plea follows an investigation by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) in relation to cartel conduct concerning the international shipping of cars, trucks and buses to Australia. The charges against K-Line
relate to shipping activity between 2009 and 2012, although the cartel operated from at least February 1997 and affected vehicles transported to Australia from locations in Asia, the U.S. and Europe.
where the industrys greenhouse gas emissions will be under the microscope. The importance of the coming few days has not been lost on Kitack Lim, the IMOs secretary general, who noted last week: Never before has a meeting
generated such great interest not only within the maritime community but far beyond, as well.
monitoring the consequences of last weeks large oil spill in Balikpapan Bay, Borneo. "Over 130 square kilometres of sea are covered in oil, Fen told me. Five fishermen have been killed, Irrawaddy dolphins are dying,
at least 162 fishermen have lost their livelihoods, 17,000 hectares of mangroves are at risk, and crab farms worth billions of Rupiah have been destroyed.
regulations have combined to create the perfect scrap storm, Teekay said in its latest market update. Since the start of the year, a total of 8 mdwt of tankers have been scrapped, including 17 VLCCs, 3 Suezmaxes and
14 Aframaxes, Clarksons data shows. The last time 8 mdwt of tankers was scrapped in a single quarter was in 1982.
is now a heavily guarded forward naval base from which the United Arab Emirates monitors shipping lanes and the movements of the Houthis, their foes in a conflict that has sparked a humanitarian crisis in one of the worlds poorest countries. They
cannot get close to this port anymore, they will be under fire, said a UAE soldier loading an anti-aircraft gun onto a patrolling warship.
at one of the worlds most important maritime choke points. The Panamax vessel had loaded barley in Russia and was en route to Saudi Arabia, according to Vita Management SA, the ships operator. The accident, which may
disrupt short-term supply to Saudi Arabia, comes at a time when a tight market has sent global barley prices surging, with the grain hitting the highest since 2014 in Russia.
type in all the required information related to port clearance one time. The master of a ship should focus on managing the ship and navigating safely. He should not be using his valuable time repeating the same administrative paperwork over and over again,
says Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, BIMCO President and CEO of dry bulk shipping company Common Progress.
a costly man-overboard search. The Coast Guard has recorded 12 instances of bike abandonment aboard Washington ferries in the last 18 months, roughly one incident every 45 days. The state’s department of transportation does
not publish statistics on bicycle passengers, but cycle commuting and recreational cycling are popular in Seattle in general.
and testing digital standards for the past three years. The Danish Minister for Industry, business and Financial Affairs, Brian Mikkelsen, explained at the conferences first day why projects such as EfificienSea2 are important
for the maritime world, as maritime business is crossing borders and working globally.
to office. Prosecutors charged that da Silva – popularly known as "Lula" – was involved in a wide-ranging kickback- and money-laundering scheme at state oil firm Petrobras. Executives at the giant company took bribes in exchange
for inflated construction contracts for everything from refineries to drilling rigs, then passed the money to political parties for use in elections and payoffs. https://goo.gl/hQPvyj
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