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  • The Draft of E-Navigation’s Shipping Route

    During the SMART4SEA meeting in 2019, BørgeHetland, Director of Sales and Marketing Department from NAVTOR shared his experience in participating the European R&D Project of the company. He described the four steps of how the emerging technology would change the drafting procedure of...
    2019-04-23
  • Low-sulfur Heavy Marine Fuel Oil Launched in Shanghai

    Recently, low-sulfur heavy marine fuel oil is launched in Shanghai. After production, the first batch of 6,000 tons of fuel oil will be trialed in international shipping lines. According to International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships published by International...
    2019-04-23
  • World’s 1st Digital Survey Performed on a Container Vessel: Ship Owners Reap the Benefits but staff in Class to be Reduced

    Recently, classification society DNV GL has performed the world’s first digital survey on board container vessel MV Bardu built in 2014. The surveyor and principal engineer for DNV GL, Rolf Petter Hancke visited the vessel, and gave full insights into the maintenance data from the...
    2019-04-23
  • Strengthening the Comprehensive Environmental Management in Bohai Region, Shangdong Province

    A few days ago, the General Office of the Shandong Provincial Government issued the Shandong’s Battle Plan against Comprehensive Environmental Management in the Bohai Sea Region (referred to as the Plan. Before the end of this year, Shandong will establish the special inspection system...
    2019-04-23
  • ReCAAP: Three Armed Robberies in Asian Waters in January

    According to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Center (ISC), 3 piracy incidents were reported in Asian waters in January 2019, a 73% decrease from the 11 incidents reported in Asia in January 2018. The situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia has greatly improved over the...
    2019-04-23
  • Notice of IMO PPR 6th meeting

    From February 18 to 22, the 6th session of the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response(PPR6)of IMO will be held in London, the headquarter of IMO. The agenda includes the discussion on the MARPOL Annex VI Guidelines, security measures to reduce the risk of heavy fuel...
    2019-04-23
  • ITF Crew Exposed underpayment and Starvation in Australia

    International Transport Workers’ Federation (hereinafter referred to as ITF) has reported another case of underpayment of the crew in Australia, involving the 80,000-tonnage bulk carrier “VillaDeste” at BHP Billiton Terminal in Queensland. The crew turned to ITF for help, and...
    2019-04-23
  • ABB助力全球最大零污染排放渡船

    Two world's largest emission-free ferries of For Sea with an all-electric conversion have been officially welcomed into service, and a special inauguration ceremony has been held recently. These two ferries are said to have been converted from...
    2019-02-18
  • ILO:海员最低工资上涨4.5%!

    After tough negotiations, the International Labour Organization (ILO) raised the minimum seafarer salary to a monthly USD 641. According to Xinde Marine News on November 22, there was an important meeting on the minimum salary for able seafarers this week in Geneva...
    2019-02-18
  • Drewry: Future Alliances May Not Exist

    In the latest analysis report, after reexamining the container shipping industry and Block Exemption Regulation for liner corporations which was about to be brought onto the agenda, Drewry indicated that the container shipping industry might have a totally different future. Drewry...
    2019-02-18