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Maersk Honam accident report exposes regulatory limitations

Safety systems onboard the Maersk Honam were insufficient to combat the fire and the regulations governing the stowage of dangerous goods contributed to the...

CIG collaborate to promote safety and security in shipping

In further evidence of how the maritime sector is working in unison to find solutions to long standing problems four industry associations and insurers...

Lines raise serious concerns over EU’s “quasi-global” ETS plans

The World Shipping Council (WSC), which represents around 90% of the world’s container shipping lines, has voiced its “serious concerns” with European Union proposals...

InterManager excoriates “selfish” Singapore over crew changes

InterManager secretary general Captain Kuba Szymanski has heavily criticised Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA), branding them as “selfish” for its stance on crew changes,...

Action must follow messages of support for Beirut’s victims

Out of respect for those suffering in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion the shipping industry must reflect on this tragedy, and then come...

Thirteen countries pledge to facilitate crew changes

A meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) facilitated by the UK Government has ended with the agreement of 13 states to help facilitate...

Decarbonisation, Covid and fuel prices, a lurid mix

Fuel prices appeared set to rise, then the Covid-19 outbreak hit the global economy. What will the virus mean for the future of container...

COSCO set to complete planned scrubber installations

COSCO Shipping Lines (COSCON) is about to complete scrubber installations, a plan that was announced in 2019. CSCL Mercury, CSCL Jupiter and CSCL Saturn, 14,000TEU...

Cyprus pushes for action on crew changes

Cyprus’ deputy shipping minister, Natasa Pilides, has urged governments around the globe to adapt and adopt the International Chamber of Shipping’s (ICS) protocol that...

Crisis for trapped crew, as IMO and ITF call for governments to act now

International Maritime Organization (IMO) secretary general Kitack Lim has called on governments to take action to help seafarers trapped at sea thereby avoiding a...
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Maersk Essen diverts to Mexican terminal

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HMM adds capacity to North Europe trade

South Korean liner operator HMM will launch an extra loader service from Busan to North Europe and is considering a similar move for its...