Watch: The “First Wave” of zero emission shipping

The Getting to Zero Coalition published a video explaining its role and vision to improve the shipping industry’s emissions, and highlighting its commitment to making commercially viable zero emission vessels a scalable reality by 2030. 

Fire onboard tanker off Taiwan

A Liberian-flagged crude oil tanker reported fire onboard, while underway 16.5 nautical miles east of Taiwan’s Orchid Island, on 8 December. The 2006-built MT MARQUESSA was en route from Laizhou, China to Singapore, when the incident occurred. 

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.

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