Safety News
 

01/09/2014 03:09

Marine Safety Center program ranked third - Daily Comet (blog)
Marine Safety Center program ranked thirdDaily Comet (blog)In the past year, 3,783 maritime and petroleum safety certificates were issued at the...

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01/09/2014 03:09

Marine Safety Center program ranked third - Houma Courier (blog)
Marine Safety Center program ranked thirdHouma Courier (blog)In the past year, 3,783 maritime and petroleum safety certificates were issued at the...

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31/08/2014 21:08

Controversial ship in Tauranga port - New Zealand Herald
Stuff.co.nzControversial ship in Tauranga portNew Zealand HeraldIt had been detained three times in Australian ports since July last year and was...

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27/08/2014 05:08

Poo in our marine parks? No thanks, says Maritime Safety - Bundaberg News Mail
Poo in our marine parks? No thanks, says Maritime SafetyBundaberg News MailMaritime Safety Queensland advises that the unlawful discharge of sewage...

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27/08/2014 00:08

New Great Barrier Reef route for ships - The Cairns Post
New Great Barrier Reef route for shipsThe Cairns PostThe two-way shipping route, developed by the Federal Government and the International Maritime...

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26/08/2014 19:08

Fremont Maritime – Training for Competency as Well as Certifications - http://www.fishermensnews.com/
Fremont Maritime – Training for Competency as Well as Certificationshttp://www.fishermensnews.com/When it comes to maritime safety, Captain Jon...

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      Security News
 

01/09/2014 01:09

Captain Ulrich Ganz Joins Tundra - The Maritime Executive (press release)
The Maritime Executive (press release)Captain Ulrich Ganz Joins TundraThe Maritime Executive (press release)Ulrich previously worked for BSM as their...

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31/08/2014 11:08

Small island developing states, climate change and piracy are focus of talks ... - Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)
Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)Small island developing states, climate change and piracy are focus of talks...

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31/08/2014 06:08

Iran to unveil domestically manufactured Fateh submarine: admiral - Tehran Times
Iran to unveil domestically manufactured Fateh submarine: admiralTehran TimesTEHRAN – Iran will unveil its domestically designed and built Fateh...

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31/08/2014 00:08

Turkish expert to speak at security meet - Peninsula On-line
Turkish expert to speak at security meetPeninsula On-lineDuring his tenure in the Turkish Navy, he has worked as an Above Water Warfare Officer at...

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30/08/2014 20:08

New Zealand keen to increase collaboration with Seychelles - Renewable ... - Seychelles News Agency
Seychelles News AgencyNew Zealand keen to increase collaboration with Seychelles - Renewable ...Seychelles News Agency“The air surveillance team...

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30/08/2014 16:08

Militarized police are everywhere: “When police officers are armed and trained ... - Salon
SalonMilitarized police are everywhere: “When police officers are armed and trained ...SalonThis was a major victory for companies like Aegis that...

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      Enviroment News
 

19/08/2014 18:08

Open and closed registers for ships - Financial Express Bangladesh
Open and closed registers for shipsFinancial Express BangladeshAbove all, ships will have P&I cover for all liabilities (including claims against...

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14/08/2014 18:08

USA. Global Marketing Systems applauds early moves towards responsible ... - BYM News (press release)
USA. Global Marketing Systems applauds early moves towards responsible ...BYM News (press release)Global Marketing Systems, Inc (GMS), the world's...

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05/08/2014 21:08

Shipping service contributed Dirhams 2.5m to Suqia - Gulf Today
Shipping service contributed Dirhams 2.5m to SuqiaGulf TodayDUBAI: Drydocks World and Maritime World, the international service provider to the...

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11/07/2014 03:07

FBN Capital partners LBS on education, donates Bloomberg terminals - WorldStage
WorldStageFBN Capital partners LBS on education, donates Bloomberg terminalsWorldStageMr. Akinkugbe explained that education is a core focus of FBN...

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25/06/2014 08:06

3326th Council meeting General Affairs - DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)
3326th Council meeting General AffairsDeHavilland (press release) (subscription)The objective is to secure the EU's maritime security interests...

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24/06/2014 14:06

Contributors to Cebu growth honored - Sun.Star
Contributors to Cebu growth honoredSun.StarEvent chairperson Sabino Dapat said the awardees have brought Cebu to the world by being champions of...

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      Company News

UNEP and DNV GL partner for climate change

Thursday, 14 August 2014

UNEP's Climate Technology Centre and DNV GL announce a strategic partnership that aims to accelerate global development, transfer and deployment of climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies to developing countries.

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WSS launches Welding Safety Campaign

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Programme of shipboard inspections, equipment safety and crew training

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NAMEPA earns recognition from Rightship

Monday, 11 August 2014

In recognition of their strong commitment to sustainability North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) members have been awarded an automatic positive adjustment (+5 points) towards their vessels' RightShip Environmental Rating.

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MOL earns two environmental awards

Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, (MOL) announced that the company has earned recognition from the ports of both Long Beach and Los Angeles, California, for its efforts to ensure compliance with standards that call for vessels to slow down within 40 nautical miles (nm) of the shore.

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NYK hosts Fleet Safety Promotion Conference

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Over three dates in July, NYK hosted a safety promotion conference for shipowners and ship-management companies at the NYK head office in Tokyo and at Imabari city in Ehime prefecture.

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Star Bulk Takes Delivery of M/V Peloreus, its First Eco, Fuel - Efficient Capesize

Monday, 28 July 2014

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (Nasdaq: SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, today announced that on July 22, 2014 it has taken delivery of M/V Peloreus (the “Vessel”), a 182,000 dwt Capesize built by Japan Marine United (“JMU”), one of the leading shipyards worldwide.

