Safety News
 

20/10/2014 03:10

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port - Brownsville Herald
Brownsville HeraldTug towing disabled Russian container ship to portBrownsville HeraldOttawa has made a flurry of announcements about marine safety...

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20/10/2014 01:10

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port - Houston Chronicle
Houston ChronicleTug towing disabled Russian container ship to portHouston ChronicleOttawa has made a flurry of announcements about marine safety...

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20/10/2014 01:10

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port - Greenwich Time
Greenwich TimeTug towing disabled Russian container ship to portGreenwich TimeOttawa has made a flurry of announcements about marine safety since...

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20/10/2014 01:10

Safety message taken on board - Nelson Mail
Nelson MailSafety message taken on boardNelson MailThe importance of wearing lifejackets properly has been underlined by experts for Safer Boating...

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19/10/2014 19:10

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port - News & Observer
News & ObserverTug towing disabled Russian container ship to portNews & ObserverOttawa has made a flurry of announcements about marine safety since...

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19/10/2014 12:10

Security Guards Missing From Ill-Fated Concert - Wall Street Journal
Security Guards Missing From Ill-Fated ConcertWall Street JournalThe maritime disaster was largely attributed to loose application of safety rules and...

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      Security News
 

19/10/2014 19:10

Integrated maritime policy for blue economy - The Daily Star
Integrated maritime policy for blue economyThe Daily StarSustainable blue economy and blue growth for sustainable development are not possible without...

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19/10/2014 14:10

Might makes right in a new era of piracy - Financial Times
Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideMight makes right in a new era of piracyFinancial TimesThe additional security – which according to Andrew Palmer,...

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19/10/2014 08:10

Strengthening NATO-Gulf cooperation Intervention by NATO Deputy Secretary ... - NATO HQ (press release)
NATO HQ (press release)Strengthening NATO-Gulf cooperation Intervention by NATO Deputy Secretary ...NATO HQ (press release)But when NATO leaders met...

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19/10/2014 08:10

Intervention by NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow at the Abu ... - NATO HQ (press release)
NATO HQ (press release)Intervention by NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow at the Abu ...NATO HQ (press release)But when NATO leaders met...

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18/10/2014 02:10

High Seas Pirates Plague Waters South of Thailand - Phuketwan
High Seas Pirates Plague Waters South of ThailandPhuketwanSam Bateman, a former Australian navy commodore and adviser to the Maritime Security Program...

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17/10/2014 22:10

House of Lords debates piracy in West Africa - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideHouse of Lords debates piracy in West AfricaHellenic Shipping News WorldwideThe lack of security in the region costs...

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      Enviroment News
 

08/10/2014 01:10

Our priority has been greenery, development and redevelopment: Nitin Sardesai - Daily News & Analysis
Daily News & AnalysisOur priority has been greenery, development and redevelopment: Nitin SardesaiDaily News & AnalysisWith the help of the Maritime...

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05/10/2014 13:10

Maersk Line named Sustainable Ship Operator of the Year - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Maersk Line named Sustainable Ship Operator of the YearHellenic Shipping News WorldwideMaersk Line, the global container shipping line, has been named...

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25/09/2014 04:09

KidZania Manila to open in 2015 - ABS CBN News
KidZania Manila to open in 2015ABS CBN NewsIn the Philippines, KidZania will incorporate maritime activities and other activities that will promote...

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23/09/2014 00:09

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/9 - VietNamNet Bridge
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/9VietNamNet BridgeThe VCCI also plays an important role in encouraging the business community to make feedback and...

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19/09/2014 01:09

Unicem joins the fight against Ebola in Nigeria - BusinessDay
Unicem joins the fight against Ebola in NigeriaBusinessDayAyi who was represented by Inyang Bassey CSR Manager said the gesture is part of the company...

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19/09/2014 00:09

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/9 - VietNamNet Bridge
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/9VietNamNet BridgeOther issues discussed at length were CSR and SCP - Together for Responsible and Sustainable Business; Draft...

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      Company News

IMO Facilitation Committee Outcome

Monday, 29 September 2014

A Working Group on Electronic Means for the Clearance of Ships was formed under the chairmanship of Mr R Butturini (USA).

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Maersk Line to introduce New Low Sulphur Surcharge

Monday, 29 September 2014

Maersk Line will introduce a new Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS) to offset additional costs incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in so-called Emission Control Areas (ECA), as required by international environmental regulation effective from 1 January 2015.

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MPA Singapore launches ECDIS workshop

Monday, 29 September 2014

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) launched the inaugural train-the-trainer Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) workshop.

