Safety News
 

15/07/2018 11:07

BPA: Close 'drink-pilot' yachtie loophole - Port Strategy
Port StrategyBPA: Close 'drink-pilot' yachtie loopholePort StrategyThe British Ports Association chief executive has closed UK Maritime Safety...

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14/07/2018 01:07

Coast Guard safety team moves to Cape Cod - Cape Cod Times
Cape Cod TimesCoast Guard safety team moves to Cape CodCape Cod TimesCG AIR STATION CAPE COD — Formerly stationed in Boston, a Coast Guard Maritime...

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13/07/2018 08:07

Comment: How maritime tragedy shaped safety regulations - The Scotsman
The ScotsmanComment: How maritime tragedy shaped safety regulationsThe ScotsmanScotland is unfortunately no stranger to maritime tragedy and it is...

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11/07/2018 05:07

House passes bill aimed at boosting maritime vessel safety - Safety+Health magazine
Safety+Health magazineHouse passes bill aimed at boosting maritime vessel safetySafety+Health magazineWashington — The House on June 27 unanimously...

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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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      Security News
 

15/07/2018 10:07

UN says anti-piracy fund has boosted maritime security in Somalia - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
UN says anti-piracy fund has boosted maritime security in SomaliaHellenic Shipping News WorldwideThe UN counter-piracy fund that has been in existence...

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14/07/2018 08:07

Kenya calls for commitment to eradicate piracy off Somalia coast - Coastweek
Kenya calls for commitment to eradicate piracy off Somalia coastCoastweekThe 21st Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of...

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13/07/2018 12:07

Kenya denies troops involved in sugar, charcoal trade in Somalia - The Star, Kenya
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)Kenya denies troops involved in sugar, charcoal trade in SomaliaThe Star, KenyaOmamo spoke during the...

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12/07/2018 05:07

Kenya calls for commitment to eradicate piracy off coast of Somalia - Xinhua
Capital FM KenyaKenya calls for commitment to eradicate piracy off coast of SomaliaXinhuaThe 21st Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off...

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12/07/2018 04:07

Maritime Piracy : Is there conspiracy against Nigeria? - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Maritime Piracy : Is there conspiracy against Nigeria?Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideThere are indications that the upcoming security report on...

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11/07/2018 10:07

Nigeria: Maritime Piracy - Is There Conspiracy Against Nigeria? - AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: Maritime Piracy - Is There Conspiracy Against Nigeria?AllAfrica.comThere are indications that the upcoming security report on Nigeria's...

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      Enviroment News
 

15/07/2018 11:07

LOCAL NOTES - Cape Cod Times
LOCAL NOTESCape Cod TimesDr. Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal will discuss “Contemporary Maritime Piracy and the Ocean Environment” from 2 to 3:30 p.m....

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15/07/2018 02:07

RRS Sir David Attenborough Launched - The Maritime Executive
The Maritime ExecutiveRRS Sir David Attenborough LaunchedThe Maritime ExecutiveThe U.K's polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough was...

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15/07/2018 02:07

NASS okays trust fund for Navy, maritime security - The Nation Newspaper
NASS okays trust fund for Navy, maritime securityThe Nation NewspaperThe Chairman of the Committee on Maritime Mohammed Bago (APC, Niger), presenting...

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14/07/2018 02:07

Sailors Join NATO Allies in Sub Exercise as Russia Threat Grows - Military.com
Military.comSailors Join NATO Allies in Sub Exercise as Russia Threat GrowsMilitary.com"We can continue to build our combined capability to...

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14/07/2018 01:07

RIMPAC Units Participate in Sinking Exercise off Kaua'i - Maui Now
Maui NowRIMPAC Units Participate in Sinking Exercise off Kaua'iMaui Now“Today, we demonstrated the lethality and adaptability of our joint...

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12/07/2018 08:07

House passes maritime protection Bill - Jamaica Observer
Jamaica ObserverHouse passes maritime protection BillJamaica ObserverThe Ballast Water Management Act provides for the prevention and minimising of...

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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
 

UN chief calls for more accountability on human trafficking in Libya

Saturday, 21 July 2018

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called for more accountability for human traffickers in Libya, after the UN Security Council added...

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Internet infrastructure in US coast at risk due to rising sea level

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the US may soon be overflown by rising seas, according to a...

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Enablers of tax avoidance rules: the impact on shipping

Friday, 20 July 2018

New rules have recently been introduced in the UK to combat complex or artificial tax avoidance arrangements. These rules apply to ‘enablers’ of...

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Price, Takahashi, Weis and Killian Claim Governor’s Cup Semifinal Berths

Friday, 20 July 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Thursday, July 19, 2018) – Some would call today’s Flight 18 match between Harry Price (AUS, Cruising Yacht Club of...

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The Recycling of Ships

Friday, 20 July 2018

The Recycling of Ships. A major analysis by Nikos Mikelis  By James Brewer  Shipping industry chiefs will need to continue to support and to channel...

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The BDI’s fall continues

Friday, 20 July 2018

Another day of losses in nearly all sectors of the Dr and Wet Markets. Geopolitics are warming up for an all-out war. John Faraclas’ brief daily...

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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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