Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Chinese Seaborne Imports from the US Affected by Chinese tariffs

Tariffs imposed by China jeopardize immensely the business volume of dry bulk shipping industry. In the last year, China imported 32 million tonnes of...

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...

WORLD’S FIRST HYDROGEN-POWERED TUG ‘HYDROTUG’ IN PORT OF ANTWERP

The biggest offshore wind farm in Scandinavia has formally geared off the coast of Denmark. The Horns Rev 3 wind farm, conducted by the Swedish...

U.S. SLAPS APPROVAL ON COSCO TANKER UNITS

The United States is implementing new approvals on various Chinese entities and people who it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation...

LEADING BANKS BOOST GREENER SHIPPING THROUGH NEW PRINCIPLES

Leading shipping banks will for the first time integrate climate considerations into lending decisions to incentivize maritime shipping’s decarbonization. The Poseidon Principles will be a...

Maersk Stock Dubious over Sale by Year End

A.P. Moller Maersk doesn’t apprehend on deciding the final sale of its Maersk Supply Service business by the end of FY 2018 as decided...

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,...

TRADE WAR: US Vs CHINA

The international trade war has caused much chaos over the past few months but so far it has had only a restricted impact on...

US Navy seized illegal arms in the Gulf of Aden

The US Navy has seized an un-flagged skiff stuffed with hundreds of automate riffles in The Gulf of Aden, and has handed the sailors...

DEALING WITH BULLYING AND HARASSMENT ONBOARD

How to tackle bullying and harassment onboard. Companies and the management must be receptive for change. Adoption of the zero-tolerance approach will be appreciative. The...

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