A report by ETF and ECSA named “Enhanced participation of women in European shipping – The opportunity to increase gender balance in the EU maritime sector,” aims to address the issue of women seafarers being underrepresented in the industry.Read more
With the launch of our new program, SEAFiT, we will dedicate a new series of articles on tips and practices to embrace a new wellbeing mindset. This is vital for our daily lives and goes hand in hand with resilience, considering that in order to be able to face all challenges and bounce back, we need to foster a new philosophy and take care of ourselves.
If you feel breathless because of anxiety, there are breathing techniques you can try to alleviate symptoms and start feeling better. These techniques can be done at any point during the day or build into longer moments for yourself.
Homesickness is the emotional distress that people experience when adjusting to new circumstances or surroundings when away from home and feeling cut off from our regular support system.
On the occasion of the World Mental Health day, we asked industry experts to share their views on what needs to change to make seafarers’ mental health a key priority for shipping, as the theme of this year’s international day highlights.
AMSA is seeking for feedback up to January 8th, 2023 with regards to the proposed changes to Marine Order 98 that deals with the prevention of pollution from anti-fouling systems. The ban on cybutryne will begin on 1 January 2023. The new regulations will prohibit all ships from applying or re-applying anti-fouling systems which contain cybutryne.
WWF welcomed the approval of new Polar Code regulations at the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s 106th session of the Maritime Safety Committee held 2-11 November 2022 in London. These new Polar Code regulations will extend the rules on navigation and voyage planning to cover fishing vessels, private yachts and smaller cargo vessels operating in Arctic waters.
The U.S. Coast Guard announced that a Notice of Availability (NOA) pertaining to Coastal Zone Area Contingency Plan (ACP) guidance has been published.
Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to supporting the work of IMO, IACS will actively participate in the forthcoming MEPC 79, from 12 to 16 December 2022.
Singapore has accepted IMO's amendments to the Convention, regarding the size of the IMO Council, the term of its Council Members, and the language texts.
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Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced that it has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Zulu Associates, for its novel ZULU Mass vessel design.
Shell signed an agreement with Alfa Laval regarding the development of a new Gas Combustion Unit (GCU) for use on liquid hydrogen carriers.
Enbridge and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV) announced that they intend to work towards jointly developing a carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration hub in the Corpus Christi area of the Texas Gulf Coast.
A report by ETF and ECSA named “Enhanced participation of women in European shipping – The opportunity to increase gender balance in the EU maritime sector,” aims to address the issue of women seafarers being underrepresented in the industry.