InterManager Daily News 18.06.2024.

1. V.Group sold to European interests. One of the world’s largest shipmanagers is changing hands again. European investment fund manager STAR Capital and Belgian holding company Ackermans & van Haaren (AvH) are leading a consortium buying V.Group from Advent International, a private equity firm that bought the manager in late 2016 from OMERS Private Equity.
2. “Adopt a Ship” educational programme concludes for the academic year 2023-2024. The “Adopt A Ship” educational program concluded on Thursday its operations for the academic year 2023-2024 in a ceremony held in Limassol. The ceremony was attended by the Shipping Deputy Minister Mrs. Marina Hadjimanoli, a representative from the Ministry of Education and elementary school teachers involved with the programme.
3. Procureship transforms Maritime Procurement with Cutting-Edge Technologies. Procureship’s mission is to revolutionize marine procurement by employing cutting edge technologies and unique customer support. We mainly focus on the optimization of the entire purchasing cycle and all its adjacent operations such as IHM, e-invoicing, freight forwarding, contracts/vendor management.
4. Acheon Akti Navigation on the importance of adopting more sustainable practices. Acheon Akti Navigation had a significant presence at both the 2nd CSN Crewing conference in Greece and the 2nd CSN Crewing conference in Cyprus, held last May. Representing the company, HR & Crewing Manager Mr. Sofoklis Constantinou participated in a panel discussion alongside other shipping industry experts. The focus of the discussion was on the energy transition and the pivotal role seafarers play in achieving Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals.
5. Seanergy Maritime announces successful delivery of a Japanese capesize vessel and two new time charter agreements with Costamare Bulkers. Seanergy Maritime Holdings  announced the delivery of a previously-announced Capesize vessel acquisition, the M/V Iconship , and the simultaneous commencement of its time charter  employment. The Vessel is a 181,392 dwt Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2013 by Imabari Shipbuilding , in Japan.
6. Kongsberg Maritime announces groundbreaking, fuel efficient bulker design. Kongsberg Maritime has unveiled its radical new ‘Super-Efficient Bulker’ vessel design concept. The new design is set to redefine industry standards, offering ship owners the means to meet stringent future compliance targets without abandoning conventional fuels.
7. Boxship newbuild contracts now stretch into 2029. Owners of dry bulk carriers and tankers looking to rejuvenate their fleets have a long wait on their hands. LNG carrier and containership orders continue to dominate Asian shipyard books with brokers reporting an extraordinary further string of boxship orders, pushing delivery dates into 2029.
8. Crews evacuated from two ships hit by the Houthis. The crews of two vessels struck by the Houthis in recent days were forced to evacuate ship over the weekend with the Yemeni militants showing no let up in their attacks on merchant shipping. Both ships are at risk of sinking.
9. China Coast Guard: Philippine Supply Ship Bumped Chinese Ship. A Philippine supply ship dangerously approached a Chinese ship resulting in a slight collisionafter it illegally intruded into waters adjacent to the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea, the Chinese coast guard said on Monday.The Philippine transport and replenishment ship ignored China’s repeated solemn warnings, the coast guard said in a statement.
10. Two Explosions Near Vessel Off Yemen’s Coast.  The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Sunday a vessel 40 nautical miles south of al Mukha in Yemen had reported two explosions nearby, adding that the vessel and its crew were safe and proceeding to their next port of call. Authorities are investigating, UKMTO said.


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