On 24 September 2020, IMO and the global maritime community celebrates the annual World Maritime Day, under the theme “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”. On the occasion of the World Maritime Day, both UN and IMO Secretary General stressed that shipping remains the main facilitator of global economy, even amid the pandemic.
In an effort to enhance shipping’s decarbonization, ABS issued a video highlighting available carbon-reduction practices.
Fire broke out at the port of Ancona in Italy, causingsignificant damage. The fire started in a warehouse and rapidly spread in the port area. No injuries were reported.
Ahead of the World Maritime Day 2020, IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim, published a message for the shipping industry and seafarers.
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.
A cable laying ship, called Responder, sank on September 12, off South Korea, after catching fire. No casualties or injuries are reported.
The new routeing systems, established this summer in Skagerrak and Kattegat in order to create more predictable traffic patterns and separate oncoming ship traffic better, work as intended, the Danish Maritime Authority informed.
Following the fire incident of the supertanker “New Diamond” near the coast of Sri Lanka on Thursday, September 3, a team of experts boarded the vessel to assess the damage of the ship.
Partners of an EU initiative have unveiled a recently assembled full-scale section of a ship’s hull made of composite materials to help reduce energy and maintenance costs.
Two huge explosions have rocked Beirut, killing at least 78 people, while injuring thousands more. Initial reports suggest that a fireworks warehouse was involved in the explosion.
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