On 24 April 2018, during the 105th session of Legal Committee at main hall of IMO, an ITF delegation delivered a presentation regarding ongoing cases and outcomes of the latest data analysis of the ILO/IMO database on reported incidents of abandonment of seafarers.
Archives for April 2018
BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry.
The ICS Chairman was commenting on the ambitious IMO strategy to cut the total greenhouse gas emissions of shipping by at least 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 – with an agreed efficiency goal.
APM Terminals Elizabeth took delivery today of four of the newest generation gantry cranes to better serve liner customers deploying larger ships.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands – The “Akademik Lomonosov”, the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, has this morning left St. Petersburg and will be towed through Estonian, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian waters towards Murmansk, warned Greenpeace.
There were a total of 206 ships broken in the first quarter of 2018. Of these, 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking.
The ITF has welcomed the positive outcome of the third meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the ILO (International Labour Organization) in Geneva.
Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of one cable laying vessel for Prysmian Group, the world leader in energy and telecom cable systems industry.
Hundreds of ships are decommissioned and scrapped every year. Since this often entails significant environmental pollution and health risks for people, international banks adopted the “Responsible Ship Recycling Standards” (RSRS) in 2017.