Coast Guard News

September 15, 2020
The Master and Chief Engineer of the Singapore-flagged log carrier MV Funing have been sentenced and fined after admitting charges relating to the grounding of the ship at the Port of Tauranga, New Zealand, in July this year.  As informed, Master Liang Guang Hong and Chief Engineer Chameekara Prasad Nanayakkara both entered guilty pleas in the Tauranga District Court on 10 September to charges brought by maritime safety authority Maritime New Zealand under the Maritime Transport Act (MTA) 1994.... [Read More]
September 15, 2020
In an effort to help reduce container-related incidents aboard ships, five international freight transport and cargo handling organisations have decided to produce new guidance on packing standards for freight containers and other cargo transport units.... [Read More]
September 15, 2020
Product tanker major Hafnia Limited is planning to build methanol dual-fueled ships to transport methanol from a U.S.-based production plant at the Port of Kalama, Washington, USA.... [Read More]
September 14, 2020
Tallink Grupp’s vessel Victoria I was connected to shore power in Tallinn Old City Harbour for the first ever shore power charging in Estonia on 11 September. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2020
Looking at current developments, Navingo has had to adapt to a changing reality and its customer wishes more and faster than ever before in order to realise a full-value Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) and an effective Navingo Career Event (NCE). Therefore, both events will continue on 27 and 28 October 2020 in a digitally enhanced format, where networking, sharing knowledge and visibility will still be leading. The modified format is corona-proof and a combination between an easy-to-navigate virtual environment and activities in RAI Amsterdam.... [Read More]
September 14, 2020
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has warned of a growing number of crew members abandoned on ships in the Arab world without pay, food, or water.... [Read More]
September 14, 2020
UAE-based port operator Abu Dhabi Ports said that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on track for completion. The expansion project, unveiled in December 2019, aims to attract new business and significantly boost capacity. It has progressed significantly since its inception despite the challenging economic conditions presented by the global pandemic, according to the port operator.... [Read More]
September 14, 2020
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September 14, 2020
Greece-based LNG shipper GasLog said its LNG newbuild SN2300 kicked off sea trials off South Korea. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2020
The 27 rescued persons who have been on board Maersk Etienne, a tanker owned and operated by Danish Maersk Tankers, for 38 days have been safely disembarked. The rescued group of people include a pregnant woman and at least one minor. They were transferred to the ship Mare Jonio operated by the non-governmental organisation Mediterranea on September 11, Maersk Tankers said.... [Read More]
September 11, 2020
The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over half a million people. Six months into the pandemic 300,000 seafarers are stuck at sea, some of them for 17 months, 6 months longer than allowed under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Around 300,000 more seafarers are pending to sign onto ships, and start earning their salaries.... [Read More]
September 11, 2020
The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over half a million people. Six months into the pandemic 300,000 seafarers are stuck at sea, some of them for 17 months, 6 months longer than allowed under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Around 300,000 more seafarers are pending to sign onto ships, and start earning their salaries.... [Read More]
September 11, 2020
The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over half a million people. Six months into the pandemic 300,000 seafarers are stuck at sea, some of them for 17 months, 6 months longer than allowed under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Around 300,000 more seafarers are pending to sign onto ships, and start earning their salaries.... [Read More]
September 11, 2020
South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for its Digital Health Management (DHM) System for a Type B gas containment tank. The AIP follows a Joint Development Project (JDP) between the two parties launched in November 2019.... [Read More]
September 11, 2020
South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for its Digital Health Management (DHM) System for a Type B gas containment tank. The AIP follows a Joint Development Project (JDP) between the two parties launched in November 2019.... [Read More]
September 11, 2020
South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for its Digital Health Management (DHM) System for a Type B gas containment tank. The AIP follows a Joint Development Project (JDP) between the two parties launched in November 2019.... [Read More]

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