InterManager Daily News 13.10.2023.

1. Danica announces Philippines crew supply Danica Crewing Specialists is delighted to announce it has added Filipino seafarers to its expanding global crew supply portfolio. The company now has an office location in Manila, Philippines giving access to a large number of well-qualified Filipino seafarers.
2. thyssenkrupp and Wilhelmsen collaborate on new 3D printing joint venture – Pelagus 3D Maritime and offshore industry spare parts will now be delivered more efficiently through new technology. Saving cost and time, the use of additive manufacturing or 3D printing brings a whole new way of ensuring operations keep up momentum and waiting times at a minimum.
3. Lack of yard capacity and capability could compromise the maritime industry’s retrofit ambitions A Lloyd’s Register report on the state of technology, integration and compliance, alongside the business case for retrofitting vessels, has found that repair yard capability and capacity concerns could thwart the uptake of alternative fuel technology onboard existing ships.
4. ICS launches CII Data collection system The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for shipowners which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet, launches its Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Data Collection System.
5. Explorers reach milestone 10,000 Port Scouts have discovered the Port of Hamburg On these one-day excursions, the Port Scouts gain insights about Germany’s largest seaport. They learn more about the historical development of the Port of Hamburg in a playful way accompanied by trained guides who spark their enthusiasm through fascinating stories, quizzes and other activities.
6. Liners wait anxiously on Washington’s reaction as EU drops antitrust exemption Liner companies are now watching carefully to see if the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in Washington DC will follow the lead taken by the European Commission when it comes to container shipping and antitrust rules.
7. Cameroon-flagged dark tanker adrift off Indonesia A 26-year-old oil tanker, part of the shadow fleet hauling Russian crude, is currently adrift in the Indian Ocean. As first reported by Bloomberg, the 106,547 dwt aframax tanker Turba is located some 300 km west of Aceh, Indonesia, and is signalling that it is not under command – meaning it cannot manoeuvre on its own.
8. Philly Shipyard Tight-Lipped on Reports of Acquisition Talks with Hanwha Ocean U.S. shipyard Philly Shipyard is reportedly in talks with South Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean about a potential acquisition. Philly Shipyard issued a statement acknowledging the reports, but did not confirm or deny that any talks are taking place.
9. Asia Fuel Oil-VLSFO cash premium dips as backwardation softens The cash premium for very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) eased slightly on Tuesday, while market backwardation continued to soften.The balance-Oct/Nov timespread was pegged at a backwardation of $14.80 a metric ton at Tuesday’s Asia close, narrowing versus $18.25 a ton the previous day.
10. Sustainability Shines at Green Port Fair in Long Beach The Port of Long Beach’s actions to lead the goods movement industry in air quality improvement and overall sustainability were in full view Saturday at the second-annual Green Port Fair, a community celebration of the city’s seaport as a global force in the fight against climate change.


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