The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry.
Maritime education and training needs – now and in the future – were the focus of a high-level international symposium held during the 2015 World Maritime Day Parallel Event, hosted in Japan’s port city of Yokohama and its capital Tokyo. The event was held in conjunction with Japan’s Marine Day, which is a national holiday.
The first cargo ships passed through Egypt’s New Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it opens next month, state media reported, 11 months after the army began constructing the $8 billion canal alongside the existing 145-year-old Suez Canal.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated one individual and one company, and identified as blocked property a vessel in which the company has an interest.
Attorneys representing a group of consumers and auto and truck and equipment dealerships in antitrust claims against more than a dozen international shipping firms have reached a settlement with Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., known as K-Line.
Senior representatives of Maersk Supply Service, DeepOcean UK and the Damen Shipyards Group gather at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania recently launched the subsea support vessel Maersk Connector. The vessel is owned and operated by Maersk Supply Service and is built to contract for a seven year charter agreement with DeepOcean.
Port Metro Vancouver President and Chief Executive Officer Robin Silvester today announced funding for the installation of shore power facilities for container vessels at two Port Metro Vancouver container terminals.
After extensive review and under a robust array of safety requirements, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno today announced that Shell has received conditional approval of two Applications for Permits to Drill (APD) to conduct limited exploratory drilling activities in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska.