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With a peak season daily average of 110,000 tourists flocking to Venice, Italy, and around 55,000 people calling it home, the demand for top-quality public transportation is high. As a leading public transportation provider, Actv has recently implemented a significant expansion plan. COO Gianluca Cuzzolin explained more, in an exclusive interview with Inside Marine. Report by Imogen Ward.
As one of the smallest Caribbean islands, Anguilla is not shy from thinking big. Having opened a new ferry port, the Anguilla Air and Sea Ports Authority is overseeing a game changing overhaul of its airport and plans to reshape commercial cargo operations. Chairman Andrew Niles sat down with Andy Probert to review the projects which are pivotal to the nation’s prosperity.
Based on the coast of Louisiana, Bordelon Marine has been providing international offshore support and subsea services for almost 45 years. Thanks to the versatility of its vessels, the company is in the process of diversifying into new sectors. President & CEO Wes Bordelon explained more, in an exclusive interview with Inside Marine. Report by Imogen Ward.
C Transport Maritime (CTM) has been offering leading management services to partners and clients in the shipping industry since 2004. Based in Monaco, with around 200 vessels under management, it is a large operator. The company also manages three pools in the Supramax, Panamax and Capesize markets. Carlos Pena, Chief Commercial Officer, explained more to Hannah Barnett.
Chem Carriers is based in Sunshine, Louisiana, and operates on the lower Mississippi River between Corpus Christi and New Orleans. Director of Marketing Nick Kohnke explained more about the company’s decades of expertise in the inland marine liquid transportation industry.
COMVEX SA was incorporated in 1991, as the largest bulk raw material handling terminal in the Black Sea area. The company is the market leader in the handling, storing and trans-shipment of dry bulk minerals such as iron ore, coal, coke and bauxite. General Director Viorel Panait explained more to Hannah Barnett.
UK-based DESMI Ltd was the very first subsidiary of DESMI outside of Denmark. DESMI Ltd is successfully engaged in delivering pumping solutions to the marine, industry and defence sectors. Managing Director Lee Roberts outlined the exciting future for DESMI as the whole group of companies gears up for growth. Report by Phil Nicholls.
EPSCO Cyprus is well known within the shipping industry for its first-class safety services. Having spent almost 30 years providing a diverse offering on a global scale, the company has expanded its capabilities once again. Managing Director Maria Ioannou provided insight on a new partnership, in an exclusive interview with Inside Marine. Report by Imogen Ward.
Controlled by the renowned Pittas family of Athens, Greece, with its 150-year history in the shipping business, Euroseas is an owner and operator of container vessels as well as a provider of seaborne transportation of containerised cargoes. Boasting charter customers from all of the main line operators including Maersk, CMA CGM, ZIM, Hapag-Lloyd and COSCO, Euroseas has a formidable presence in the industry. Company CFO & Treasurer Anastasios Aslidis and Investor Relations Officer Eirini Pitta spoke with Richard Hagan about the company’s rich history and exciting new build programme.
Genoa Maritime, a leading ship management company specialised in vegetable oils and fertiliser-carrying vessels, has survived the peaks and troughs of the shipping industry through a cautious and considered approach. Managing Director George Magliveras sees no deviation from that philosophy. However, in conversation with Andy Probert, he is outspoken on the ever-changing and challenging landscape of an industry with which his family has had historical links for nearly 100 years.
International Thai ship management company Highland Maritime continues on its journey of organic growth, including bulk carriers, container ships, multipurpose cargo carriers and offshore vessels. Managing Director Andrew Airey outlined the achievements and operating philosophy at Highland. Report by Phil Nicholls.
Hike Metal has worked hard to create a name for itself in the custom boat and shipbuilding industry. With innovation at the helm, the company built up a strong customer base and a solid reputation of versatility, quality, reliability, and competitiveness. Continuing that trend, the company is exploring endless opportunities. President Steve Ingram explained more, in an exclusive interview. Report by Imogen Ward.
Bulk carrier management specialist, Iblea Ship Management was established in Greece in 2021, but it is not a newcomer to the industry. As part of the esteemed Augustea Group, which boasts over 60 years of maritime industry experience and deep Italian maritime roots, Iblea Ship Management inherits the group’s unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and high standards of crew safety and environmental impact, shaping its identity, values and strategy. General Manager Francesca Trotta, spoke with Richard Hagan.
