Safety News
 

19/04/2018 07:04

Container Weighing Systems Market – Increasing Emphasis on the Maritime Safety Propells Growth - CMFE News (press release) (blog)
Container Weighing Systems Market – Increasing Emphasis on the Maritime Safety Propells GrowthCMFE News (press release) (blog)Container weighing...

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19/04/2018 07:04

Container Weighing Systems Market - Increasing Emphasis on the ... - CMFE News (press release) (blog)
Container Weighing Systems Market - Increasing Emphasis on the ...CMFE News (press release) (blog)Container weighing system flawlessly integrates the...

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19/04/2018 07:04

China holds live-fire drills off coast in warning to Taiwan - Washington Post
Washington PostChina holds live-fire drills off coast in warning to TaiwanWashington PostBEIJING — China has held live-fire exercises off its...

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19/04/2018 07:04

China holds live-fire drills off coast in warning to Taiwan - Sacramento Bee
China holds live-fire drills off coast in warning to TaiwanSacramento BeeThe maritime safety authority in the coastal province of Fujian announced the...

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19/04/2018 06:04

BREAKING: Missing pilot was familiar with flight path | Rockhampton ... - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
Rockhampton Morning BulletinBREAKING: Missing pilot was familiar with flight path | Rockhampton ...Rockhampton Morning BulletinIT'S been almost...

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19/04/2018 06:04

Missing gyrocopter: Mass search after aircraft disappears | The ... - Courier Mail
Courier MailMissing gyrocopter: Mass search after aircraft disappears | The ...Courier MailTHE search for a missing gyrocopter has been suspended and...

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      Security News
 

19/04/2018 07:04

Navy's 180 Squadron keeps maritime terror at bay - The Straits Times
The Straits TimesNavy's 180 Squadron keeps maritime terror at bayThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE - They are the foot soldiers of Singapore's...

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19/04/2018 07:04

Singapore Navy's 180 Squadron keeps maritime terror at bay - The Straits Times
Singapore Navy's 180 Squadron keeps maritime terror at bayThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE - They are the foot soldiers of Singapore's efforts to...

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18/04/2018 12:04

St. Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armory in Gulf of Oman - The Japan Times
The Japan TimesSt. Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armory in Gulf of OmanThe Japan TimesTahiti Shipping, a subsidiary of...

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18/04/2018 12:04

St Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armoury - Business Day
Business DaySt Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armouryBusiness DayNow the ship, cherished by the 4,500 residents of...

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18/04/2018 12:04

Angola wants complementary strategies for maritime security ... - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Angola wants complementary strategies for maritime security ...Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideAngola considers it essential that African States...

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18/04/2018 12:04

Angola wants complementary strategies for maritime security - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Angola wants complementary strategies for maritime securityHellenic Shipping News WorldwideHe considers maritime security as essential for the...

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      Enviroment News
 

19/04/2018 12:04

UK Foreign Secretary announces £9 mn to save oceans - Devdiscourse
DevdiscourseUK Foreign Secretary announces £9 mn to save oceansDevdiscourseBritain will use its position as a leading maritime nation to help...

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19/04/2018 12:04

Concordia Maritime collaborates with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment to measure microplastics in ... - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideConcordia Maritime collaborates with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment to measure microplastics in...

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19/04/2018 06:04

Up to 44% of shipowners considering LNG power for newbuilds - Seatrade Maritime News
Seatrade Maritime NewsUp to 44% of shipowners considering LNG power for newbuildsSeatrade Maritime NewsThe switch to LNG, which will also reduce CO2...

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19/04/2018 02:04

Study lists LNG, methanol as alternative marine fuels - The Punch
The PunchStudy lists LNG, methanol as alternative marine fuelsThe PunchA study has revealed new promising alternative marine fuels, which include...

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19/04/2018 02:04

Silk Road revival needs to protect people and environment - Financial Times
Financial TimesSilk Road revival needs to protect people and environmentFinancial TimesFurthermore, most of the target countries in the (now named)...

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18/04/2018 12:04

CMA CGM reaffirms its commitment towards the protection of the environment following the International Maritime ... - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideCMA CGM reaffirms its commitment towards the protection of the environment following the International Maritime...

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      Company News

CMA CGM aims to reduce by 50% CO2 emissions in 2050 as IMO’s decision

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

he CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, welcomes the adoption, by member countries of the IMO, of a strategy aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 50% in 2050 in the maritime transport industry.

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SHI’s Smart Ship Solution Secures ABS Cyber Approval

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

ABS granted a Certificate of CyberSafety Compliance for Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Smart Ship Solution demonstrating adherence to the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries and ISO 27000 series, IT Security Control Code of Practice.

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Star Bulk and Eco Marine Power Commence Renewable Energy Study

Thursday, 22 March 2018

As part of its continued focus on bringing renewable energy solutions to shipping, Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Star Bulk S.A. (Star Bulk) covering a joint study project focused on the feasibility of using EMP’s technologies on existing and new bulk carriers.

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Hill Dickinson wins Maritime Professional Services Award

Monday, 19 March 2018

International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has won the Maritime Professional Services Award at the 2018 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards.

