Safety News
 

25/07/2014 06:07

Maritime safety certificate given good marks - Newstalk ZB
Maritime safety certificate given good marksNewstalk ZBOne of the first boat operators certified under a new compulsory maritime safety certificate is...

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21/07/2014 15:07

Why a US Coast Guard? - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveWhy a US Coast Guard?The Maritime ExecutiveIn 2013 the Chinese government merged four maritime safety, security and law...

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18/07/2014 05:07

Maritime University graduates Safety Course Participants - GhanaWeb
Maritime University graduates Safety Course ParticipantsGhanaWebA graduation ceremony for 26 participants from Africa in the maiden English-speaking...

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17/07/2014 08:07

Call for more stringent maritime safety laws in Vanuatu - Radio New Zealand
Call for more stringent maritime safety laws in VanuatuRadio New ZealandVanuatu women want the government to improve the safety of sea transportation...

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17/07/2014 04:07

Calls for better maritime safety in Vanuatu - Radio New Zealand
Calls for better maritime safety in VanuatuRadio New ZealandThe Vanuatu National Council of Women says the practice of lumping together passengers,...

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16/07/2014 10:07

First English-speaking Maritime Safety Course Ends - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Ghana Broadcasting CorporationFirst English-speaking Maritime Safety Course EndsGhana Broadcasting Corporation“This is because there is an urgent...

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      Security News
 

25/07/2014 06:07

Christian Bueger - The Conversation
Christian BuegerThe ConversationHe has held several visiting fellow positions and was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Advanced Security Theory,...

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24/07/2014 22:07

Sailors, marines aboard Ingalls-built America train with Colombian marines - Mississippi Press (blog)
Sailors, marines aboard Ingalls-built America train with Colombian marinesMississippi Press (blog)The America will be the flagship of an Expeditionary...

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24/07/2014 10:07

NATO warship visits Dar-es-Salaam - defenceWeb
NATO warship visits Dar-es-SalaamdefenceWebThe Italian ship's boarding teams performed maritime co-operation activities with the Tanzanian Navy,...

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24/07/2014 08:07

Evolution of Maritime Piracy Well Underway, Community Bolsters Defenses ... - RIA Novosti
Evolution of Maritime Piracy Well Underway, Community Bolsters Defenses ...RIA NovostiWASHINGTON, July 23 (RIA Novosti) - The equipment of pirates,...

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23/07/2014 17:07

Wales will host conference on the future of Nato as world leaders gather to ... - WalesOnline
WalesOnlineWales will host conference on the future of Nato as world leaders gather to ...WalesOnlineWelsh experts taking part include Dr Christian...

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23/07/2014 08:07

Dryad Maritime continues to report high levels of piracy in Southeast Asia - Marine Offshore Technology
Dryad Maritime continues to report high levels of piracy in Southeast AsiaMarine Offshore TechnologyAccording to public policy think-tank the Nautilus...

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      Enviroment News
 

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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23/06/2014 12:06

South Korea captures soldier accused of killing 5 - The Daily Courier (subscription)
South Korea captures soldier accused of killing 5The Daily Courier (subscription)In 2011, a 19-year-old marine corporal went on a shooting rampage at...

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22/06/2014 14:06

Marriage Made By Terror - The Guardian Nigeria
Marriage Made By TerrorThe Guardian NigeriaExplain that the whole world feels concerned about these abductions because they not only deprive their...

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19/06/2014 11:06

P3 network "will not be implemented" - Fruitnet.com
P3 network "will not be implemented"Fruitnet.comThe news comes as a particular surprise given the fact that, in March, the US Federal...

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02/06/2014 10:06

Posted on 23 June 2014 by Premier Construction - Premier Construction Magazine
Posted on 23 June 2014 by Premier ConstructionPremier Construction MagazineThe innovative and contemporary new look at each property pays homage to...

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      Company News

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Breakthrough order in Japanese shipbuilding market sees largest ever capacity Maritime Protection IG units delivered for leading domestic owners

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"K" Line Ammonia Carrier Cooperates with Rescue of Injured Crewman from Rowboat in the Indian Ocean

Friday, 18 July 2014

"NORDIC RIVER", Ammonia Carrier operated by "K" Line rescued an injured crewman from a rowboat "AVALON" in the Indian Ocean at request to rescue made by RCC Australia.

