At the port of Bodø, a Hurtigruten cruise vessel was seen dragging away by the strong winds of the storm that hit Norway on 21st January, when this video surfaced the internet.
Archives for January 2020
At the 72nd meeting of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee, a draft of the initial strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for IMO vessels was adopted.
A bulk carrier was in port. Following recommendations from a surveyor, the holds were to be painted to render them acceptable for grain transport.
MOL will rename the position of Executive Officer Responsible for Sustainability Promotion as the Chief Environment and Sustainability Officer.
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the Jan 2020 edition of the IACS Blue Book and the accompanying IACS Green Book.
Essar’s ports business, which operates four terminals on the east and west coasts of India, has registered a 20.09% growth in cargo volumes in the third quarter of the current financial year with a throughput of 14.02 million tonnes
Mitsui, MOL, and Marubeni will invest in a long-term charter business currently promoted by MODEC for the purpose of providing an FPSO for use in the Marlim field off the coast of Brazil.
Global maritime charity has issued guidance for its GB port chaplains and ship visitors following the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The charity also deploys chaplains on cruise ships to support crew welfare.
The pilot arrived on the bridge and asked for ‘full ahead’. As the ship passed through the port entrance at seven knots the pilot ordered ‘slow ahead’ and a berthing tug was made fast forward.