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  • U.S., Guyana to Launch Joint Maritime Patrols Near Disputed Venezuela Border
    von Reuters am 18. September 2020 um 20:25

    GEORGETOWN, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The United States and Guyana will begin joint maritime patrols aimed at drug interdiction near the South American country’s disputed border with crisis-stricken Venezuela, the U.S. secretary of state and Guyana’s new president said on Friday. The agreement comes as U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp , as part of

  • Australia Bans Fourth Ship for Underpaying Crew Wages
    von Mike Schuler am 18. September 2020 um 18:36

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) banned yet another vessel for deliberately underpaying crew wages, which in this case the operator attempted to conceal from the authorities. The AMSA on Friday announced a 12-month ban for the Panama-flagged bulk carrier AC Sesoda, which is operated by Sincere Industrial Corporation of Taiwan. AMSA boarded the ship

  • Why Is ‘Big Data’ Important To Shipping?
    von John Konrad am 18. September 2020 um 16:58

    In this podcast episode, Matt Morgan sits down with David Hirschman of the Blue Economy Podcast to discuss maritime market intelligence. How are data analytics shaping the future of global trade? Who’s in line to become the “Amazon of shipping?” What are the difficulties facing digital startups in the maritime industry? Matt Morgan, CEO of

  • International Lenders Back $9.5 Billion Financing for Russia’s Arctic LNG 2
    von Reuters am 18. September 2020 um 15:28

    By Simon Jessop LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – International lenders have lined up about $9.5 billion in financial support for a Russian Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, a document seen by Reuters showed, even as such projects come under greater scrutiny over climate concerns. The $21 billion project, which received final investment approval a

  • U.S. Seeks Stricter Funding Rules for Abandoned Offshore Oil Wells
    von Bloomberg am 18. September 2020 um 15:16

    By David Wethe and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) –The U.S. is looking to tighten requirements on bonds issued by a growing number of bankrupt oil producers to deal with abandoned offshore wells that could eventually become environmental disasters. The Interior Department is proposing rules to strengthen the issuance criteria after companies have filed for Chapter

  • Japan Sending Team to Mauritius to Probe Wakashio Grounding
    von Reuters am 18. September 2020 um 15:00

    TOKYO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Japan said on Friday it will send a five-person team to Mauritius to investigate the grounding of a Japanese-owned ship off the country’s coast that led to an environmental crisis. A bulk carrier owned by Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping and chartered by Mitsui OSK ran aground on a reef off Mauritius

  • Representative Elaine Luria Earns Merchant Marine Award
    von John Konrad am 18. September 2020 um 2:00

    American Maritime Partnership (AMP), last month announced it is honoring Representative Elaine Luria, of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, with the American Maritime Hero Award. The award recognizes individuals or groups of individuals who have added to the rich heritage of the United States as a maritime nation. As a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, Representative

  • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Watching Ocean Carriers for Competition Violations
    von The Loadstar am 17. September 2020 um 21:29

    By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – US ocean regulator the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has fired a warning shot across the bows of container shipping lines, saying it will head to the courts if there is evidence of collusion on the transpacific trades. Freight rates between Asia and the east and west coast of

  • AI-Driven Unmanned Research Vessel ‘Mayflower’ Launched in England
    von Mike Schuler am 17. September 2020 um 19:01

    One of the world’s first fully autonomous vessels has been launched and is ready to traverse the world’s oceans in order to gather vital data to help scientific research on critical issues impacting the marine environment. Technology giant IMB announced the launching of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship on Wednesday. The vessel was developed along with

  • Named Storm Landfalls in the U.S. this Year Are One Shy of 1916 Record
    von Bloomberg am 17. September 2020 um 17:34

    By Will Wade (Bloomberg) –Hurricane Sally’s historic flooding of Florida and Alabama this week marked the eighth named storm to strike the continental U.S. this year, leaving the tally just one short of a record that dates back more than a century. With 10 weeks left in the Atlantic storm season, there’s a good chance

