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Lloyd’s Register to class North Star’s two VARD-built methanol-ready CSOVs

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Lloyd’s Register (LR), the UK’s classification society, has been awarded a contract to class two methanol-ready commissioning service operations vessels (CSOVs) being built by VARD, a global designer and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, for North Star, the UK’s offshore infrastructure support vessel operator.


Hudong - Zhonghua locks in new order to build LNG carrier duo for COSCO, CNPC

Chinese shipbuilder 𝗛𝘂𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗴-𝗭𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗵𝘂𝗮 has kicked off construction of a new 𝗟𝗡𝗚 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝗢𝗦𝗖𝗢 𝗦𝗵𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗘𝗻𝗲𝗿𝗴𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗮, part of 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗹𝗲𝘂𝗺 𝗖𝗼𝗿𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 (𝗖𝗡𝗣𝗖).


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WISTA Cyprus Announces Hosting of 2024 WISTA International AGM and Conference in Limassol

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LIMASSOL, 30/10/2023 — WISTA Cyprus proudly announces its role as host for the WISTA
International AGM and Conference 2024, an event placed under the auspices of the Shipping Deputy Ministry. During the 2023 WISTA International AGM and Conference, which took place on 23-25 October 2023 in Montevideo, Uruguay, Cyprus was selected as the location for the 2024 event. The conference will focus on the crucial interplay of innovation, diversity, and sustainability within the maritime industry, aiming to gather global leaders and innovators for groundbreaking discussions.
The maritime sector is on the brink of pivotal change. With increasing environmental challenges, the demand for inventive technologies and approaches has never been higher. This makes diverse insights and expertise essential. WISTA Cyprus's determination to host this event amplifies its dedication to these core values, emphasizing the need for an inclusive maritime environment enriched by varied perspectives. "WISTA Cyprus is honored to host the 2024 WISTA International AGM and Conference. This not only celebrates the integral connection of innovation, diversity, and sustainability in maritime but also highlights Cyprus's central role as a maritime excellence hub," said Natalia Bury Loyal, President of WISTA Cyprus.
The conference will shed light on the convergence of technological progress, diverse thought leadership, and sustainable initiatives, driving the maritime sector toward a more resilient and prosperous future. Through this event, WISTA Cyprus aims to motivate maritime stakeholders globally to fully embrace innovation and inclusiveness, ensuring a sustainable future for all. More details regarding the Conference will be announced shortly.
About WISTA Cyprus: WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) is a global organisation connecting executives and decision-makers around the world, who believe that diversity and inclusion in the maritime industry is key towards a sustainable future. 59 countries support a National WISTA Association (NWA). WISTA Cyprus provides in-country and regional networking, business and skill-building opportunities, corporate visibility, and also facilitates relationships within the industry.
Press Contact: Natalia Bury Loyal - Tel: +357 25569155 -