NEWS, EVENTS AND MEDIA

Our latest news and events

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News

African Wren launch ceremony

1 February 2019

The M.V. African Wren was launched at the Kanda Shipyard in February 2019. The hand over of each vessel is a huge moment for the company, take a look at the launching ceremony.

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MUR supports the Steel Orbis and IREPAS Meeting

18 September 2018

MUR recently attended the Steel Orbis 2018 Conference and 79th IREPAS meeting hosted in Istanbul, Turkey. Attended by more than 500 participants from 44 countries, collectively, major producers, traders and other parts of the global steel markets debated the world’s steel market, new strategies, expected changes and the future of the raw and finished materials.

Shipping organic materials into Australia

23 August 2018

MUR/JEBSENS joint bulk service from Portland Oregon/Vancouver British Columbia into Australia/New Zealand were commended for its ongoing dedication to detail. The route undertakes rigorous inspections by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) as it transports organic materials. Hold inspections for these vessels are one the most difficult for the MUR trades worldwide and can take up to 4 hours per hold.

African Gannet naming and delivery

28 June 2018

The M.V. African Gannet was delivered to us from the Kanda Shipyard on the 28th June. The ship is a 38,000dwt logger type, she follows the delivery of the African Kestrel earlier in 2018. The two sister ships will deliver into our bareboat charter during 2019 and 2020.

Durban operations centre comes online

15 June 2018

To support our growth in Eastern and Southern African ports, Philip Simpson and Henrik Andersen opened our new operations centre in Durban this week.

African Toucan naming and delivery

31 May 2018

In May this year we expanded our fleet with the handover of the African Toucan. The Toucan is a bulk carrier with a Gross Tonnage of 23,247 mts.

Dockendale awarded Best Employer

22 April 2018

Dockendale is delighted to be officially recognised as a leading employer at this years Indian Maritime Choice Awards (IMCA). The award for Best Employer for Dry Cargo Vessels, praises our exceptional employee offering. The IMCA is particularly special as both active seafarers and maritime businesses both vote.

Welcoming 250 clients to Dubai

1 March 2018

The MUR corporate HQ welcomed over 250 clients from all over the world for a weekend of networking and sporting activities.

News

African Wren launch ceremony

1 February 2019

The M.V. African Wren was launched at the Kanda Shipyard in February 2019. The hand over of each vessel is a huge moment for the company, take a look at the launching ceremony.

Watch

MUR supports the Steel Orbis and IREPAS Meeting

18 September 2018

MUR recently attended the Steel Orbis 2018 Conference and 79th IREPAS meeting hosted in Istanbul, Turkey. Attended by more than 500 participants from 44 countries, collectively, major producers, traders and other parts of the global steel markets debated the world’s steel market, new strategies, expected changes and the future of the raw and finished materials.

Shipping organic materials into Australia

23 August 2018

MUR/JEBSENS joint bulk service from Portland Oregon/Vancouver British Columbia into Australia/New Zealand were commended for its ongoing dedication to detail. The route undertakes rigorous inspections by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) as it transports organic materials. Hold inspections for these vessels are one the most difficult for the MUR trades worldwide and can take up to 4 hours per hold.

African Gannet naming and delivery

28 June 2018

The M.V. African Gannet was delivered to us from the Kanda Shipyard on the 28th June. The ship is a 38,000dwt logger type, she follows the delivery of the African Kestrel earlier in 2018. The two sister ships will deliver into our bareboat charter during 2019 and 2020.

Durban operations centre comes online

15 June 2018

To support our growth in Eastern and Southern African ports, Philip Simpson and Henrik Andersen opened our new operations centre in Durban this week.

African Toucan naming and delivery

31 May 2018

In May this year we expanded our fleet with the handover of the African Toucan. The Toucan is a bulk carrier with a Gross Tonnage of 23,247 mts.

Dockendale awarded Best Employer

22 April 2018

Dockendale is delighted to be officially recognised as a leading employer at this years Indian Maritime Choice Awards (IMCA). The award for Best Employer for Dry Cargo Vessels, praises our exceptional employee offering. The IMCA is particularly special as both active seafarers and maritime businesses both vote.

Welcoming 250 clients to Dubai

1 March 2018

The MUR corporate HQ welcomed over 250 clients from all over the world for a weekend of networking and sporting activities.

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Recent and Upcoming Events

Dockendale annual officers seminar, India

1 March 2019

Each year we bring together Officers from around our business to attend The Dockendale Annual Officers Seminar. This year presentations focused on new regulations affecting the maritime industry including: cyber security, the EU Energy and Climate Package, mental health issue prevention at sea and Sulphur Cap 2020.

Breakbulk Asia Conference, Shanghai

20 March 2019

MUR is exhibiting at the Breakbulk Asia 2019 Conference. The place to meet Asian shippers and specialised transports, ports, terminals, carriers and freight forwarders from more than 70 countries from across the globe. If you would like to make an appointment in advance to see a member of the MUR team, please email us at: breakbulk@murship.com.

Recent and Upcoming Events

Dockendale annual officers seminar, India

1 March 2019

Each year we bring together Officers from around our business to attend The Dockendale Annual Officers Seminar. This year presentations focused on new regulations affecting the maritime industry including: cyber security, the EU Energy and Climate Package, mental health issue prevention at sea and Sulphur Cap 2020.

Breakbulk Asia Conference, Shanghai

20 March 2019

MUR is exhibiting at the Breakbulk Asia 2019 Conference. The place to meet Asian shippers and specialised transports, ports, terminals, carriers and freight forwarders from more than 70 countries from across the globe. If you would like to make an appointment in advance to see a member of the MUR team, please email us at: breakbulk@murship.com.

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