A new study by not-for-profit research centre Clear Seas provides a comprehensive picture of the commercial vessels operating in Canada’s Pacific region, aiming to help better assess and understand risks associated with commercial shipping in Canada’s Pacific waters.
Port Canaveral recently marked a historic milestone in the safe, reliable transportation and delivery of LNG in North America as the Q-LNG 4000, an articulated tug and bunker barge (ATB) arrived at America’s first LNG cruise port.
Ireland’s Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) issued an investigation report on the grounding of the general cargo ship MV Alta at Ballyandreen Bay, Ballycotton, Co. Cork, on 16 February 2020. The ship suffered a mechanical breakdown and was abandoned and set adrift by its owners and crew in October 2018.
e5 Lab announced the establishment of Marindows to bring information technology (IT) to Japan’s maritime industry. e5Lab is a joint venture of Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., and Mitsubishi Corporation that aims to develop electrically powered, zero-emission vessels.
Amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Vassilios Demetriades, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister, met with Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO, to support progress regarding seafarer vaccinations and the pathway to decarbonization of shipping.
MACN released a very informative video regarding corruption at sea. Titled ”The cost of corruption at sea”, the video depicts examples of maritime corruption.
Artemis Technologies, which is leading a programme to develop a new class of zero-emission high speed vessels, has unveiled its mechanical hardware in the loop (mHIL) simulator and digital twin capability in Northern Ireland.
During IMO’s Office of the London Protocol and Ocean Affairs (OLCP&OA) and UNEP/MAP recent meeting, participants focused on how to prevent pollution from dumping of wastes at sea.
An Australian-first initiative trialling Wi-Fi on cargo ships off the Port of Gladstone allows seafarers to connect up to 20 kilometres from the shoreline, boosting communication capabilities with their loved ones.
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- Green Shipping
Norwegian group to boost maritime green shift05/03/2021
Part of Eastern Pacific's fleet to run on methanol and ammonia05/03/2021
New study provides overview of vessels traffic in Canada’s Pacific region05/03/2021
Port Canaveral becomes North America’s first LNG cruise port05/03/2021
MCIB investigation: Drifting cargo ship runs aground after abandonment05/03/2021
New joint venture aims to develop electrically powered, zero-emission vessels05/03/2021
Cyprus’ meeting with IMO Secretary General: An oveview05/03/2021
Watch: What is the cost of corruption at sea?05/03/2021
Watch: Advanced marine simulator with digital twin capability unveiled05/03/2021
- Maritime Health
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