Watch: COVID-19 increases ship operating costs

Vessel operating costs have increased at their fastest pace in over a decade this year, due to higher insurance cover premiums and COVID-19 related expenses, says the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21 report published by Drewry.

Watch: Offshore vessel sinks in Campos Basin, 18 rescued

According to sources, an offshore survey vessel listed near the Albacora oil field in Brazil’s Campos Basin region. Up to now, no injuries and no pollution have been reported. Specifically, the offshore vessel Carmen took on a list at approximately 0430 hours, on Friday 20, in Brazilian waters, and eventually sank half an hour later.

Watch: Container ship capsizes while at dock

The container ship Mentari Cystal capsized with its starboard resting on bottom along pier at Teluk Lamong Terminal, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, on November 15, 2020.

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