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European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia
European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia In his statement yesterday at the Foreign Affairs Council, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell said that the EU “[has] to revive” Operation Sophia. The deployment of the Operation Sophia’s naval assets will...
January 21st, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Jan-2020 MARINE SURVEYS AT CASTLE PEAK POWER STATION, TUEN MUN Hong Kong RECONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT BEACON Hong Kong SEA CARGO MANIFEST AND TRANSHIPMENT REGULATIONS UPDATE Mumbai, India VOLCANIC ACTIVITY UPDATE Calaca, Philippines PORT ANNUAL NAUTICAL FIGURES 2019 Rotterdam, Netherlands DRAFT...
January 20th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

‘Cyber Managed’ from Bureau Veritas: the pragmatic path to cyber resilience and protection

‘Cyber Managed’ from Bureau Veritas: the pragmatic path to cyber resilience and protection
Paillette Palaiologou, Vice President for the Hellenic Black Sea & Adriatic Zone, Bureau Veritas, said: “Cyber Managed provides a holistic yet pragmatic response to cyber threats to keep owners continually protected.” ‘Cyber Managed’ from Bureau Veritas: the pragmatic path to cyber resilience...
January 20th, 2020 | Classification Societies, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI)

Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI)
Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI) ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre today issued an Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI): Summary On 18 January 2020, two incidents occurred...
January 19th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Jan-2020 HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR VIRAL PNEUMONIA Philippines TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPS’ GARBAGE SERVICES Esperance, Australia Heightened alert for viral pneumonia Thursday, January 16, 2020, Philippines China has reported an outbreak of a mysterious viral pneumonia which...
January 16th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions
  Leigh T. Hanson Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions At a Glance… The overturning by a federal court of an OFAC penalty imposed after a large oil and gas company entered into contracts signed by a blocked person addresses important...
January 16th, 2020 | Legal, Oil Industry, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Jan-2020 MEASURES TO ENSURE WATER AVAILABILITY & ROUTE RELIABILITY Panama Canal, Panama PORT RE-OPENED BUT FULL Cape Lambert, Australia IMB ANNUAL PIRACY REPORT: UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF GULF OF GUINEA CREW KIDNAPPINGS DESPITE DROP IN OVERALL GLOBAL NUMBERS Worldwide 5.9...
January 15th, 2020 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system
Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system  IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7, 15-24 January) will continue its ongoing work to review the GMDSS requirements. IMO’s first meeting of 2020 is now in session.   Search and rescue at...
January 15th, 2020 | Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review
AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 03/20 – THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW JANUARY 14, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 03/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW The International Group of P&I...
January 14th, 2020 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-Jan-2020 VOLCANIC ERUPTION UPDATE (14 JANUARY 2020) Philippines ATTEMPT TO RESUME OPERATIONS Calaca, Philippines PORT CLEARED FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE Port Lambert, Australia Volcanic eruption update (14 January 2020) Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Philippines The Philippine Institute...
January 14th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North P&I Club Partners with SureNav to Promote Safe Navigation

North P&I Club Partners with SureNav to Promote Safe Navigation
John Southam – Loss Prevention Executive – North P&I Club North P&I Club Partners with SureNav to Promote Safe Navigation 14 January 2020 – North P&I Club has today announced details of a new benefit for its Members to promote safe navigation and improve standard across...
January 14th, 2020 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Port of Ashod first reference for Port Dome

