Safety News
 

09/07/2018 11:07

Three children from same family drown in France as summer swim warnings are issued - The Local France
The Local FranceThree children from same family drown in France as summer swim warnings are issuedThe Local FranceSebastian Royer, who coordinates...

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09/07/2018 10:07

China to build the country's first maritime patrol ship over 10,000 ... - Global Times
Defenseworld.netChina to build the country's first maritime patrol ship over 10,000 ...Global TimesCSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company...

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09/07/2018 07:07

Marine safety week is praised by leading expert - The National
The NationalMarine safety week is praised by leading expertThe NationalThe Minister said: “Safety is absolutely critical to underpinning success at...

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05/07/2018 12:07

Fischer Panda UK Announces Type Approval for Generator Range - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveFischer Panda UK Announces Type Approval for Generator RangeThe Maritime ExecutiveLeading marine system specialist Fischer Panda...

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05/07/2018 12:07

Occupational Health & Safety Onboard e-Learning Course - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveOccupational Health & Safety Onboard e-Learning CourseThe Maritime ExecutiveSeafarers can now undergo training on...

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05/07/2018 02:07

Maritime safety in spotlight - Jakarta Post
Maritime safety in spotlightJakarta PostPREMIUM The recent spate of maritime accidents that have caused the deaths of hundreds of passengers has...

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      Security News
 

07/07/2018 05:07

IMO'S Maritime Security Work Presented At Nigeria Law - Marine Link - MarineLink
MarineLinkIMO'S Maritime Security Work Presented At Nigeria Law - Marine LinkMarineLinkInternational Maritime Organization (IMO)'s mandate on...

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04/07/2018 09:07

Time for maritime security issues at Security Council - Opinion - The ... - Jakarta Post
Jakarta PostTime for maritime security issues at Security Council - Opinion - The ...Jakarta PostAt the United Nations (UN) plenary meeting on June 8,...

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04/07/2018 09:07

Time for maritime security issues at Security Council - Jakarta Post
Jakarta PostTime for maritime security issues at Security CouncilJakarta PostA seat on the UNSC, albeit a non permanent two-year period, gives...

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04/07/2018 04:07

Piracy, smuggling ruled maritime - New Telegraph Newspaper
New Telegraph NewspaperPiracy, smuggling ruled maritimeNew Telegraph NewspaperTo curtail the menace of robbery in the sector, the Nigerian Navy also...

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04/07/2018 01:07

ReCAAP and WMU partner to combat maritime piracy in Asia - Ship Technology
Ship TechnologyReCAAP and WMU partner to combat maritime piracy in AsiaShip TechnologyThe Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed...

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03/07/2018 07:07

ReCAAP, World Maritime University to boost cooperation, knowledge sharing about piracy in Asia - Seatrade Maritime News
Seatrade Maritime NewsReCAAP, World Maritime University to boost cooperation, knowledge sharing about piracy in AsiaSeatrade Maritime NewsThis MoU...

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      Enviroment News
 

09/07/2018 11:07

IMO Sets World Maritime Day Theme for 2019 - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveIMO Sets World Maritime Day Theme for 2019The Maritime Executive“This theme will give IMO the opportunity to work with various...

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09/07/2018 07:07

Marine safety week is praised by leading expert - The National
The NationalMarine safety week is praised by leading expertThe NationalAll users of the maritime environment, from recreational mariners to casual...

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09/07/2018 04:07

Transas to Promote Fleet Efficiency for Wilson Ship Management - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveTransas to Promote Fleet Efficiency for Wilson Ship ManagementThe Maritime ExecutiveThesis creates a collaborative environment...

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09/07/2018 04:07

Mass Maritime Unveiling Improved Waterfront - CapeCod.com News
CapeCod.com NewsMass Maritime Unveiling Improved WaterfrontCapeCod.com NewsOfficials at the school say the modernized port infrastructure directly...

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09/07/2018 03:07

S-100 UAV Advantages in Search and Rescue Demonstrated - i-HLS - Israel Homeland Security
i-HLS - Israel Homeland SecurityS-100 UAV Advantages in Search and Rescue Demonstratedi-HLS - Israel Homeland SecurityThe trial period saw the...

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09/07/2018 02:07

Decommissioning: Platform Removal Needs Rethink - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveDecommissioning: Platform Removal Needs RethinkThe Maritime ExecutiveA survey of international environmental experts suggests...

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      Company News

Oakland goes hybrid to ‘green’ terminal ops

Thursday, 05 July 2018

SSA Marine is to retrofit 13 of the US Port of Oakland’s diesel-powered cranes with diesel-electric hybrid engines to help clean up operations.

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Ports of Long Beach, L.A launch measure for cleaner trucks

Thursday, 05 July 2018

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles approved measures to ensure new trucks entering drayage service comply with the cleanest engine standards. This is a measure to accelerate the reduction of harmful air emissions from trucks.

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Evergreen the second shipping firm to launch green bonds

Monday, 02 July 2018

As part of its environmental sustainability targets and in line with Taiwan's green finance policy, Taiwanese shipping giant Evergreen has issued its first green bonds, becoming the second shipping firm globally to do so, after the Japanese NYK in April this year.

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Port of Gothenburg rewards green performance with tariffs discount

Monday, 02 July 2018

In 2015 the Port of Gothenburg firstly introduced an environmental discount on the port tariff in order to increase the number of calls by ships running on LNG. The Port is now extending the discount period and is outlining a renewed environmental discount.

