InterManager Daily News 23.06.2022.

1. Cyprus weapon against corruption presentation at a Cyprus Marine Club event

On 20th June 2022, Cyprus Marine Club held an event by Mr. Marios Skandalis, FCCA, CFC, CFE, FICA, FCG | President of CYPRUS INTEGRITY FORUM (CIF), who has delighted our guests with a presentation titled: “Cyprus Integrity Forum – Cyprus‘ Weapon Against Corruption” .

At the event members had a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the activities of the CIF in creating the relevant awareness for combating corruption and promoting transparency in society and the business world and supporting the State in forming and implementing its related policies and regulatory framework.

2. Oldendorff Carriers pioneer with fuel saving ducts on Bulk Carriers

Nearly 50 fuel saving ducts devices have been procured by Oldendorff Carriers over 50 years. We have also started many other initiatives to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, which you can see in the other news stories. The purpose of the fuel saving devices is not only to reduce our fuel consumption but also to reduce our Greenhouse Gas emissions .

3. The Swedish Club celebrates its 150th Anniversary

The Swedish Club celebrated its 150th Anniversary in style last week, with a series of events held around the Club’s Annual General Meeting in Gothenburg.

Following the difficulties facing us all in the last few years, the Club’s members and business partners embraced the opportunity to meet face to face with friends old and new – many for the first time since the pandemic struck – and the event was run at full capacity.

4. Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore approves Ferry Service between Singapore and Desaru, Malaysia

In response to media queries, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore would like to update that MPA has approved the application from Batamfast to operate the proposed ferry service of a direct route between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore and Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal in Johor, Malaysia.

5. ZIM invests in artificial intelligence firm

Cash-rich Israeli carrier ZIM has invested $6m into Data Science Consulting Group (DSG), a compatriot tech firm with a focus on artificial intelligence. The two companies have already been working together over the past year.

Eyal Ben Amram, CIO of ZIM, commented: “There is a growing demand around the world and in our industry for AI-based products and solutions which can improve, among others, supply chain management and the accuracy of forecasting tools.

6. Bridging shipping’s gender pay gap

Shipping has traditionally been a male-dominated industry, particularly at sea, with 98% of UK maritime jobs still held by men. The job market, and the scope and variety of maritime roles, has changed significantly with new types of roles constantly emerging that need to be filled and which should be seen as no more appropriate to men than to women.

7. U.S. Grain Exports from Great Lakes Up in May

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership (GLSP) on Tuesday announced its tonnage report for shipping through the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System during the month of May, revealing another productive month of grain exports from U.S. ports on the Great Lakes.

A total of 312 tonnes moved through the system compared to 225 during the same period in 2021.

8. BOEM Advances New Jersey’s First Offshore Wind Farm, Ocean Wind 1

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Ocean Wind 1 wind energy project offshore New Jersey,

The DEIS analyzes the potential environmental impacts of constructing and operating the offshore wind farm. The DEIS is the first published by the Biden Administration for an offshore wind energy project.

9. Shipping’s decarbonisation starts with ports and infrastructure

Ports play a central role in shipping’s decarbonisation, underpinning reductions in GHG emissions by bunkering lower and zero-carbon fuels, electrifying equipment, adding shore power and optimising logistics.

“It all starts with ports and infrastructure” PortVision50 (PV50) president and founding director Margaret Kaigh Doyle told Marine Propulsion during a recent podcast interview. Back when she was working at Eagle LNG, Ms Doyle was part of a group negotiating to develop small-scale LNG in Southern California.

10. Coast Guard rescues crew of grounded vessel

15 Syrian crew members of the vessel were rescued in a search operatio

As many as 15 Syrian mariners were rescued in a search and rescue operation on the ship — MV Princess Miral — by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), in Mangaluru on Tuesday.

The Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district, KV Rajendra, said a Syrian vessel ran aground approximately 5-6 nautical miles away near Ullala in Mangaluru on Tuesday. The 15 crew members were rescued by ICG on Tuesday.


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