The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry focused on uniting commercial growth with sustainable behaviours, which Gearbulk is a founding member, has announced that all of its members have signed a set of shared commitments to set a clear benchmark for sustainable practices.These shared commitments also aim to create greater clarity and momentum on the minimum needed across the industry if we are to achieve its vision of a truly sustainable industry by 2040.
Lawin Arrow, the first Fleximax II Eco vessel is the latest in a long line of vessels to be delivered to Gearbulk from Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in Japan. She shares the same basic hull design, dimensions and service speed as our Fleximax II vessels also built at Oshima, with a similar deadweight of just under 63,000 mt.
Gearbulk has selected Bizagi BPM software to support the automation of its management processes. The Bizagi BPMS platform is deployed as the process orchestration layer between several Gearbulk systems and acts as an automation engine.
Gearbulk has welcomed 8 graduates into the Gearbulk family. Having beaten their competition to gain their places, they are embarking on a two year journey that will introduce them to all aspects of the business.
In November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan, known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philipinnes, devastated large areas of Southeast Asia. Gearbulk joined forces with our crewing partner Magsaysay to provide fishing boats to some of the families affected, through the Homer Foundation's Project MagAHON.