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Seatrek Trans

Seatrek Trans has an illustrious record of over two decades of oceangoing dry bulk cargo operations, serving many of the world’s biggest cement producers and other large industrialists. But following a health scare in 2022, Seatrek Trans’ Founder and Managing Director Asifur Chowdhury turned his focus to charitable activities, where he is now applying his enormous business talent toward serving the world’s least fortunate. Richard Hagan spoke with Mr Chowdhury to find out all about it.

Katradis Ropes

Since it was founded by Konstantinos Katradis in 1936, Katradis Ropes has carved out a rich history in the marine industry. The company is known for expansion and innovation, with a diverse product range that includes advanced mooring ropes, zinc and aluminium sacrificial anodes, and a comprehensive array of anchors, chains and deck equipment. CEO Constantinos Katradis told Hannah Barnett a bit more about the company’s impressive achievements and groundbreaking goals.

Offshore Reparos Navais

For over 30 years, Offshore Reparos Navais has supported Brazil’s offshore oil and gas industry with a constantly growing bouquet of specialised maintenance and fabrication services. Director Bernhard Falke Döring spoke with Richard Hagan.

NMDC Group

NMDC Group is an integrated energy and marine services, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) organisation. With a footprint spanning the MENA region and South Asia, the Group offers innovative solutions across several industries including energy, dredging & marine, construction and engineering. NMDC Energy Project Director Omar Halloum spoke to Hannah Barnett about some of the organisation’s ambitious projects.

NAVAMAR

Specialising in ship repair since 2001, NAVAMAR is the only shipyard on the Island of Montreal to offer a complete line of vessel repair services. The company boasts a 56,000 square foot facility, with more 30 tons of overhead traveling crane capacity. Hannah Barnett spoke with Alain Thériault, President, to learn more. 

Port Gdanski Eksploatacja

Port Gdański Eksploatacja SA is one of the largest port operators in Poland. With 30 years’ experience backing it, the operator is in a prime position to support expansion plans at its home base of the Port of Gdańsk. Mariusz Wdowczyk, CEO of Port Gdański Eksploatacja, explained more in conversation with Hannah Barnett and Imogen Ward. 

Optimum Ship Management Services

Over the last decade, Optimum Ship Management Services has deployed excellent technical and hotel management services within the cruise industry. Having recently added two more vessels to its fleet, the company’s COO Captain George Koumpenas sat down with Inside Marine to explain more. Report by Imogen Ward.

DMT Marine Equipment

DMT Marine Equipment is a world-class innovator of winches and deck machinery that continues to push the boundaries of product development. Aided by steady growth, major contract wins and breakthroughs in the US market, the European company is heavily investing in its production core. Andy Probert discovered more in conversation with Sales Director André ter Schure and Marketing Director Mihaela Alexandrescu.

Green Maritime Technology

Green Maritime Technology is an independent maritime consulting and surveying company, focusing on new technology and innovative solutions for the marine industry. The company offers project management services, aiming to improve the environmental performance of shipping companies, whilst lowering operational costs. CEO Nikolaos Kretsis explained more to Hannah Barnett.

HAMANN

When it comes to the treatment of marine sewage, HAMANN’s systems are unparalleled. After successfully doubling its turnover in the last eight years, the company is now on a mission for growth. CEO Felix von Bredow explained more, in an exclusive interview. Report by Imogen Ward.