Cases of crew abandonment remain a very serious problem for seafarers worldwide, despite the fact that the world is now more aware of the problem. To depict the issue, Periplous created a map depicting every case of crew abandoment around the world.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration released the first iteration of an automated ship reporting service, marking a milestone for Kongsberg’s SESAME Solution II project. The service is hosted on a test environment in SafeSeaNet Norway.
Transport Malta issued an investigation report on the fatal fall of a crew member onboard the bulk carrier MV Alma while in the Atlantic Ocean in heavy weather. While there were no witnesses, the investigation did not exclude the possibility that the crew member either lost his stepping or balance due the rolling and pitching motions of the vessel.
Newbuilding orderbooks have reached historically low levels relative to existing fleets, with the dry bulk carrier sector being one of the most extreme examples.
The Panama Ship Registry joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) becoming part of the world’s largest group of maritime companies fighting for a better and corruption-free business environment.
The European Commission presented its EU Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy last week and now provides answers to key questions, such as, how will this Strategy help Europe’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis? And what regulatory changes does the strategy foresee?
Hapag-Lloyd, CMA CGM, MSC and Kuehne+Nagel support Team Malizia in the Vendée Globe 2020 yacht racing regatta, in their efforts to highlight the importance of marine protection and sustainable shipping.
Authorities should give priority to seafarers in COVID-19 vaccination, together with medical personnel, in order to ensure a healthy work environment and protect the uninterrupted international trade, Unions of Greek Shipowners said.
The UK launched the 2020 amendment Code of safe working practices for merchant seafarers focusing on improving the health and safety of the crew primarily on board UK registered ships.
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Newbuilding orderbooks reach historically low levels27/11/2020
Panama Shipping Registry joins MACN fighting corruption27/11/2020
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