The VLCC (Very Large Crude Carriers) markets have staged a modest recovery ahead of market speculation that OPEC may relax production cut discipline and rising bunker prices which are providing a negotiating point for owners, according to data provided by VesselsValue.
2017 has been another positive year for cruise industry, with a significant passenger growth, according to CLIA’s recently-released cruise industry numbers for the year. The industry has surpassed the 2017 ocean cruise passenger projections, reaching 26.7 million passengers globally up from a projection of 25.8 million.
Leaders from across Asia and the Pacific, including government, unions, business, and academia, highlighted “game-changing” areas which can transform the future of work for women in Asia and the Pacific. This infographic outlines that gender equality and women’s empowerment have implications for growth and development.
The UK Major Ports Group summarized the results of a survey to the UK’s biggest port owners and operators on what developments could shape the port of the future, in line with the Government’s Maritime 2050 Call for Evidence. The survey highlights developments in augmentation-automation to transform competitiveness.
The European Maritime Safety Agency issued an infographic, describing lessons learned from accidents through the European Marine Casualty Information Platform. In this infographic EMSA presents accidents that took place on fishing vessels. As the infographic shows there were a total of 2404 incidents involving fishing vessels
ISO 45001 will help the organizations not only to manage their OH&S risks and improve their OH&S performance by developing and implementing effective policies and objectives, but also to reduce workplace incidents and the cost of insurance premiums.
To address the impact of Black Carbon emissions from shipping on the Arctic, IMO has been developing a definition for black carbon, to find the best methodology for measuring black carbon, and identifying abatement options. The following infographic outlines some of the most effective abatement options and presents their advantages and and disadvantages, based on the most recent scientific literature.
ISO 45001 emphasizes the need for worker participation in the functioning of an OH&S management system, as well as requiring that an organization ensures that its workers are competent to do their assigned tasks safely.
Leadership is difficult to teach but it is the centerfold aspect in team dynamics while leaders need to develop themselves in order to successfully inspire and motivate team members towards improving overall team performance in all levels.
A broad range of industries has been showing increased interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – or mostly known, drones- in last years, mainly due to the relaxation of stringent regulations around their use. The total addressable market for drone powered business operations is valued at over $127 bn, according to PwC estimates.
MSC welcomes the first guests of its private island07/12/2019
Watch: India's four steps to become a shipping force06/12/2019
Port of London and Chiefton's captain not guilty for man's dronwing death06/12/2019
Increasing confidence on second industry meeting for IMO 202006/12/2019
IRClass and FMT agreed on advanced bulk carrier designs06/12/2019
- Green Shipping
Kuwait bans single-use plastic items onboard vessels06/12/2019
Manning, training and certification guidance for the offshore industry06/12/2019
DNV GL approves Hudong-Zhonghua largest gas-fueled vessel design06/12/2019
- Women in shipping
IMO commits on preserving the legacy of World Maritime Theme for 201906/12/2019
- Short Sea
Asian Development Bank prepares plan to boost India's coastal shipping06/12/2019