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.
A fire had broken out on June 4 on board board Hoegh Xiamen, which is still burning but is now under control, according the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department. The fire had caused an explosion which injured eight fire fighters. All 21 crew members are safe.
The American P&I Club’s Loss Prevention published a video, in which Danielle Centeno – Vice President, Loss Prevention/Survey Compliance – discusses three keys to safe boarding.
In light of these challeging times and difficulties the seafarers are facing, the American P&I Club and Eagle Ocean Marine honor the seafarers through the #WeatheringTheStorm campaign.
The US Coast Guard hoisted two people to safety after their vessel ran aground at the Barnegat Inlet Jetty in Barnegat, New Jersey on May 6.
Singapore-based startup F-drones has claimed to have conducted the first commercial BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) drone delivery in Singapore on 19 April 2020. The drone delivered 2 kg of vitamins over 2.7 km in 7 minutes, to a ship managed by Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS).
Fire took place on board a cargo ship on April 15, off the coast of Italy. Twelve crew members were on board at the time and were all rescued.
During the coming weeks Stena Bulk will perform a test running on an MR tanker on 100% biofuel. The fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied by GoodFuels in Rotterdam.
A new IMO video animation shows how aquatic organisms can build up on surfaces and structures exposed to the sea – a process known as biofouling.
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