Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

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

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

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

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

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

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

Midweek Dry Market blues, Wets “thrive” and Coronavirus begins to devastate Planet Ocean

Midweek Dry Market blues, Wets “thrive” and Coronavirus begins to devastate Planet Ocean
John Faraclas Midweek Dry Market blues, Wets “thrive” and Coronavirus begins to devastate Planet Ocean The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 21 points and now stands at 582; the Geopolitics remain sour as something is about to happen due to the Coronavirus effect as well as with the existing Recession...
March 25th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm
Carleen-Lyden-Walker Weathering the Storm Analogies are being made to pivotal times in our histories:  9/11, the Great Recession, the Plague and more.  What we know is that the maritime industry will power through it. There are some aspects that aren’t working as well as hoped, though.  Due to...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from  GAC 25-Mar-2020 CORONAVIRUS: INSTRUCTIONS FOR SHIPS’ CREWS AT TERMINAL Sullom Voe, United Kingdom TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS Australia DOMESTIC BORDER RESTRICTIONS Australia RESTRICTIONS ON CREW CHANGES SOFTENED Western Australia, Australia COVID-19 LOCKDOWN:...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Covid – 19: Updates from Regency on March 25

Covid – 19: Updates from Regency on March 25
. Covid – 19: Updates from Regency on March 25 In these unprecedented and worrying for the whole world times, I found it difficult to even start writing this update. In the last week it seemed every bit of news was bad news, with global Covid-19 infections climbing and countries going into lockdown. But...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Reports | Read More

RMT calls for government action to save the offshore oil and gas sector

RMT calls for government action to save the offshore oil and gas sector
Mick Cash RMT calls for government action to save the offshore oil and gas sector OFFSHORE union RMT demanded action now to save workers’ jobs and skills from the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 and the collapse in the price of oil to under $25 per barrel in a letter sent today to the Chancellor of...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Oil Industry, Rail | Read More

Windward to offer open access to shipping insights to help fight coronavirus

Windward to offer open access to shipping insights to help fight coronavirus
.. Windward to offer open access to shipping insights to help fight coronavirus New live map enables users to understand global shipping activity, see where vessels are coming and going, and assess the impact of COVID-19 on trade over time March 24, 2020: Joining the global fight against COVID-19, Windward,...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club circular no.11/20 Guidance for loading steel cargoes…. due COVID-19 restrictions

American Club circular no.11/20 Guidance for loading steel cargoes…. due COVID-19 restrictions
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 11/20 -GUIDANCE FOR THE LOADING OF STEEL CARGOES WHERE THIRD-PARTY SURVEYORS ARE PREVENTED FROM ATTENDING VESSELS DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS MARCH 24, 2020 CIRCULAR NO. 11/20 TO...
March 24th, 2020 | Chartering, Health and Safety, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

World Sailing response to joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement

World Sailing response to joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement
World Sailing response to joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement Today [24 March 2020] the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Available on the IOC website here, the statement read, “In...
March 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Sailing, Sports | Read More