Safety News
 

10/02/2016 05:02

Indonesian vessel barred from Australian ports for second time - Seatrade Maritime News
Indonesian vessel barred from Australian ports for second timeSeatrade Maritime NewsThe Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) barred the Noah...

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10/02/2016 04:02

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey asks FAA about drones hovering near airports in Massachusetts - MassLive.com
MassLive.comU.S. Sen. Ed Markey asks FAA about drones hovering near airports in MassachusettsMassLive.com“While there are many beneficial uses for...

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10/02/2016 02:02

ECCSL Maritime Forum 2016 on February 18 - Ceylon Daily News
ECCSL Maritime Forum 2016 on February 18Ceylon Daily NewsInternational Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Division technical officer Loukas...

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10/02/2016 01:02

Aviation and maritime safety strengthened - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Aviation and maritime safety strengthenedScoop.co.nz (press release)“The majority of aviation and maritime operators are embracing a safe and...

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09/02/2016 08:02

US, South Korea To Work Toward Sanctions Against North Korea As Satellite 'Tumbles In Orbit' - International Business Times
International Business TimesUS, South Korea To Work Toward Sanctions Against North Korea As Satellite 'Tumbles In Orbit'International Business...

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09/02/2016 08:02

Exercise Cutlass Express 2016 bolsters maritime security - U.S. Africa Command (press release)
Exercise Cutlass Express 2016 bolsters maritime securityU.S. Africa Command (press release)Cutlass Express is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored...

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      Security News
 

10/02/2016 03:02

DKI APCSS workshop a step in evolution of regional martime security education - DVIDS (press release)
DKI APCSS workshop a step in evolution of regional martime security educationDVIDS (press release)Dr. Alex Vuving, a professor with the Daniel K....

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10/02/2016 03:02

China's Naval Modernization: Where Is It Headed? - World Politics Review
China's Naval Modernization: Where Is It Headed?World Politics ReviewAs trade has powered much of the phenomenal growth that propelled China's...

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10/02/2016 02:02

Kenya: Terrorism, Graft and Polls Big Risk Issues for 2016 - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Terrorism, Graft and Polls Big Risk Issues for 2016AllAfrica.com"Though Somali piracy remains in the headlines, in reality it has gone...

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09/02/2016 07:02

Africa: Beyond Piracy - What Next for African Maritime Security? - AllAfrica.com
Institute for Security StudiesAfrica: Beyond Piracy - What Next for African Maritime Security?AllAfrica.comThe drop in piracy figures means that many...

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09/02/2016 02:02

Exercise Cutlass Express 2016 concludes - defenceWeb
defenceWebExercise Cutlass Express 2016 concludesdefenceWebCutlass Express, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), is designed to improve...

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08/02/2016 12:02

Security focus at SMM - Maritime Journal
Maritime JournalSecurity focus at SMMMaritime JournalThis Year's SMM show in the German port city of Hamburg in September is set to focus on...

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      Enviroment News
 

10/02/2016 08:02

'Let them stay': backlash in Australia over plans to send asylum seekers to island detention camps - The Guardian
The Guardian'Let them stay': backlash in Australia over plans to send asylum seekers to island detention campsThe GuardianThirty-seven babies...

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10/02/2016 02:02

Lochhead calls for Scottish water oil transfer powers to be devolved to Edinburgh - Herald Scotland
Herald ScotlandLochhead calls for Scottish water oil transfer powers to be devolved to EdinburghHerald ScotlandEnvironment Secretary Richard Lochhead...

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10/02/2016 02:02

FY 2017 Budget: Tight Navy Budget in Line With Pentagon Drive for High End Warfighting Power But Brings Increased ... - USNI News
USNI NewsFY 2017 Budget: Tight Navy Budget in Line With Pentagon Drive for High End Warfighting Power But Brings Increased ...USNI NewsThe Department...

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10/02/2016 01:02

Maersk profit plunges on freight rate, oil price collapse - JOC.com
JOC.comMaersk profit plunges on freight rate, oil price collapseJOC.comThe carrier said its response to the weak operating environment was to manage...

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10/02/2016 01:02

Maersk profits plunge 82 percent on freight rate, oil price collapse - JOC.com
JOC.comMaersk profits plunge 82 percent on freight rate, oil price collapseJOC.comThe carrier said its response to the weak operating environment was...

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09/02/2016 12:02

Trouble in paradise: Lord Howe Island divided over plan to exterminate rats - The Guardian
The GuardianTrouble in paradise: Lord Howe Island divided over plan to exterminate ratsThe GuardianRodents are threatening the unique natural...

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      Company News

ABS Launches Industries’ First CyberSafetyTM Series with Cybersecurity Guidance Note

Thursday, 04 February 2016

Risk-based asset management program addresses key cyber issues, shares best practices for safety and security in marine and offshore environments

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Port of Los Angeles Falls Short on Pollution Cutting Test

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

The TraPac terminal at the Port of Los Angeles has failed to meet pollution-reduction targets introduced by the city authorities several years ago, the Los Angeles Times reports citing unnamed city officials.