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DNV GL issues paper on energy management

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

DNV GL issued a position paper to describe the main elements and research work towards the next generation of methods and tools for ship energy management.

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MPA Singapore recommends steps to take in the event of a marine casualty

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

MPA-Singapore MPA Singapore has issued Shipping Circular to recommend steps to ensure the safety of life at sea, protection of the marine environment and to prevent further deterioration of the situation in the event of a marine casualty or marine incident.

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DNV GL calls for collaborative sustainability

Monday, 14 July 2014

A group of industry experts and sustainability professionals met in London to discuss DNV GL's latest report which outlines vital links between the economy, societal well-being and good governance in addressing key sustainability challenges.

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NYK holds meeting as part of safety campaign

Monday, 14 July 2014

On July 3, NYK president Yasumi Kudo and executive officers held a meeting with six captains and chief engineers at the NYK headquarters in Tokyo as part of safety campaign "Remember Naka-no-Se" that NYK conducts between July and August.

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      General News
 

Tanker Market: Unipec maintains top spot among dirty spot charterers for 2013

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

Dirty tanker spot activity increased year-on-year, with Unipec maintaining its spot as the top Charterer, noted analyst Poten & Partners in its latest weekly report. According to Poten, the rankings for the top charterers of 2013 remain largely unchanged from last year with number one seed Unipec outpacing its nearest contender Shell by nearly double the volume. "Total reported...

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Ships: Reshaping the underwater form

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

Twenty years ago, it seemed that the underwater shape of any ships was a more or less settled science. Bulbous bows, (the benefits of which had been first identified by Italian naval architects in the 19th century), were widely fitted, with the most “extreme” bulbs fitted to the fastest ships. But hydrodynamics as a science has continued to develop and recent years have seen all...

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EIA: Change in energy prices mixed in 2013 as prices of nonenergy commodities fell

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

During 2013, the prices of various energy commodities increased from 2012 levels or were down modestly as prices of nonenergy commodities generally fell significantly. Prices for natural gas, western coal, electricity, and WTI crude were all higher (on average) in 2013 than in 2012, while the price of North Sea Brent crude oil, various petroleum products, and eastern coal...

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Gambia: Banjul Ports handled 364 vessels in 2012

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

The total number of vessels handled at the Gambia Ports Authority in 2012 was 364 compared to 358 in 2011,...

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Singapore runs Shanghai close for boxport supremacy

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

A strong finish to the year cemented Shanghai’s position as the world’s busiest port for the fourth consecutive...

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Batam businesses seek ISPS compliance for port

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

The business community in Batam is pushing for the main port of Batu Ampar to be an international port...

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Council adopts regulation on European Maritime Safety Agency funding

Thursday, 24 July 2014

The Council today adopted a regulation to finance the actions of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in the field of response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations in the years 2014 to 2020.

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Feature: Safety divided by competition won’t go

Thursday, 24 July 2014

There have been some puzzling headlines in the past week or so following the decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to give recognition to the bid by satellite services provider Iridium to run the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.

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Rethinking Maritime Security

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Piracy-Studies issued insights from an ESRC sponsored Ideaslab on Maritime Security at Cardiff University, 26-27 June 2014.

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NGO debates environmental injustice

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform organised a debate on "Environmental (in)justice and the role of European companies" on 9 July in Brussels.

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Sea Sunday: The Mission to Seafarers

Friday, 11 July 2014

The Mission to Seafarers Sea Sunday campaign focuses on the tragic plight of seafarers left abandoned on their ships without food, water or a means to get home - and the work The Mission to Seafarers does to support them worldwide.

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Sea Sunday campaign highlights the plight of abandoned seafarers

Friday, 11 July 2014

The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) Sea Sunday campaign kicks off on 13 July in hundreds of churches around the world, highlighting the tragic plight of abandoned seafarers suffering in ports

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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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