Marine Insight Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:56:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Watch: Keel Laying Ceremony Of Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built – Seven Seas Explorer Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:23:55 +0000 seven seas explorer

The first building block for Seven Seas Explorer was placed on 21st January during a special keel laying ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy. ]]> 0
35 Ships Detained During Inspection On STCW Hours Of Rest in The Indian Ocean MOU Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:29:25 +0000 psychological-impact-on-seafarers

The Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest was carried out in the Indian Ocean MOU region between 1 September and 30 November 2014. This campaign was conducted in conjunction with the CIC carried out by the Tokyo MoU and the Paris MoU.]]> 0
All Parties Should Begin Preparing Now For Container Weight Verification Requirements That Take Effect July 1, 2016 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:03:05 +0000 container weight

At the end of 2014, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) that will require every packed export container to have a verified container weight as a condition for loading aboard a vessel. ]]> 0
Whale Carcass Washes Up Underneath Busy Seattle Ferry Dock Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:16:01 +0000 whale

A dead gray whale floated underneath a busy commuter ferry terminal in downtown Seattle, sending a putrid odor onto the dock on Thursday and diverting some passenger ferries to another slip before it was moved to a nearby pier, an official said. ]]> 0
The CMA CGM Group Opens The CMA CGM Academy, Its New In-House University Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:13:06 +0000 CMA CGM

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the opening of the CMA CGM Academy, its new in-house university, located in its Marseilles (France) headquarters.]]> 0
MOL Announces New State-of-the-Art Coal Carrier Shin Yahagi Maru Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:34:17 +0000 0 Sri Lanka Might Renegotiate The $1.5 Billion China Port City Deal Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:51:02 +0000 Colombo Port City Project

Sri Lanka's new government said on Thursday it might renegotiate a $1.5 billion "port city" deal with China Communications Construction Co Ltd, softening its pre-election threat to scrap the project. ]]> 0
UK: Seafarers Awareness Week 20-28 June 2015 – ‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’ Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:32:23 +0000 © filigor -

‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’ will be the theme for this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week (20-28 June 2015), aiming to not only raise awareness of Britain’s dependence on seafarers but also to highlight the many career possibilities the maritime world offers young people. ]]> 0
Sanctions On Russia Sap Allure of Arctic Shipping Route Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:49:24 +0000 arctic shipping

Western sanctions on Russia are restricting the Arctic shipping route along its north coast to domestic cargoes and energy exports with many foreign firms staying away after test voyages on a fabled short-cut between Europe and Asia.]]> 0
20% Less CO2 Per Ocean Container by 2020: DB Schenker and Maersk Line Sign Partnership Agreement Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:08:21 +0000 maersk

DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line have signed a six-year strategic agreement on reducing CO2 emissions from ocean freight. The partnership emphasizes the companies' shared commitment to sustainable growth. Maersk Line will undertake to reduce the CO2 emissions of every container it ships on behalf of DB Schenker Logistics between now and 2020 by 20% compared to 2014 levels.]]> 0