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China’s ports preparing for second hit amid global COVID-19 trade disruption

Thursday, 02 April 2020

The port and shipping sector in China is getting ready for a second wave of supply chain disruptions that may be deeper and more prolonged than the...

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Automation vs autonomy in shipping: Key differences

Thursday, 02 April 2020

Automation and autonomy play a significant role in the shipping industry, paving the way for a more digitalized future and enabling the industry deal...

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New program launched for remote pilotage and safer fairway navigation

Thursday, 02 April 2020

A new program provides blueprints for digitalisation, service innovation and information flows in maritime transport. Namely, DIMECC Sea for Value...

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Train operator charged for derailing locomotive near USNS Mercy

Thursday, 02 April 2020

A train engineer at the Port of Los Angeles was arrested on federal charges for allegedly running a locomotive at full speed off the end of rail...

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European shipbuilding sector calls for urgent support due to COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, 02 April 2020

In the light of COVID-19, SEA Europe, which represents close to 100% of the European shipbuilding industry in 16 nations, calls for urgent,...

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ILO: Seafarers should be treated with dignity and respect amid COVID-19

Thursday, 02 April 2020

In light of the challenging situations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organization (ILO) issued a joint statement...

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Better to leave crew onboard than risk catching virus during changeovers

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

A crew specialist has urged ship operators to exercise caution when making crew changeovers while the coronavirus outbreak continues to rampage across the globe.

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VIKING offers e-learning remedy for COVID-19 STCW headache

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

VIKING Safety Academy has addressed a fast-emerging seafarer training issue brought by coronavirus by delivering a unique e-learning tool that can keep seafarers STCW-compliant until restrictions on movement and social interactions come to an end.

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Important Information Covid-19 update from Palau International Ship Registry

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

"Following the latest guidance for employers and as the spread of Covid-19 continues, we wanted to write to advise you that our team are currently working mainly remotely with a small number in the office this week.

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Updates from the Marshall Islands Registry Regarding COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020

"The Marshall Islands Registry is always committed to quality client service. During these rapidly changing and challenging times, we remain fully operational and accessible to our clients.

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Temporary restrictions on maritime transport with Greece

Monday, 16 March 2020

Temporary restrictions on maritime transport associated with Greece are stated in the Joint Ministerial Decision of the Ministers of Health, Infrastructure and Transport, Maritime and Island Policy, in the context of limiting the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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CLIA Announces Voluntary Suspension in U.S. Cruise Operations

Monday, 16 March 2020

CLIA ocean-going cruise lines will be voluntarily and temporarily suspending cruise ship operations from U.S. ports of call for 30 days as public health officials and the U.S. Government continue to address COVID-19.

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      Company News

Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships

Thursday, 26 March 2020

The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide the design for two new bulk and container carriers.

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Coronavirus poses major challenges for seafarers on merchant ships

Friday, 20 March 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has already caused the loss of thousands of human lives and the imposition by authorities of travel restrictions and lockdown of cities, provinces and countries across the world. Communities across most continents and economies are currently subjected to this serious threat and resulting turmoil.

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ABS COVID-19 Update

Monday, 16 March 2020

ABS remains committed to supporting its global clients with its team continuing to provide services worldwide while complying with all government-directed health and operational requirements and guidance.

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Nordea offers instalment-free periods in light of corona outbreak

Friday, 13 March 2020

Nordea has a special responsibility to its customers and the societies during tough times.

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ClassNK grants AiP on LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier

Friday, 13 March 2020

Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part N which adopts IGC Code and its Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels to Daihatsu Diesel for their concept design of an LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier developed in cooperation with Iino Gas Transport, Osaka Gas, Izumi Steel Works, and Miura Shipbuilding in terms of safety assessments.

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Almi Tankers one of the first companies in Greece awarded ISO 27001

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Almi Tankers S.A. has set high standards for Information Security management by becoming one of the first maritime companies in Greece to be awarded ISO 27001 certification by global certification and assurance company Lloyd’s Register (LR).

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      Safety News
 

02/04/2020 07:04

Explainer: what are Australia's obligations to cruise ships off its coast under international law? - The Conversation AU
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02/04/2020 07:04

Maintaining Maritime Commerce and Identification of Essential Maritime Critical Infrastructure Workers - HSToday
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02/04/2020 05:04

What coronavirus means for anglers and boaties - Morning Bulletin
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02/04/2020 05:04

ABS Remote Survey Becoming Business as Usual - The Maritime Executive
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02/04/2020 04:04

Explained: Why cruise ships are anchored off Coast - Sunshine Coast Daily
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02/04/2020 02:04

Broward County Rejects Plan to Disembark COVID=19 Exposed Ship - Point Publications
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      Security News
 

02/04/2020 10:04

A China-India partnership beyond the security dilemma - TheDispatch
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01/04/2020 12:04

AFRICA: West Africa maritime security guide published - Bunkerspot
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01/04/2020 11:04

TechnipFMC Announces Actions to Address Market Conditions, Annual General Meeting Update - Yahoo Finance
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01/04/2020 05:04

COVID-19: Navy to replenish warships at sea to stop port calls - THE WEEK
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01/04/2020 02:04

Best practice manual for tankers entering high-risk West African waters - Riviera Maritime Media
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01/04/2020 01:04

India considers China a Rival in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) - Daily Times
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      Enviroment News
 

02/04/2020 09:04

AH-64E explores maritime attack role in Arabian Gulf - Flightglobal
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02/04/2020 07:04

National Maritime Center Operational Changes Related to COVID-19 - HSToday
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02/04/2020 03:04

Government urged to act on cruise ship humanitarian crisis; immediately repatriate crew members - Mirage News
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02/04/2020 01:04

Florida Delegation Can Play a Major Role on $2 Trillion Infrastructure Stimulus to Help During Coronavirus Crisis | - Florida Daily
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01/04/2020 12:04

The EU should not forget the maritime technology industry - Dry Cargo International
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01/04/2020 12:04

Nigeria adopts standards on low sulphur in turbine, marine fuel - Vanguard
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      Events

10th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Athens
The Capital Link CSR Forum marks its 10th year anniversary, having successfully mapped the transition from Corporate Social Responsibility to Sustainability in Greece. It has pointed out the drastic transformation and dedication shown by the Greek entrepreneurship, towards sustainable development, alternative forms of operation at all stages of production that reduce their ecological footprint, transparency in corporate governance and humanitarian awareness, amidst times of economic recession where the operations of businesses and the well-being of the Greek family at risk. The Forum concentrates in the inseparable concepts of economy and society. We believe that when conditions favor the growth of the economy, they also favor the optimization of society`s living conditions.

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