  • NTSB Opens Investigation Docket Into Fatal Conception Dive Boat Fire
    von Mike Schuler am 17. September 2020 um 16:28

    The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal fire aboard the dive boat Conception off Santa Cruz Island, California last year. The 75-foot commercial diving vessel, with 33 passengers and 6 crew members, caught fire just after 3 a.m. local time on September

  • Hurtigruten Cancels Remaining 2020 Cruises
    von Reuters am 17. September 2020 um 15:29

    OSLO, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Norway’s Hurtigruten has called off its remaining cruises this year due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Europe and the Americas, the company said on Thursday. “Our goal is to resume operations in January 2021,” the company said in a statement. The decision affects Hurtigruten’s so-called expedition cruises, which

world marine news
  • Sri Lanka to charge New Diamond captain, seek $1.9M in damages
    von Jasmina Ovcina am 18. September 2020 um 11:22

    The captain of the fire-stricken very large crude carrier New Diamond is facing negligence The post Sri Lanka to charge New Diamond captain, seek $1.9M in damages appeared first on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Boluda to continue providing sustainable towage services at Port of Zeebrugge
    von Naida Hakirevic am 18. September 2020 um 10:12

    Boluda Towage Europe has entered into a five-year concession agreement to provide sustainable towage services at the Port of Zeebrugge. The post Boluda to continue providing sustainable towage... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Finnlines cuts steel for 2nd hybrid Ro-Ro vessel
    von Jasmina Ovcina am 18. September 2020 um 9:31

    The construction of Finnlines’ second new hybrid ro-ro vessel started at the Chinese Nanjing The post Finnlines cuts steel for 2nd hybrid Ro-Ro vessel appeared first on Offshore Energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Singapore crew change fund gets $500,000
    von Jasmina Ovcina am 18. September 2020 um 8:58

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) have The post Singapore crew change fund gets $500,000 appeared first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Copenhagen Malmö Port opts for TradeLens blockchain platform
    von Naida Hakirevic am 18. September 2020 um 8:57

    Scandinavian port operator Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) has initiated a joint collaboration with TradeLens, a blockchain-based platform jointly created by Maersk and IBM. The post Copenhagen Malmö... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • AMSA bans bulker for underpaying crew
    von Jasmina Ovcina am 18. September 2020 um 7:51

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panama-flagged bulk carrier AC Sesoda The post AMSA bans bulker for underpaying crew appeared first on Offshore Energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Keel laid for Tallink’s LNG-powered shuttle ferry
    von Naida Hakirevic am 18. September 2020 um 7:40

    The keel laying ceremony for MyStar, an eco-friendly LNG-powered shuttle ferry owned by Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp, was held today at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • BeHydro rolls out first 1 MW hydrogen-powered engine
    von Jasmina Ovcina am 18. September 2020 um 6:48

    BeHydro, a joint venture company of Ghent-based engine builder ABC and Antwerp-based shipping company The post BeHydro rolls out first 1 MW hydrogen-powered engine appeared first on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Norwegians building Ocean Infinity Armada
    von Adis Ajdin am 17. September 2020 um 14:04

    Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has selected Norwegian firm Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) to The post Norwegians building Ocean Infinity Armada appeared first on Offshore Energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Corvus Energy to supply lithium-ion battery-based ESS for GVB’s all-electric ferries
    von Jasmina Ovcina am 17. September 2020 um 13:49

    Corvus Energy has been selected by Holland Ship Electric to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems The post Corvus Energy to supply lithium-ion battery-based ESS for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Safety4Sea
  • Career Paths: Jukka Merenluoto, ONE SEA – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem
    von Ψυχογιού Αλεξάνδρα am 18. September 2020 um 11:11

