Following years of hard work to revolutionize and digitalize the crew competence management in the maritime industry, Safebridge has its strong efforts recognized after being awarded three very prestigious awards at this year’s high caliber events around the globe.
ECSA welcomes and applauds EU’s president-elect Ursula von der Leyen’s speech, which focused on the union’s goal for sustainability, climate challenges and digitalization, highlighting that a united Union will better-achieve its goals in collaboration with the IMO.
WISTA Hellas conducted its Annual Forum on November 5, focusing on the sanctions that are being imposed today, the development of digitalization, as well as the role of women in shipping and the importance of boosting their presence in the sector.
The Tripartite Forum met in Tokyo discussing the rapidly changing shipping industry and what will follow in the near future, based on the environmental, economic and technological changes that the industry will face. The Forum notes that although the targets are achievable, it is important to implement better and clearer regulation to easier achieve the goals set.
The second SAFETY4SEA Singapore Forum was successfully concluded on Wednesday 14th of November 2019 at Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center, Singapore, attracting 250 delegates from 120 organizations. The event’s program formed equally among safety, green and smart challenges for shipping.
During the “2020 & Beyond” conference, MPA Singapore announced its future initiatives concerning the IMO 2020 transition, and its further steps to help shipowners and maritime stakeholders towards sustainability, digitalization and develop skilled maritime professionals.
Leaders from around the world gathered for the Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit on 30-31 October in Singapore, to develop concrete solutions to the most important challenges facing the maritime industry, including decarbonization, improvement of efficiency and safety and attracting new generation.
UNCTAD released the Review of Maritime Transport 2019, presenting a fall in maritime trade growth. Moreover, trade policy crosscurrents, geopolitics and sanctions, environmental worries, fuel economics and tensions regarding the Strait of Hormuz, have all contributed to slower growth in merchandise trade.
The Global Maritime Forum launched its 2019 “Global Maritime Issues Monitor” report addressing shipping’s current issues, from the diversity in maritime workforce to a zero-emission industry, based on the results of a survey of senior maritime stakeholders from 46 countries.
During the last SAFETY4SEA Hamburg Forum, all experts attempted to provide a picture of the shipping in 50 years from today and imagine how the industry is going to change in order to face upcoming challenges. Namely, the key question raised was: What will be the same in the shipping industry and what will be different in 2050 from your perspective?
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