a familiar source at the opening ceremony with the head of the Greek shipowners association in typically fiery form. Theodore Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners, used his speech in front of assorted regulators,
to hit out at how he felt shipping was picked upon more than other industries to clean up its act.
was the issue of contact with family and loved ones, with seafarers showing an overwhelming need for better internet access that allows them to keep in touch with those back home. The report showed a stark divide between seafarers working on ships where internet
access was available, who registered much higher happiness levels, and those working on ships with limited or no access.
line up of big name dry bulk owners all agreed that the case was clear for slow steaming come the January 1, 2020 start of IMOs global sulphur cap. Stamatis Tsantianis, CEO, Seanergy Maritime Holdings, claimed: 2020
will be one of the best things to hit shipping for 20 years. He predicted that once the spread between MGO and HSFO widens, the natural reaction among shipowners will be to slow their ships down.
financial officer in 2016. Frances financial prosecutor, known as the Parquet National Financier, said on Monday it opened the probe following news reports alleging that he worked on files that were of direct interest to MSC
before being hired by the company.
the U.S. side, I don’t see any benefit to letting this trade tension spoil the bilateral energy trade," said Jane Nakano, a senior fellow with the energy and national security program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. "But
for the Chinese side, if they do want to send a signal that they’re not quite happy…they might try to restrain the volumes that they would have otherwise imported from the U.S."
his 13 tankers and seven bulkers was kicked off by a New York bankruptcy court at the start of April. Interestingly all ships are linked to traditional Greek owners. Diamanti Diamantides Marmaras was linked to the first two
bulkers, with Delta Tankers, another Diamantides company, also taking one tanker and Avin International in on the act as well.
systems and services since 2013. We chose KVH because of their commitment to excellence, the ease of working with a sole provider, and the cost advantages that we can achieve with fast, reliable connectivity and global coverage,
says Tor-Egil Gjulem, BW Groups global head of procurement. Connectivity is the key to digitalization of many maritime operational functions.
kidnapping and vandalism as well as onshore and offshore piracy, said Igo Weli, general manager for external relations at Royal Dutch Shell Plcs local unit. The warning underlines the enduring threat of attacks even as production recovers from a major militant
campaign in 2016. Shell declared force majeure on Bonny Light crude shipments last month following pipeline leaks.
on the Houston Ship Channel. The allision punctured the tankers hull plating, causing the release of about 88,000 gallons of low-sulfur marine gas oil which suddenly ignited in a massive fire ball. Despite
the danger, the pilots remained on the bridge and managed to maneuver the vessel away from facilities and other ships in the area while coordinating with first responders. https://bit.ly/2xHwOrH
aim of facilitating ship navigation by providing crews with decision support on maritime safety and piloting. As part of a security and anti-collision alert system, Shone fuses data from multiple sensors (radar, camera, AIS, etc.) to increase detection accuracy,
thus preventing potential collisions, taking into account COLREGs.
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