McKenzie Intelligence Services Affirms Security Credentials with ISO 27001 Certification

London, 22 April 2022: Geospatial imagery and re/insurance intelligence company, McKenzie Intelligence Services (MIS), is delighted to announce that it has received ISO 27001 certification – the internationally recognised standard for the establishment and certification of an information security management system. 

The ISO framework helps companies to ensure they have completed all the requirements and checks to have secure information systems that are able to document sensitive information...

Fugro Trading update Q1 2022

Strong revenue and backlog growth

Improved EBIT and cash flow

  • Revenue increased by 23.3% supported by high client demand in energy and infrastructure markets
  • Overall margin improvement in a seasonally weak quarter
  • Free cash flow was negative EUR 7.2 million; a significant year-on-year improvement
  • 12-month backlog is up by 27.8% to EUR 1,164 million
  • Outlook full-year 2022: continued revenue growth and further margin expansion.


Mark Heine, CEO: “We experience...

GAC Qatar named Great Place to Work

Malavan Subramaniam, Regional Client Relationship Manager of Great Place to Work® Middle East, awarded the certificate to Henrik Althen, Managing Director of GAC Qatar, and Hristina Georgieva, HR & Administration Manager of GAC Qatar.

First GAC local company to be certified as an employer of choice for its excellent leadership and work culture

Doha, Qatar, 19 April 2022 – GAC Qatar has been recognised as one of Qatar’s best workplaces by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on high-trust,...

Strong global reputation and expertise sees logistics specialist SCALA double its international offering

SCALA, a leading international consultancy providing independent expertise in supply chain and logistics, has expanded its global presence with a string of recent international projects. 

Through a combination of client referrals and a growing international reputation from successful projects, SCALA’s global presence has increased significantly, with international business projects having more than doubled when compared to pre-Covid levels.

The business has recently delivered work in countries...

UWL Expands Global Footprint with New Offices in Long Beach, CA & Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

NVOCC broadens presence in strategic markets in response to growing customer demand

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 18, 2022 –UWL, a top 20 American-owned NVOCC and global logistics solutions provider, is expanding its global footprint with the opening of two new strategically located offices: one in Long Beach, CA and one in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  In addition to enabling localized support to meet customer demand in these markets, this strategic investment also sets the stage for UWL’s continued...

American Club Circular no.12/22 – Management News


After forty-five years of sterling service to the maritime industry, thirty of them spent at SCB in a variety of roles, Donald R. (Don) Moore will be retiring from his position as the Managers’ Global Claims Director at the end of June. 

A licensed merchant marine officer who spent twenty years as an officer in the United States Naval Reserve, Don began his career in the maritime services sector as an average adjuster. The knowledge and experience gained from that exacting...

sennder appoints Ekaterini Kranioti as Vice President – Shipper Sales to support customers on their path to digitization

Paris, 12 April 2022 – sennder, Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder, announces the appointment of Ekaterini Kranioti as Vice President – Shipper Sales. Ekaterini, sennder’s latest senior hire based in France, will aid the company’s efforts to support shippers on their path to digitization.

As a digital freight forwarder, sennder helps connect shippers with a connected fleet of thousands of trucks. Ekaterini will oversee sennder’s entire shipper operations, driving industry digitalization...

Google praise Kallichoron Hotel for its commitment to Sustainability

l to r: Matt Brittin, President of EMEA Business & Operations for Google in a discussion with Vasilis Kikilias, Minister of Tourism, Hellenic Republic and TV presenter Maria Nikoltsiou

We are excited to share with all of you all over Planet Ocean, that during the 7th Delphi Economic Forum, on the panel for the Tourism of Tomorrow, Matt Brittin, President of EMEA Business & Operations for Google in a discussion with Vasilis Kikilias, Minister of Tourism, Hellenic Republic mentioned Kallichoron...

Fresh turbulence ahead for airlines as travel chaos continues

Susannah Streeter

6 April 2022 – Since the start of 2021 airline shares have fallen back amid ongoing disruption:

  • Wizz Air down 40%,
    Ryanair down 17%,
    International Consolidated Airlines Group down 14%
    American Airlines down 10%,
    Quantas down 2%.

Brent crude hovers around $101 a barrel and is up 27% since the start of 2021

Susannah Streeter, senior investment and markets analyst, Hargreaves Lansdown
‘’Flight chaos is spreading around the world, as the school holiday rush intensifies, amid severe...

OceanPal Inc., announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F

ATHENS, GREECE, April 7, 2022 – OceanPal Inc. (NASDAQ: OP) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that it has filed its 2021 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”).

The Annual Report may be accessed through the Company’s website,, or on the Commission’s website at Any shareholder may receive a hard copy of the Company’s complete Annual...

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