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Reliability & maintainability – the art of delivering excellent marine electronics service for customer satisfaction

Reliability & maintainability – the art of delivering excellent marine electronics service for customer satisfaction
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM CIRM Secretary General Frances Baskerville sent us this interesting article from one of CIRM’s member companies who are leading the way in the Ship Service sector:  Reliability & maintainability – the art of delivering excellent marine electronics...
March 30th, 2020 | Associations, CIRM, Communication, IT and Communications, News | Read More

Wärtsilä signs agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship in Japan for deployment of innovative gate rudder technology

Wärtsilä signs agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship in Japan for deployment of innovative gate rudder technology
This Shigenobu vessel has been fitted with the gate rudder for evaluation purposes. Copyright: Yamanaka shipbuilding Wärtsilä signs agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship in Japan for deployment of innovative gate rudder technology Wärtsilä Corporation, 30 March 2020 at 10 am EET Gate rudder...
March 30th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Mar-2020 SHUT-DOWN OF NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES Trinidad & Tobago REVISED PORT DUES Sikka, India MEDICAL ASSISTANCE Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Shut-down of non-essential services Sunday, March 29, 2020, Trinidad & Tobago From midnight local time tonight (29 March),...
March 29th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama, the only country providing humanitarian aid to Zaandam cruise

Panama, the only country providing humanitarian aid to Zaandam cruise
The “Zaandam” Panama, the only country providing humanitarian aid to Zaandam cruise The Minister of Maritime Affairs and Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Arch. Noriel Araúz, accompanied by his team, personally supervised the humanitarian aid work conducted since Friday,...
March 29th, 2020 | Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 28-Mar-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 MARCH-11 APRIL 2020 Worldwide MEASURES REGARDING PREVENTION OF SPREAD OF COVID-19 Cotonou, Benin INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS HALTED Turkey 24-HOUR CURFEW Bahamas PROACTIVE MEASURES DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN South Africa STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED Angola CREW...
March 28th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect

Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect
John Faraclas Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect Another interesting week and brace for more difficulties in all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands  at 556; on a weekly basis same was down 69 points –...
March 27th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

This special edition of Maritime Connection COVID-19 UK Maritime SME Business Support – how to access support, assess eligibility & how to apply

This special edition of Maritime Connection COVID-19 UK Maritime SME Business Support – how to access support, assess eligibility & how to apply
. This special edition of Maritime Connection COVID-19 UK Maritime SME Business Support – how to access support, assess eligibility & how to apply This special edition of Maritime Connection focuses on a wide range of business support measures that have been made available to UK Maritime SMEs...
March 27th, 2020 | Communication, Health and Safety, News, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 27-Mar-2020 ESTABLISHMENT OF BUOYS DEMARCATING SOUTHWEST LANTAU MARINE PARK Hong Kong SHUTDOWN ANNOUNCED Trinidad & Tobago VESSEL INSPECTIONS, EXAMS & DOCUMENTATION United States PERMISSION TO LAND Japan SUSPENSION OF ENTRY BY FOREIGN NATIONALS China SHIPPING CLASSED ESSENTIAL...
March 27th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Message from Tim Lowe CBE, CEO, UK Hydrographic Office on COVID-19

Message from Tim Lowe CBE, CEO, UK Hydrographic Office on COVID-19
Tim Lowe Message from Tim Lowe CBE, CEO, UK Hydrographic Office on COVID-19 LONDON, 27 MARCH 2020: On behalf of the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), I would like to reassure users of our products and services that maintaining safety of life at sea during this time remains one of our highest priorities....
March 27th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, News | Read More

COVID-19 and the enforcement of Competition Law in Europe

COVID-19 and the enforcement of Competition Law in Europe
COVID-19 and the enforcement of Competition Law in Europe “The CMA has no intention of taking competition law action against cooperation between businesses or rationing of products to the extent that this is necessary to protect consumers-for example by ensuring security of supplies.” This update...
March 27th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal | Read More

Newsflash – COVID-19: Shipping – Court and Arbitration access

Newsflash – COVID-19: Shipping – Court and Arbitration access
Newsflash – COVID-19: Shipping – Court and Arbitration access Inevitably in current circumstances, UK Courts and Tribunals are facing challenges in continuing to provide services to Court users. The legal issues that we are currently seeing arise will inevitably require Court involvement,...
March 27th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers urges industry to recognise seafarers as international key workers during Covid-19 crisis

The Mission to Seafarers urges industry to recognise seafarers as international key workers during Covid-19 crisis
. The Mission to Seafarers urges industry to recognise seafarers as international key workers during Covid-19 crisis The Mission unites with maritime organisations and charities to campaign for seafarers’ welfare at a time of significant difficulty    LONDON, 27 March 2020 – The Mission to Seafarers...
March 27th, 2020 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls by 40% in COVID-19 crisis and global price war

RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls by 40% in COVID-19 crisis and global price war
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls by 40% in COVID-19 crisis and global price war OFFSHORE union RMT is demanding urgent and immediate action as operators rush to slash jobs and contracts in response to the Coronavirus emergency and the oil price war which has driven oil...
March 27th, 2020 | Gas, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Oil Industry | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 27, 2020 Global Markets The leaders of G20 pledged on Thursday to inject over $5trn in the global economy and “do whatever it takes to overcome the pandemic”. The EUR/USD regained the 1.10 threshold...
March 27th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WOC and GloFouling Tackle Biofouling, Invasive Species and CO2 Emissions

WOC and GloFouling Tackle Biofouling, Invasive Species and CO2 Emissions
WOC and GloFouling Tackle Biofouling, Invasive Species and CO2 Emissions GLOFOULING PARTNERSHIP VIDEO ON THE IMPACTS OF BIOFOULING FROM INVASIVE SPECIES AND CO2 EMISSIONS Awareness Raising Animation from the GEF-UNDP-IMO / WOC GloFouling Partnership 27 March 2020 – The World Ocean Council (WOC)...
March 27th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 26-Mar-2020 ADDITIONAL PORT CHARGES & FEES PROHIBITED Philippines ENTRY RESTRICTIONS Bahrain STATE OF EMERGENCY EXTENDED Bahamas PRECAUTIONS FOR PILOTS Turkey MEASURES TO REDUCE IMPACT OF COVID-19 Runcorn, United Kingdom REVISION OF ISLAND-WIDE CURFEW EXTENSION Sri Lanka PILOT...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19

Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19
The expanded Panama Canal Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19 Panama City, Panama, March 25, 2020 – Following the mandatory countrywide lockdown announced by the Panamanian Government to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Panama Canal adopted new measures today...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Synergy Group calls for collecive acion on Shipping’s Coronavirus crewing crisis

Synergy Group calls for collecive acion on Shipping’s Coronavirus crewing crisis
Synergy Group crew are briefed on coronavirus preparations before arrival at the port. Synergy Group calls for collecive acion on Shipping’s Coronavirus crewing crisis The organisation of collective crew changes at key hub ports by ship managers and owners has the potential to solve the seafarer...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Videotel Launches New Distance Learning Course on the IGF Code

Videotel Launches New Distance Learning Course on the IGF Code
More and more vessels are using gases or low flash-point fuels Videotel Launches New Distance Learning Course on the IGF Code Leading maritime e-Learning training provider Videotel, has launched the world’s first fully approved online learning course on the use of gases or other low-flashpoint...
March 26th, 2020 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Diana fixes Capesize “P.S.Palios” on period to C Transport

Diana fixes Capesize “P.S.Palios” on period to C Transport
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH C TRANSPORT ATHENS, GREECE, March 26, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate...
March 26th, 2020 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets | Read More

DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch

DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch
DNV GL introduced remote surveys in October 2018. More than 15,000 surveys have been completed remotely since then. DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch Hamburg/Høvik, 26 March 2020: The impact of the global COVID-19 crisis has reinforced the value of DNV GL’s industry...
March 26th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Cryo develops liquefied methane terminal in Swedish port city Oxelösund

MAN Cryo develops liquefied methane terminal in Swedish port city Oxelösund
.. MAN Cryo develops liquefied methane terminal in Swedish port city Oxelösund Multi-functional terminal extends Swedish methane infrastructure significantly and improves access for the country’s industry Augsburg, 26th of March 2020 −  OxGas, a company fully owned by the Port of Oxelösund in...
March 26th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Paris MOU guidance regarding the impact of COVID-19

Paris MOU guidance regarding the impact of COVID-19
Luc Smulders Paris MOU guidance regarding the impact of COVID-19 The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) acknowledges the crisis which the international shipping industry is facing. The Paris MoU is working to help Member Authorities protect the health and safety of our...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

DFDS automates procurement processes with new SERTICA integration developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Logimatic.

DFDS automates procurement processes with new SERTICA integration developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Logimatic.
. DFDS automates procurement processes with new SERTICA integration developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Logimatic. Logimatic and MAN Energy Solutions collaborate to standardize the exchange of RFQ and PO information between shipping companies and suppliers. A direct integration between the procurement...
March 26th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 26, 2020 Global Markets Global equities resumed their downtrend earlier today on market uncertainty whether the US $2trn stimulus package that the Senate approved yesterday would be enough to mitigate...
March 26th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More