Impact of Smart Ships on Seafarers

The smart ship revolution brings a myriad of challenges for seafarers

ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes at 12-Month Low

The number of  incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia has reached its lowest level in February 2016 when ...

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Korea, Iran Forge Maritime Ties

South Korea has inked an agreement with Iran on cooperation in the maritime field and fisheries. Under the deal, ...

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SMM: Women Growing Their Presence in the Maritime Industry

Women are gaining more attention in shipping, shipbuilding and related areas, as the current shortage of skilled ...

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ReCAAP: No Hijacking Incidents in January

The piracy activity and armed robbery against ships in Asia has seen a slight increase in January 2016 when ...

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Maritime Industry on Alert amid Zika Outbreak

Due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the maritime industry is on standby for any symptoms of the virus ...

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New Lease Accounting Standard to Impact Maritime Sector

A new international accounting standard dealing with leases could have major implications for companies in the ...

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South Africa to Boost Maritime Workforce Supply

South Africa has the potential to become a global supplier of high-quality, highly-skilled ship’s ...

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Strengthening Maritime Relationships

This year’s Maritime Industry is already the eleventh edition of the exhibition for the entire maritime industry. ...

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NITC Facing Blacklisting in EU Again

The National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) is facing blacklisting again by the European Union as it has failed in ...

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China Starts First Maritime Silk Road Cruise

China Starts First Maritime Silk Road Cruise

Bei Bu Wan Zhi Xing, the first Chinese cruise liner to sail along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, has started ...

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Image of the Day: Goliat Ready for Deployment

  The Goliat platform, the largest and most sophisticated cylindrical FPSO facility ever built, was captured ...

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France Pledges to Address Tax Law Exemptions

The European Commission has closed an investigation into the impact of French tax rule changes for maritime ...

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Allseas: No Intention to Change Pieter Schelte’s Name

Swiss-based Allseas Group SA, the owner of Pieter Schelte crane vessel, does not intend to change the ...

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Maritime Unions Demand Pieter Schelte’s Name Change

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that the Swiss-based  Allseas Group SA, the ...

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Term of the Day: Container Freight Station (CFS)

A Container Freight Station or CFS is a shipping dock where a cargo is loaded into, or unloaded from containers. ...

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Image of the Day: First 2M Ship at Port of Charlestown

Today’s image presents you with the Maersk Line’s 318,20-meter container ship Maersk Kotka during her ...

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DP World’s Volume Growth Beats Expectations

DP World Limited’s gross container volumes grew by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis ...

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Term of the Day: Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA)

A Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) is usually reached between various partners within a shipping consortium who agree ...

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Term of the Day: Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Automatic Identification System or AIS is a system used by ships and Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) principally for ...

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Image of the Day: MSC Oscar All Lubed Up

LUKOIL has begun supplies of cylinder oils of a new generation to MSC OSCAR, the world’s largest container ship. ...

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Term of the Day: DEMDES

The DEMDES (Demurrage/Despatch) represents the amount of money which has to be paid if a ship is loading or ...

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