IMO Secretary-General calls for coordinated efforts to safeguard migrants

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Koji Sekimizu, today (20 April) called for coordinated action to safeguard migrants, following the most recent incident involving large-scale loss of life in the Mediterranean. While recognizing the significant contribution of the coast guards and naval forces of Italy and Malta, EU Operation Triton and the…


LR Rail sold to Ricardo for $63.5m

Lloyd’s Register Group has sold its rail division, LR Rail, to global strategic, technical, and environmental consultancy Ricardo plc for GBP42.5 million (USD63.5 million). The buyout was announced by LR’s adviser on the sale, Livingstone Business Services.
LR Rail is an international specialist

Wan Hai opens new trans-Pacific services

Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai has announced that it will jointly operate a trans-Pacific service, called SEA service, from South China to the US Pacific Southwest with COSCO Container Lines and ‘K’ Line.
It will also operate a trans-Pacific service from Central China to US Pacific Southwest with ‘K’