IMO is marking a decade of action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, since the first set of international mandatory measures to improve ships’ energy efficiency was adopted on 15 July 2011, as part of the MARPOL.
As a meeting of the IMO’s MEPC 76 opens today, IMO member states were called on to take urgent and immediate action to protect the Arctic from the impacts of shipping emissions and pollution.
The report, which reflects whole year data from 2020 compiled by leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club, and global provider of supply chain intelligence, BSI, highlights significant new trends in risks both regionally and globally.
Vessels known to have a crew that is subject to forced labor behave in systematically different ways to the rest of the global fishing fleet, reveals a new paper published today in the scientific journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Maritime safety is a an important topic which if often neglected in the industry. An infographic by waterfiltermen provide some important facts and figures on safety at sea.
In 2018 there were 24 Refusal of Access Orders (ban) issued. Refusal of access (banning) has been used 77 times since 2016. The detention percentage has decreased to 3.15% (from 3.87%).
For a seafarer, it is always difficult to explain what life at sea is like. This infographic describes twelve most common myths people have about seafarers.