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Namura Shipbuilding introduces ClassNK-NAPA GREEN

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The fleet performance management and optimization system ClassNK-NAPA GREEN jointly developed by leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) and maritime-software, services and data analysis company NAPA has been introduced to a newbuilding by Namura Shipbuilding.

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Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - NAT involved in a rescue operation at sea

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Nordic American Tankers Limited ("NAT" or "the Company") announced today that one of its vessels performed a rescue operation in the Arabian Gulf, in the evening of January 25, 2016.

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Energy-Related CO2 Emissions to Peak in 2030

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Global energy demand will increase 25 percent between 2014 and 2040, driven by population growth and economic expansion, ExxonMobil said this week in the 2016 edition of The Outlook for Energy.

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Wartsila designs zero-emissions ferry concept

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Wärtsilä Marine Solutions has launched a concept for a series of innovative and cost effective shuttle ferries which feature zero or low emissions.

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      Shipping News
 

MISC shares get an upgrade following sell-off

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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US container volumes forecast to see early year decline

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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Dimensional pulls back from offshore owners

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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Rand Logistics unveils ‘disappointing’ loss

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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Chinese delegation interested in Riga port’s project Krievu Sala

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Opportunities for cooperation in container shipping were discussed during the visit of a Chinese delegation to the Riga port, the port said LETA. The...

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DFDS struggles to cope with influx of Russian trucks in Klaipeda

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

DFDS Seaways, a Lithuanian ferry operator that is part of the Danish shipping group DFDS, is struggling to cope with an influx of Russian trucks...

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      General News
 

Environmental Ship Index still going strong

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

The International Association of Ports and Harbors issued a press release to provide an overview of the performance of the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) which is one of the major pillars of IAPH’s Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI).

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New project for sustainable shipping launched

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

“MariGreen” is an new EU INTERREG V project which aims to support the maritime industry in the transition towards more efficient, greener and more sustainable shipping.

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Clean future for shipping

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

According to IMO, in 2012 international shipping was responsible for 796 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, around 2.2 percent of global emissions.

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Greenland cements Thordon’s environmentally safe future

Monday, 08 February 2016

Extensive sea trials aboard Greenland, the world’s first LNG-fuelled short-sea dry bulk vessel, have validated the performance of Thordon Bearings COMPAC propeller shaft solution, indicating that seawater-lubricated bearing systems are applicable to all ship types and are definitely here to stay.

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Marshall Islands: Instruction for the approval of Stability Instruments

Thursday, 04 February 2016

The Republic of the Marshall Islands issued Technical Circular to provide instruction with respect to the approval of stability instruments.

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IMarEST launches campaign to support seafarers

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

The Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST) has launched a campaign aimed at supporting seafarers in developing their skills and demonstrating their competencies.

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      Events

7th Annual Greek Shipping Forum

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Athens
Greek shipping remains important to the maritime economy, constituting approximately 20 percent of the world’s shipping fleet. In spite of the volatile markets and economic downturn, Greek shipping professionals have consistently adapted to changing conditions, seeking out growth and opportunity rather than yielding to their circumstances. Capital Link will host the 7th Annual Greek Shipping Forum in Athens, Greece. This event will not only cover the latest developments and trends in international trade, dry bulk commodities, and the energy markets—framed against the broader backdrop of the global economy—but also review the various funding alternatives for raising capital among listed and private shipping companies. Experts will additionally address effective investment strategies and risk management in today’s shipping industry.

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Ship Recycling Forum 2016

Monday, 07 March 2016 - Tuesday, 08 March 2016

Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai
Shipowner organisations are going public with divergent views on beaching, governments are offering ‘road maps’ to HKC ratification and former stretches of sand in Alang are now certified by a major classification society as being safe and environmentally sound places to dismantle a ship.

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13th Annual Green Ship Technology

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - Friday, 18 March 2016

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen
4 concurrent streams focussing on innovation in ship design, energy management, emissions reduction & discharges to sea Cargo owners' response to increased pressure for a sustainable logistics chain Shipowner panels analyse the realities of using new onboard technology Technology innovators discuss the challenges of moving 'novel technology' from concept to reality Shipyard focus: how do owners, yards and designers work together to improve new ship designs? Industry experience of ECAs and lessons learnt

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ACI’s 6th Maritime Security Management Asia

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - Thursday, 12 May 2016

Singapore
The conference will address detailed risk management and planning strategies that can be put in place in accordance with major regulations, so that in a time of crisis, the crew and vessel are well-equipped and prepared to diffuse any situation safely and legally. This event is essential for CSO’s and the safety & security department in order to stay abreast with the latest industry responses to keep the crew and vessel assets well prepared.

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 - Thursday, 02 June 2016

London
The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016. The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up. Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade. Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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6th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Wednesday, 02 November 2016

London
With greater industry sophistication, awareness, and expectations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an increasingly important issue that shipping and offshore companies cannot afford to ignore. This forum will explore how companies can keep a competitive advantage in terms of gaining market share, attracting top talent, and preserving employee retention by adopting CSR policies.

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