South Korean marine supplier Tas Global Co., Ltd and Danish environmental consultant DHI Water and Environment are the latest entities to join the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Marine Biosafety, which now counts seven members.
HFO produces higher levels of air and climate pollutants than any other marine fuel, and its use must be banned in the Arctic, urged WWF.
A new strategic partnership to strengthen cooperation between ships and ports to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has launched between the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) and the GreenVoyage2050 Project, which is executed by IMO.
The IMO’s Facilitation Committee conducted its first ever virtual regular session of an IMO Committee, with meetings held simultaneously in plenary and in a working group, developing new guidelines for electronic signature, among other issues.
As October is annually recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), during a digital discussion, the International Maritime Organization highlighted the importance of digitalization in the shipping industry, explaining its role through an animation.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) established the Seafarer Crisis Action Team (SCAT) in efforts to resolve the crew change crisis. IMO’s SCAT focused on contacting representatives from national governments, NGOs, trade unions or relevant associations, or orienting seafarers towards the right organisation, to find solutions.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued a circular concerning the Framework of Protocols, which was first issued on 5 May 2020 and has now been revised, with the principle purpose of emphasizing the need for compliance and strict adherence with COVID-19 testing and quarantine requirements.
In the new era of digitalization, the ISM Code, supported by the IMO Resolution MSC.428(98), requires ship owners and managers to assess cyber risk and implement relevant measures across all functions of their safety management system.
The International Maritime Organization fully supports global efforts to protect biodiversity in the world’s oceans, and therefore launched a video concerning the protection of marine biodiversity and ecosystems.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) issued a new circular including attached guidance which provides a framework for harmonizing public health measures implemented by States in order to facilitate passenger and repatriation flights using Public Health Corridors (PHC) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Steering with artificial intelligence to combat maritime piracy21/10/2020
Day 02 of 2020 SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum focuses on safety and security challenges amid the pandemic crisis21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Fingers must remain out of the line of fire during wire transfer operations21/10/2020
Transport Malta investigation: Serious injury of crew member while testing rescue boat crane21/10/2020
- Maritime Health
Update on crew COVID-19 cases in Western Australia21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Pilot transfers need careful judgment when moving outside the safety zone21/10/2020
Seafarers in Australia forced to stay up to 18 months onboard, ITF says21/10/2020
Near-fatal in New Zealand leads to 1st enforceable undertaking for maritime21/10/2020
- Cyber Security
US charges Russian military intelligence officers for ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack21/10/2020
Port of Antwerp and partners to develop 5G private network21/10/2020