Shipping News
 

BP evacuates workers from platform after power generation issue

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

According to reports, BP stated that 63 non-essential personnel were transferred from the Etap platform, situated about 100 miles east of Aberdeen,...

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Ammonia could cut GHG emissions, says UK’s Royal Society

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

The UK Royal Society issued a report presenting the opportunities and challenges associated with the manufacture and future use of zero-carbon...

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Operations start for Italy’s Vado Gateway terminal

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

The new Vado Gateway terminal, located in Vado Ligure, Italy, marked the start of operations on 11 February 2020, when the container ship Maersk Kota...

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Cleaning and disinfection practices in COVID-19 case

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Given the recent Coronavirus outbreak, crew members onboard more than ever need to be aware of the key practices for their safety and protection;...

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Indonesia enforces polio vaccine for those arriving from the Philippines

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

The Britannia P&I Club alerts that Indonesian sea and air ports implements compulsory polio vaccination to all ships arriving from the...

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Westerdam passengers tested negative for coronavirus

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

The 781 passengers of the cruise ship Westerdam have tested negative for coronavirus, the Cambodian Ministry of Health announced. This completes the...

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Singapore’s 2019 Maritime Performance

Thursday, 20 February 2020

The Port of Singapore recorded strong growth in the past decade. In particular, container throughput in 2019 hit an all-time high of 37.2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), amidst challenging global economic conditions.

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WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda

Friday, 24 January 2020

WISTA Cyprus held its 7th Annual General Meeting and elections, at Columbia Plaza Venue, Limassol.

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IAPH 2020 World Ports Sustainability Award candidates announced

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Candidates submitted to jury for scrutiny in six categories representing all five areas of interest of the World Ports Sustainability Program

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Katradis and Lloyd's Register work together for a safer world

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

KATRADIS Marine Ropes Industry SA announced that Lloyd’s Register independent inspection agency affirms that NIKA-Siri® UHMWPE ropes have been successfully and approved in accordance with MEG4 specifications and are in compliance with the requirements of OCIMF.

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Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers backs Transport Taskforce with anti-trafficking training

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has celebrated 100 years today since the granting of its Royal Charter by unveiling plans for a training programme to help port workers and surveyors spot the signs of wildlife trafficking in the maritime supply chain.

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Hellenic Coast Guard - Donation

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

As part of the ENESEL Group’s ongoing commitment to driving positive social impact, this December we have through the Greek Shipowners’ Social Welfare Company Syn-Enosis (www.syn-enosis.gr)

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      Company News

ABS Awarded $2.1 Million for Safety Research

Thursday, 30 January 2020

ABS has been awarded more than $2.1 million for two projects focused on strengthening safety culture in the offshore oil and gas industry.

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Alfa Laval commits to achieving zero-emission vessels

Monday, 27 January 2020

Alfa Laval has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a coordinated effort to fight climate change by introducing zero-emission vessels by the year 2030.

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Carnival Corporation`s Nine Cruise Lines Earn Nearly 600 Awards for Great Vacations

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) continued its long history of third-party recognitions for providing its over 12 million annual guests with extraordinary vacation experiences, earning nearly 600 awards and honors in 2019 across its nine global cruise line brands and leadership team.

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ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

ABB Marine & Ports delivered testimony in the US House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure about the future of marine technologies.

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Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), in partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) has been awarded the Lloyd’s Register (LR) Certification for its Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing (LAAM) system to produce offshore grade steel.

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Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Joins Getting to Zero Coalition

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) (“Eagle Bulk” or the “Company”), one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax / Ultramax drybulk shipping segment, announced that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition (the “Coalition”), an alliance of 90+ companies within the maritime, energy, infrastructure, and finance sectors which are committed to the decarbonization of deep-sea shipping, in line with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions reduction strategy and the UNFCC Paris Agreement.

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      Safety News
 

19/02/2020 12:02

MHI to build 2 Multi-Role Response Vessels for the Philippine Coast Guard - Naval News
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19/02/2020 11:02

Latest Research on Maritime Safety Management Systems Market 2020: DNV GL, Intelex, Kongsberg, Thome Group, BASS, SpecTec, SERTICA - News Times
Latest Research on Maritime Safety Management Systems Market 2020: DNV GL, Intelex, Kongsberg, Thome Group, BASS, SpecTec, SERTICA  News...

