Safety News
 

31/08/2015 14:08

Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns - Military Times
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsMilitary TimesTo step up the safety of Japanese citizens overseas, the Foreign Ministry...

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30/08/2015 23:08

Coast Guard upgrades Hawaii port conditions, no closures expected due to Ignacio - KHON2
KHON2Coast Guard upgrades Hawaii port conditions, no closures expected due to IgnacioKHON2The Coast Guard will continue to Broadcast Notice to...

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30/08/2015 21:08

Hawaiʻi Port Conditions Upgraded, No Closures Expected - Maui Now
Maui NowHawaiʻi Port Conditions Upgraded, No Closures ExpectedMaui NowThe Coast Guard will continue to broadcast notice condition status changes to...

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30/08/2015 17:08

Seychelles is committed to working closely with India in responding to ... - Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)
Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)Seychelles is committed to working closely with India in responding to ...Office...

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30/08/2015 16:08

Rules of the Road apply to commercial, recreational vessels - The Log Newspaper
Rules of the Road apply to commercial, recreational vesselsThe Log NewspaperLast week I participated in a Port and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA)...

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29/08/2015 22:08

OSHA advisers lean toward Newport News shipyard in beryllium debate - Daily Press
Daily PressOSHA advisers lean toward Newport News shipyard in beryllium debateDaily PressFederal regulators are considering stricter limits for...

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      Security News
 

31/08/2015 13:08

Somalia warns of return to piracy - BBC News
BBC NewsSomalia warns of return to piracyBBC NewsIn northern Somalia, government officials are warning of a revival of piracy, unless foreign nations...

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31/08/2015 12:08

India and Seychelles Strengthen Ties Around Maritime Security, Economic ... - The Diplomat
The DiplomatIndia and Seychelles Strengthen Ties Around Maritime Security, Economic ...The DiplomatIn 2011, the Indian Navy stationed one Dornier in...

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31/08/2015 11:08

Hear the latest on security developments and crisis management at two free ... - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Hear the latest on security developments and crisis management at two free ...Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideBIMCO's breakfast brief, titled...

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31/08/2015 08:08

Security Threats: India and Seychelles committed to working closely together - eTurboNews
Security Threats: India and Seychelles committed to working closely togethereTurboNewsDuring his state visit to India, Seychelles President James...

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30/08/2015 22:08

Vietnam Pushes Modernization as China Challenge Grows - DefenseNews.com
Vietnam Pushes Modernization as China Challenge GrowsDefenseNews.com“The growth in maritime security challenges — from piracy to fisheries...

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30/08/2015 15:08

Australia-Indonesia deal near on partnership against crime at sea - The Australian
The AustralianAustralia-Indonesia deal near on partnership against crime at seaThe Australian“We have shared interests in protecting our respective...

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      Enviroment News
 

30/08/2015 22:08

Bunker Mentality - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Bunker MentalityHellenic Shipping News WorldwideBut they all come to broadly the same conclusion, which is that despite all the expected pressures...

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29/08/2015 16:08

Class rules harmonised for efficiency - The Motorship
The MotorshipClass rules harmonised for efficiencyThe MotorshipHarmonisation has shown itself mainly through the IACS (International Association of...

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27/08/2015 10:08

Singapore businesses mark 10 years of CSR push - eco-business.com
eco-business.comSingapore businesses mark 10 years of CSR pusheco-business.comMoving forward, we will need more companies to realise that in...

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20/08/2015 04:08

Singapore firms pledge to raise sustainability standards - eco-business.com
eco-business.comSingapore firms pledge to raise sustainability standardseco-business.com... as ABB Singapore, Bloomberg, Cargill, DHL Supply Chain,...

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12/08/2015 11:08

Startup plants forests with crowdfunding, mobile game - Tech in Asia
Tech in AsiaStartup plants forests with crowdfunding, mobile gameTech in AsiaIn an era when even the Pope laments the globe's environmental ruin,...

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29/07/2015 06:07

Fresh batch of 558 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath - Economic Times
Fresh batch of 558 pilgrims leave Jammu for AmarnathEconomic TimesSwachh BharatMake in IndiaSmart Cities24X7 PowerModel VillagesFinancial InclusionTax...

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      Company News

Port of Los Angeles seeks to expand its commitment to develop zero emissions technologies

Thursday, 30 July 2015

The Port of Los Angeles has issued a draft white paper on zero emission technology that details the Port’s testing of zero emissions technology to date

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SKULD: Guidelines on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea

Monday, 20 July 2015

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued a comprehensive guide on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea and to which you will find a link on this page.

