UK maritime charity, The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has established a £1M COVID-19 response fund to provide financial support to UK merchant seafarers and fishers affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency issued a marine information note, highlighting the extension of the UK Government’s Maritime Training (SMarT) Fund by up to three months.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis and the economic impacts that has brought, Germany as part of its pandemic recovery plan aims to boost green shipping practices.
The AEGIS (Advanced, Efficient and Green Intermodal Systems), a three-year project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, has officially started on 1st June.
Four US institutions have received $1.1 million in grants to support regional fisheries studies that will collect data vital to the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America.
Portuguese Government gave its approval to a National Energy and Climate Plan 2030 and the EN-H2 National Hydrogen Strategy, in order to boost hydrogen-based power generation in the following 10 years.
In light of the coronavirus crisis, Maritime UK reported that there is an immediate need for green growth as part of the region’s “COVID-19 recovery plan”.
Norway-based Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is crowdfunding to support maritime charity Mission to Seafarers (MtS), in addressing the hardships for seafarers amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The US Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide a loan of $500 million to the Port of Long Beach, as part of a project to reduce traffic congestion and enable the port to handle large container ships.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the United Kingdom launched a package so as to protect ferry freight routes. Specifically, the region introduced a £17 million scheme which includes services in and out of Cairnryan.
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