A video circulated through social media captured the time when the 13,900 TEU container ship Milano Bridge allided with an STS gantry crane at the port of Busan, on 6 April.
During the coming weeks Stena Bulk will perform a test running on an MR tanker on 100% biofuel. The fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied by GoodFuels in Rotterdam.
In the video, Dr Kate Thompson, a counselling psychologist, provides information and guidance for seafarers affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The video seeks to answer actual questions posed by seafarers who contacted the helpline SeafarerHelp.
Following the COVID-19 and the major disruption that has brought, the quarantine measures unexpectedly made Venice canals look clearer and cleaner. With no boats and the reduced traffic due to the country’s lockdown, small fish swimming around in the water canals are visible.
A new IMO video animation shows how aquatic organisms can build up on surfaces and structures exposed to the sea – a process known as biofouling.
IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, issued a statement on COVID-19, stressing the vital need to maintain commerce by sea and protect seafarers’ welfare.
ISWAN has published a new video focusing on the risks posed to Indian seafarers who sign up to unlicensed crewing agencies.
A strange vehicle will be driving on the bottom of the harbor in the western port area of the Port of Rotterdam, on a trial basis. It is the Deep Dig-it, an unmanned trencher of 17 meters long and 138,000 kilos clean on the hook.
WHO has issued a video sharing tips on how we can protect from the COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by coronavirus and spread from person to person, mainly through the droplets produced when an infected person speaks, coughs or sneezes.
The stress associated with the global COVID-19 outbreak has triggered many everyday people to wear medical masks. However, if you do not have any respiratory symptoms, such as fever, cough, or runny nose, you do not need to wear a medical mask, WHO noted.
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MASS concept: A first step toward autonomous operations in shipping07/04/2020
UK Chamber of Shipping urges for support of freight flow07/04/2020
Emergency funding campaign launched for developing world seafarers07/04/2020
Australia to investigate COVID-19-hit cruise ship in Sydney07/04/2020
USGC oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida07/04/2020
Steps to protect mariner wellbeing aboard ships during COVID-1907/04/2020