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19/02/2020 11:02

West Africa maritime security update - Vanguard
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19/02/2020 10:02

CDC plans to implode chimney this weekend - SouthCoastToday.com
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19/02/2020 09:02

Autonomous Robot Market Projected to Reach USD 17729 Million By 2027 | Global Report by Facts & Factors - MENAFN.COM
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19/02/2020 06:02

Nigeria’s ship registry rated 46th globally - Guardian
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      Security News
 

19/02/2020 09:02

IMO continues its work to counter maritime crime - PortNews IAA
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19/02/2020 07:02

Nigeria: Oil Theft, Piracy, Cost Nigeria U.S.$750m in 2019 - NNPC - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
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19/02/2020 04:02

Saraki urges agencies synergy to tackle insecurity in Gulf of Guinea - Guardian
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19/02/2020 03:02

Minister Calls for Synergy against Insecurity in Gulf of Guinea - THISDAY Newspapers
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19/02/2020 03:02

NIMASA laments inadequate legislation against maritime insecurity - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
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19/02/2020 03:02

Nigeria mly burns homes after ‘pirates kill six - The News International
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      Enviroment News
 

19/02/2020 12:02

Canada Supports Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic - The Maritime Executive
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19/02/2020 11:02

International Maritime Research Confluence 2020 concludes successfully - Free Press Journal
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19/02/2020 11:02

West Africa maritime security update - Vanguard
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19/02/2020 10:02

South Korea's environment monitoring satellite successfully launched - INQUIRER.net
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19/02/2020 10:02

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Canada’s Backing of Heavy Fuel Oil Ban - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
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19/02/2020 09:02

Solstad Offshore awarded PSV contract by Premier Oil - - Splash 247
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      Events

European shipping week

Monday, 17 February 2020 - Friday, 21 February 2020

Brussels
Europe’s shipowners will once again join forces with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission to place shipping and maritime at the top of the agenda when European Shipping Week is held in Brussels for the third time during the week of February 17-21, 2020.

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11th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Athens
Capital Link’s 11th Annual Greek Shipping Forum will take place on Friday, February 20, 2020 at the Hilton Athens Hotel in Athens, Greece. The Forum is organized in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. Bank of Communications Financial Leasing is the Lead Sponsor. Greek shipping remains important to the maritime economy, constituting approximately 20 percent of the world’s shipping fleet. In spite of the volatile markets and economic downturn, Greek shipping professionals have consistently adapted to changing conditions, seeking out growth and opportunity rather than yielding to their circumstances. The event will focus on three main areas: • The current trends and outlook of the global economy and the main commodity, energy and shipping markets. • The critical challenges the industry faces today related to geopolitical and regulatory developments, IMO 2020 options & strategies, marine engines & fuels and the transformational impact of technology. • As usual, Maritime Finance will be the core subject with focus on bank finance, capital markets, alternative funding mechanisms and private equity. There will be particular attention to Asian Leasing alternatives including Chinese, Korean and Japanese leasing options and panel of prominent Chinese Leasing firms. With 1000+ participants every year, attendees can expect an informative networking forum connecting them to the shipping industry’s key players, including influential members in the financial community, such as commercial and investment banks. This one-day conference, known for its large attendance by shipowners, its rich informational content and the extensive marketing, networking and business development opportunities.

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4th Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Limassol
Capital Link’s 4th Annual Cyprus Shipping Forum will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Limassol at the Columbia Plaza. The Forum will take place under the Auspices of the Republic of Cyprus, the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, and with the leading sponsorship and cooperation of the Cyprus Union of Shipowners, the support of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and several industry organizations. It will feature international and Cypriot industry leaders and will discuss the latest geopolitical, regulatory, industry and financial trends and developments. It will provide an update on critical industry topics such as compliance with low sulfur and decarbonization regulations, the impact of technology and access to capital, the outlook of the various shipping sectors, shipmanagment and more! It will also highlight the role and significance of Cyprus as a maritime, energy, logistical and financial hub. The Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum will present a unique opportunity to gain insight to the latest industry developments and network with top industry participants from Cyprus and abroad including ship owners, ship managers, financiers, investors, regulators, classification societies, insurers, ship brokers, charters, traders and more. The event will be open to the buy and sell side communities as well as the media. By attending, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the current state of the shipping and marine services industry, the subsequent effects on their investments, and a clear focus on the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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