Cuba said on Friday it would lift a ban on Cuban-born citizens entering and leaving the Caribbean island by commercial vessels, opening the way for U.S. cruise operator Carnival Corp to set sail for the country from Miami next week.
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Indonesia fears piracy on a shipping route along its sea border with the Philippines could reach Somalian levels and has told vessels to avoid danger areas, officials said on Thursday, after a spate of kidnappings.
Wärtsilä plans to realign its organisation, operations and resources to the weakened newbuild market situation and the tough competitive environment. While these plans will mainly affect personnel in Marine Solutions’ and Energy Solutions’ global operations, common functions in the affected countries will also be reviewed.
Launched at the Hyundai Mipo dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the Lindanger is owned by Norwegian firm Westfal-Larsen. The vessel is the first of two dual- fuelled 50,000 dwt tankers that will be chartered to global marine transportation company Waterfront Shipping.
NABU is asking all member states of the EU to take up action on proper implementation of SECAs for the shipping sector.
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, April 20, 2016 Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has developed guidelines for walk-to-work (W2W) motion compensated Offshore Access Systems (OAS) which are used to transfer industrial personnel to and from offshore installations.
Indonesia’s President Mr Joko Widodo today addressed IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee in London at the invitation of IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim. The visit was part of Mr Lim’s initiative to raise awareness of the Organization within the broader audience of global leadership.
China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global warming, to cut travel times between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday.
By aspiring to set a high new standard for cruise travel, Royal Caribbean International, the world’s largest cruise line enjoyed great success by deploying their iconic Voyager of the Seas in Hong Kong last year.