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SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce “Career Paths” column, which is both featured in monthly SAFETY4SEA Log magazine and online, hosting industry experts who present briefly an overview of their personal path towards their goals and objectives.
WISTA announced the formation of its Diversity Committee, a member-driven project to focus on providing practical solutions to increase opportunities for gender diversity in the maritime industry. The committee works as part of WISTA International’s 2018 theme: The Women Who Move the World.
Gone is the myth that ‘women are bad luck at sea’. Living in the twenty-first century, we clearly understand that it is just a superstition. Several organizations have set the ground in the last decade for creating a greater awareness towards acceptance of women in the industry.
WOC and ETG announced release of a white paper, highlighting the need and opportunity to develop Ocean/Maritime Clusters as a key part of achieving ocean sustainable development, implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and advancing the “Blue Economy” and “Blue Growth”, specially in developing countries.
“During last few years we have devoted a lot of time and resources to improve our human and technology standards, but we acknowledge we still are far away from being perfect and a lot of work remains. This report shows our commitment to responsibility and openness,” says Mikki Koskinen, Managing Director of ESL Shipping.
Danish containership giant Maersk said that it will not pursue scrubbers as an option for compliance with the 2020 sulphur cap, but it will replace the cheaper bunker oil with fuels with a lower sulphur content. The company noted the regulation carries enforcement challenges and rising fuel costs that will create an uneven playing field.
Wärtsila’s Juha Kytölä looked at how shipbuilding companies manage to combine financial performance with environmental and social performance, proving that sustainability is a key driver of business decisions. In his research, Dr. Juha compared the sustainability strategies of nine shipyards, five in South Korea and four in China.
IMO has signed a new partnership agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, aiming to promote sustainable shipping through a range of safety and environment-focused capacity-building activities in the maritime and port sectors in selected countries.
- Cyber Security
Cyber security in the EU GDPR framework22/03/2018
WLPGA heralds LPG as an ideal propulsion fuel in the marine industry22/03/2018
- Green Shipping
New collaboration to promote electric shipping22/03/2018
UK shipping to face many changes in the future22/03/2018
Watch: Aerial view of capsized 'Britannica Hav'22/03/2018
A trade war can damage shipping industry22/03/2018
Most sulphur ECA violations noted in English Channel22/03/2018
Europe's biggest shipping nations among the worst in climate talks22/03/2018
Salvage on vessels carrying pollutants increased in 201722/03/2018
- Loss Prevention
Cargo misdeclaration is the cause for many container fires22/03/2018