Although being hold with wires, the Norwegian frigate ‘Helge Instad’ was depicted almost fully submerged on Tuesday, following collision last week with the Maltese-flagged oil tanker ‘Sola TS’ in Hjeltefjorden, off Bergen, in the early morning hours of Thursday. The Norwegian Coastal Administration is leading the oil spill response, while the Navy is leading the work on the crash investigation.
The video depicts Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas cruise ship arriving at Terminal A in Miami. Symphony of the Seas is the 25th vessel belonging in Royal Caribbean’s fleet. The ship’s naming ceremony will be held on 15th of November 2018 during a celebration hosted by the vessel’s first ever Godfamily.
Gaslog Saratoga, an LNG vessel under the Bermuda flag, grounded on the 10th of November on Dermata bay in Heraklion, Crete. The coastguard came to the rescue to help all the crew members immediately. Heraklion’s Hellenic Coastguard commanded the non departure of the LNG vessel until it was given a class certification addressing its security to sail.
Russian military divers dived in the Sea of Japan for the first time in the history of the Russian Navy and reached the depth of 416 meters. With the help of a diving complex they went into the depth, where they examined the underwater water area. They also conducted a training session on connecting the air supply hoses.
Military sergeant, Sarah Mattison, reported on maritime security exercise that took place in Djibouti between US Sailors and Soldiers and Djiboutian navy and coastguard. The exercise is aiming to enhance partner capabilities between the two countries and to help develop a better security not only for the seafarers but for the population too.
Celebrity Edge, the first ship to be completely designed in 3D has already started its Translantic voyage this month. The vessel marks a turning point on ship design, as from the first sketches, every step was done in 3D. Celebrity Cruise officially took delivery of Celebrity Edge from the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France in November 2018.
Professor Kevin James, Executive Dean Of Science and Engineering in Plymouth University conducts a survey about cyber attacks in maritime industry. Cyber attacks are of a great risk both for the maritime industry and for mariners. Cyber attack can cause many problems such as breaking something to the point it could go wrong and finally be mitigated. The most insidious cyber attacks can cause something serious to happen.
Winds over 80 km/h broke MSC vessel’s mooring line in Brazil. The vessel involved is the MSC Ajaccio and the incident took place at the port of Paranaguá in Brazil, on Sunday 4th of November. The rope snapped and it almost sounds like a gunshot going off.
The short video, published by the International Union of Marine Insurance, provides an overview of the Union’s work since 1874 when international trade was growing and new markets were emerging. Operating at the forefront of marine risk, IUMI gives a unified voice to the market, tackling industry issues and challenges through effective representation and lobbying activities.
In this video, published by APL, the company explains what measures it has taken to ensure compliance with the 2020 sulphur cap regulation. In order to achieve this, APL said that since 2009 it has decreased the CO2 emissions of its vessel operations, by 51%.
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