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.
The Port of Los Angeles moved 581,665 TEUs in May, a 29.8% decrease compared to last year’s record-setting May, said Port Executive Director Gene Seroka in a news briefing. Five months into 2020, overall cargo volumes have decreased 18.6% compared to 2019.
Panama Canal achieves milestone transit12/08/2020
ReCAAP ISC: Six incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported during July 202012/08/2020
Mauritius PM calls for worst-case scenario preparations12/08/2020
Just In Time guide launched supporting smarter, efficient shipping12/08/2020
- Maritime Health
Update August 12: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus12/08/2020
Two workers died at Al-Zour LNG terminal in Kuwait11/08/2020
- Green Shipping
APM Terminals, CMA CGM link Spain, UK and Ireland with eco-friendly solution11/08/2020
MPA issues guidelines for safe transfer of people between vessels at anchorage11/08/2020
China revises law on the prevention and control of environmental pollution by solid waste11/08/2020
IMO digitalizes all meetings for 202011/08/2020