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Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group

Monday, 19 March 2018

Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, announces the acquisition of Nettitude, a market-leading provider of cyber security services with some of the most sophisticated technical capabilities in the industry.

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Certification of Environmental Management PERS of PPA S.A. by ESPO

Monday, 19 March 2018

The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. announces the successful completion of the environmental certification review in accordance with the Port Environmental Review System (PERS) and the receipt of the new PERS Certificate.

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      Shipping News
 

Factors to improve alternative fuels in shipping

Thursday, 19 April 2018

DNV GL issued a white paper assessing alternative fuels and technologies. The white paper "Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping"...

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CMA CGM aims to improve carbon efficiency by 30%

Thursday, 19 April 2018

CMA CGM welcomed the adoption by the IMO, of the GHG Initial Strategy, aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 50% in 2050 in the maritime transport...

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Review of Salvage and Marine Firefighting Verifications

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The US Coast Guard uses many methods to evaluate a tank or non-tank vessel owner/operator’s compliance with vessel response plan regulations. In...

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EU deals with Japan and Singapore to support ‘fair and regulated trade’

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The European Commission presented trade agreements with Japan and Singapore to the Council to eventually be adopted. The European shipowners welcomed...

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Bridge Procedures: The importance of passage planning

Thursday, 19 April 2018

A passage plan aims to develop a comprehensive berth to berth navigation plan in order to ensure safe voyage as it determines a route to be followed....

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Ports of LA, Long Beach fund for technologies to reduce air pollution

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are offering seed money to foster the development of new goods-movement technologies that will improve air...

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Concordia Maritime collaborates with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment to measure microplastics in the oceans

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Together with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment, Concordia Maritime has initiated a preliminary study to determine the feasibility of gathering important information on the volume of micoplastics in the oceans.

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IMO agrees to cut 50% emissions by 2050

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has adopted a highly anticipated climate change strategy for shipping.

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Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 72nd session, 9-13 April 2018 Outcome

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

IMO's key environmental meeting adopted an initial GHG strategy for shipping, adopted amendments to the Ballast Water Management Convention; approved an amendment related to implementation of the sulphur 2020 fuel oil limit; agreed to develop a ban on heavy fuel oil the Arctic following an impact assessment; and agreed to address the issue of marine plastic litter from shipping.

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UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping

Monday, 16 April 2018

Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping and phase them out, as soon as possible in this century.

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BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy

Monday, 16 April 2018

"The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry.

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UK P&I Club supports IMRF maritime mass rescue projects

Monday, 16 April 2018

The UK P&I Club has made a significant donation to the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) to support its work developing resources, training and building preparedness for maritime mass rescue operations.

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      Events

3rd Annual China Shipping Forum

Friday, 20 April 2018

Shanghai
The Forum will explore how International & Chinese shipowners, leasing firms, and industry players can benefit from the latest trends in global financing, capital markets, private equity, and alternative financing. It will connect shipowners with global shipping industry leaders, investors and capital providers to discuss joint venture opportunities, demonstrate how to optimize technical & commercial ship management, and will tackle issues of critical significance to the industry such as cybersecurity & digitalization, preparing for the 2020 regulations, geopolitical & market trends affecting shipping.

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Singapore Maritime Forum

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Singapore
Capital Link’s Singapore Maritime Forum will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Westin Hotel in Singapore. The Forum aims to highlight the significant role of Singapore as the gateway to Asia and the global shipping markets. It will discuss the developments and trends in the energy, commodities, the various shipping sectors, the global financial and capital markets, as well as issues pertaining to regulatory developments, technical and commercial fleet management. The Forum will highlight the competitive positioning and advantages of Singapore as a maritime hub. The majority of the speakers and panelists are experts and top decision makers from global organizations. They come to Singapore prepared to address critical topics of interest to the industry and to interact with high level executives from the shipping, shipbuilding and finance communities. As such, attendees of the Singapore Maritime Forum can expect a high level of rich industry information and unique networking opportunities with key maritime industry players, including influential members from shipowners, investment and commercial banks, financial leasing companies as well as global traders of major dry bulk and energy commodities in one event.

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Green Marine’s 11th annual conference

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - Friday, 01 June 2018

Vancouver, Canada
The main aim of the GreenTech conference is to gather together everyone with an interest in improving maritime transportation’s environmental performance. As with previous years, there will be expert knowledge, actual experience and best practices shared, along with detailed information about innovative sustainability initiatives and great networking opportunities.

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6th Analyst & Investors Day Forum

Monday, 04 June 2018

Athens
The Analyst & Investor Day brings together public and private shipping company executives, investors, analysts, financiers, and other industry participants who visit Athens from all over the world for the biannual Posidonia event. Attendees will exchange views on the shipping, financial and capital markets, alternative finance, private equity, as well as investor attitudes towards shipping. The Forum features as panelists industry leaders from the Greek and global shipping communities, the Global Shipping Heads of major shipping banks, top investors and analysts. There are sector roundtable discussions dedicated to the dry bulk, tanker, container, LPG and LNG sectors, as well as panel that discusses opportunities across all sectors. The Forum will also address issues of critical importance for shipping, such as access to and availability of capital, bank and alternative finance, the impact of technology and new regulations. It is a highly exclusive event providing unique opportunity to exchange views and information and network.

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