Innerspace Corporation designs, develops, and manufactures efficient subsea propulsion systems for marine vehicles. The company has created some of the world’s most advanced and reliable commercial underwater thrusters. Hannah Barnett spoke to Owner & Vice President Omar Rafeh to learn more.
Established to make the working environment a safer place, Integrity HSE is changing the way health is managed in professional spaces. To find out more, Hannah Barnett spoke to the firm’s three partners: Managing Director Steve Harris, Director of Safety & Risk Management Darrell Lines and Director of Clinical Psychology Shabnum Hanif.
Mercury Maritime Enterprises has been the epitome of excellence since it was first established in 2018. As a fresh and modern ship management company, Mercury Maritime benefits from a history that stretches far beyond its fifth anniversary. General Manager Jason Merkouris explained how the company came to exist and what it has achieved so far, in a conversation with Hannah Barnett and Imogen Ward.
Known as the Swiss Army Knife of the Atlantic Ocean, Miller’s Launch is renowned for its versatile support services. For more than 45 years, the company has risen to the challenge of each request it receives. Vice President Nick Miller explained more, in an exclusive interview. Report written by Imogen Ward.
Navaltex Technology Group was established in 2010 with a focus on offshore engineering. As the maritime industry developed, so did the group – taking on new capabilities and exploring new markets. Managing Director Andrey Andreev explained more, in an exclusive interview with Inside Marine. Report by Imogen Ward.
Open Ocean Robotics offers safe, affordable, and sustainable ways to collect and manage oceanographic and maritime data. The company’s innovative autonomous robotic data collection platform and cloud-based software system provides real time data acquisition with AI driven analytics. Hannah Barnett spoke to co-founder & CEO Julie Angus and Director of Sales Andy Ziegwied to discuss what makes the company so special.
When it comes to shipbuilding, Padmos Shipyard is renowned for its innovative designs and out-of-the-box thinking. Since the development of its award-winning MDV-1, the company has maintained an increasing focus on the sustainability of its builds. Director Walter van Harberden explained more, in an exclusive interview with Inside Marine. Report by Imogen Ward.
PT Bandar Abadi Shipyard was established to provide expertise in ship building and repairs, conversion of vessels, and steel fabrication works. The company is characterised by its willingness to scale-up and an ability to innovate. Hannah Barnett spoke to Commercial Manager Cruse Lee to learn more.
Viareggio in northern Tuscany, Italy, is easily the boatbuilding capital of the country, with over a dozen yacht builders located in the town. One of those is Rossinavi, a family-owned builder of bespoke superyachts. Richard Hagan met with COO & Co-owner Federico Rossi, to find out how engineering breakthroughs at Rossinavi, including advanced AI and hybrid propulsion, are blazing a new path in sustainable yachting.
The Fishermen’s Mission has provided aid and support to those out at sea for more than 140 years. With 19 centres dotted around the UK, the charity is eager to help. Inside Marine had the pleasure of visiting Fishermen’s Mission Lowestoft and speaking to Mission Area Officer Amanda Wisher, to find out what the charity is all about. Report by Imogen Ward.
The Port of Gulfport stretches along the Mississippi Sound, covering 300 acres of deepwater and 116 acres of inland facilities. Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, enormous efforts have been made to restore the port to its former glory. Now, with the final building complete, the Port of Gulfport is implementing a strategic master plan. CEO & Executive Director Jon Nass explained more, in an exclusive interview. Report written by Imogen Ward.
Ulusoy Sealines Management is a diverse group set up by the Ulusoy family, who first entered the shipping industry in 1981. 15 years later, the family established Ulusoy Sealines Management, which has continued to reap success ever since. Commercial Manager Volkan Erucar discussed the company’s latest developments, in an exclusive interview with Inside Marine. Report by Imogen Ward.
United Overseas Group Ltd provides transportation services for refined petroleum products, chemicals and crude oil. Based in Athens, the company owns and operates a fleet of 21 product and chemical tankers. Antonios Vrondissis, Managing Director, told Hannah Barnett more about the diversity of the company’s ventures.
VSL Club is focused on direct lending and private equity transactions within the maritime industry. Managing Director Fabrizio Vettosi outlined the range of services at VSL Club, as well as highlighting the principles behind this distinctive business model. Report for Inside Marine written by Phil Nicholls.
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