Coast Guard News

June 26, 2020
More than 50 promising Singapore-based startups will get liquidity boost thanks to the new initiative by SEEDS Capital. SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore (ESG), has appointed six co-investment partners to provide the maritime ecosystem a strong leg-up by catalysing a combined S$50 million of investments into maritime technology startups. The six partners are Innoport, KSL Maritime Ventures, PSA unboXed, Rainmaking, ShipsFocus-Quest Ventures and TecPier. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
More than 50 promising Singapore-based startups will get liquidity boost thanks to the new initiative by SEEDS Capital. SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore (ESG), has appointed six co-investment partners to provide the maritime ecosystem a strong leg-up by catalysing a combined S$50 million of investments into maritime technology startups. The six partners are Innoport, KSL Maritime Ventures, PSA unboXed, Rainmaking, ShipsFocus-Quest Ventures and TecPier. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
More than 50 promising Singapore-based startups will get liquidity boost thanks to the new initiative by SEEDS Capital. SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore (ESG), has appointed six co-investment partners to provide the maritime ecosystem a strong leg-up by catalysing a combined S$50 million of investments into maritime technology startups. The six partners are Innoport, KSL Maritime Ventures, PSA unboXed, Rainmaking, ShipsFocus-Quest Ventures and TecPier. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Ocean Voyages Institute’s (OVI) marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V Kwai, docked at the port of Honolulu on 23 June 2020, after a 48-day expedition, successfully removing 103 tons of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone, more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Ocean Voyages Institute’s (OVI) marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V Kwai, docked at the port of Honolulu on 23 June 2020, after a 48-day expedition, successfully removing 103 tons of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone, more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Ocean Voyages Institute’s (OVI) marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V Kwai, docked at the port of Honolulu on 23 June 2020, after a 48-day expedition, successfully removing 103 tons of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone, more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
The shipping industry has been fairly slow in adopting digitalization, due to its conservative nature. Nevertheless, over the past few years, the pace of digitalization has sped up considerably and especially following the coronavirus pandemic. As the potential of digitalization is being unlocked, there are numerous issues that should be addressed. A crucial factor in that consideration is the impact of digitalization on the human factor: the driving force of the shipping industry.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
The shipping industry has been fairly slow in adopting digitalization, due to its conservative nature. Nevertheless, over the past few years, the pace of digitalization has sped up considerably and especially following the coronavirus pandemic. As the potential of digitalization is being unlocked, there are numerous issues that should be addressed. A crucial factor in that consideration is the impact of digitalization on the human factor: the driving force of the shipping industry.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
The shipping industry has been fairly slow in adopting digitalization, due to its conservative nature. Nevertheless, over the past few years, the pace of digitalization has sped up considerably and especially following the coronavirus pandemic. As the potential of digitalization is being unlocked, there are numerous issues that should be addressed. A crucial factor in that consideration is the impact of digitalization on the human factor: the driving force of the shipping industry.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
An investigation of the Dutch Safety Board into the container loss incident involving MSC Zoe has found that the shipping routes above the Wadden Islands during northwestern storms pose a risk for a container loss for large, wide container ships.  Above the Wadden Islands there are two internationally designated shipping routes, a northern and a southern route. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
An investigation of the Dutch Safety Board into the container loss incident involving MSC Zoe has found that the shipping routes above the Wadden Islands during northwestern storms pose a risk for a container loss for large, wide container ships.  Above the Wadden Islands there are two internationally designated shipping routes, a northern and a southern route. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
An investigation of the Dutch Safety Board into the container loss incident involving MSC Zoe has found that the shipping routes above the Wadden Islands during northwestern storms pose a risk for a container loss for large, wide container ships.  Above the Wadden Islands there are two internationally designated shipping routes, a northern and a southern route. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a US subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon arriving in Newark, New Jersey, on 19 June 2020, a crew member of Maersk Idaho was admitted to a nearby hospital after exhibiting symptoms consistent with pneumonia, according to a statement issued by Maersk Line Limited. “The mariner has since tested positive for COVID-19  and remains hospitalized in stable condition,” the company said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a US subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon arriving in Newark, New Jersey, on 19 June 2020, a crew member of Maersk Idaho was admitted to a nearby hospital after exhibiting symptoms consistent with pneumonia, according to a statement issued by Maersk Line Limited. “The mariner has since tested positive for COVID-19  and remains hospitalized in stable condition,” the company said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a US subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon arriving in Newark, New Jersey, on 19 June 2020, a crew member of Maersk Idaho was admitted to a nearby hospital after exhibiting symptoms consistent with pneumonia, according to a statement issued by Maersk Line Limited. “The mariner has since tested positive for COVID-19  and remains hospitalized in stable condition,” the company said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 61 nautical miles south of Cotonou Port, Benin, Dryad Global informed. The fishing vessel was chased by a speed boat before being boarded by the pirates. The kidnapped crew includes 5 Korean and one Ghanian mariner.  The speedboat was last seen heading East towards Nigerian waters, Dryad said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 61 nautical miles south of Cotonou Port, Benin, Dryad Global informed. The fishing vessel was chased by a speed boat before being boarded by the pirates. The kidnapped crew includes 5 Korean and one Ghanian mariner.  The speedboat was last seen heading East towards Nigerian waters, Dryad said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 61 nautical miles south of Cotonou Port, Benin, Dryad Global informed. The fishing vessel was chased by a speed boat before being boarded by the pirates. The kidnapped crew includes 5 Korean and one Ghanian mariner.  The speedboat was last seen heading East towards Nigerian waters, Dryad said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several containers have fallen overboard from a Liberia-flagged containership in rough weather off the coast of Western Australia, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. The 8,204 TEU Navios Unite lost “about three shipping containers” about 33 kilometres south west of Cape Leeuwin on 25 June 2020. The Post-Panamax vessel is on a journey from Fremantle to Adelaide in South Australia. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several containers have fallen overboard from a Liberia-flagged containership in rough weather off the coast of Western Australia, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. The 8,204 TEU Navios Unite lost “about three shipping containers” about 33 kilometres south west of Cape Leeuwin on 25 June 2020. The Post-Panamax vessel is on a journey from Fremantle to Adelaide in South Australia. ... [Read More]

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