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Waiting game continues on board Ocean Viking

By Sertan SandersonPublished on : 2020/07/03 Dozens of migrants continue to wait on board the Ocean Viking ship, after Italy and Malta both refused to grant safe harbor to the private rescue vessel. SOS Mediterranee , which runs the Ocean Viking, said it had sent five requests to both countries over the past week, asking…

Kin prays for safe return of 14 missing Liberty 5 crew

The families of 12 fishermen and two other individuals who have gone missing when their  fishing vessel capsized after colliding with a foreign cargo vessel in Occidental Mindoro Sunday are not letting promises and memories drift away with them.As the Philippine Coast Guard continues to search for survivors of Sundays sea mishap…

Driving Efficiency at Nigerian Ports

Eromosele Abiodun writes that the Nigeria Port Authoritys investment in port equipment and infrastructure will lead to better port practices, efficiency in port operations with significant positive effect on all stakeholdersThere is no doubt that the most common mode of transport in international trade is sea transport, this is as a result of the large amount of cargo that is transported on sea.

Understanding whale sharks: From Djibouti to the Red Sea - Oceanographic

Slipping out of its berth in Djibouti harbour, the M/Y Deli leaves the clamorous African port behind.The 26m Deli is a classic wooden gulet, towering above fishing boats yet dwarfed by massive container ships as it eases into the Gulf of Aden. The ship is not heading for the Arabian Sea to the east, but westward into the Gulf of Tadjoura.

Fred. Olsen Virtual Cruising Program Drives Bookings - Cruise Industry News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines inaugural virtual cruising program has been hailed a success, according to the company, with traffic to its website from its social media accounts up by more than 250% since the sailings began.Fred. Olsen set sail on its first virtual cruise on April 9, taking in the highlights of Norway, with destinations since then featuring the Canary Islands…

ADS Advance - New data reveals hidden role of UKs aviation sector

New Government data has revealed the significant role Heathrow airport has played in equipping frontline workers and hospitals in their fight against COVID-19.Image courtesy HeathrowFrom January until March this year, Heathrow welcomed 5,269 tonnes of specific medical cargo items urgently needed in the Covid-19 pandemic including hospital equipment…

LOOP-Ports project wins prestigious sustainability award

29 Jun 2020The LOOP-Ports project, led by the Fundación Valenciaport  and funded by EIT Climate-KIC, was awarded at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Sustainability Awards 2020 in the Climate and Energy category. The awards were created to recognise sustainable port projects, and to coordinate…

Safeen to conduct emergency services

Safeen, the marine services subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, will provide emergency response services and support maritime rescue operations throughout the territorial waters of the UAE. An MoU to this effect was signed by the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) Land and Maritime with Safeen, a WAM report said. The MoU…

Sixty-Something: "Destination Sailing" In The 2020 Hamptons | Community

The pristine clear and beautiful waters that surround the Hamptons, along with steady breezes, makes sailing in the Hamptons special. The views rival anywhere in the world, but are especially pleasant in the summer. Besides riding the winds to get an optimal sail, I also enjoy what I call "Destination Sailing," that is leaving Three Mile Harbor…

Mass quarantines in ports of Antwerp and Hamburg. Why? – Maritime Bulletin

Post Views: 1,228Greek tanker under quarantine in AntwerpProduct tanker MINERVA OCEANIA is reportedly under quarantine in Antwerp until Jul 1, because, it is said, 15 out of 26 crew were found Chinese virus positive. 2 crew understood to be hospitalized, not clear with what illness and in what condition. All others are kept on board in separate cabins…
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Do Not Lose Hope, Global Charity Tells Cruise Ship Crews - Cruise Industry News

The global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) has reached out to cruise ship crew members as many are left stranded on board with vessels not being allowed to berth at ports.The charity said it has sent a letter to Costa Cruises, MSC Cruises and Grandi Navi Veloci, in which Stella Maris Genoa Director Deacon Massimo Franzi told crew members, You are not alone...

Lexus premieres first LY 650 yacht

Following two years of intense work, Lexus premiered the first Lexus LY 650 hull during the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Built by US-based Marquis Yachts with interior design by Nuvolari Lenard, the LY 650 aims to convey on water the luxury qualities of Lexus. The development of the LY 650 took place in collaboration between Lexus…

Industry Survey: Impact Of Covid-19 On Corruption Faced By The Shipping Industry

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has launched a survey to obtain a better understanding of the possible link between the COVID-19 outbreak and corrupt demands faced by the shipping industry, and how such demands are affecting seafarers and vessel operations. BIMCO supports MACNs efforts to fight corruption in…
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Last Cruise Ship at Sea Returns to Port with MSC Magnifica Back in Marseille - Cruise Industry News

More than 1,700 passengers have disembarked MSC Magnifica following the ships berth yesterday in Marseille.The arrival, with 1,769 passengers onboard, marked a fleet-wide temporary halt to all MSC Cruises ships, according to a press release. None of the passengers, all of whom will have left the ship by tonight, nor any of the 927 crew displayed any symptoms of COVID-19, MSC said, in a statement.
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CMV Announces Seven Ship Fleet Parade in 2021 - Cruise Industry News

Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) has announced the preliminary details of the cruise lines first ever special fleet parade and regatta event which will be held in Rotterdam on August 28 2021.This is part of a unique maritime celebration of CMVs traditional style of cruising, the introduction in 2021 of the latest classic ships to join the fleet Amy Johnson and Ida Pfeiffer…

Hon Robert Montague and Maritime Authority of Jamaica praise our sea-going keyworkers on the Day of

Today, as we recognise the contribution of seafarers, our dedicated global workforce, on this international Day of the Seafarer with the theme Seafarers are Key Workers, the Ministry of Transport & Mining and the Maritime Authority of Jamaica which is responsible for the welfare of seafarers urges all Caribbean Governments…

The impact of coronavirus on vessel traffic and the shipping industry

The shipping industry experienced major disruptions in Q1 of 2020 due to both the Coronavirus and the crude oil price crash. As major parts of the global economy shut down, so have pockets of international trade yet, not all vessel types have experienced the same disruption.Not all vessel types need a bailoutOur analysis…

UK Port Apprentices Get Jobs

PD Ports has announced the creation of 13 full time permanent positions for Teesport based apprentices.The new dock operations roles in both bulks and container related areas of the business will commence at the end of April, after the existing apprenticeship programme completes.The programme took over 18 months of training…

Growing Jail Management Gameplay with Jail Architect: Island Bound

Hi Architects!I want to give gamers a tiny insight into the subsequent growth to Jail Architect on Xbox 1 Island Sure!Island Certain evolves Jail Architect gameplay by introducing helicopters, boats, additional crisis companies and island prisons. This expansion is all about unlocking the next degree of ingenuity and layout in our players minds…
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Southampton port to welcome its "biggest vessel ever" tomorrow morning

SOUTHAMPTON is set to welcome its port's "biggest vessel ever" tomorrow morning. In the early hours of Friday June 26, DP World Southampton will welcome The HMM Oslo into the port, a ship that is longer than The Shard in London is tall. The vessel comes in at a massive 399.9 metres long, and 61.5 metres wide, with a total capasity of 23,820 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units).