An inland container barge collided with the Willemsbrug bridge east of the port of Rotterdam on July 1. Three containers fell into the water, as a result of the accident.
The Dutch Safety Board issued an investigation on the loss of containers from the MSC Zoe in 2019, sharing valuable lessons learned on the shipping routes that pass the Wadden Islands to the north.
This year, the shipping industry celebrates the Day of the Seafarer under different circumstances; the COVID-19 crisis left thousands of sea workers stranded at sea due to travel restrictions, reiterating the importance to secure rights of our seafarers. As such, the 2020 Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bulker ‘Bluebill’ collided with a railway bridge over the Chagres River in the Panama Canal. The bridge sustaines significant damage.
With the International Day of Seafarer coming ahead on 25th June, IMO calls Member States to recognize seafarers as key workers and exempt them from the travel restrictions of the pandemic.
On 16 June 2020, the Japanese cruise vessel “Asuka II” which was docked in Yokohama Port, near Tokyo reported a fire onboard its storage area on the top floor.
Certification during the COVID-19 pandemic is a procedure not to be missed according to NBKB. It is stated that although a company is yet not fined, and the insurance coverage remains an unclear path, it is important to continue your certification in a timely manner.
ECSA published a video showcasing maritime workers from across the industry from across Europe, who explain their lives in the past few months in keeping the supply chains running and why every shipment counts.
Following the giant VLOC “Stella Banner’s” grounding on February 24, the 300.000 DWT vessel was intentionally sunk on Friday approximately 150km from Maranhão.
An offshore demonstration conducted from May 25 through 28 by OceanBased Perpetual Energy, in collaboration with the Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), has demonstrated that clean, renewable perpetual energy can be derived by harnessing the Gulf Stream current off South Florida.
Keel laid for world’s first fully electric tug09/07/2020
South Africa extends seafarers' certificate expiration date09/07/2020
BPA: UK must focus on coastal regions and green investment09/07/2020
Mission to Seafarers: How to mitigate COVID-19 impact on seafarers’ mental health09/07/2020
Dealing with undeclared bunker in a Turkish port09/07/2020
537 Filipino seafarers repatriated to Manila amid COVID-1909/07/2020
North Club calls maritime industry to establish an international plan on crew change09/07/2020
Shipbroker teams up with Microsoft to enable data-driven decision making09/07/2020
Container loss incidents falling, WSC study reveals09/07/2020
Maritime NZ provides funding for safer boating activities09/07/2020