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      General News
 

New LNG terminal for Fjord Line

Monday, 01 September 2014

Fjord Line has contracted Liquiline to design and construct a dedicated LNG ship bunkering terminal in the Danish Port of Hirtshals in order to service its vessels....

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Drewry warning over shaky LNG sector

Monday, 01 September 2014

International shipping consultancy, Drewry, says that continuing weak demand and excess tonnage will depress LNG shipping earnings in the short term....

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Wärtsilä unveils new LNG solution

Monday, 01 September 2014

Wärtsilä has upgraded its fully integrated fuel gas handling system, LNGPac, and made improvements to its Gas Valve Unit (GVU) as the use of LNG as a marine fuel becomes increasingly popular....

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New versions for IACS CSR now available

Monday, 01 September 2014

The ClassNK informed that the structural calculation software for the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR) have been revised and newly released as Ver. 8.0.0. This software allows ship designers to quickly calculate the requirements for structural members in accordance with the IACS CSR and help to make ship design work easier. In these new versions, the software has been updated in order to make the system more convenient and user-friendly in response to requests received from users. The new versions released at this time are as follows: PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/CSR Bulk Carrier "Rule calculation software for CSR Bulk Carriers" Ver. 8.0.0 PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/CSR Tanker "Rule calculation software for CSR Tankers" Ver. 8.0.0 PrimeShip-HULL(DSA)/CSR "Direct calculation software for CSR" Ver. 8.0.0 For further details, please refer to the CSR Software Homepage. CSR Software Homepage        ...

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Changes in Wärtsilä’s management

Monday, 01 September 2014

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Maritime dents NordLB

Monday, 01 September 2014

Norddeutsche Landesbank’s (NordLB) shipping arm has seen a further deterioration in its financial performance....

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The benefits from investing in green initiatives

Monday, 01 September 2014

IMarEST and Colfax Fluid Handling investigate perceptions of the ‘Green Agenda'

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UK Chamber updates its policy on carbon, wage to seafarers and security

Monday, 01 September 2014

UK Chamber of Shipping issued it's latest round-up of the biggest policy news and activity from the last month at the UK Chamber regarding carbon, minimum wage to seafarers, offshore employment, maritime security and others.

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World Maritime Day 2014

Sunday, 31 August 2014

IMO has, over the years, built up an enviable track record for developing and adopting new international conventions, some 53 in all, aimed at ensuring that international shipping keeps up to date with technical and technological advances in safety.

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How wireless technology can improve ship safety

Friday, 29 August 2014

Quickly and efficiently evacuating passengers and crew from a ship in case of emergency is a matter of life and death. With a view to prevent tragedies such as the sinking of COSTA Concordia in 2012, the LYNCEUS project set out to revolutionise how rescues can be conducted.

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Danish Maritime Days goes green

Monday, 25 August 2014

Danish Maritime Days is an open global platform for collaboration across the maritime industry.

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Green boost for NAMEPA members

Friday, 22 August 2014

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) members have been awarded an automatic positive adjustment (+5 points) towards member vessels’ RightShip Environmental Rating.

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      Events

2nd GreenPort South Asia Conference

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Mumbai, india
The second GreenPort South Asia conference will cover environmentally efficient technologies for planning, expansion, operations and equipment as well as integrating the port into a city, investment, the greening of the logistics chain and the practical issues of pollution control. It is a must attend event for anyone involved in the development of maritime ports and terminals in this region. The second GreenPort South Asia conference will cover environmentally efficient technologies for planning, expansion, operations and equipment as well as integrating the port into a city, investment, the greening of the logistics chain and the practical issues of pollution control. It is a must attend event for anyone in the region that is involved with the development of maritime ports and terminals.

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Marine Design 2014

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Thursday, 04 September 2014

Coventry, UK
Building on the success of the first International Conference, RINA Marine Design 2014 will provide a forum for reporting and discussing the design practice and technical issues associated with aesthetic design. The full spectrum of marine design from small craft to super yachts, including commercial and specialist vessels, will be examined. An exhibition celebrating the 30th year of boat design will be open at the end of the conference, which will include a virtual 3D exhibition of Coventry University students' design work. This will show the breadth of capability within the department including automotive, transport and boat design.

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3rd Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2014

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Thursday, 04 September 2014

Istanbul
The 3rd Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2014 will comprise both a world-class Exhibition and Conference consisting of 30 international business leaders responsible for global transport and logistics and will be attended by more than 300 senior executives from the world's leading ports, shippers, cargo owners, shipping lines, freight forwarders, logistics companies, terminal operators, railway operators and port-rail equipment services suppliers.

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GreenPort Cruise 2014

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Barcelona, Spain
The 2nd GreenPort Cruise conference will highlight the environmental and sustainability issues facing Cruise terminals across the world. With the increasing popularity of cruise holidays, ports are seeing a large increase in the number and size of passenger ships using their facilities and the local infrastructure is also required to cope with the influx of huge numbers of passengers at a time.

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GreenPort Congress 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - Friday, 17 October 2014

Barcelona
Now in its 9th year, the GreenPort Congress provides decision makers with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable development and environmental practice that will enable them to effectively implement these changes. The emphasis of the Congress will be on highlighting innovation in equipment and technology whilst illustrating practical solutions through case studies from the global logistics chain.

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4th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Tuesday, 04 November 2014

London, UK
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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