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Safeguarding seafarer welfare in an era of decarbonisation

SAFETY4SEA 02 Oct 2023
On the occasion of this year’s World Maritime Day, Mr. Simon Grainge, Chief Executive, ISWAN explored how the maritime sector can retain the skilled seafarers that it will need to respond to the climate emergency. It is fitting that the theme of this year’s World Maritime Day focuses on efforts to limit the sector’s impact on the environment.

Four years of green BRI and role of BRIGC

The News International 02 Oct 2023
... climate change governance and green transformation; environmental legislation and standards; maritime community with a shared future and marine environment governance. The list shows all the essential areas for building a green and sustainable future have been covered.

Port of Galveston receives largest state grant in its history

The Galveston Daily News 29 Sep 2023
GALVESTON ... For the first time, the legislature allocated $200 million for the Maritime Infrastructure Program, which applies to projects within port gates ... The state money — essentially three grants — comes from the Texas Department of Transportation's Maritime Infrastructure Program with a $15.75 million match from the port ... Laura Elder ... ....

Ballast Water Management Market size to increase by USD 101.9 billion from 2022 to 2027, ...

Longview News-Journal 29 Sep 2023
Maritime transport is essential in cross-border transport networks and the crucial pillar of globalization that enables international trade and supports supply chains. In addition, maritime transport facilitates industrial development by enabling manufacturing growth, bringing ...

Making a case for ‘synthetic aperture radar’ satellites in UAE’s maritime sector

Gulf News 28 Sep 2023
This year, the ‘World Maritime Day’ celebrates 50 years of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (Marpol) ... Minimising pollution in UAE maritime sector ... Given the size of the industry, reducing pollution from the maritime trade is essential to protecting marine biodiversity and the health of UAE citizens.

Employers Seeking Waivers in Ottawa’s Pending Ban on Replacement Workers: Federal Report

The Epoch Times 28 Sep 2023
“Employers in rail and maritime indicated that using replacement workers allows them to transport essential and/or hazardous goods safely, which protects public health and ...

Inmarsat Maritime Safety Report Shows Importance of Data & Collaboration

The Maritime Executive 28 Sep 2023
The 2023 edition of The Future of Maritime Safety Report from Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, reveals that the number of distress calls from ships at sea remains high, despite a continuing decline in vessel losses ... Learning from trends revealed in the oceans of data we have access to is essential.”.

Seychelles joins world in celebrating World Maritime Day |28 September 2023

Nation 28 Sep 2023
World Maritime Day is being observed around the globe today, and the chosen theme for this year is ‘MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on’ ... A number of maritime pollution incidents were a catalyst for strong action ... As an island nation, maritime transport is essential for importing goods and ensuring connectivity with the rest of the world.

Gard Club: Industry needs to mature and learn from incidents and human errors

SAFETY4SEA 27 Sep 2023
Safe, happy and motivated crew members are essential for running a successful maritime operation ... Media plays a significant role in how the industry is portrayed, especially how they cover maritime accidents ... Secondly, I think we both could and should do more to attract more women to the maritime industry.

The Future of Maritime Safety 2023: 853 distress calls in 2022

SAFETY4SEA 26 Sep 2023
Inmarsat’s new safety report, which analyses Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) information, registered 853 distress calls from January to December 2022 – up from 794 in 2021 ... Improving maritime safety ... According to Inmarsat, maritime safety can be improved by.

Ivalua to Boost the Efficiency of Wilhelmsen's Procurement and Supplier Management

Longview News-Journal 26 Sep 2023
Wilhelmsen is a global maritime industry group providing essential products and services to the global merchant fleet ... "We look forward to playing an important part in the digitalization journey of one of the global leaders in the maritime industry.".

Singapore Announced Top Maritime Centre for 10th Consecutive Year

The Maritime Executive 25 Sep 2023
Published jointly by Chinese state news agency, Xinhua, and global maritime data provider, Baltic Exchange, the report lists Singapore as the global leading maritime centre, followed by London and Shanghai ... This report is a valuable reminder of how intrinsic the maritime industry is to global trade.

Nautilus and Swiss Shipowners try to save the Swiss flag

SAFETY4SEA 25 Sep 2023
The global competition between maritime nations and offshore flag registries for the business of shipping companies leads to ‘flag shopping’, choosing a flag state that offers the most benefits and advantages for the ship owner ... Maritime Organization (IMO).

Petronas, MISC and MOL to develop liquified CO2 carrier venture

Splash24/7 25 Sep 2023
“As a future-focused shipowner, MISC is well-equipped to deliver the technical expertise required for LCO2 shipping, an essential link in the carbon capture and storage value chain. Again, our call to the maritime and other ...

New agreement to develop carbon carriers for CCS projects Malaysia

SAFETY4SEA 25 Sep 2023
Admittedly, the shipping industry shows sees a growing demand for CO2 carriers ... As a future-focused shipowner, MISC is well-equipped to deliver the technical expertise required for LCO2 shipping, an essential link in the carbon capture and storage value chain. Again, our call to the maritime and other hard-to-abate industries is to collaborate ... ....

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