The only part of the maritime sector with pressing short-term issues which hinder growth is the building side of the marine leisure sector, according to a new report by the UK Maritime Skills Commission (MSC).
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Healthy Sail Panel submitted its recommendations to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in order to enhance safety onboard cruise ships.
DNV GL, in line with the Energy Transition Outlook (ETO), published the Maritime Forecast to 2050, providing an independent forecast of the maritime energy future and examining how the energy transition will affect the industry.
Following a session conducted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) warns the industry of the dangers arising from the temporary shortcuts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid an increase of container ship fires in the last years, a new guide is published to serve as a route-map for the CTU Code and to assist wider understanding of good packing practices.
Seeds that float in the air can hitchhike in unusual places – like the air-intake grille of a refrigerated shipping container. This is the finding of a team of researchers from the USDA Forest Service, Arkansas State University, and other organizations, from a study that involved vacuuming seeds from air-intake grilles over two seasons at the Port of Savannah, Georgia.
Following the pandemic situation, Maritime NZ updated its COVID-19 guidance for the maritime industry, port supply chain and transport operators.
CE Delft issued a new study, in which it finds that scrubbers have a lower climate impact than low-sulphur fuels.
In the main scenarios of this year’s BP Energy Outlook, global energy demand continues to grow for at least part of the period to 2050. However, over this time, the structure of energy demand fundamentally shifts, with a declining role for fossil fuels offset by an increasing share for renewable energy and a growing role for electricity. Decisive policy measures, such as significant increases in carbon prices, are needed to deliver a lasting reduction in emissions from energy use.
In light of the COVID-19 situation, World Health Organization (WHO) issued guidance in order to protect the seafarers working onboard cargo ships and fishing vessels amid the pandemic.
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New fleet control centre for HMM's ultra large container ships23/09/2020
MPA and Singapore Maritime Institute issue call for proposals on decarbonizing harbourcraft23/09/2020
Greece welcomes first cruise ship to restart operations amid COVID-1923/09/2020
Hempel launches underwater hull inspection service using ROVs23/09/2020
Singapore extends validity of STCW certificates23/09/2020
Underwater robot lays sea cables at Port of Rotteram to connect wind farms at sea23/09/2020
Russia says world's most powerful nuclear icebreaker begins Arctic voyage23/09/2020