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29/06/2015 23:06

IMO and IOM Pledge Migration Action - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveIMO and IOM Pledge Migration ActionThe Maritime ExecutiveThe IMO and IOM heads also agreed to promote the relevant provisions of...

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29/06/2015 22:06

“Tasneef” Continues Its Efforts To Support The Arab Maritime Sector - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
“Tasneef” Continues Its Efforts To Support The Arab Maritime SectorHellenic Shipping News Worldwide... Engineer Hani Dahi, the Egyptian Minister...

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29/06/2015 16:06

Asia ahead on preparing for polar climate change, says US Arctic rep - Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska Dispatch NewsAsia ahead on preparing for polar climate change, says US Arctic repAlaska Dispatch NewsThe U.S. program is titled "One...

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29/06/2015 13:06

IMO and IOM heads pledge to tackle migration crisis - Seatrade Maritime News
Seatrade Maritime NewsIMO and IOM heads pledge to tackle migration crisisSeatrade Maritime NewsThe two bodies will also work in promoting the current...

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29/06/2015 12:06

Cyber: The buck stops with the Coast Guard - The Hill (blog)
Cyber: The buck stops with the Coast GuardThe Hill (blog)Instead, it is the U.S. Coast Guard, which under the leadership of the Commandant Admiral...

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28/06/2015 18:06

Sailor Jon Sanders - The West Australian
The West AustralianSailor Jon SandersThe West AustralianAbout 5.40pm he alerted a relative who contacted the Australian Maritime Safety Authority....

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      Security News
 

30/06/2015 11:06

Ships Return to Once-Risky Waters As Piracy Fear Falls - SciDev.Net
Ships Return to Once-Risky Waters As Piracy Fear FallsSciDev.NetThe paper shows that international efforts to curb pirate attacks such as the use of...

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30/06/2015 07:06

EU-China summit - The FINANCIAL
EU-China summitThe FINANCIALThe FINANCIAL -- The 17th bilateral summit between the European Union and the People's Republic of China took place in...

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30/06/2015 06:06

Association Calls for Public Hearing On Piracy - AllAfrica.com
Association Calls for Public Hearing On PiracyAllAfrica.com"Unfortunately, we do not really have in our rules a law against armed robbery at sea...

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29/06/2015 18:06

Association Calls For Public Hearing On Piracy - Leadership Newspapers
Leadership NewspapersAssociation Calls For Public Hearing On PiracyLeadership Newspapers“Unfortunately, we do not really have in our rules a law...

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29/06/2015 11:06

Seventh Round of China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue Held in ... - MFA China
MFA ChinaSeventh Round of China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue Held in ...MFA China... trust between the two militaries, enhance exchanges and...

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29/06/2015 09:06

Djibouti Navy training at sea with two visiting French warships - Coastweek
Djibouti Navy training at sea with two visiting French warshipsCoastweekIt is one of the three task forces operated by Combined Maritime Forces, with...

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      Enviroment News
 

24/06/2015 08:06

Plague of regulation helping neither seafarers or the environment - Seatrade Maritime News
Seatrade Maritime NewsPlague of regulation helping neither seafarers or the environmentSeatrade Maritime NewsDespite the huge efforts applied to date...

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16/06/2015 08:06

Why a ban on beaching would be bad news for the ship recycling industry - BYM News (press release)
Why a ban on beaching would be bad news for the ship recycling industryBYM News (press release)Consequently, Corbett states that "In a letter to...

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05/06/2015 01:06

Onne Port as Investment Hub - THISDAY Live
Onne Port as Investment HubTHISDAY LiveWhile taking some journalists around its facilities, the firm which is also the concessionaire of Warri and...

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02/06/2015 03:06

Asia stocks: Latest quotes - MarketWatch
MarketWatchAsia stocks: Latest quotesMarketWatchLeading construction-equipment manufacturer Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co....

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02/06/2015 03:06

Hong Kong stocks retreat as HSBC weakens - MarketWatch
MarketWatchHong Kong stocks retreat as HSBC weakensMarketWatch... added 0.4%, Arrium Ltd. rose 2.9%, and Oz Minerals Ltd. gained 1.3%. Among other...

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27/05/2015 15:05

Global Consumers Willing To Make Personal Sacrifices To Address Social And ... - PR Newswire (press release)
Global Consumers Willing To Make Personal Sacrifices To Address Social And ...PR Newswire (press release)Near universal in their demands for companies...

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      Company News

NYK to Implement New Employment Scheme for Japanese Seafarers

Thursday, 04 June 2015

NYK has decided to implement a new employment scheme in which Japanese seafarers will be engaged to work only on vessels and not within NYK’s offices.

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ABS Supports AMVER Awards Honoring Norway's Commitment to Safety At Sea

Thursday, 04 June 2015

ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, continued its long-standing support for the AMVER Awards at a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday 3rd June.

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DNV GL Award for Young Professionals: Towards safer, smarter and greener shipping

Tuesday, 02 June 2015

DNV GL rewarded three engineers for their scientific research at Nor-Shipping today and presented them with the DNV GL Award for Young Professionals.

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Bureau Veritas publishes Current and Tidal Turbines guidelines

Thursday, 28 May 2015

International classification society and certification group Bureau Veritas has published a set of guidelines, NI 603, intended to help the development of current and tidal turbines.

