study of more than 1,000 seafarers was carried out by international maritime charity Sailors Society and Yale University, with more than one in six of the respondents coming from the UK. Some 26% of seafarers said they
had felt down, depressed or hopeless on several days over the previous two weeks.
loaded with around 17 tons of highly flammable chemical cyclohexane onboard the 6,541 teu boxship Puelo, which is docked at Yangshan Port, started to leak from the valve early Wednesday morning. The administration sent
a bio-chemical emergency treatment team to the port and block the area where the ship is docking. The team managed to stop the leak after a few hours.
said that they had sailed on a vessel that had been the target of a cyber attack. Moreover, only 15% of seafarers had received any form of cyber security training. Just as alarming only 33% of seafarers said the company they last worked for had a policy to
regularly change passwords onboard and just 18% of those polled said the company they last worked for had a policy to change default equipment passwords onboard.
reported in the last edition of the same survey in 2015.
is expected to get underway in 2019. The platform will be named North Pole and will be operated by Roshydromet, the federal meteorological service. The Soviet Union and later Russia has had floating research stations
in the Arctic since 1937. In recent years, research stations have been set up on an ice floe in September-October with around 20 scientists over-wintering there.
2011 is now set for auction as creditors seek payments. The geared vessel is currently laid-up next to the quay at HHIs shipyard in Ulsan but under the custody of the Ulsan District Court. An
auction is expected to be held around early or mid-June this year. Su had been trying to find business for the ship in recent months but failed to seal any charters.
time around, transportation and port sectors have watched closely, since spending on Infrastructure, emphasized by Trump during the election campaign, is now moving closer to actualisation.
of the team was announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today, along with the launch of a Call for Evidence on Maritime 2050 the Governments new forward-looking strategy for the sector which closes on 16 May. We
want to maintain our position as a world leading maritime nation and working with the experts from within maritime, said Grayling.
shows that gross tonnage on the UKSR has grown by 18% compared with the end of 2014, following three consecutive years of growth. Based on world fleet data (supplied by IHS Global) for trading vessels only, at the end
of 2017, the UK registered trading fleet:
out that it does not oversee the maintenance, or the workforce, of the chartered vessel Kia Ora. The company added that AMSAs investigation about crew wages is directed to the owner of the vessel. Earlier
this month, the Liberian-flagged containership was banned from accessing Australian ports for a period of three months.
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