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As the Seafarer Crisis Continues, MSC Calls for Bulk Carrier Anastasia Resolution

Dec 20, 2020

The bulk carrier Anastasia, stuck off the coast of China with crew change request unheeded since mid-2020, has become a rallying point for MSC in urging governments to work together to find a solution.MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is calling for an urgent crew change solution for the bulk carrier Anastasia, which is stuck off the coast of northern China, and is among dozens of ships in a waiting line near the port of Caofeidian…

Panayiotou Theodosiou nabs IMO Gender Equality Award

May 20, 2024

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou voiced gratitude at being selected as recipient of the first ever IMO Gender Equality award, presented by Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez ahead of the International Maritime Organization Women in Maritime 2024 event…

IMO's Facilitation Committee Revised MASS Roadmap

Apr 15, 2024

The IMO's Facilitation Committee held its 48th session (FAL 48) from April 8 to 12, in person at IMO Headquarters in London.The Facilitation Committee (FAL) meets annually to deal with matters related to the facilitation of international maritime traffic…

IMO Facilitation Committee to Discuss Autonomous Shipping

Apr 07, 2024

The IMO Facilitation Committee will meet in person at IMO Headquarters in London for its 48th session (FAL 48) from April 8 to 12 to discuss issues related to autonomous shipping; prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking on ships; digitalization…

2024 a Milestone Year for Maritime Single Window

Feb 01, 2024

2024 marks a milestone in the acceleration of digitalization in shipping that has been brought about by the mandatory requirements for a Maritime Single Window.The requirement under the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic…

New IMO Secretary-General Welcomes Era of Progression

Jan 01, 2024

The new IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez has released a video with his 2024 message to the industry, saying:“Here at IMO, we have a great trajectory of successes. But of course, we can always do more. I don't need to tell you how vital the shipping industry is for the world…

Singapore's Tan tapped as Vice-Chair of IMO MEPC

Dec 16, 2022

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) officer, Tan Hanqiang, currently First Secretary (Maritime), High Commission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Kingdom (UK), has been appointed by the International Maritime Organization…

Seafarers Are Key Workers: It’s “All Hands on Deck” @ WMU to Solve the Seafarer Crisis

Dec 09, 2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University, discussed the ongoing seafarer crisis plus the new report from WMU, A Culture of Adjustment, which outlines systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ work and rest hours…

Havyard Jumps to the Fore on Hydrogen

Nov 19, 2020

Havyard said that its complete hydrogen system for ships will be completed in 2021, and to that end the group is establishing a separate company to meet market demand for the solution, which will make it possible also for large ships to sail longer distances with zero emissions…

Addressing the New IMO Guidelines for Second Generation Intact Stability

Nov 12, 2020

The common perception of intact stability has remained largely unchanged over the last few decades, where a vessel’s stability is evaluated using classical and static means: limits on righting arms, residual areas, and determining maximal VCG (or minimal GM) composite curves…

"IMO Joe" Angelo Honored

Jul 23, 2019

The International Maritime Prize for 2018 will be awarded to Joseph J. Angelo, a former United States Coast Guard (USCG) and International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) senior executive who participated in International Maritime Organization (IMO) meetings for many years…

Maritime Fatigue: Just another band aid?

Apr 16, 2019

On 24 January, the IMO issued updated guidelines on fatigue.  This is just another in a long series of band aids that attempt to cover over the problem without providing a solution.  Fatigue is a long-standing weakness in the maritime industry…

Maersk, PBF Logistics in Low Sulfur Fuel Deal

Feb 14, 2019

Maersk and PBF Logistics LP announce agreement for production and storage of 0.5% sulphur fuel on the U.S. East CoastPBF Logistics terminal facility in New Jersey to deliver approx. 10% of A.P. Moller – Maersk’s annual fuel demand as Maersk…

Shipping Ponders the Ultimate Cost of ‘Green’

Jan 03, 2019

Low sulphur fuels, scrubbers, LNG and other solutions are all part of the mix. Handicapping the impact of any of these options for the bottom line is anything but easy. Getting greener is not the problem; determining the best way to get there is quite another…

U.S. Seeks 'Pragmatic' Approach to IMO 2020 Rules

Oct 25, 2018

The United States is looking for a 'pragmatic' approach to the implementation of new marine fuel emission rules that go into effect in 2020, a U.S. Coast Guard official said on Thursday.The United States hopes like-minded countries will put…

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