job, and many different factors affect the quality of life at sea. They include shore leave, the threat of abandonment, prompt payment of wages, the prospect of criminalization and even simple things like internet access and exercise facilities.
cargo efficiently, argues Marcus Ejdersten from MacGregor. The coming of age of blockchain, may mean that we stop waste and ensure better use of vessels.
of Titan Petrochemicals. The High Court of Hong Kong ordered to wind up GZE according to petitions filed by Industrial Bank. Titan Petrochemicals said the wind-up order may have material
adverse impact on the companys business operations and financial position.
from the US. The crew remain onboard and a plane and a helicopter have been deployed to assess the situation. A salvor has yet to be appointed. The ship ran aground on the northern shore of Raroia Atoll, located 740 km
northeast of Tahiti.
Researchers for this latest study, Navigating Everyday Connectivities at Sea, used an immersive approach on board two container ships for 10 days, one with on board Wi-Fi capabilities and one without. They looked at how seafarers
use mobile phones and other digitally enabled devices in their daily lives during long periods at sea, and the opportunities and risks that Wi-Fi usage creates.
future skills needs due to digitalization. There is a need of continued efforts to invest in the skills required for the changing needs of the ships in the future. A lot of pressure is put on the current and future maritime education and training. It should
be high quality and visible to attract good students, and able to respond to new and changing training needs quickly.
(ICS) on Monday issued a press release saying the shipping industry is growing increasingly concerned about the new policy of the Italian Government to close its ports to migrants rescued by ships at sea. The press release
comes after a Maersk container ship, the Alexander Maersk, diverted its course at the request from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Rome to pick up 113 migrants.
fuels, its chief executive said. Martin Ackermann told S&P Global Platts in a recent interview the engines of those VLGCs can be retrofitted to use LPG. It seems the challenge here is of course the capex investment, which is
attached to this retrofitting, which is significant.
Maritime Welfare (MARI-WEL) Professional Development Programme is the first programme of its kind to deliver a comprehensive overview of the topics and issues that relate to seafarer welfare.
by a syndicate of eight leading international banks, refinances several of Pacific Basins existing credit facilities and raises fresh capital on previously un-mortgaged vessels.
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