Bob Jaques

Bob Jaques

Contributing Editor, Seatrade Cruise News

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.

Harland and Wolff declares bankruptcy

August 5, 2019

One of the most illustrious names in British shipbuilding looks set to disappear with the filing for insolvency of Belfast’s Harland and Wolff Tuesday. Accountancy firm BDO has been appointed administrator. Read More

Plans move ahead to supply LNG bunkers across the Med

December 20, 2018

No fewer than 43 MedCruise member ports are willing to provide LNG bunkering for cruise and commercial vessels, the association’s Sustainability and Environmental Issues director Valeria Mangiarotti explained to Seatrade Cruise News during a visit to her home port of Cagliari in Sardinia last week.

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IMO drawing up guidelines on implementation of 2020 global sulphur cap

September 6, 2018

The IMO is working with its Member States and the shipping industry to 'identify and mitigate transitional issues’ surrounding introduction of the global sulphur cap in January 2020, delegates were told at the 5th biennial gmec (global maritime environment congress) organised in co-operation with Seatrade and taking place at the SMM trade show in Hamburg this week.

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RINA rebrands to reflect greater digital focus

December 19, 2017

Italian-based certification, testing, inspection and consultancy body RINA has unveiled a new corporate brand identity which it says better reflects its newfound focus on digitalisation – both in in-house processes and in external services applying the benefits of technologies such as big data and artificial intelligence.

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Kanazawa Port rolls out the welcome mat

November 22, 2016

A delegation from Kanazawa Port in the Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan has been in the UK this week led by Mitsuo Kubo, deputy director-general of the Port and Harbour Promotion Office.

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