GGD CEO and managing partner Adrian Biles. Credit: GGD

Gordon Dadds to buy Ince & Co

After a prolonged difficult period that saw the departure of senior partners, Ince & Co has been acquired by fellow UK legal group Gordon Dadds Group (GGD). The AIM-listed GGD said in a customary filing […]

Swiss-owned bulk carrier Glarus. Credit: Massoel Shipping

Pirates free Glarus crew

Twelve crew members of Swiss-owned bulk carrier Glarus have been freed more than a month after being captured by pirates. Massoel Shipping, the ship’s owner, said on 28 October that the seafarers have been medically […]

Two attempts in the past two days to complicate the introduction of the 2020 sulphur cap have not succeeded. Credit: IMO

MEPC 73: The midweek status quo

Steady progress was being made on a range of issues at the 73rd meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) as it reached its halfway point on the afternoon […]

Maersk says its sulphur cap deadline is set in stone. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch

Owners split on sulphur cap extension

A last-ditch attempt to delay the implementation of the global sulphur cap is expected to be made at this week’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 73 at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). A move by […]