Unsafe mixed migration by sea continues to claim many lives, despite the strenuous efforts made by Governmental and naval rescue services, often supported by merchant vessels.
Panama Canal has announced the launch of the Emissions Calculator, an innovative new tool which will offer shippers the most accurate assessment of their carbon emissions.
On 26th October, the Caribbean Princess, operated by Princess Cruises, became the first cruise of the 2017-2018 season to transit the Expanded Panama Canal.
ClassNK picked up the Lloyd’s List Safer, Cleaner Seas Award for raising global awareness and environmental standards through its ship recycling activities.
Sea Shepherd is known for defending whales, however the place where they are born, their home in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef face an even bigger threat.
Seaborne trade grew by 2.6% in 2016, to reach 10.3 billion tons, but the pace remained below the historical 3% average, and demand for maritime shipping continued to lag behind supply.
The Review of Maritime Transport 2017 says that seaborne trade grew by 2.6 per cent in 2016, reaching 10.3 billion tons.
On October 17th Skangas successfully completed the first small scale LNG loading at the Statoil operated LNG plant at Melkøya island outside Hammerfest in Norway.