in 2016. The suit, states UASC entered into contract with WFS for delivery of 3,500-4,200t of high-sulphur 380cst bunker fuel to containership UASC JILFAR in Russia. UASC alleges that the fuel, provided by WFS on or about
28 September, failed to meet ISO quality specifications and that the shipowner was forced to debunker the fuel at its own expense to prevent damage to the vessels systems.
in Malaysia, Justin Chuo, ONEs managing director in Malaysia, told reporters on Thursday, referring to Minister of Transport Anthony Loke. Loke has responded, saying he will look into the matter. There
are seven major ports in Malaysia, each run by a different authority.
tanker, which was carrying full load of crude oil from Saudi Arabia and waiting for berthing at Chiba. Maritime Safety Agency of Japan sent a firefighting team and managed to put out the fire in about four hours. No causalities
or oil spill were reported in the incident. Currently the vessel is under towing and the latest AIS information shows the vessels status as not under command.
things matters; the future of making things matters even more, and thirdly, its what you make that matters We have become fascinated with the idea that software is eating the
world. Software is driving the world, but the world is still largely a physical machine; the value lies in the intermeshing of digital and physical. Obviously "made" things need shipping to their markets, so it all matters.
to the grounding, vessel traffic services had tried to alert the Master that this ship was on the wrong course, but to no avail. A tugboat also attempted to stop the vessel but was also unsuccessful and the ship ran aground on a sand bank. The
Coast Guard conducted a sobriety test on the Master and subsequently handed the case over to the police on suspicion that he was under the influence.
has allocated significant funding towards developing autonomous vessels and this auto berthing project is one further step in this direction. Tokyo has publically stated it wants autonomous vessels to be in full operation by 2025. MOL
stated: automated and autonomous operations of vessels can significantly reduce human errors.
attacks on two oil tankers by Yemens Iran-aligned Houthi movement. A statement by the Energy Ministry said shipments had resumed on Saturday.
months until Britain quits the EU, the government has yet to agree a divorce deal with Brussels and has stepped up planning for the possibility of leaving the bloc without any formal agreement. I think the possibility
of a no deal is uncomfortably high at this point, Carney said in an interview with BBC radio.
are currently led by Greeks who are keen to expand the areas of cooperation and the further alignment between them in a bid to give shipping a united voice. Ways of doing this have been under discussion for sometime and topped the agenda when Bimco president,
Anastasios Papagiannopoulos and ECSA president, Panos Laskarides met in Athens recently.
charts when it comes to providing seafarers for the global shipping industry. According to the Indian Director General Shipping, In maritime manpower, we have overtaken China and Indonesia. Changes to training documentation and access to training seem to
be making a large difference.
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