The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has cost the lives of more than 980,000 while confirmed cases exceed 32,250,000. Although coronavirus started in China in early 2020, now it has spread all over the world, with the US accounting for the most deaths. Also, Europe, South America and India top the list with the regions affected significantly.
The CMA CGM Jacques Saade, the largest LNG-powered container ship, has joined CMA CGM Group’s fleet, after its naming ceremony.
This week, the first lock gate of the new IJmuiden sea lock at Port of Amsterdam was successfully installed. The door has been entered into the door shaft of the outer head. The entire operation took 72 hours.
chainPORT group, a multilateral partnership of global ports, met on 21 and 22 September, discussing the evolving role of ports in today’s supply chain.
Version 5 of the Singapore Crew Change Guidebook has been published, reflecting updates in the latest Port Marine Circular No. 38.
The peak season for containerised exports from Asia to the US is now underway, according to BIMCO, with the COVID-19 pandemic and astoundingly high freight rates making it easy to forget the trade war which has now entered its third year.
A trial regarding innovative vapour recovery systems was launched in the Port of Amsterdam on September 22. The aim is to enable barges to recover vapours safely and in a controlled manner.
China announced plans to boost its Paris climate accord target and called for a green revolution. Namely, China aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche arrived at Yokosuka, Japan on September 23, after combatting a shipboard engineering fire on September 20, during a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of operations.
Unilever Plc and Procter & Gamble Co. urge to resolve the crisis of more than 300,000 seafarers stuck on commercial vessels.
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New Zealand: Update on COVID-19 restrictions25/09/2020
Brazil updates berthing and mooring rules25/09/2020
Owner of New Diamond to pay $1.8 million for Sri Lanka’s help25/09/2020
World's largest LNG container ship named ''CMA CGM Jacques Saade''25/09/2020
IMarEST issues guide on scrubber challenges25/09/2020
450 coronavirus positive seafarers, quarantined onboard for weeks25/09/2020
First lock gate for the new IJmuiden sea lock at Port of Amsterdam installed25/09/2020