InterManager Daily News 10.05.2021.

1. CSC online career event – Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 17:30-19:00 hours
The Cyprus Shipping Chamber will be organising an online Career Event on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 17:30 hours. The Career Event is part of the Chamber’s continuous efforts to highlight and promote the rich and fulfilling career opportunities for young people, both at sea and ashore and give important advice to youngsters and the wider public.

2. Online Operatic Concert in solidarity with the Seafarers and their families around the world from today 7 to 11 May 2021
The TSAVLIRIS CULTURAL FOUNDATION, in an effort to raise awareness about the tremendous impact Covid 19 has had on seafarers globally and to provide support to the crews who are on the front line of this pandemic, organizes an online concert with prizewinning British Cypriot soprano, KATERINA MINA. Katerina will perform her one-artist operatic program, recorded at the Great Hall of the Hellenic Centre of London, accompanying herself on the piano. The concert will be transmitted on YouTubefrom 7 – 11 May 2021

3. CMA CGM demonstrates its ability to transport emergency humanitarian relief between France and India
Thanks to its new airfreight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the Group was able to mobilize an Airbus A330-200F from its fleet and to offer a fast and agile transport solution to the French government to transport 8 medical oxygen generator plants between Paris and Delhi. After being trucked to Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport (France) by its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, the units were delivered to eight Indian hospitals a few hours later.

4. UK High Court confirms shipowner had an unfettered right to collect freight under its bills of lading even whilst on time charter
Owners had issued bills of lading marked that freight was payable “as per charter party”. At the time, the ship was on time charter on the NYPE form, meaning that Owners had authorised Charterers to collect freight due under bills of lading. Those time charterers had sub-voyage chartered the ship. Following the grounding, Owners issued notices to cargo interests and voyage charterers seeking direct payment of unpaid freight due under those bills of lading.

5. New York Needs Tankers ASAP After Pipeline Cyber Attack
The unprecedented shutdown of one of the largest U.S. pipelines after it was crippled by a cyberattack has triggered warnings of major disruption to fuel supplies and concern that its restart will be neither quick nor straightforward. Colonial Pipeline turned off key systems late Friday after an attack involving ransomware, and was still down late Saturday. There are few precise details about what happened at Colonial, which says it normally transports about 45% of all the fuel consumed on the East Coast and in the Northeast. It says it’s working to return to normal. Various branches of the U.S. government are monitoring the situation.

6. Lost In The Med, A Starving Grey Whale Must Find His Way Out
A young grey whale lost in the Mediterranean, thousands of miles away from its natural habitat in the Pacific ocean, is desperately seeking its way home, but biologists are worried it may not survive. Grey whales normally migrate along the U.S. west coast, but biologists think that with global warming opening northern routes, the whale became lost and swam into the Atlantic ocean via the Arctic.

7. Stena Bulk CEO Erik Hånell Discusses Path, Cost Toward Decarbonization
While the majority of shipowners still struggle to pick the technological path toward meeting emission reduction targets in the coming 30 years, one company, Stena Bulk which today has about 110 tankers (30% owned, 70% managed) generating about $1.4B in revenue annually, recently unveiled its roadmap toward decarbonization, a plan with targets and dates to serve as its guide to become a net zero business by 2050.

8. Newbuild over-investment could shorten container shipping’s bull run
Container shipping is enjoying a boom brought about by soaring demand for goods from consumers during the Covid pandemic combining with port and supply chain ineffiencies. As a result of these temporary market factors, lines are seeing a huge surge in rates and profitability.

9. Supply Chains Firms Urged To Protect Seafarers’ Rights
New due diligence tool aims to help businesses uphold their responsibility to protect human rights at sea. A wide-ranging set of guidance has been issued to help enterprises using shipping services to protect the human rights of seafarers, as hundred of thousands are still stranded on ships due to COVID-19 imposed travel restrictions. The Human Rights Due Diligence Tool is a joint initiative of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).’+rights

10. BIMCO COVID 19 Weekly Report
The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).


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