96 migrants were rescued by Greek coast guards in a nighttime rescue operation as the yacht carrying them partially sank in the Aegean sea, possibly due to overload.
Archives for August 2020
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre organises first Virtual Capacity Building Workshop to share information on evolving maritime safety situation in Asia.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, maritime companies in Singapore have come together to provide job opportunities for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents entering the workforce.
The Italian company is first cruise operator to obtain certification of the biological risk prevention system on board, developed by RINA. In view of the restart and considering current situation and the opinion of experts, the company will carry out swab tests to all guests before boarding.
Between February and May 2020 BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO conducted The Fuel Oil Quality and Safety Survey with the aim to get a greater understanding of the quality of the new fuel oils and possible safety implications of the IMO 2020 sulphur regulation.
ABB Turbocharging and Kongsberg Digital have signed a cooperation agreement on edge data collection and ship engine performance analysis.
A 4-year-old girl sitting on an inflatable unicorn found herself getting drifted into the sea owing to strong currents in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece, on Monday, 24th Aug 2020.
A fire on one of the ship’s main propulsion motors of the coast guard icebreaker – Healy has scrapped all schedules of the ship’s short deployment for the research mission to the Arctic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global economy, the Panama Canal will extend its temporary relief measures to December 31, 2020, offering further support for the industry’s recovery.