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) Task Force – a partnership of key maritime stakeholders pursuing low carbon shipping – took place at IMO Headquarters, London on 7 December. The meeting saw 20 industry representatives from across the Alliance’s...

Sustainability and the Environment

A diverse group of industry leaders were involved in a round table discussion on future cruise ship sustainability in today’s environmentally sensitive world. The debate was held in London recently, organised by IMMEDIASEA and attended by International Cruise Ship...

Grimaldi Argues for Port Incentives for Green Ships

In addition to setting a new bar for sustainable shipping, the Grimaldi Group’s new G5GG ro-ro vessels are also changing the way contracts are negotiated with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Fairplay has learned that the Italian operator has struck bargains...

Special Recognition for Innovation

On 12th October 2017, Silverstream Technologies received a Special Recognition Award for Innovation at the Department for International Trade Investment Awards 2017. The award was presented by the British Ambassador to the Netherlands, and recognises the success of...

Grimaldi Homes in on Ropax Orders

Grimaldi Group is poised to put pen to paper on an order for 10 hybrid ro-ro vessels, as well as a EUR 60m ($70m) investment for the lengthening of a pair of cruise ro-pax ferries. An order for the environmentally friendly ro-ro newbuildings to be fitted with some of...