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ONE Issues Its 1st Electronic Bill of Lading

ONE Aquila

ONE handles its first ever electronic Bill of Lading.

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HRAS Slams Fear of Speaking Up on Seafarers' Struggles

Corona

David Hammond, CEO of HRAS, criticizes under-reporting of the pandemic's consequences on seafarers.

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THE Alliance Reveals New Batch of Void Sailings

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Members of THE Alliance decided to void dozens of sailings in April.

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Global Schedule Reliability Hits Record Low

Hamburg Sud containership

Global schedule reliability of liner shipping companies dropped to the lowest recorded level since 2011.

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Wharfies Refuse to Unload Boxship in Melbourne

DP World container terminal

Wharfies at the DP World terminal in Melbourne refused to unload a container vessel last night citing safety risks.

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USD 1.23 Mln Fund to Support Seafarers Impacted by Covid-19

Seafarers

ITF Seafarers’ Trust launching a USD 1.23 million fund to address the impact of the pandemic on seafarers.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sets Off a New Wave of Blank Sailings

Maersk containership

Murphy: The number of blank sailings jumped from 2 to 45 on the main deep-sea trades last week.

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MUA: Vital Steps Needed to Save Australian Supply Chains

MUA urges Australia's maritime businesses to implement a framework aimed at preventing coronavirus transmission.

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Synergy: Doing Nothing about Crew Changes is Not a Plan

Seafarers

Synergy: Collective, carefully managed crew changes at designated ports could help us tackle this crisis.

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85 Pct of Maersk's Global Office-Based Staff Work From Home

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk

The number of Maersk employees working from home has increased considerably amid global lockdown measures.

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Surge in Seafarers' Pleas for Help amid Coronavirus Crisis

Seafarers

Seafarers seeking help in overcoming their circumstances onboard ships exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Ruby Princess Passenger Infected with Covid-19 Passes Away

Ruby Princess

A female passenger from the Ruby Princess cruise ship, passed away in hospital this morning.

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Scrubber Uptake Hits 4,000 Ships

Scrubber

There are approximately 4,000 ships fitted or about to be fitted with a scrubber.

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Sea-Intel: Scrubber Investment Case Undermined

Scrubber

Sea-Intelligence: The low-sulphur premium dropped from a 300 USD/ton to 60 USD/ton.

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4 People on board Ruby Princess Test Positive to Coronavirus

Ruby Princess

Four people onboard Ruby Princess cruise ship have tested positive to coronavirus.

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Houston to Reopen Terminals

Houston Ship Channel

Port Houston plans to reopen its Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals on March 20, 2020.

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Carnival Bracing for Net Loss in 2020 FY due to COVID-19

Carnival Triumph

Carnival Corporation expects to post a net loss for operations for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2020.

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ICS, ITF Urge Govts to Ensure Uninterrupted Crew Changes

Shipping

ICS and ITF have urged governments to ensure uninterrupted crew changes amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Carnival Offers Its Cruise Ships to Serve as Hospitals

Carnival Victory

Carnival has offered select cruise ships for use as temporary hospitals to help address COVID-19.

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ITF Slams Flag States for Failure to Protect Seafarers

Cruise ship

ITF criticizes flag states over failure to protect seafarers’ and passenger’s health during the humanitarian crisis.

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Anders Onarheim Remains CEO of BW LPG

BW LPG

 Anders Onarheim will continue as CEO of the LPG shipping company BW LPG.

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VLCC Volatility Brings Record USD 410K Fixture

VLCC fixed for USD 411.89K per day.

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Ports Ban Cruise Ship Calls to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak

cruise ship

Port authorities are starting to suspend cruise ship calls to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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PIL Sells Liner Shipping Business to Neptune

Kota Cabar

PIL has sold its liner shipping business Pacific Direct Line to Neptune Pacific Line.

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NYK Announces World’s 1st Onboard Use of Digital Currency

NYK containership

Japanese shipping giant NYK unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first onboard use of digital currency.

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Princess Cruises Halts Operations for 2 Months

Regal Princess

Princess Cruises will pause global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months.

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