The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (The Center), the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Danish Government have joined forces to resource and execute pre-feasibility studies for green corridors in five countries in the Global South.Read more
Prediabetes is characterised by a blood sugar level that is above normal. It is not yet at a level sufficient to classify as type 2 diabetes. But without making adjustments to their lifestyle, children and adults with prediabetes have an elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
In observance of World Mental Health Day, celebrated on October 10th, the Human Rights At Sea (HRAS) released a statement emphasizing the need to combat stigma around mental health and drawing attention to the continuing global challenge of suicide.
On this year’s World Gratitude Day, celebrated annually on 21st September, we explain how expressing gratitude can improve one's quality of life. This day serves as an international observance encouraging people to reflect on their blessings and express their gratitude.
The term "gut health" is used to describe the condition of the digestive system as a whole. Taking care of the digestive system is essential, since it affects so many other systems in the body.
A group of countries, including the United States, the Group of Seven (G7), the European Union (EU), and Australia, have joined forces to put in place a policy known as the "Russian Price Cap Policy." This policy affects various services related to maritime transport, particularly those involving the movement of crude oil and petroleum products from Russia, called "Russian Oil."
Britannia Club reported on pivotal amendments to the MLC 2006, scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2024, following their adoption at the ILO 110th session. These amendments include revisions to regulations concerning recruitment and placement, repatriation, recreational facilities (including access to internet service onboard and at port), food and catering, and the disembarking of seafarers who require immediate medical attention.
Transpost Malta has issued a Merchant Shipping Notice to remind all concerned of the important dates of EU MRV regulation following the amendments approved this May in order to comply with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2015/757 (effective from April 2015), on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport
The Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator, issued a marine notice to inform about fire extinguishing requirements for paint and flammable liquid lockers, per SOLAS II-2/10.6.3.
AMSA published a safety alert, to provide guidance to operators of domestic commercial vessels (DCVs) on risks associated with the carriage of battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) on roll-on, roll-off (RORO) ferries, and how best to deal with these risks.
ABS highlights the key topics championed by the IMO to improve the safety, efficiency and technological leadership of the maritime industry.
Floating Storage Regasification Units (FSRUs) are floating structures that bring LNG to the coast after receiving it offshore and regasifying it there.
The oceans account for 70% of the planet Earth, where about 50,000 ships ply every day. But how is it secured that they ply in safe areas?
According to EMSA, the maritime industry faces substantive challenges due to increasingly strict air emissions and climate legislation as its practitioners navigate the course towards decarbonisation. The potential of wind assisted propulsion systems as a power source in the shipping sector is analysed in a new report released by EMSA.
Federation of European Private port Companies and Terminals (FEPORT) members reiterated their concern regarding the measures of the EU ETS and the possibility of a review of the Regulation, during General Assembly meeting of their organization.
UNCTAD published a new policy brief focusing on the twenty-eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change provides an opportunity to assess progress in decarbonization efforts in the shipping sector and adds further momentum to carbon reduction actions.
According to IMO, a new simplified glossary that supports the industry to gain a better understanding of the terminologies and phraseologies used in life cycle assessments (LCA) and sustainability criteria relating to alternative marine fuels has been launched.