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NYK LNG carrier LNG Flora gets recognition by Japan Coast Guard

Thursday, 25 September 2014

NYK-operated and managed LNG carrier LNG Flora was recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution the ship has made by providing seawater temperatures to the Japan Coast Guard's Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, thus contributing greatly to the understanding of oceanic conditions.

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Dispatches No. 213

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

We are delighted to report that InterManager joint project with GVF (Global VSAT Forum) called Maritime SatCom Forum (MSF) Glossary is now completed – glossary of Maritime SatCom terms – very important during discussions between Shipping Companies and Satellite / IT companies / providers.

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Maersk CEO focuses on carbon reduction

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Morten Engelstoft, CEO of Services and Other Shipping, says CO2 issues will be on his agenda as a newly appointed member of a UN High-level Advisory Group for Sustainable Transport.

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      General News
 

Wärtsilä’s industry leading gas handling systems chosen for world’s largest ethane carriers

Monday, 13 October 2014

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Slashing shipping emissions needs open data, IMO told

Sunday, 12 October 2014

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Dynamic Oil Trading: Bunker challenges

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Singapore: SIBCON, the world’s largest bunkering event, takes place later this week. In the run up to the Singapore show, we talk to leading names within the sector. Today, we chat with Lars Moller, ceo of Dynamic Oil Trading. One of the key challenges for Singapore, as for all bunker markets, Moller says, is to remain competitive in the face of competition from other bunker ports and to continue to supply the high quality products that shipping companies need.   Read More [...]...

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Ship Owners and Managers gather in Singapore

Friday, 10 October 2014

Ship owners and managers will gather in Singapore next week to examine the strengths of their relationship and consider the state of the global shipping industry during the first International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit. Taking place at the Singapore headquarters of international communications specialist Singtel on  October 14, the Summit features thought-provoking presentations from industry leaders [...]...

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Ebola crisis puts aviation firm on high alert…

Friday, 10 October 2014

EBOLA CRISIS PUTS AVIATION FIRMS ON HIGH ALERT WITH HILL DICKINSON WARNING OF POTENTIAL LIABLE CLAIMS Airlines should follow World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for dealing with passengers travelling from Ebola-infected areas if they are to avoid unnecessary legal action by infected passengers. This call by Sean Gates, Consultant [...]...

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Hot Port News from GAC

Friday, 10 October 2014

NEW PROCEDURES FOR OPL ATTENDANCE United Arab Emirates, Mina Saqr DREDGING AT SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS Hong Kong, Hong Kong DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore, Jurong Port YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong, Hong Kong LIVESTOCK CARRIER FIRE EXTINGUISHED Australia, Fremantle BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE10/10/2014 New procedures for OPL [...]...

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Canadian ferry and terminal operator joins Green Marine program

Thursday, 02 October 2014

Canadian East Coast ferry and terminal operator, Marine Atlantic, has signed on as the newest member of Green Marine voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

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China to subsidize green measures at ports

Thursday, 25 September 2014

SHENZHEN plans to spend 200 million yuan (US$32 million) each year to subsidize energy-saving and emission-reduction measures for port and shipping companies.

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Intra and inter port competition between port operators is a reality in EU ports

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

When in 2013 the European Commission initially proposed a Regulation on Market access to port services and financial transparency of ports, FEPORT, the European organization which represents the interests of the terminal operators and stevedoring companies located out of the seaports of the European Union expressed its skepticism about the real added value of the text.

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Maritime NZ examines coastal navigation safety risks

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

From July 2014, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has undertaken a review of coastal navigation safety.

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Global shipping emissions 20% lower

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The total Green House Gas emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20% lower in 2012 than in 2007, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global shipping industry's trade association.

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IMO focuses on container safety

Monday, 22 September 2014

The first session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) took place on 8 - 12 September, 2014 at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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      Events

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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Transport Security Expo

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 - Wednesday, 03 December 2014

London
Secure movement of people and goods in: Aviation, Maritime, Public Transport, Secure Transportation, Supply Chain, Cyber Security, Major Events Transport Security Expo has a unique pedigree as the major global exhibition and conference where security manufacturers, systems integrators and distributors connect in a uniquely focused environment with security buyers and policy makers for aviation, maritime, public and commercial transportation. Last year’s event was the most impressive Transport Security Expo to date, breaking all previous records with 3,866* total attendees, from 88 countries. Transport Security Expo 2014 now ups the ante enormously. With an expected 4,500 visitors and 150 exhibitors the event unveils a major suite of initiatives for this market; a package of information and inspiration that make it the go-to destination this December. Contact: Charlotte Ashurst, Marketing Manager Tel: +44 (0) 20 8947 9177 Email: cashurst@nineteen-events.com

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