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VIKING parades top safety offerings at Nor-Shipping 2015

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Marine safety equipment leader VIKING Life-Saving Equipment will appear in force at Nor-Shipping 2015, displaying both innovative products and services that are proving popular with shipowners around the world.

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Alfa Laval appointed preferred supplier of ballast water treatment systems by MSC

Friday, 22 May 2015

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has been appointed the preferred supplier of ballast water treatment systems by the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).

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      General News
 

Liebherr launches new Pulser series

Friday, 12 June 2015

Liebherr Maritime Cranes has unveiled its new reachstacker series that is equipped with a powerful diesel engine to comply with the latest emissions standards and an optional hybrid drive....

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Changes to medicine chests A, B, C and CR onboard Danish ships

Friday, 12 June 2015

Danish ships always carry a mandatory medicine chest on board in which the selection of medicine and equipment has been determined by an executive order. Now, one of the products is no longer available and must be replaced by another medicament. Domperidone suppository It is no longer possible to buy 12.11 Domperidone 30 mg suppositories. The European Medicines Agency has required additional documentation on the product. Therefore, the manufacturer has chosen to withdraw it from the market. Tablets will replace the suppositories In the future, the persons in charge of medical care are to buy tablets of the name Domperidone 10 mg instead of the suppositories. There must be 30 tablets in the medicine chest irrespective of whether it is medicine chest A, B, C or CR. Remember the user guidelines User guidelines for the tablets are available from the webpage of the Danish Maritime Authority. The person in charge of medical care must print a copy of these user guidelines and insert them in the folder "Inventory, control document and user guidelines of medicaments and medical equipment". The user guidelines are available below: Source and Image Credit: Danish Maritime Authority ...

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ONI World Threat to Shipping Report

Friday, 12 June 2015

Τhe Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) has issued Worldwide Threat to Shipping Report for period 10 May 2015 - 10 June 2015. The report provides information on piracy threats to merchant mariners and naval forces for the last 30 days. CENTRAL AMERICA - CARIBBEAN - SOUTH AMERICA Central America - Caribbean - South America Piracy and Maritime Crime COLOMBIA: On 5 June, an unknown number of robbers boarded an anchored product tanker near position 03:51 N – 077:05 W, Buenaventura Inner Anchorage. A duty crewman on routine rounds noticed the paint store room padlock had been broken. Upon checking, he found that ship’s stores were missing. Port control was informed of the incident. (IMB) WEST AFRICA West Africa Piracy and Maritime Crime DR CONGO: On 8 June, six robbers armed with bolos in a wooden boat boarded an anchored general cargo ship near position 04:44 S – 011:45 E, Pointe Noire Anchorage. A duty crewman saw two of the robbers. One of the robbers chased the duty crewman who managed to retreat into the accommodation area and raise the alarm. Seeing the crew response, the robbers fled empty handed. Port control was informed of the incident. (IMB) EAST ASIA - SOUTHEAST ASIA - INDIAN SUBCONTINENT Southeast Asia - Indian Subcontinent Piracy and Maritime Crime VIETNAM: On 4 June, two robbers boarded an anchored container ship near position 10:05 N - 107:02 E, Vungtau Anchorage. A duty crewman on rounds noticed the robbers and informed the duty officer who raised the alarm and mustered the crew. Seeing the crew response, the robbers fled with stolen ship’s stores. (IMB) INDONESIA: On 8 May, four robbers in an unlit boat approached an underway tanker near position 01:02 N - 103:39 E approximately 5.6 nm south of Pulau Nipah. The crew raised the alarm, which caused robbers to move away. (IMB) Source and Image Credit: ONI ...

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Wave power firms offered £2.4m to test out new devices in Scotland

Thursday, 11 June 2015

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Tier 4 Terex straddles bound for US

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has secured the first US Tier 4 final compliant straddle carrier order from the Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT), Newark, New Jersey....

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Greening bulk handling

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Dust emissions from bulk handling is a common problem worldwide and while some work is being done to reduce the environmental footprint, Ray Lee from Portside Solutions told GreenPort there’s a long way to go....

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Mandatory gas-fuel ship code set for adoption by Maritime Safety Committee

Wednesday, 03 June 2015

IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which meets at the Organization's London headquarters for its 95th session from 3 to 12 June 2015, is expected to adopt a new mandatory code for gas-fuelled ships.

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ECSA and ETF share a common vision on social-related issues of the Commission’s Mid-Term maritime strategy review

Monday, 01 June 2015

On Friday 22 May, the European Social Partners for Maritime Transport – the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) – presented a joint position paper on the Commission’s Mid-Term Maritime Strategy Review.

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Korean Register opens world's first Green-ship Certification Center

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Today (28 May), the Korean Register - an IACS member classification society -formally opened the world’s first Green-ship Equipment Test Certification Center in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea.

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DMA: IMO adopts environmental regulations on navigation in polar waters

Friday, 22 May 2015

United Nations' International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the environmental part of the Polar Code. Hereby, internationally binding regulations on navigation in polar waters become effective from 1 January 2017.

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Only ships with security should rescue refugees

Friday, 22 May 2015

ESC Global Security has warned that only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing seaborne refugees.

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OOCL Honored with Gold Standing for Environmental Excellence

Monday, 18 May 2015

OOCL is proud to have received 2014 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) Gold Award in the Transport and Logistics Sector category at a ceremony held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

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      Events

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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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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