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1,000 ports commit to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Nearly 1000 ports and port-related companies committed themselves to achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, during an event in Antwerp, under the auspices of the World Ports Sustainability Program, on 22 March. The commitments made by the international port community are recorded in the historic Charter of the WPSP.

Career Paths: Frank Coles, Transas

What are a few unique pieces of career advice that nobody ever mentions?  What are actually beneficial to a career? Who is the most influential mentor to you? These and more we ask people of a noteworthy career to share their views and tips for an ideal path into maritime business.

Career Paths: Dorothea Ioannou, American Club

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce “Career Paths” column, which is both featured in monthly SAFETY4SEA Log magazine and online, hosting industry experts who present briefly an overview of their personal path towards their goals and objectives.

WISTA forms Diversity Committee to support more women in shipping

WISTA announced the formation of its Diversity Committee, a member-driven project to focus on providing practical solutions to increase opportunities for gender diversity in the maritime industry. The committee works as part of WISTA International’s 2018 theme: The Women Who Move the World.

The role of women in shipping continues to grow

Gone is the myth that ‘women are bad luck at sea’. Living in the twenty-first century, we clearly understand that it is just a superstition. Several organizations have set the ground in the last decade for creating a greater awareness towards acceptance of women in the industry.

Drivers for ocean sustainable development

WOC and ETG announced release of a white paper, highlighting the need and opportunity to develop Ocean/Maritime Clusters as a key part of achieving ocean sustainable development, implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and advancing the “Blue Economy” and “Blue Growth”, specially in developing countries.

ESL Shipping issues sustainability report for 2017

“During last few years we have devoted a lot of time and resources to improve our human and technology standards, but we acknowledge we still are far away from being perfect and a lot of work remains. This report shows our commitment to responsibility and openness,” says Mikki Koskinen, Managing Director of ESL Shipping.

Maersk will not use scrubbers for 2020 sulphur cap compliance

Danish containership giant Maersk said that it will not pursue scrubbers as an option for compliance with the 2020 sulphur cap, but it will replace the cheaper bunker oil with fuels with a lower sulphur content. The company noted the regulation carries enforcement challenges and rising fuel costs that will create an uneven playing field. 

Sustainability key to shipbuilding industry

Wärtsila’s Juha Kytölä looked at how shipbuilding companies manage to combine financial performance with environmental and social performance, proving that sustainability is a key driver of business decisions. In his research, Dr. Juha compared the sustainability strategies of nine shipyards, five in South Korea and four in China.


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