The ‘Great Hesitation’: Seafarers reluctant to sign on for next voyage

Applicants for seagoing jobs are holding steady but fewer veterans are signing up for their next voyage, according to Hong Kong’s Anglo-Eastern.


Good software key to ensure satisfied crews stay in career

Fear of a ‘Great Resignation’ is leading ship managers to demand a better user experience from software, according to provider JiBe.


Race for trained seafarers is on — as dual-fuel orderbook grows

Shipping’s need to train crew members for a multi-fuel world mounts.


Green transition requires commitment to safe crewing levels

ITF wants to ensure drive for fewer seafarers on vessels does not clash with demands of energy transition.


Deriving value from data is new mantra for ship managers, but is it best to self-develop or buy in?

Whether buying systems off the shelf or developing in-house, managers are increasingly seeing data platforms as a way to differentiate from each other.


Values and vision define Synergy Marine’s Danish ventures

Rajesh Unni explains how tie-ups with Norden and Maersk Tankers were all about communication and creating value.


Rajesh Unni is chief executive and founder of Synergy Marine Group founder. Photo: Synergy Marine Group

Synergy in Europe — an organisation on a path to growth

The demands of European shipowners are becoming more sophisticated.


Penfield Marine spearheads carbon-offset voyages as others weigh options

Commercial management outfit says tanker owners appreciate the initiative as fledgling market begins to develop.


Fleet Management prods its shipowners to make ready for 2023

Hong Kong ship manager has found half of its ships non-compliant with upcoming carbon requirements and is pushing owners to beat the clock.