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carrying 24 crew members, eight South Korean and sixteen Filipino sailors, when it sank in the South Atlantic, some 3,700 kilometers off Uruguay. Two Filipino sailors were rescued on April 1, while the remaining 22 crew members remain missing and are presumed
social, cultural and interpersonal issues that can obstruct productivity of a shipboard team. It aims to sensitize junior and senior officers to the challenges female seafarers may face including sexual harassment, bullying and negative attitudes from male
colleagues. Women form 39.3 percent of the workforce globally, but only two percent of seafarers.
businesses. None of its Canadian businesses have filed for bankruptcy protection. Key holder of Rands debt Lightship Capital, an affiliate of American Industrial Partners, is set to take over the company in the event the court agrees to Rands restructuring
plan. The next court hearing regarding Rands future is likely to be held towards the end of February.
severe weather and suffered damage to their rudder and autopilot. They sent a distress text message to the Garmin inReach emergency call center, and the center contacted the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard then used the AMVER vessel reporting system to identify
the nearest participating merchant vessel, the Crystal Sky, which was about 240 nm away.
the world to develop their potential. A call for applications will be launched shortly. The creation of Ze Box is part of CMA CGMs strategy to make digitalization one of the pillars of its development, the company said in a release. Ze Box is launched as
part of a partnership with the Aix-Marseilles University and the Aix-Marseille Provence Métropole.
earlier this month that they have entered a Joint Venture with China Cosco Shipping Group, called SEACOSCO, with the intention of owning over eight offshore vessels currently laid up by the Cosco Guangdong shipyard in China, where the vessels were built. The
ships were originally ordered in 2013 and 2014. The order with Rolls-Royce covers six of the vessels.
on Earth. Playing out at sea and on the coasts, it is a roiling arbitrage of food, diapers, weapons, drugs, and women, between the desperate and the profit-minded. Government is absent, bandits are everywhere, and participating can cost you your life. But
not participating can also mean death, as Venezuela is in a state of collapse, and the people are starving.
comply with the new statutes on burning high-sulphur residual fuel oil, rather than turn to higher-cost alternative fuels such as 0.5pc bunkers or liquefied natural gas. But scrubber installations lack appeal among containership, dry bulk and tanker vessel
owners which account for 78pc of the global residual fuel oil bunker demand.
release from the company. The liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is currently having seven older container ships, each with a capacity of 4,101 TEU, recycled in Turkey and China. The respective shipyards are especially equipped and certified to recycle ships
in an environmentally friendly manner.
The Panama Maritime Authority has released the 2017 statistics of cargo volume handled by ports showing an increase of 10.1% to 6.89m teu, up from 6,27m teu in 2016. Every terminal registered growth – two of them with double digit- with only PSA-Panama with
cargo volume decreasing by 48.4% because of its ongoing expansion to increase capacity to 2m teu. PSA-Panama will begin operation of its expanded terminal in March. Commenting on the results, Jorge Barakat, Minister of Maritime Affairs said that the Panamanian
port system is seen with greater sustainable development in the coming years.
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