InterManager Daily News 30.09.2022.

1. Keep seafarers in mind when developing shipping technology says InterManager

Captain Kuba Szymanski, InterManager Secretary General, commented: “The maritime community is right to embrace new ways of operating which lead to cleaner, greener and more sustainable shipping and protect our marine environments for many generations to come. We must also ensure that we don’t lose sight of those who operate our ships and bring them with us on this green journey, ensuring that the technology we install is safe to use, that proper training regimes are developed, and that operating procedures are updated accordingly.”

2. Island Oil celebrated its 30th anniversary with a spectacular “Musica d’ Amore” concert

Founded in 1992, the company primarily dealt with the marine bunker, lubricant supply and trading. Island Oil was quickly embraced by the industry and was entrusted by blue chip clients from local and international shipping markets, building a strong reputation as a reliable partner-supplier.

3. „We need to have better and smarter food supply chains to prevent further food loss and waste,” say Global Experts

Experts are calling for better and smarter food supply and to adopt industry-wide initiatives that seek to eliminate the current leaks in the system. They advise that the actors from the sector needs to take multi-stakeholders approaches to supply chains, which views them more as an ecosystem with each participant optimising their role and deploying the necessary technologies, processes, and methodologies to achieve zero waste through circular economy strategies.

4. China launches first VLCC with four rigid wing sails

CCS attended the naming ceremony of the 307,000 DWT, 333 metre crude oil carrier M/V New Aden at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co (DSIC) together with the owner China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) and China Shipbuilding Trading Company. China Merchants Group chairman Mr Miu Jianmin meanwhile named the vessel.

5. Monaco Yacht Club gears up to welcome shipping’s top names

“With the yacht club, free flow champagne and our informal, interactive approach to shipping gatherings, what’s not to like?” commented Sam Chambers, editorial director. “For the lucky few invited, this promises to be an industry event like no other.”

6. Is it time to overweight shipping?

J Mintzmyer is a well-known shipping investor and industry pundit. He has provided exclusive shipping research via Value Investor’s Edge for over seven years and has witnessed numerous up- and down-cycles across shipping segments over the past 15 years. J shares his latest thoughts and a few top picks in this latest article.

7. Biden Administration Approves ‘Temporary and Targeted’ Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico Despite Objections

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday approved a “temporary and targeted” Jones Act waiver for diesel shipments to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Fiona despite reports that the island is adequately supplied. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas said the waiver was issued “in order to address Puerto Rico’s immediate needs.”

8. Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall Packing 150 MPH Winds – Incredible Footage from Inside the Storm

Hurricane Ian made landfall Thursday at approximately 3:05 p.m. EDT near the island of Cayo Costa, Florida as an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 150 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s the fifth most-powerful storm to ever hit the U.S. mainland.

9. ITS 2022 news: harbour tug pilot project advances vessel autonomy

During sea trials, the tug displayed various autonomous collision avoidance capabilities in Singapore.

The groundbreaking project was detailed by Keppel Smit Towage managing director Romi Kaushal during Session 2 at ITS 2022, the 26th International Tug & Salvage Convention, Exhibition & Awardsheld 28-30 September in Istanbul, Turkey, in association with Caterpillar.

10. Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade : Gautam Adani at Forbes Global CEO Conference 2022

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, having interests in ports, airports, green energy, cement, data centers and more, recently surpassed Jeff Bezos, Bernard Arnault and Bill Gates to become the world’s second wealthiest person with a fortune of $143 billion. Today, the combined market capitalization of the group’s listed companies is around $260 billion. Delivering the keynote address at the 20th Forbes Global CEO Conference 2022, held in Singapore, September 26–27, Adani shared his vision for India and its rising role in the global economy.


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