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Cargill launches global CO2 challenge to decarbonize shipping

Friday, 29 June 2018

US-based trade giant Cargill announced the launch of 'CO2 Challenge' which aims to find and scale new technologies capable of reducing a ship’s gross CO2 emissions by 10%. The initiative, focused on decarbonizing the shipping sector, is being launched in partnership with DNV GL.

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Rotterdam oil spill forces partial closure

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

A major clean-up operation is taking place at the Port of Rotterdam after a tanker spilt around 200t of oil contaminating over 50 inland vessels and closing the port’s 3rd Petroleumhaven and Geulhaven to traffic.

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      Shipping News
 

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal

Friday, 13 July 2018

Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 July 2018 at 11.00 a.m. EEST – The year 2020 is approaching along with the Sulphur cap regulation of 0.5%, putting...

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Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Friday, 13 July 2018

The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics...

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Chelsea Technologies Group Wash Water Monitor Installed on Scrubber Retrofit in China

Friday, 13 July 2018

One of the first scrubber retrofits in China reflective of a wider uptake in the global scrubber market 13 July 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group...

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Shipping industry needs balance between safety and environmental protection measures

Friday, 13 July 2018

During Posidonia 2018, SAFETY4SEA met with the International Registries, Inc.’s Team for an exclusive interview on the future shipping challenges,...

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First hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel to be built in US

Friday, 13 July 2018

California-based Bay Ship and Yacht Co. has secured a contract to build the first hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel in the US for Golden Gate Zero...

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Anti-pollution operation starts at SSL Kolkata

Friday, 13 July 2018

Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited, the operators of the container ship SSL Kolkata, informed that the vessel remains aground in soft mud some 7.5...

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ICS offers insight into the Paris Agreement

Wednesday, 04 July 2018

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched a new publication that explains what the Paris Agreement could actually mean for international shipping.

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European social partners eager to make shipping more attractive for women seafarers

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

European Transport Workers Federation, (ETF) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) have today discussed possible solutions to increase women’s participation in the shipping industry in Europe.

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European shipowners call upon authorities to disembark the migrants on board the Alexander Maersk as soon as possible

Monday, 25 June 2018

ECSA, the European Community shipowners’ associations, expressed on the 12th of June its concern about the problems the Aquarius vessel faced to disembark migrants in Malta and Italy and warned that also merchant vessels could be faced with this situation.

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Shipping associations vow to support seafarers’ mental health needs

Monday, 25 June 2018

Monday 25th June marks the IMO Day of the Seafarer, which this year has a particular focus on seafarer well-being.

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Watch: IMO safety tips for ferries passengers

Friday, 22 June 2018

In a new short safety animated video, IMO provides simple but key messages to ferry passengers, which could be life-saving: Overcrowding is dangerous, listen to crew, follow instructions.

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FEPORT Position - Digitalisation in the Maritime Sector

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Ahead of the European Parliament public hearing on “Digitalisation in Transport” scheduled for 20 June, and in follow up to FEPORT’s priorities for digitalisation as communicated prior to the commencement of the Estonian Presidency of the European Union, FEPORT would like to take this opportunity to reiterate its views on how digitalisation can contribute to an efficient, sustainable and resilient logistics sector.

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      Events

11th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Athens
The 11th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum, will take place on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at One Moorgate Plaza in London and is held in partnership with Fearnley Securities and in cooperation with the London Stock Exchange. This event aims to provide investors with a comprehensive review and current outlook of the various shipping markets and in addition, cover topics of critical interest to industry participants, financers and investors. Capital Link’s investment conferences, which are organized across London, New York, Athens, Shanghai, and Limassol, assemble a quality line-up of speakers and attendees to debate the recent trends and developments in the shipping and marine services sectors, as well as, the financial and capital markets. The 2018 London Shipping Forum will be no exception, bringing together a distinguished group of expert industry experts. Capital Link’s Forums are known for combining rich informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. The London Forum will also provide the opportunity for 1x1 meetings between company management teams and investors.

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Capital Link’s 10th Annual New York Maritime Forum

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

New York City
Capital Link’s 10th Annual New York Maritime Forum on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The event is held in partnership with DNB. The New York Maritime Forum (NYMF) is both an investment and an industry conference with a double objective: • To provide an interactive platform for investors, financiers, cargo owners and shipowners to discuss the latest developments in the global shipping and commodity markets, as well as in the financial and capital markets. • To showcase and promote the role of New York as a hub for the global maritime community and attract more business to New York targeting a global industry audience. The objective of the Forum is to enhance New York’s profile as a place of business to the global maritime industry and especially to global shipping firms and industry participants who do not reside in New York. In parallel to the main sessions, where shipping company CEOs from all over the world will be discussing their sectors’ developments and outlook addressing mainly an investor audience, there will be a series of breakout sessions focusing on specific topics such as bank finance, equity and fixed income capital raising, restructuring and bankruptcy, maritime finance and law, securities law, tax issues, arbitration and mediation, New York as operational center for shipping companies, as well the role of the Port of New York and New Jersey as a logistics hub for shipping and cargoes. These breakout parallel discussions will focus on New York’s role while also providing updates on latest trends and developments for each topic. This one-day conference, known for its rich informational content and the extensive marketing, networking and business development opportunities.

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