World Shipping Council published its 2020 survey concerning containers lost at sea issue. The report reveals that on average a total of 1.382 containers lost at sea every year.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) issued a report, highlighting that shipping will fail to tackle its GHG emissions unless it sets rules that truly reflect the climate impact of shipping fuels.
Shell and Deloitte published a report according to which 95% of senior shipping executives see decarbonization as important or a top three priority for the industry. The report represents the industry’s view concerning decarbonization and the solutions that would help the industry meet the IMO’s ambition of reducing GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050.
A White Paper by National Cargo Bureau calls for urgent reform to stem the increasing number of container-related incidents caused by poorly stowed, undeclared or misdeclared dangerous cargoes.
Black Sea MoU issued its annual PSC report recording a total of 212 detentions through 2019, with a detention percentage of 3.51%, which represents a 0.25% decrease compared to 283 detentions in 2018. Safety of navigation accounted for the majority of operational deficiencies in 2019.
The Port of Rotterdam discusses the role of the ports of the future and the features they would have, talking about agile, smart ports that will ease and fasten operations, based on seven distinct building blocks.
During the challenging times arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, Inmarsat investigates the role of technology in enhancing crew welfare onboard, health and wellbeing at sea.
INTERTANKO, representing independent tanker owners of the world, issued guidance on how to manage crew welfare amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance includes advice on helping seafarers to deal with emotional stress and overcome negative feelings.
Countries and companies around the world will be unable to bring their carbon emissions down to net-zero in the coming decades, unless a major acceleration in clean energy innovation takes place, says IEA in a new report.
Classification Society ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. From January to December 2019, the report identified 394 PSC detentions relating to 371 ships classed by NK.
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