more than their fair share of accidents in the past 12 months, most notably the tragic fire on the Maersk Honam earlier this month which killed five crew. On Saturday the 11,000 teu MSC Shuba B, owned by Seaspan, and the
4,258 teu Laura Maersk collided at the Peruvian port of Callao. The accident, captured on video, happened while the pair were manoeuvring in harbour.
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) stressed today that governments must compromise to help IMO agree an ambitious strategy for the further reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping that will match the expectations of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
China. Polaris has been ordered to send the Eagle to a shipyard to correct the unsanctioned work. It is not the Eagle’s only recent run-in with inspectors. According to Equasis, port state control officials at Zhanjiang,
China identified eight deficiencies aboard the vessel last year, including issues with the watertightness of her hatches and ventilation system.
surprised the industry with its pledge to offer a weekly loop to North Europe outside its slot charter agreement with 2M partners Maersk Line and MSC. However, the sustainability has been questioned, given that it will
only deploy panamax ships of around 5,000 teu, in stark contrast with the new normal 15,000 teu-plus ULCVs now operating on the tradelane.
of 107.4 pct compared with 2016 when the profit stood at USD 247 million.
of USD 227 million, a 25.5 pct increase year-on-year.
and Offshore Industries and ISO 27000 series, IT Security Control Code of Practice. SHIs Smart Ship Solution aims to improve vessel efficiencies using real time data from hull and equipment sensors in collaboration with land-based
technical and fleet managers.
is not expected to be free until this Wednesday or Thursday. Arctic Umiaq Line said in an update on its Facebook page: There is nothing to suggest that the wind changes direction before late Wednesday, which is why we
first expect Sarfaq Ittuk to sail north on Thursday morning. We keep an eye on the weather situation, and should there be an opportunity, Sarfaq Ittuk will start her north sailing earlier.
confirmed an order, announced last June, for up to 32 newbuild crude oil and product tankers, for delivery from late this year although most will arrive in the first quarter of 2019. "The first vessels will be delivered
in October this year. All will be equipped with scrubbers," the Trafigura spokesperson said in an emailed statement.
or national legislation, added Sand. Following the enforcement of IMOs Ballast Water Management Convention, some port-states, particularly the US, have come up with more onerous standards than the IMOs, an observation
that has not gone unnoticed by the shipping industry. We see the IMO as the right body for global regulations, but we have seen the US running a different show, Sand said.
on March 2nd by Frisian Lady while she was 110nm east of Souter Lighthouse, off the South Shields coast, en route from Antwerp to Immingham, Lincolnshire. The timber packets had largely broken up into individual planks and were
being reported to have washed up on beaches in East Lothian, the Scottish Borders and Fife.
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