First Partnership Agreement In Kuwait To Reduce CO2 Emissions Signed By Maersk Line And EQUATE

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, and Maersk Line signed a partnership agreement to decrease CO2 emissions in ocean transportation. The agreement, which is the first of its kind in Kuwait, is based on EQUATE’s and Maersk Line’s Sustainability priorities that include the shared vision to protect and safeguard the environment by decreasing […]

Posted by: on Feb 14, 2017 read more

PortMiami Hits Global Cruise Passenger Milestone

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Florida’s PortMiami has set a global record in cruise passenger numbers, having welcomed almost 5 million guests in 2016,local media reported. During the 2016 cruise season, the port saw 4.98 million multi-day passengers, a 1.5 percent rise from 4.91 million guests processed in 2015. The rise is in line with the annual growth trend in cruise […]

Posted by: on Feb 13, 2017 read more

UGS objective – maintaining Greek shipping’s leading status in maritime affairs

The Greek government and seafarers unions are failing to utilise the largest shipping fleet in the world as the country struggles to overcome its economic crisis and the high level of unemployment according the shipowners. In a broadside launched at the government and workers unions, the president of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), Theodore […]

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2017 read more

Torvald Klaveness Selects ABB’s Octopus Marine Software To Help Comply With Emissions Regulations

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will be installed on three new Torvald Klaveness vessels to help them meet incoming emissions regulations. The OCTOPUS reporting software is compliant with the IMO Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) and supports future European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules. OCTOPUS gathers information from onboard sensors and gives insight […]

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2017 read more

Drunken master was almost four times over the limit

A Russian shipmaster has been jailed in the UK after trying to bring his vessel into the port of Southampton while almost four times over the Alcohol limit. Captain Valery Panfilov was sentenced to five months in prison after pleading guilty at Southampton Crown Court to breaching the alcohol limit while in change of the […]

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2017 read more

MLC ‘safety net’ is tightened up

Union urges members to ensure that their ships comply with the new rules Nautilus is providing special advice on amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) which aim to provide ‘safety net’ protection for abandoned seafarers. The new provisions – which came into force on 18 January—cover the financial security of seafarers in cases of […]

Posted by: on Feb 11, 2017 read more

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