Countries Must Do More to help Greece with Migrant Crisis - U.N. chief
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Saturday for countries to do more to help cope with Europe's migrant crisis, saying Greece could not manage on its own.
Viking Sea's Maiden Call at Lerwick Port
Members of Lerwick’s Up Helly Aa Jarl Squad warmly welcomed Viking Sea passengers ashore during her maiden call to Lerwick. The brand new 47,842 tonne Viking Sea…
DP World Chairman Meets President of Kazakhstan
DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, at the St Petersburg International Economic…
Severe Weather Forecast for Port Kembla, Australia
The Harbour Master at Port Kembla has issued a notification of potential severe weather forecast for the next 72 hours (18-21 June). The port remains open and conditions will be monitored closely.
IMO Secretary-General Goes to Romania
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the crucial work of maritime training institutes to train and equip new generations…
SOLAS: What Does it Mean for Customers?
Vincent Clerc, the Chief Commercial Officer at Maersk Line takes a look on Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Effective July 1, 2016, SOLAS will require that shippers of a packed container provide its verified gross mass (VGM). The customer benefits of a properly implemented and enforced regulation are important to have in mind, especially these last hectic days before go-live. We are committed to making the process as easy as possible – but we also anticipate the next six months to be bumpy.
Call for EU Levy on NOX Emissions from Ships
A new study says revenues generated by levy on nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions for shippingcould be used to fund the uptake of NOx abatement measures. Transport &…
Cyprus Launches New Shipping Strategy
Cyprus is carrying out a new shipping strategy as the country aims to further develop its shipping sector, according to Cyprus News Agency. The Minister of Transport…
BIMCO President Comments On Standard Term Sheet
BIMCO President and Chairman of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Philippe Louis-Dreyfus opened the Armateurs de France and BIMCO event in Paris on 14 June 2016. The purpose…
India Invites Comments on Shipbreaking Code Changes
The proposals being considered for modifying the Shipbreaking Code, 2013 include allowing ports to define the location and permitting breaking of larger passenger liners.