Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, there should be a regulatory framework under which the ship could be considered unmanned or unseaworthy, Law firm Clyde and Co claims… Read More


 BIMCO: Changing Winds for Shipping

A change in global shipping demand is about to ensue, BIMCO claims basing its argument on the reorganization of the Chinese economy in growth-pace, size and composition… Read More


 Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mohamed Hussein Mameesh, signed a contract with six companies in Cairo on October 18th for the deepening and widening of the Suez Canal, a vital… Read More


First Vessel Calls at DP World’s New Terminal

DP World has today welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility… Read More


Pirates Board Chemical Tanker off Indonesia

A chemical tanker was boarded by a group of pirates on October 18th while the ship was sailing around 3 nautical miles east of Karimun Kecil, Indonesia, piracy watchdog ICC Commercial Crime Services (CCS) said in a report… Read More


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9th Annual Coasts and Marine Structures 2017 Conference

Discover Best Practise Strategies for Design, Planning, Construction and Asset Management

To remain competitive, Australian port operators must plan, design, manage and maintain their assets more creatively and proactively to meet future demands and drive profitability.

With this in mind, the Coast and Marine Structures Summit 2017 will focus on key considerations relevant to ensuring your existing assets are maximised and prepared to accommodate bigger vessels.

Hear from 20+ global experts including Maritime/Coastal Engineers, Contractors, Port Authorities and more, including GHD (USA), Indonesian Port Corporation (Asia), G-Group Consulting (New Zealand), Ausenco (Australia), Port Authority NSW (Australia), to name a few.

By attending this 2-day conference, you’ll learn about:

– Innovative planning and design of ports to create efficiencies that drive profit
– Best practice asset management strategies and new PIANC design principles for bulk terminals
– Proactive asset management and maintenance to improve durability and maximise and extend asset lifecycles
– Alternative material and protection techniques trialled and tested in the US and Europe
– Strategies to shift organisational culture and mindset from asset management to asset maintenance
– How you can leverage technology to increase the efficiency of your marine structures
– Case studies on retrofitting, expanding and upgrading your ports in cost-effective ways

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European Shipping Week 2017

European Shipping Week is intended to be a platform where policy-makers from the main EU institutions will meet and engage with European…

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SNS2017 – The Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition

EEEGR’s flagship Southern North Sea conference is the most important event for the energy sector in the East of England…

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Seatrade Cruise Global

For more than 30 years, Seatrade Cruise Global has been the leading international exhibition and conference serving the cruise industry…

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