    In our special column this month, we are pleased to host an interview with Jukka Merenluoto, who as Senior Ecosystem Lead of ONE SEA - Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem DIMECC Ltd introduces us to the autonomous world of shipping. Maritime digitalization is an very interesting area for Jukka who highlights that suitable application of technology will only improve safety at sea. The post Career Paths: Jukka Merenluoto, ONE SEA – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • Career Paths: Paivi Haikkola, One Sea Ecosystem
    von Ψυχογιού Αλεξάνδρα am 18. September 2020 um 10:59

    In our special column this month, we are pleased to host an interview with Päivi Haikkola, Senior Ecosystem Lead, One Sea Ecosystem DIMECC Ltd who she finds it exciting to work on new technologies for the maritime industry. The most recent developments in AI and computing can now be utilized within maritime. However, she notes, there is still a lot of misconceptions about autonomous remote operated and related technologies. The post Career Paths: Paivi Haikkola, One Sea Ecosystem appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • New CTU Code guide to assist in safe container packing
    von Sarmpezi Sandra am 18. September 2020 um 10:57

    Amid an increase of container ship fires in the last years, a new guide is published to serve as a route-map for the CTU Code and to assist wider understanding of good packing practices.  The post New CTU Code guide to assist in safe container packing appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • Hurtigruten cancels all cruises due to COVID-19
    von Eleanna Sella am 18. September 2020 um 9:24

    In light of the coronavirus the Norwegian cruise company, Hurtigruten informed that ceased all of its opeations for this year, due to the increased COVID-19 cases in Europe and the US. The post Hurtigruten cancels all cruises due to COVID-19 appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • Maintaining self-distancing onboard
    von Ψυχογιού Αλεξάνδρα am 18. September 2020 um 9:04

    Living in the COVID-19, WHO suggests to maintain social distance of at least 1 metre from other persons to the extent possible. When it comes to life onboard, seafarers need to conduct daily work minimizing contact and close proximity to other seafarers The post Maintaining self-distancing onboard appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • COVID-19 labor violations see dead captain placed in freezer until vessel calls port
    von Maria Faraou am 18. September 2020 um 8:59

    The crew change crisis remains unresolved, with more and more seafarers remaining at sea, and major shipping stakeholders calling the industry for a rapid solution. The post COVID-19 labor violations see dead captain placed in freezer until vessel calls port appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • IMO, UNCTAD issue joint statement on COVID-19 recovery
    von Eleanna Sella am 18. September 2020 um 8:52

    Amid COVID-19 pandemic, IMO, UNCTAD and other relevant organizations issued a joint statement on the contribution of international trade and supply chains to a sustainable socio-economic recovery. The post IMO, UNCTAD issue joint statement on COVID-19 recovery appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • Bill proposed in the US to resume cruise lines operation
    von Toumanidis Elias am 18. September 2020 um 8:51

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott introduced the Set Sail Safely Act (S. 4592), which would establish a Maritime Task Force, in coordination with a Private Sector Advisory Committee, to address the health, safety, security, and logistical changes needed to develop a roadmap for cruise lines to resume operations. The post Bill proposed in the US to resume cruise lines operation appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • How industry tackles enclosed space entry on board ships
    von Ψυχογιού Αλεξάνδρα am 18. September 2020 um 8:40

    Many people believe that an enclosed space is always small, but that’s not true. There are many spaces on board that are considered to be enclosed spaces but they are not limited in space such as ballast tanks. Every year, a significant number of seafarers is injured or die while working/ entering enclosed spaces, mainly due to poor training and knowledge of all related procedures or a disregard of non-visible hazards. The post How industry tackles enclosed space entry on board ships appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.

  • France provides 30 million euros to help ferry sector
    von Maria Faraou am 18. September 2020 um 8:35

    Following the major disruption of the ferry sector as an obvious COVID-19 impact, the French government announced a payroll to help the ferry companies. The post France provides 30 million euros to help ferry sector appeared first on SAFETY4SEA.