try to agree a global plan for reducing emissions levels. Without a clean-up there are warnings that shipping could account for almost a fifth of carbon emissions by 2050. Container
ships use fuel that has 3,500 times more sulphur than car diesel. International shipping carries about 90% of world trade but there has been no regulation of carbon emissions. The
IMO will hear a proposal that emissions should be cut by as much as 70% to 100%.
geological time humankind is a relatively young species and we are coming of age. Just as teenagers must learn to stop demanding from family humanity can no longer keep drawing on natural capital with impunity. We can rage all we like against this reality,
and we can try and delay the inevitable but there are some things we simply cannot deny.
which will more than double its fleet size when they all deliver in 2020. The larger ships will be deployed on Asia-North Europe trades, while the 14,000 teu vessels will work the transpacific. HMM has sent out a request
for proposal (RFP) to shipbuilding companies for the ships that will feature either scrubbers or LNG propulsion. Splash has been reporting on this impending order all year.
Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016.
will need to spend an average of $1 million to $2 million each to purchase and install ballast water management systems (BWMS). This is resulting in eye popping predictions about enormous growth in global BWMS markets to well over $100 billion. One report
projects these markets will grow at a compound annual rate of 39.4% starting in 2018 and reach $395.65 billion by 2026.
over the control of Crimea. According to Russian state media outlet TASS, the Ukrainian prosecutor for the Crimean region filed a motion to arrest a Russian-owned ship at Yuzhny, a Ukrainian port near Odessa. The vessel was
allegedly involved in extracting sand in Karkinit Bay for use in what the prosecutor described as "illegal construction" near Kerch, Crimea.
container shipping is no different, the company asserts. They further suggested that as the latest trends drive organizations to focus on smart, technology-driven management to reduce expenses and increase efficiency,
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), as well as the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain have become the most talked about transformative and disruptive technologies.
Satellite Communications, 6th Edition reports that KVHs share of the industrys fielded VSAT terminals is 31.2%, up from 26% in the previous report four years ago. In the new analysis, KVHs market share in terms of number of VSAT terminals was reported
to be nearly double that of its next closest competitor, as of the end of 2017.
ZPMC in Shanghai. Commenting on the new cranes, Clemence Cheng, CEO of the Port of Felixstowe and Executive Director, Hutchison Ports, said: "These new cranes are the latest acquisition
in our ongoing investment programme to provide the best equipment, infrastructure and systems for our customers. They will further enhance our capability to work multiple mega-vessels simultaneously.
error during routine maintenance. In order to estimate a Human Error Probability value, the level of a seafarers training is ranked from 1 to 9; fatigue level and experience with undertaking the task are also ranked. The three
rankings are then used to obtain the value from a graph derived from the new research.
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