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#OnePlanet: 35 States pen declaration on cutting shipping’s CO2 footprint

#OnePlanet: 35 States pen declaration on cutting shipping’s CO2 footprint

The international maritime transport industry has to take urgent measures in order to cut its share of emissions, a declaration signed in Paris within the framework of the “One Planet…

Police catches drunken Captain steering Ship in Kiel Canal

Police catches drunken Captain steering Ship in Kiel Canal

Captain of a Malta-flagged ocean-going ship has been caught steering the vessel under the influence of alcohol in Kiel Canal, water police in Germany’s Kiel informed. In…

Fitch Ratings: Gloomy outlook for Global Shipping amid overcapacity woes

Fitch Ratings: Gloomy outlook for Global Shipping amid overcapacity woes

The outlook for the global shipping industry remains negative, according to Fitch Ratings, as the rating agency doesn’t expect a material improvement in market fundamentals in 2018 due to…

GSF, Partners call for joint action on cargo safety

GSF, Partners call for joint action on cargo safety

Four industry organisations are calling for united front with regards to safety aspects of the way in which cargo is packed and transported in unit loads across the global supply…

ICS: Bunker Suppliers face death of fossil fuels in Shipping

ICS: Bunker Suppliers face death of fossil fuels in Shipping

As the shipping sector sails towards a future of zero CO2 emissions, marine bunker suppliers could see a significant drop in demand for fossil fuels within as little as 25…

Transport Tech Company brings chatbots to shipping

Transport Tech Company brings chatbots to shipping

Dive Brief: •ARL-Shipping has created an app accessible via Facebook that allows shippers to view their cargo en route from port to warehouse, offering real-time visibility, according to…

Forum: Industry needs to design Ships differently

Forum: Industry needs to design Ships differently

The shipping industry needs to design ships differently and be more technologically innovative to reach world climate goals and counter cybersecurity risks, it was agreed at the annual Tripartite Shipbuilding…

Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves by the Nigerian Navy seeking amendment to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to contribute 1% of its revenue…

Cargo diversion: Only competitiveness in Nigerian Ports can check trend, says Bello

Cargo diversion: Only competitiveness in Nigerian Ports can check trend, says Bello

Nigerian ports have to be very competitive, as the only way to end issues of diversion of cargoes meant for Nigeria, to neighbouring countries,the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council…

Ships warned of plague outbreak in Madagascar

Ships warned of plague outbreak in Madagascar

The US authorities have issued a maritime alert urging vessels calling in Madagascar to exercise caution due to an outbreak of plague, GAC informed. ETIC/Africa P&I Services…