Introducing the 2020 Commodore

March 31 – April 2, 2020
Hilton Stamford, Connecticut

Monday, January 13, 2020 – Stamford, Connecticut

Ms. Lois Zabrocky, Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc., has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2020.

Ms. Zabrocky follows a long succession of influential maritime industry leaders as Commodore. The 2020 Commodore Award will be presented on April 2, 2020 at the Gala Dinner marking the conclusion of the annual Connecticut Maritime Association conference and trade exposition, at the Hilton Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.


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The Vendée Globe, Vendée Tourism and Destination Les Sables d’Olonne gather in London

With four skippers intending to compete in the next Vendée Globe, Great Britain appears set to be well represented in 2020. With high quality programmes and experience under their belts, there is a good chance that Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) and Sam Davies (Initiatives Coeur) could make it on to the podium. Thomson in particular has said many times that he is out to win, but both the top Brits hold hopes of victory. 


From left to right: Samantha Davies (skipper), Karen Alletru (Vendée Tourism Director), Pip Hare (skipper), Laura Le Goff (Vendée Globe MD), Jimmy Bertrand (Les Sables d’Olonne Tourism Vice Director)

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North Sea supply vessel to be converted to operate on green ammonia; Action by Crescent Towing crew prevents dangerous maritime incident

Marine Daily
Bristol Harbor
North Sea supply vessel to be converted to operate on green ammonia

Eidesvik Offshore gets Equinor contract to convert Viking Energy to operate for long distances powered by zero-carbon ammonia fuel cells. Full Article

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KVH Launches a new digital content service called KVH Link aimed at seafarers and commercial fleets

KVH Link builds on KVH’s experience in providing crew wellbeing and operations content using its patented IP-MobileCast delivery technology
MIDDLETOWN, RI – January 22, 2020 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that it has launched KVH Link, a new digital content service that addresses two pressing needs in commercial maritime: News and entertainment content to improve crew wellbeing and operations data to optimize vessel performance.

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ibj e-newsletter

Welcome to the IBJ e-Newsletter

The IBJ e-newsletter is aimed specifically at the dry bulk cargo handling and shipping industry. It delivers regularly updated news on the bulk industry worldwide.

The newsletter includes the latest developments in bulk ports and logistics, shipping, equipment and commodities and is a must read source of news for busy executives in this important global sector.

International Bulk Journal is the magazine for the maritime bulk industry, established in 1981. IBJ’s highly experienced and skilled staff have decades of experience within the international shipping and freighting publishing business. They, along with a network of globally located freelance journalists and sales and marketing agents, create a magazine which has become essential reading in its sector.

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