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Shipping survey reveals growth in CSR as industry embraces sustainable practices

SAFETY4SEA’s annual survey, the so called ’’Shipping CSR500 Survey’’ highlights once again the many benefits that CSR practices offer to the industry’s organizations which realize their responsibility as part of the society and their contribution to the environmental sustainability in order to move forward.

Organizational culture vitally important for sustainable shipping

The term of culture in the organizational context encompasses values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization. But, what does an ideal organizational culture look like? And, how can we embed sustainability into shipping organizations?

Stena Line: Key sustainable initiatives in 2017

Swedish shipping company Stena Line released its yearly overview for 2017, revealing a 15% decrease in its sulphur emissions, reduced plastic onboard and a decreased number of accidents among the seagoing staff, in line with its sustainability strategy initiated in 2016.

Taiwan donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund

ISWAN and the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium signed a Memorandum of Understanding, under which Taiwan will donate another USD 30,000 to the Piracy Survivor Family Fund, administered by ISWAN, on behalf of the UN Contact Group for Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.

Port of Saint Petersburg starts social program

From the beginning of 2018, the Sea Port of Saint Petersburg invested RUB 7.3 million as part of its social programme. Over RUB 3.8 million was paid as part of the Collective Agreement with financial compensations and assistance to the employees making the bulk of payments. Additional RUB 800,000 was allocated for other social payments. 

HSBC rules out financing oil sands, coal plants, arctic drilling

HSBC, Europe’s biggest bank, announced that it will no longer provide project finance for new coal power plants, arctic drilling, as well as new tar sands projects, including the construction of any pipelines, becoming the latest in a series of international financiers to have distanced themselves from North American pipelines.

UK Club supports IMRF maritime mass rescue projects

The UK P&I Club made a donation to the International Maritime Rescue Federation, in a bid to support its work developing resources, training and building preparedness for maritime mass rescue operations. The IMRF is the international non-governmental organisation which works to develop and improve maritime search and rescue.

Promoting maritime careers to young people

The UK Merchant Navy Training Board’s Careers at Sea campaign wants UK shipping organisations to help raise awareness of the shipping industry and maritime careers among young people and jobseekers. For this reason, the UK Chamber of Shipping will launch Tidal Tuesday on 6th of March.

Poll

’Unmanned and autonomous vessels are quickly becoming a reality. Do you think that seafarers will be able to trust an autonomous system?

maritime events

Alerts Casualties Loss Prevention Maritime Health Regulation Safety Seafarers Security
eu sanctions against russia
EU extends sanctions against Russia until 2019
adrift sailboat
Heavy weather caused the allision of USCG vessel with bridge
fire on bulk carrier
Fire breaks out on bulk carrier at Port of Kempla
Arctic Ballast Emissions Fuels Green Shipping Pollution Ship Recycling Technology
norway grants arctic oil exploration licenses
Norway grants Arctic oil exploration licenses to 11 companies
croatia lng terminal
Croatia approves construction of LNG terminal at Krk
power generation
Renewables accounted for 49% of power generation growth in 2017
Connectivity Cyber Security E-navigation Energy Efficiency Maritime Software Smart
digitalization in uk ports
UK Major Ports Group launches contest to promote digitalization in UK ports
eu drone rules
European Parliament approves new rules for drones operation
steps of a cyber attack
The seven phases of a cyber attack
CIC Detentions Fines PSC Focus Vetting
uscg ends yacht voyage
USCG ends yacht voyage after multiple violations
performance lists 2017
Paris MoU issues performance lists 2017
uk fines captain for safety failures
UK imposes £25,000 fine to Captain of oil tanker for safety failures
CSR Shipping Sustainability Women in shipping
carnival signs with bellona
New agreement to promote sustainability in cruise industry
world maritime day parallel event
‘Better shipping for better future’ the theme of WMD parallel event 2018
singapore maritime industry authority
Singapore’s Maritime Industry Authority presents new 14-point agenda
Finance Fishery Infographic Maritime Knowledge Offshore Ports Reports Shipbuilding Short Sea Yachting
port of corpus christi
Port of Corpus Christi searches fund to handle US shale export
norway grants arctic oil exploration licenses
Norway grants Arctic oil exploration licenses to 11 companies
natural capital risk exposure
Transportation sector shows high natural capital risk exposure, Allianz says