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Hyundai, Accenture to Build ‘Smart Ships’

Friday, 17 July 2015

Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries and Accenture are collaborating to design a “connected smart ship” that will enable ship owners to better manage their fleets and achieve operational savings.

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Thordon Bearings' compac to keep clean

Thursday, 16 July 2015

MSC Cruises has specified Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC water-lubricated propeller shaft system for the first of two (plus option) Seaside-class cruise ships currently under construction at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone yard.

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Polarcus expands environmental accreditations with DNV GL

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Polarcus has recently completed a comprehensive verification process in collaboration with specialists from DNV GL, the international certification body and classification society, to review and audit the company's procedures, methodology, data and calculations, software architecture, and technical documentation related to Polarcus' emissions monitoring and reporting systems.

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Wärtsilä joint venture WinGD to deliver Wärtsilä X92 engine to new ‘mega-class’ container vessel

Thursday, 16 July 2015

The first in a series of ‘mega-class’ container vessels being built for French Ship owner CMA CGM will be powered by the Wärtsilä X92, low-speed, 2-stroke engine.

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      Shipping News
 

Hackers swipe over half a million dollars from shipping company

Monday, 31 August 2015

A shipping company with offices in Limassol says its computer systems have on two occasions been hacked and over half a million dollars stolen....

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Iranian hostages escape from pirate gangs

Monday, 31 August 2015

OBP informs that on August 27, 2015, the Jaber, an Iranian fishing dhow, and its crew members, managed to slip its mooring and escape from the hands...

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Panama Canal suspends draft restriction for transiting vessels

Monday, 31 August 2015

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced the suspension of the first draft restriction that was scheduled to go into effect September 8, 2015,...

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Tianjin Port Dangerous Cargoes Update

Monday, 31 August 2015

Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Limited, Tianjin issued an updated circular regarding the dangerous cargo operation at Tianjin following...

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Shipping Markets drop further; is it tomorrow’s full moon affecting them?

Friday, 28 August 2015

Our thirty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond,...

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Global campaign launched to end sackings and union busting at Polish port

Friday, 28 August 2015

A global campaign is being launched in support of Maciek Konopka and his colleagues at Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk as union-busting...

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      General News
 

Safety and Sustainability of Shipping and Offshore Activities in the Arctic: A Roundtable

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

The Arctic as we have long ago predicted will be the next region and area of shipping business and “conflict” on Planet Ocean!

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‘Green’ Europe-Asia freight solution launched

Thursday, 23 July 2015

The programme for this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port from 7 to 9 October, will centre on greening the role of ports in the logistics chain.

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Safety Management Code For Domestic Passenger Ships

Thursday, 23 July 2015

UK MCA issues note on how to comply with the Audit and Self-Assessment requirements

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On the road to Paris Climate 2015

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Tara calls in London to share its recent results unveiling the planktonic world from September 9 to 14.

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Connect with GreenPort

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

GreenPort magazine is inviting readers to have their say on the environmental demands in the port industry by joining its LinkedIn group or interacting with it on Twitter.

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Greening the role of ports in the logistics chain

Monday, 20 July 2015

The programme for this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port from 7 to 9 October, will centre on greening the role of ports in the logistics chain.

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      Events

Future-Ready Shipping 2015 - 28-29 September 2015 - Singapore

Monday, 28 September 2015 - Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Singapore
Future-Ready Shipping 2015 will include sessions covering promising energy-efficient ship technologies; international regulatory trends and the impact on shipping; promising energy-efficient ship technologies; multilateral networks and partnerships for successful technology solutions; and approaches to capacity-building and technology transfer.

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35th WISTA International Conference

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 - Saturday, 10 October 2015

İstanbul
By the aim of 35th International WISTA "Veins of Shipping" Conference 2015, shipping & trade routes, shipping market overview, important trade points such as canals and straits, vessels' safety & quality and more subjects about shipping will be discussed including many representatives and state authorities all around the World who hold a significant role in maritime industry.

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Greenport Congress 2015

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 - Friday, 09 October 2015

Copenhagen
In its 10th year, the GreenPort Congress, which will be held on the 7-9 October 2015 will provide decision makers from the port community - port authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, logistics operators - with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable development and environmental practice to enable them to effectively implement the changes needed to reduce their carbon footprint and to be more sensitive to environmental considerations.

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5th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Lodnon
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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World Ocean Council SOS 2015

Monday, 09 November 2015 - Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Singapore
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership companies from around the world.

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