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Vitol acquires Sinanju Tankers in move into Singapore bunker market

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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Parker, Henderson team to keep green shipping in the frame

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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AIBN investigation: Lack of securing devices on hatch covers leads to crew’s death

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Accidents Investigation Board Norway released its report regarding the 10 September 2018 incident, when a crew member died in an occupational accident...

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AIBN investigation: Exposure to lethal gas levels contributes to fisherman’s death

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Accident Investigation Board Norway released its report on a 10 June 2018 incident, when a crew member died on board the factory trawler Nordstar in...

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New industry’s 3D printing project launched

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

3D printing of metallic components has significant potential for maritime and offshore industry applications. In this context, the online procurement...

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WTO, FAO, WHO urge food trade to keep flowing

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

The heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) called...

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Better to leave crew onboard than risk catching virus during changeovers

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

A crew specialist has urged ship operators to exercise caution when making crew changeovers while the coronavirus outbreak continues to rampage across the globe.

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VIKING offers e-learning remedy for COVID-19 STCW headache

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

VIKING Safety Academy has addressed a fast-emerging seafarer training issue brought by coronavirus by delivering a unique e-learning tool that can keep seafarers STCW-compliant until restrictions on movement and social interactions come to an end.

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Important Information Covid-19 update from Palau International Ship Registry

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

"Following the latest guidance for employers and as the spread of Covid-19 continues, we wanted to write to advise you that our team are currently working mainly remotely with a small number in the office this week.

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Updates from the Marshall Islands Registry Regarding COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020

"The Marshall Islands Registry is always committed to quality client service. During these rapidly changing and challenging times, we remain fully operational and accessible to our clients.

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Temporary restrictions on maritime transport with Greece

Monday, 16 March 2020

Temporary restrictions on maritime transport associated with Greece are stated in the Joint Ministerial Decision of the Ministers of Health, Infrastructure and Transport, Maritime and Island Policy, in the context of limiting the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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CLIA Announces Voluntary Suspension in U.S. Cruise Operations

Monday, 16 March 2020

CLIA ocean-going cruise lines will be voluntarily and temporarily suspending cruise ship operations from U.S. ports of call for 30 days as public health officials and the U.S. Government continue to address COVID-19.

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      Company News

Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships

Thursday, 26 March 2020

The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide the design for two new bulk and container carriers.

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Coronavirus poses major challenges for seafarers on merchant ships

Friday, 20 March 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has already caused the loss of thousands of human lives and the imposition by authorities of travel restrictions and lockdown of cities, provinces and countries across the world. Communities across most continents and economies are currently subjected to this serious threat and resulting turmoil.

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ABS COVID-19 Update

Monday, 16 March 2020

ABS remains committed to supporting its global clients with its team continuing to provide services worldwide while complying with all government-directed health and operational requirements and guidance.

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Nordea offers instalment-free periods in light of corona outbreak

Friday, 13 March 2020

Nordea has a special responsibility to its customers and the societies during tough times.

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ClassNK grants AiP on LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier

Friday, 13 March 2020

Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part N which adopts IGC Code and its Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels to Daihatsu Diesel for their concept design of an LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier developed in cooperation with Iino Gas Transport, Osaka Gas, Izumi Steel Works, and Miura Shipbuilding in terms of safety assessments.

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Almi Tankers one of the first companies in Greece awarded ISO 27001

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Almi Tankers S.A. has set high standards for Information Security management by becoming one of the first maritime companies in Greece to be awarded ISO 27001 certification by global certification and assurance company Lloyd’s Register (LR).

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      Safety News
 

01/04/2020 12:04

Africa seeks IMF, World Bank and EU support on debt relief - UNECA - Nasdaq
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01/04/2020 12:04

Coronavirus restrictions force recreational boaties and anglers off the water - ABC News
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01/04/2020 12:04

South Africa's ports are open to mineral exports, transport department says - Reuters
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01/04/2020 12:04

ChartWorld acquires Maritime Services - Splash 247
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01/04/2020 12:04

The EU should not forget the maritime technology industry - Dry Cargo International
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01/04/2020 12:04

South Africa's ports are open to mineral exports, transport department says - Yahoo Finance
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      Security News
 

01/04/2020 12:04

AFRICA: West Africa maritime security guide published - Bunkerspot
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01/04/2020 02:04

Best practice manual for tankers entering high-risk West African waters - Riviera Maritime Media
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01/04/2020 01:04

India considers China a Rival in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) - Daily Times
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01/04/2020 01:04

Why the Sudden Drop in Armed Robbery of Ships off Venezuela? - CIMSEC
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31/03/2020 11:03

Abu Sayyaf team heads towards Malaysia on the hunt for kidnap targets - - Splash 247
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31/03/2020 09:03

New publication offers updated maritime security guidance for mariners operating off West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
New publication offers updated maritime security guidance for mariners operating off West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea  Hellenic Shipping...

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      Enviroment News
 

01/04/2020 12:04

The EU should not forget the maritime technology industry - Dry Cargo International
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01/04/2020 12:04

Nigeria adopts standards on low sulphur in turbine, marine fuel - Vanguard
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01/04/2020 12:04

Cutter Stratton Departs for Eastern Pacific Counter-Narcotic Patrol - SEAPOWER Magazine Online
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01/04/2020 12:04

Port of Sept-Îles and INREST reaffirm their commitment to strategic research - Dry Cargo International
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01/04/2020 11:04

Protect with the right coating today to avoid paying tomorrow - ShipInsight
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01/04/2020 11:04

6 fishermen arrested for possession of illegal drugs and fishing venture - Manila Bulletin
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      Events

10th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Athens
The Capital Link CSR Forum marks its 10th year anniversary, having successfully mapped the transition from Corporate Social Responsibility to Sustainability in Greece. It has pointed out the drastic transformation and dedication shown by the Greek entrepreneurship, towards sustainable development, alternative forms of operation at all stages of production that reduce their ecological footprint, transparency in corporate governance and humanitarian awareness, amidst times of economic recession where the operations of businesses and the well-being of the Greek family at risk. The Forum concentrates in the inseparable concepts of economy and society. We believe that when conditions favor the growth of the economy, they also favor the optimization of society`s living conditions.

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