Human Rights at Sea CEO, David Hammond, has welcomed the positive news that the (International Transport Workers’ Federation) ITF Union will to pay for legal support for the court appeal of the ship’s crew members of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio.
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In order to bring the Major Ports in India at par with its contemporaries across the world, Ministry of Shipping has been emphasizing on creation of additional capacities through development and construction of new berths/terminals, revamp of existing berths and terminals and other modernization projects.
At least two companies are planning to ship diesel in bigger-than-usual tankers from Asia to Europe in what traders said is a rare move as cheap oil drives up diesel supply and slowing economies dent demand.
Global energy demand will increase 25 percent between 2014 and 2040, driven by population growth and economic expansion, ExxonMobil said in the 2016 edition of The Outlook for Energy.
One of the most characteristic developments in 2015 was the declining price of crude oil during the second half of the year.
Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping line, has switched the UK call of its Samba service from Tilbury to DP World London Gateway Port.
It will soon be easier to report sea-going vessels in Rotterdam and Amsterdam to the Harbour Master and Customs. As of 1 February 2016, the ports will switch to Vessel Notification 2.0.
Finnish industrial engine maker Wartsila reported higher quarterly earnings on Wednesday and forecast improved margins this year, hoping growth in services would offset sluggish demand for ship technology.
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class a new concept luxury expedition cruise vessel to be built for Australia’s Scenic group.