Wednesday, July 17, 2019

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE SEAFARER 2019: GET ON BOARD WITH GENDER EQUALITY

The International Day of the Seafarer is celebrated each year on 25 June. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is calling on everyone in the...

BLOCKCHAIN TO PULL OUT PAPER BILL OF LADING

It is possible to retire the paper bill of lading in today’s digital world, a recent test of CargoX’s blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading...

TRUMP’S MEXICAN LEVIES MAY STRIKE U.S. REFINERS HARD

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by...

WORLD-FIRST: HYDROGEN-POWERED PUSH BOAT

A new vessel being built to operate along the Rhône River in France will be the world's first push boat to run entirely on...

MASSIVE INDIAN CARGO COMPANY DESIRES TO FRAME AN UBER FOR SHIPPING

A unit of the Mumbai-based Allcargo, ECU Worldwide, which aggregates orders from clients, plan s to use Uber’s model to make it easier for...

SADAN KAPTANOGLU ELECTED BIMCO’S FIRST LADY PRESIDENT

Sadan Kaptanoglu, managing director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, was elected President of BIMCO at its General Meeting in Athens. Kaptanoglu, who is a Turkish shipowner,...

NEW SHIPPING MINISTER TOOK CHARGE: INDIA

Mansukh Lal Mandaviya took charge of the Shipping Ministry as Minister of State (Independent charge). A Rajya Sabha (or Council of States is the upper...

SINGAPORE TO SEEK PRISON FOR CAPTAINS & OWNERS FAILING TO FOLLOW 2020 LOW SULPHUR...

Singapore has a message for shipping companies considering cheating on rules starting next year to combat pollution to save a few dollars on their...

HAPAG-Lloyd SETS GREEN TARGETS

Moving forward with its sustainability activities, German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has presented ambitious green targets for the coming period. In its latest sustainability report,...

ITF DRAWS ATTENTION TO CONFINED SPACE FATALITIES IN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY

There has been a massive rise in workers’ deaths in confined spaces — a workplace hazard long familiar to the shipping industry. Since January...

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