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Singapore is committed to reducing the environmental impact of shipping by strictly enforcing the IMO 2020 regulation.
Singapore authorities confirmed that there is no serious impact on oil trading and bunkering sectors and the banking system remains sound.
On 24 September, IMO and the global maritime community come together to celebrate the annual World Maritime Day. The 2020 theme is “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”.
MOL is giving about US$9,486,150 over several years to provide long-term contributions to the environment and society of Mauritius.
The coronavirus pandemic dealt a severe blow to global merchandise trade. Data from weekly port calls by container ships show early but uneven signs of recovery, according to UNCTAD.
Northern Shipping Company, a 150-year-old company, strengthened its commitment to responsible and sustainable operations by joining the World Ocean Council.
The maritime industry’s first movers stand steadfast to take the steps needed to develop, test and scale the technologies required to decarbonize international shipping.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has in late August banned the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Unison Jasper from Australian ports for six months.
The SG-STAR Fund is the first global tripartite initiative bringing together like-minded international partners.
There is a clear need to raise awareness of seafarersʹ vital role in world trade and increase their visibility.
Challenging times ahead for the maritime industry and its workforce.
Two more ships, Conti Stockholm and Ben Rinnes in Western Australia and Victoria, refused to keep sailing in bids for repatriation.
Seafarers are expected to work harder than ever and there is a pressure to keep hygiene standards at almost hospital levels.
The development of autonomous vehicles could make the urban environment greener, more livable and help support sustainable transportation systems.
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