A new crew connectivity report reveals the impact on seafarers of being away at sea for months at a time with little or no internet access.
Archives for June 2018
The containership Alexander Maersk picked up 113 migrants after a request by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Rome to change the vessel’s course and assist in a Search and Rescue operation in international waters.
All vessels sailing under an EU flag will eventually be required to use an approved ship recycling facility, once the EU Ship Recycling Regulation effectively applies. This will be on 31 December 2018.
A collision between a tanker and the jetty in the Port of Rotterdam – Europe’s biggest seaport, resulted in a heavy fuel oil (HFO) spill.
Hydrogenics Corporation(NASDAQ:HYGS) (TSX:HYG) (“Hydrogenics” or “the Company”), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, today announced that it will be providing fuel cells to Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (“GGZEM”) for the first high-speed, hydrogen-powered fuel cell marine vessel in the United States.
Seafarers are the unsung heroes of shipping, the industry on which everyone, everywhere relies for the goods and commodities we all need and want. But it’s a tough and demanding job which sometimes can put pressure on mental health.
Overcrowding is dangerous. Listen to crew. Follow instructions. It could save your life. These simple but key messages to ferry passengers are included in a new one-minute animated IMO safety video.
SEACOR Marine announced it has completed the installation of the first hybrid power solution on an OSV in the Gulf of Mexico, following the upgrade of the SEACOR Maya OSV to hybrid lithium battery power propulsion.
MOL has entered into a preliminary agreement to supply an FSRU as well as Jetty Operation & Maintenance Services for the Hong Kong Offshore LNG Terminal Project on a long-term contract.