Editor, Seatrade Maritime News
Marcus Hand is the editor of Seatrade Maritime News and a dedicated maritime journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering the shipping industry in Asia. In addition to running Seatrade's maritime and offshore news website based from Singapore he is the Asia Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review.
Marcus is also an experienced industry commentator and has chaired many conferences and roundtables. Prior to joining Seatrade at the beginning of 2010 Marcus worked for shipping industry journal Lloyd's List for a decade and previous to that the Singapore Business Times covering shipping and aviation.
Wison Offshore & Marine has inked an agreement with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group with an aim to develop medium to large scale floating LNG power generation barge.
Stone Marine Propulsion in the UK and NGC Marine in China are teaming up to create a new supplier of propulsion and marine gearbox propulsion equipment.
Rivertrace will be showcasing water quality monitoring products at Marintec China 2017 in Shanghai.
The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is promoting and expanding the use of e-certificates for Singapore-registered ships, and developing acceptance criteria for the use of drones for surveys.
The cyber security risks to ECDIS navigation systems, many of which run on old, and unsupported operating systems, are well known, and ABS director of cyber security Paul Walters offers some very simple advice on how to help keep them safe.
The IMO has warned there will be no exceptions to the 1 January 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap for marine fuel oils.
Teekay is targeting consolidation in the ethylene and small-scale LNG sectors with a new multi-gas pool.