1. Tanker Still Burning
owner has claimed the fire is weakening. According to Chinas Ministry of Transport, the poor weather conditions including strong winds and high waves at the incident site are hampering firefighting operations. During the search operations for the missing
crews, the rescuers have found a body believed to be one of the sailors from the tanker.
2017 ties with 2011 for the highest number of billion-dollar disasters for a single year. Since 1980, the U.S. has sustained 219 weather and climate disasters where the overall damage costs reached or exceeded $1 billion (including adjustments based on the
Consumer Price Index, as of December 2017). The cumulative costs for these 219 events exceed $1.5 trillion.
State and for any voyages to or from a port under the jurisdiction. The new monitoring and reporting requirements for ships were established by the EU Regulation on monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport
(Regulation (EU) No. 757/2015 as amended) ( the EU Regulation) which came into force in April 2015.
and director of several different affiliate companies of the group. Wan is moving to state-run China Travel Service Hong Kong where he has taken the chairmans role.
marine mutual insurance companies, revealed that the majority of all damage takes place immediately after maintenance work. A key finding is that 55% of casualties occur within only 10% of the time between overhaul (TBO), corresponding to the first 1,000 hours
or so of operation after overhaul. In most cases the damage occurs only a few hours after start up.
The cherry lift’s boom failed and bent, causing the manbasket at the end of the boom to fall about 90 feet. Neither occupant survived. The yard had just overhauled the cherry picker several months before the accident, and workers had found significant corrosion
on all of its boom sections.
South & East of Australia; starting at Geraldton port in the South West of Australia and ending at Cairns port at the East of Australia, and heading to, or coming from ports at North West Europe; starting at Cadiz port and ports northwards. The toll discount
is applicable for the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018, which is considered the last date for the voyage to commence.
was sent to monitor four Russian vessels over the weekend as they passed close to British waters, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said, and will stay with the warships as they head north. The MoD added that two Russian frigates, Soobrazitelny and Boiky, and
support vessels, Paradoks and Kola, were believed to be returning from operations in the Middle East.
months previously, with all sectors recording improvements in what the consultant described as unusual strength in ship demand in the traditionally slack winter season. But it was the smaller sizes that saw the biggest rises: for example, a 4,400 teu panamax
vessel commanded a hire rate around 75% more than a year ago, at $7,500 per day.
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