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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Global Maritime Forum Turns to Youth

With only ten years left to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, world leaders at the SDG Summit in September 2019 and the UN Secretary-General called on all sectors of society and the youth to mobilize for a Decade of Action and delivery for sustainable development.

Comments Off on UN Sustainable Development Goals: Global Maritime Forum Turns to Youth / 1st April 2020

Seawater Coolers

Hydroniq Coolers Awarded Contract to Deliver Seawater Coolers to LNG-fuelled Wellboat

The vessel, which is newbuild number 1089 at Tersan Shipyard, is the sister vessel of the world’s first LNG-driven wellboat, “Bjørg Pauline,” which was launched in December last year.

Comments Off on Hydroniq Coolers Awarded Contract to Deliver Seawater Coolers to LNG-fuelled Wellboat / 28th March 2020

Global Maritime Forum

New Members of the Boards of Directors Announced by Global Maritime Forum

The annual general meeting of the Global Maritime Forum took place via a conference call. The agenda included the election of new members of the Board of Directors.

Comments Off on New Members of the Boards of Directors Announced by Global Maritime Forum / 27th March 2020

poseidon principles

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Joins Responsible Ship Financing Principles

Major lender to international shipping and one of Japan’s largest asset managers, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB), announces that it is the latest financial institution to join the Poseidon Principles.

Comments Off on Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Joins Responsible Ship Financing Principles / 18th March 2020

energy usage

BUMAX Reduces Its Energy Usage By Over 50% & Streamlines Production

By reducing the need for heating, BUMAX has reduced its 12,000 sqm facility’s carbon emissions from heating by 62 percent since 2011.

Comments Off on BUMAX Reduces Its Energy Usage By Over 50% & Streamlines Production / 11th March 2020

Heat Records

Heat Records Set in the Antarctic Peninsula: How Long Will It Stand?

The Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula recorded an 18.3-Celsius temperature on February 6, 2020, the hottest temperature yet for Antarctica and almost the same temperature as Los Angeles in California that day.

No Comments / 11th March 2020

Maritime Business School

Collaboration Between The Chamber of Commerce of Santa Cruz de Tenerife & The First Online Maritime Business School Strengthens

The School was born after the collaboration between both institutions in this type of training since 2011 and with an accumulated experience of more than a thousand students trained from more than twenty countries, mainly Spain and Latin America.

Comments Off on Collaboration Between The Chamber of Commerce of Santa Cruz de Tenerife & The First Online Maritime Business School Strengthens / 7th March 2020

Digital Ship Vessel Performance

Digital Ship Vessel Performance Cyprus 17 March 2020

Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping for the Republic of Cyprus will be giving a keynote talk about the role Cyprus has to play in the industry and what can be expected in the future.

Comments Off on Digital Ship Vessel Performance Cyprus 17 March 2020 / 6th March 2020

IoT gateway

Siemens Launching New IoT Gateway Linking Cloud, in-company IT & Production

Simatic IOT2050 is designed for industrial IT solutions for the acquisition, processing and transfer of data directly in the production environment.

Comments Off on Siemens Launching New IoT Gateway Linking Cloud, in-company IT & Production / 6th March 2020

LNG as a marine fuel

Study Highlights Strong Benefits of LNG as a Marine Fuel For Ore Carrier

The study illustrates strong returns on investment for LNG as a marine fuel on a Net Present Value (NPV) basis over a conservative 10-year horizon. The modelling analysis is bolstered by compelling payback periods of two to four years for the newbuild CAPESIZE on this major ore trade corridor.

Comments Off on Study Highlights Strong Benefits of LNG as a Marine Fuel For Ore Carrier / 29th February 2020

ship registry

Panahon Presence Boosts Palau International Ship Registry in the Far East

PISR has been recruiting the brightest, best and most respected Deputy Registrars in the shipping world for the past two years as its fleet grows and ship owners look for a stronger global presence.

Comments Off on Panahon Presence Boosts Palau International Ship Registry in the Far East / 28th February 2020

Coral Bleaching

The Most Extensive Coral Bleaching Is Threatening the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching is a phenomenon where corals release symbiotic algae living in their tissues due to stress caused by changes in light, temperature or nutrients. This results in the corals turning completely white.

No Comments / 28th February 2020

Shipping's Decarbonization

Shipping’s Decarbonization: Getting to Zero Coalition Identifies Four Focus Areas

Commercially viable zero emission vessels need to operate along deep sea trade routes by 2030 to meet decarbonization targets. This is the ambition of the Getting to Zero Coalition that was announced at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York last September.

Comments Off on Shipping’s Decarbonization: Getting to Zero Coalition Identifies Four Focus Areas / 25th February 2020

Circular Economy

Circular Economy: Exploring the Possibility of a World Without Trash

This effort is led by Circle Economy, an international movement that aims to change everything that humanity has done within the past two centuries to give way for a better future without trash.

No Comments / 23rd February 2020

palau

Palau on-board with Panama, Liberia and Marshal Islands

Both the Government of Palau and PISR have instigated strong measures to ensure the due diligence in screening vessels before they are registered under the Palau flag, including using the latest technology which includes the PurpleTRAC sanction compliance platform, monitoring of AIS transmissions and LRIT ship position tracking.

Comments Off on Palau on-board with Panama, Liberia and Marshal Islands / 21st February 2020

female seafarers

Female Seafarers Supported By Palau In New Training Push

Female seafarers are now being supported by the world’s fastest growing ship registry to achieve their Certificates of Competency (CoC), Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) and Certificates of Endorsement (CoE) as part of the IMO’s continuing drive to empower women working in the maritime sector.

Comments Off on Female Seafarers Supported By Palau In New Training Push / 20th February 2020