Port of Ashod first reference for Port Dome
Orna Hozman Bechor, Chairwoman, Ashdod Port (photographed accredited to Ronen Akerman Port of Ashod first reference for Port Dome PORT OF ASHDOD PROVIDES NAVAL DOME WITH ITS FIRST REFERENCE FOR PORT-DOME CYBER SECURITY SYSTEM  Naval Dome has signed an agreement to defend the Port of Ashdod’s critical...
January 14th, 2020 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Jan-2020 TROPICAL CYCLONE CLAUDIA Cape Lambert, Australia BERTHED VESSELS SHIFTED TO ANCHORAGE AS VOLCANIC ACTIVITY CONTINUES Calaca, Philippines TAAL VOLCANIC ERUPTION UPDATE Philippines HMC OPERATIONAL AGAIN Haldia, India Tropical Cyclone Claudia Monday, January 13, 2020,...
January 13th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Jan-2020 VOLCANIC ERUPTION TRIGGERS ALERTS Batangas, Philippines Volcanic eruption triggers alerts Sunday, January 12, 2020, Batangas, Philippines The Taal Volcano in Batangas started spewing out 1 km-high ash column this afternoon (12 January). At 14:30 hours local time, the...
January 12th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

American Club Circular no.02/20 – additional US economic sanctions imposed against Iran

American Club Circular no.02/20 – additional US economic sanctions imposed against Iran
American Club Circular no.02/20 – additional US economic sanctions imposed against Iran JANUARY 10, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 02/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member: ADDITIONAL US ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IMPOSED AGAINST IRAN   Today, the US Treasury Department announced additional US sanctions...
January 10th, 2020 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 10-Jan-2020 MARINE WORKS AT NORTH-EASTERN CORNER OF NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong HIGH WATER ADVISORY: 30′ AND RISING Lower Mississippi River, United States CARGO VESSEL COLLIDES WITH FISHING BOAT Istanbul, Turkey PORT REMAINS AT ISPS LEVEL 1 Khalifa Bin Salman...
January 10th, 2020 | Construction, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline

North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline
Colin Gillespie North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline 10 January 2020 – North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to...
January 10th, 2020 | IMO, IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance
American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance JANUARY 08, 2020 MARITIME SECURITY COMMUNICATIONS WITH INDUSTRY (MSCI) NOTICE ON THE THREAT TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS FROM IRAN AND ITS PROXIES: GUIDANCE GENERALLY...
January 8th, 2020 | Military, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter

Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter
Mick Cash Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter WELSH SEAFARERS union RMT today reacted with alarm at another case of seafarer pay abuse on a Cyprus registered freighter working on a domestic route, uncovered following an inspection...
January 8th, 2020 | Claims, Flags, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

American Club circular no.01/20 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostock and Murmansk, Russian Federation

American Club circular no.01/20 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostock and Murmansk, Russian Federation
American Club circular no.01/20 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostock and Murmansk, Russian Federation  JANUARY 06, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 01/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGES...
January 6th, 2020 | Marine Insurance, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

IUA publishes future tech insight

IUA publishes future tech insight
Tom Hughes IUA publishes future tech insight The deployment of 5G wireless networks is likely to be the single biggest technological change for society over the next few years. This is because it will act as an enabler, laying the foundations for many other new developments – from communication using...
January 6th, 2020 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, IUA, Marine Insurance, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 69 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capes and bunker prices pressing rates down. There will be corrections in …both directions so all stakeholders have to be ready for every eventuality. 2020...
January 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members
ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members An additional benefit of being a Member to the Shipowners’ Club is that all vessels entered are automatically enrolled with the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF). The cost of ITOPF membership is paid...
December 31st, 2019 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

Maritime experts reveal their top safety concerns for 2020

Maritime experts reveal their top safety concerns for 2020
Maritime experts reveal their top safety concerns for 2020 Industry forecast 2020 Seafarers endured a wide breadth of safety incidents in 2019. Many were enduring risks, such as collisions, groundings, and shipboard fires. Others were facing newer or evolving threats, for example, targeted cyber attacks...
December 30th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 26-Dec-2019 INCREASE IN TONNAGE DUES AT NOVOROSSIYSK PORT WEF 29 DECEMBER 2019 Novorossiysk, Russia EXTREME WEATHER IN INDONESIAN WATERS Indonesia PORT OPERATIONS AND SURCHARGE ON NEW YEAR’S DAY Turkey NOTICE OF STRIKE India Increase in Tonnage Dues at Novorossiysk port wef...
December 26th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Labour Disputes | Read More