meet the requirements of IMO’s 2020 0.5% sulphur cap, according to analyst Alphaliner. While currently just 25 containerships have scrubbers installed this number is set to surge to 193 by the 2020 when the sulphur cap
for marine fuel comes into force. The vast majority of these will be retrofits to existing vessels, while 33 will be installed on newbuildings.
caused structural damage to the pier. The passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported, an FDNY spokesman said. The city Department of Buildings responded to the scene and will inspect the damage to
the pier before normal operations resume.
after five crewmembers alleged that the shipowner, Vladivostok-based Far Trans, had not paid their wages or provided them with transportation home. In addition to complaints to Russian and Korean authorities, the seafarers contacted the Far Eastern Regional
Organiztaion of the Russian Sailors Union and the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) for assistance.
are hurting each other when they book space they end up not using, because that increases costs and poses obstacles to other exporters that cant find space in ships, Maersks director for East Coast South America, Antonio Dominguez, said in a report Maersk
has compiled on its Brazilian operations.
of the vessel is $15.3m and could rise to as much as $17.1m during 2020.
and await a commercial salvage effort. However, as the weather deteriorated again on Tuesday, the crew asked for an evacuation. Taiwan’s Coast Guard airlifted all 12 seafarers from the deck of the vessel at about 1830 hours Tuesday. Kaohsiung
Port reported in a social media update that salvage towing operations continue for five vessels that were stranded in last week’s storm.
have been deployed off Tartus, including the guided missile frigates Admiral Grigorovich and Admiral Essen, the cruiser Marshal Ustinov and the destroyer Severomorsk. Several more vessels are on the way. It is the largest buildup
in the region since the battle for Aleppo, and Russian media described it as the biggest concentration of warships off Syria since the start of the war.
prosecutor accused Marinakis of financing and storing drug substances and setting up a criminal group to traffic and sell drugs, a judiciary source said. The matter will now be referred to an investigating magistrate, the source said. Greeces
judicial system has several preparatory stages and the compilation of charges does not necessarily mean that an individual will face trial.
of North Europes leading feeder and domestic container carrier from private equity group Nordic Capital has had analysts scratching their heads for the definitive synergy advantage ever since. According to Maritime consultant
Drewry, DP World has embarked on a risky strategy.
and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and the region. The USNS Comfort was requested by the Colombian government to relieve the pressure of increased population
flows from Venezuela on their national health system.
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