InterManager Daily News 28.05.2020.

1. 2 crew changes in Thailand recently, but Thais only
Two Thai-owned bulk carriers changed part of their crews in Thailand on Koh Si Chang Anchorage between May 21 and May 23. 25 crew in total, including 17 from THOR BRAVE, and 8 from CHAYANEE NAREE, were changed. THOR BRAVE arrived from Banjarmasin Indonesia, CHAYANEE NAREE arrived from western Sakhalin coal ports, Russia.

2. 3,000-TEU container ship aground, Indian ocean
3,000-TEU container ship ran aground while leaving port in Indian ocean in the evening May 26. As of May 27, she was in the same position, understood the ship is hard aground.

3. One more big container ship down in Santos, Brazil
One crew of 10,000 TEU container ship CAP SAN LORENZO was tested positive, said tireless National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) on May 26. The ship berthed at Santos Brazil on May 24, one unlucky non-Brazilian crew was to be relieved and return home, but ANVISA found him virus positive. All crew were tested, cargo operations were cancelled, the ship was taken to outer anchorage and anchored, to wait for testing results.

4. STENA tanker captured by ANVISA, Brazil, stranded for more than month
Product tanker STENA PREMIUM with 27 crew on board is stuck at Cabedelo, Brazil, since Apr 24. Twelve crew were found virus test positive, all of them remain on board, understood nobody is in need of hospital treatment, or any treatment, with that.

5. Shipping plan would reel international emissions into EU carbon market
The European Union’s carbon market could capture a large chunk of emissions from outside Europe if the bloc succeeds in including shipping in the scheme, according to the European Commission’s first report on maritime CO2 emissions.

6. First global standard for ship hull cleaning essential for marine ecosystems
BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has moved a step closer to finishing a global set of guidelines needed to protect the marine environment from invasive species and reduce CO2 emissions. Currently, there is no common global standard for cleaning ships’ hulls to avoid transferring invasive aquatic species, nor for the potentially damaging debris washed off in the process.

7. China’s April soybean imports from top supplier Brazil rise 2.6%
China’s soybean imports in April from top supplier Brazil rose 2.6% from a year earlier, customs data showed, as cargoes delayed by bad weather in the South American country began to arrive at ports.

8. Pemex Criticized Over Virus Handling as Offshore Worker Death Toll Soars
When 62-year-old Tomas Morales registered a fever of 101.3 Fahrenheit on April 14, the doctor told him to self-isolate. But there was a problem: Morales was on an oil platform off the Mexican coast only reachable by helicopter, and he shared a bedroom with three other workers.

9. Cyprus’ Maritime Cluster Prospers Under New Shipping Deputy Ministry
Cyprus’ maritime industry contributes so significantly to the economy that, in March of 2018, the government established the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) to increase the functionality, effectiveness, and flexibility of the public shipping administration. Since its inception, the Cyprus flag has grown significantly, and it now ranks among the top international fleets with more than 1,100 oceangoing vessels with total gross tonnage exceeding 24.4 million.

10. UK P&I Club Advises On Compliance With The Inventory Of Hazardous Materials
The UK P&I Club, a leading provider of protection and indemnity insurance to the international shipping community, has published a guide for ship-owners to ensure compliance with the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) legislation.


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