In order to boost women’s leadership in the maritime and ocean business community, the World’s Ocean Council (WOC) and the Women’s International Shipping & Tradding Association (WISTA) are about to collaborate and sign an MoU, on 20 November at the annual WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 in Paris.
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SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 CAREER4SEA – EUROPORT Awards on educational, investment in shipping, initiative, women in shipping and new generation that have showcased excellence and innovation within the maritime industry towards making a career in shipping more sustainable. The awards were presented at a prestigious ceremony which successfully concluded on November the 8th, on the sidelines of EUROPORT, the leading international exhibition that took place in Rotterdam, November 5-8, 2019.
The Former UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, highlighted that the shipping industry has to focus on achieving the targets set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda and fight climate change, going against unilateralism.
Heidi Heseltine, Co-Founder of the Diversity Study Group, introduces us the objectives of this new organization which is first to champion diversity and inclusion within maritime industry. The employment landscape is dynamic, and thus we need to embrace a new way of thinking to develop diversity and inclusion initiatives.
BIMCO’s newly elected president, Turkish shipowner Sadan Kaptanoglu, aims to gather as many as possible shipowners to find a way to protect the environment, discussing the 2020 sulphur cap, the 2050 targets on reducing the GHG emissions and plastic debris.
The video depicts the launch by the UK Department of Transport of Maritime 2050, the first long-term strategy for the UK’s maritime sector. Launched in January, this long-term strategy comes at a time when the UK faces intense competition from maritime nations in the Far East, Northern Europe, Gulf and North America.
There are five global shifts reshaping the maritime world and the industry has already started innovating in order to meet them. So, what the future of shipping will look like in 2025? Which are the implications for shipowners and crew right now and in the future?
While cruise ships constitute less than 1% of the commercial vessels globally, the significance of cruise industry in tourism and global economy cannot be underestimated, with a notable total of 30 million ocean cruise passengers projected in 2019. In this regard and in view of the new year ahead, we attempted to predict key cruise trends that are awaited to shape the industry landscape in 2019 and beyond.
As 2018 is reaching its end, the key developments and challenges that shaped the maritime landscape focus on the unprecedented opportunities that blockchain brought on the spotlight, to the unforeseen evolvement of the shipping regulatory framework that shifted the industry toward a more sustainable approach, the past year claims the title of a turning point for the future of shipping.
IMO announced that its technical cooperation activities have received a boost of $1.0 million by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The funds will be allocated to activities like training and supporting women in the maritime sector, combating piracy and other illicit activities that threaten the safety of navigation.
Argentina issues new regulations for navigation19/11/2019
Norwegian oil production increased in October19/11/2019
Addressing harassment in the workplace19/11/2019
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Keeping galley hygiene onboard: a key defense against seaborne diseases19/11/2019
US senators eye establishment of Arctic shipping safety committee19/11/2019
Scrubber notifications in ECAs established within the US19/11/2019
Port of Southampton expands to host larger vessels19/11/2019
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APM Terminals launch innovative customer alert system19/11/2019
Port of Hamburg's deepening project goes as planned19/11/2019
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Do’s and don’ts when dragging anchor19/11/2019