To mark World Maritime Day 2021 on 30 September, the ITF Seafarers' Trust is urging for greater recognition for seafarers and for governments to live up to their responsibilities.Read more
From wind, to steam, to diesel engines and autonomous ships, vessels’ propulsion is a constant struggle to innovate.
A marine pilot, also called maritime pilot, harbor pilot, port pilot, ship pilot, or simply pilot, is a mariner who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths.
The Omani government lifted its ban on all arrivals. All Omani citizens, resident visa holders, visitors and crewmembers will be allowed to enter Oman regardless of their departure country and without prior approval.
The IMO Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers held its 7th Session (CCC 7) remotely from 6 - 10 September 2021.
The Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has issued a new circular requiring foreign flag vessels to make mandatory reporting prior entering the territorial waters of China.
The 108th session of IMO's Legal Committee (LEG 108) took place on 26-30 July 2021, touching upon a wide range of shipping regulatory cases. The meeting put the issue of abandonment of seafarers high on the agenda, discussing, among others, a proposal to establish a fund to support seafarers impacted by abandonment.
GEA plans to support the shipping industry in reducing emissions as a system supplier with in-house solutions.
IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore launched an online portal focusing on maritime transport decarbonisation initiatives.
Gasunie and North Sea Port have signed an agreement to develop a regional transport network for hydrogen in Zeeland.
On 24th September, the port of Le Havre, France saw its first LNG bunker. Namely, Gasum bunkered LNG to Le Commandant Charcot, PONANT’s latest LNG fueled newbuilt polar explorer.