Slowing growth in the size of the shipping fleet will reduce the shortage of officers over the coming years, according to the latest Manning report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Archives for June 2016
In the run up to the International Day of the Seafarer on June 25, 2016, SRI has released a short hard-hitting film designed to raise awareness of the ever present risk of seafarers facing abandonment.
The UK Chamber of Shipping remained neutral on the question of the UK’s membership of the EU but we recognise the decision of the British people.
Ronaldo has spent more than half of his life at sea cooking for his mates, which he also calls his family. Know more about him in this video.
The digital maritime future is here and now. You can get your newbuild in line with our new automation & control system – ULSTEIN IAS® based on our new back-bone architecture ULSTEIN X-CONNECT®. The system was approved by Bureau Veritas without remarks this week.
Two of the agreements cover time charter parties; one provides for a change of charterer and the other a change of owner. The third agreement deals with a change of buyer under a shipbuilding contract.
Norsepower Oy Ltd., the developer of the world’s first commercially viable renewable energy-powered vessel technology, has announced that it has received the ‘Innovation of the Year’ accolade at the 2016 Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards’ ceremony, which took place at Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam, Netherlands, today.
Seafarers are a key aspect of the maritime industry, and also a key part of the global economy, allowing the majority of the world’s trade to make it safely from one port to another.
On 25 June, we will once again celebrate the Day of the Seafarer, UN’s international day in honour of seafarers worldwide. This year, the IMO is focusing on seafarers’ contribution to keeping the wheels of the world moving.