under the Russian flag to ships entered into the Russian Open Register of Ships which are owned by foreign citizens or foreign legal entities. The move excludes fishing vessels but includes pleasure craft and small craft used for commercial purposes. Putin
also signed a package of laws establishing special tax havens for foreign companies on Russky Island in the Far East and Oktyabrsky Island in the Kaliningrad Region.
the end of 2018. The analysts said the leap in idled tonnage was down to the reduction of the active fleet as the slack season approaches, coupled with the delivery of new-built tonnage and the low number of vessels scrapped. The
idle containership fleet has risen to 341,000 teu or 1.6% of the total fleet as at the end of July 2018 from a low of just 0.9% in June.
were on board ships at anchor or berth. Most involved petty theft. During January to July this year, 47 incidents, 36 actual incidents and 11 attempted incidents, have been verified and reported to the ReCAAP ISC. Compared
to January-July 2017, this is a four percent decrease in the total number of incidents. The overall severity of incidents this year has been the lowest in 10 years, with over two thirds involving petty theft.
growth was driven by multiple industry trends including an increasing need for VSAT on fishing vessels and ships involved in maritime surveillance. Improving maritime domain awareness, anti-piracy and commodity tracking
as key drivers for installing more maritime VSAT services. Crew welfare requirements and ship monitoring are also drivers.
of Commerce today published the list of US exports it has slated for tariffs in response to the second tranche of US duties announced yesterday. Beijing originally publicized its intent to target burgeoning US crude exports with a punitive tax, but the commodity
is not on the list published today. The Chinese government did not provide an explanation.
to formalize a national maritime strategy to respond to these challenges, as requested by Congress in 2014. Costs are rising for U.S.-flag operators, according to DOT’s Maritime Administration. MARAD officials told GAO that the
difference in opex between a U.S.-flag ship and a foreign-flag ship has risen from $4.5 million per year in 2009 to as much as $6.5 million per year.
and has been one of the more high profile repeat offenders when it comes to failing to pay crew.
the collision which happened just after 4:10 a.m. on Wednesday. Dungeness RNLI lifeboat rescued the two from the yacht and both are are reported safe and well.
(TOS) is now stable, BIFA said: Our members still face significant problems at the port with shipping lines cancelling calls; or operating a cut-and-run policy, where the ship leaves before all containers that are booked are loaded, or discharged. Those
members are also experiencing knock-on effects at other UK ports where vessels are being diverted, causing additional cost and disruption.
P&I Club gives free advice to members on what it terms cyber-resilience, as no-one can be totally secure, and offers a hefty discount on the Hudson Analytix Cyber risk assessment tool. NORTH said, risk of cyber-threat
at the moment is more commercial, manipulating cargo documents, and ransomware is the obvious threat…the threat of taking over vessels, although it does exist, is a lot further down the line".
storage or copying is not permitted. If you are not the intended recipient, please permanently delete the original, destroy all copies and inform the sender by return email. An email reply to this address may be subject to interception or monitoring for operational
reasons or for lawful business practices. Seacurus Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered Office: Suite 3, Level 3, Baltic Place West, South Shore Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 3BA. Registered in England and Wales
(company no. 05201529)
This email has been scanned by the Symantec Email Security.cloud service.
For more information please visit http://www.symanteccloud.com