Bob Jaques

Bob Jaques

Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review

Bob Jaques is the editor of Seatrade Maritime Review with over 20 years' experience as a maritime journalist and moderator of shipping conferences.

Before that he was based in Geneva and wrote for a number of international business and consumer titles, in the fields of aerospace, media and travel.

Safe Bulkers wins Cyprus Maritime Award

October 14, 2019

This year’s Cyprus Maritime Award recognising a company or individual who has helped develop the nation’s maritime cluster has been won by Safe Bulkers, operator of the largest fleet by tonnage to fly the Cyprus flag. Read More

Cyprus shipping chief elected as ECSA vice-president

October 7, 2019

Cyprus’ shipping community has received a major boost with the election of Philippos Philis, president of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) and chairman & ceo of Lemissoler Navigation, as vice president of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA). Read More

Royal naming ceremony for Sir David Attenborough

September 27, 2019

It was an historic day at Cammell Laird yesterday when the illustrious Birkenhead shipyard brought together broadcasting and real-life royalty for the naming ceremony of the new polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough, to be operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). Read More

AASTMT maritime college opens branch in Sharjah

September 24, 2019

Next month sees the opening of the new Sharjah branch of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), the Egypt-based specialised organisation of the Arab League for maritime education and training. Read More

Enclosed spaces remain serious safety hazard for seafarers: InterManager

September 11, 2019

Enclosed Space Entry remains one of the gravest onboard safety hazards facing seafarers today, Capt. Kuba Szymanski, secretary general of trade association InterManager, reiterated to delegates attending the International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit at this year’s London International Shipping Week. Read More

New gas-freeing solution aims to reduce enclosed space risk

September 11, 2019

With enclosed spaces again highlighted as a serious risk to seafarers an innovative new way to combat the dangers of in-tank asphyxiation by gases left over from cargoes was unveiled by US company Ecochlor, best known for its chemicals-based Ballast Water Treatment Systems. Read More

New IACS chairman sets out his agenda

September 6, 2019

Closer cooperation with IMO will be one of the main areas of focus of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) during the tenure of new chairman Arun Sharma, also executive chairman of Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass). Read More

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