G2 Ocean to take part in USD 20 million automation project

G2 Ocean to take part in USD 20 million automation project

G2 Ocean is partnering up with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and 22 maritime industry partners to study safe methods and technology for enabling ship automation. On June 12, 2020, The Research Council of Norway announced that is awarding...
India Launches Digitisation of the Bill of Lading

India Launches Digitisation of the Bill of Lading

India is digitalising its bills of lading workflows after a successful simulation project with G2 Ocean and CargoX. The Government of India started evaluating ways to implement electronic bills of lading and other trade documentation across all export-import...
G2 Ocean strengthens fleet with a new bulk carrier

G2 Ocean strengthens fleet with a new bulk carrier

Star Nike, a new-building of 63,000 deadweight tonnage capacity, joined G2 Ocean’s bulk pool on June 5, 2020. Star Nike is a conventional bulk carrier constructed and equipped at a first-class shipbuilding dockyard at Imabari, Japan. She was named and delivered to...
G2 Ocean expands use of e-bills

G2 Ocean expands use of e-bills

This article was written by Keith Wallis and published at JOC.com on June 6, 2020.  G2 Ocean, the Norway-based project cargo and breakbulk operator, is expanding its use of electronic bills of lading (e-bills) amid growing interest from tech-savvy customers, even...
Simon Baker new Chartering Director

Simon Baker new Chartering Director

G2 Ocean has appointed Simon Baker as Chartering Director in Cape Town, South Africa. He replaces John Currie who is retiring after 23 years of service. As part of G2 Ocean’s strategy for 2020 to 2024, the company is expanding into new markets in Africa and...
G2 Ocean takes strong action against COVID-19

G2 Ocean takes strong action against COVID-19

Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the uncertainty across the world, we at G2 Ocean, are continuously working to ensure that we can deliver customer’s cargo per their requirements. As usual, all our vessels are fully operational, and our shore...
New VP Pacific expects growth and expansion

New VP Pacific expects growth and expansion

G2 Ocean has appointed Sim Keat Lim as new VP Pacific. He will responsible for leading G2 Ocean’s Pacific trades and further expanding the company’s reach of services in Asia. As part of G2 Ocean’s strategy for 2020 to 2024, the company is looking to expand into new...
G2 Ocean climbs on sustainability ranking

G2 Ocean climbs on sustainability ranking

G2 Ocean improves six points in Ecovadis’s annual sustainability ranking and is awarded as one of the top three per cents of transportation companies with regards to sustainability. The sustainability rating platform Ecovadis has again awarded G2 Ocean with...
Rune Birkeland resigns as CEO of G2 Ocean

Rune Birkeland resigns as CEO of G2 Ocean

Rune Birkeland is announcing his resignation from the role as Chief Executive Officer of G2 Ocean. He will be replaced by Chief Commercial Officer Arthur English as of 1 January 2020. Rune Birkeland is announcing that he is resigning from the role as Chief Executive...
G2 Ocean marks International Anti-Corruption Day

G2 Ocean marks International Anti-Corruption Day

9 December is the International Anti-Corruption Day. To mark the occasion, G2 Ocean arranged an Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery workshop for our employees in Bergen, Rotterdam, Gothenburg and Livorno. Bribery and corruption are major challenges in the shipping...
New Lady joining the G2 Ocean fleet

New Lady joining the G2 Ocean fleet

Star Gaia, a newbuild 64,000 DWT conventional bulk vessel, joined G2 Ocean’s bulk pool on the 27th of November. Star Gaia is a conventional bulk vessel, built at Mitsui Chiba Shipyard in Japan. She was named and delivered to Grieg Star on the 27th of November,...
Discussed anti-corruption with 160 shipping members

Discussed anti-corruption with 160 shipping members

Discussed anti-corruption with 160 shipping members G2 Ocean shared ideas, best practices and thoughts on crucial corruption challenges in the shipping industry at the Fall Meeting of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network on October 30-31. As a member of the Maritime...
G2 Ocean opens new office in Germany

G2 Ocean opens new office in Germany

To achieve a stronger market position, and in response to increasing demand for project cargo services, G2 Ocean opens a new office in Hamburg, Germany. “Germany is the manufacturing and engineering capital of Europe, and by establishing a base here, we are able to...
G2 Ocean to strengthen its digital footprint

G2 Ocean to strengthen its digital footprint

Developing, implementing and providing new digital solutions to its customers lies at the core of G2 Ocean’s business.  Written by Hariesh Manaadiar for Shipping and Freight Recource. For many companies in the shipping industry, where the digital transformation is...
Met over 150 customers in Houston

Met over 150 customers in Houston

On October 8 – 10, G2 Ocean attended Breakbulk Americas in Houston. For the first time at the event, G2 Ocean hosted a social gathering for customers and suppliers, attracting over 150 people. “Breakbulk Americas offers great opportunities to increase G2 Ocean’s brand...
G2 Ocean expands Project Cargo

G2 Ocean expands Project Cargo

G2 Ocean expands Project Cargo G2 Ocean hires three new Senior Project Cargo Managers and opens offices in Houston and Hamburg. Since the launch of G2 Ocean in 2017, the company has worked strategically to achieve a stronger position within the project cargo segment....
G2 Ocean upholds CTPAT membership

G2 Ocean upholds CTPAT membership

After comprehensive assessments, G2 Ocean continues to be a CTPAT member and will collaborate further with US authorities to reduce terrorism threats throughout the supply chain. Last year, G2 Ocean was approved as a certified member of the Customs-Trade Partnership...
Grieg Star announces leadership changes

Grieg Star announces leadership changes

New CEO and Board of Chair appointed in Grieg Star After over 20 years at the helm, Camilla Grieg takes the position as Chair of the Board of Grieg Star on July 1. Matt Duke is appointed as the company’s new CEO. “I have had this position for over 20...
G2 Ocean among the top environmental firms

G2 Ocean among the top environmental firms

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has again ranked G2 Ocean among the top shipping companies in the world to reduce air emissions and conserve energy in the city’s port. The Blue Circle Award is annually granted to marine carriers and terminal operators that excel in...