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From safety-maybe to safety-first
Global expert thinking on the SAFETY4SEA SeaSense Column a few months ago showed mixed feelings with respect to the implementation of safety culture within shipping industry; four out of eight experts (50%) provided negative feedback on the question: “Has the industry been successful in implementing safety culture?”.
New initiative launched to improve ship recycling
Ship operators and non-profits Forum for the Future and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative announced the launch of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative, aiming to increase responsible ship recycling practices.
How are ship owners saving the environment from the emission of 94327 tons of CO2 a year?
By reducing fuel usage by 34.936 tons and power consumption by 180.000 MWh also meaning ship owners will save 8.7 million USD. The product is called OptiSave™.
Ports sign up to sustainability charter
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) charter will be signed in Antwerp on 22 March where sustainable ports around the world will set out the guidelines for their commitment to achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Project focuses in on air quality monitoring
Air quality and in particularly emissions monitoring has taken centre stage at the latest discussions under the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II.
Songa Shipmanagement appoints KR for cyber security services
Korean Register (KR) - an IACS member classification society - has announced that it has signed an agreement with Songa Shipmanagement to provide specialist cyber security technical services, covering a fleet of 32 ships.
Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”
Air quality, the leading priority of European ports, was the focus of last Friday discussion, organised by CERTH within the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II, which took place at Piraeus Port Authority, bringing together executives from the shipping and energy sectors as well as representatives from governmental bodies, local authorities and relevant associations.
Cybersecurity is a featured topic at SMM
Enhancing transparency, boosting efficiency: big data has arrived in the shipping industry.
Panos and Thanassis Laskaridis awarded The “2018 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award”
On Thursday, February 8, 2018, during the Luncheon of the Capital Link’s 9th Annual Greek Shipping Forum the “2018 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award” was presented to Messrs. Panos Laskaridis & Athanasios Laskaridis respectively.
NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide Revealing Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Damage
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today its List of Ships dismantled worldwide in 2017 in tidal beaches of South East Asia revealing the shipping industry’s irresponsible shipbreaking practices and a series of human rights and labour abuses, including loss of life, at shipbreaking yards.
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