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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.
Transparency, cross-value chain collaboration and public-private partnerships will be crucial to rebuilding the world economy post COVID-19.
Mercy Ships, the international charity that ordered the vessel, expects it to enter service by the end of 2021, after transport to Africa.
The in-water survey was concluded in a similar timeframe of 2.5 hours to traditional surveys.
Global challenges and problems require global handling and solutions.
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”.
The ship had been abandoned by its Vietnamese owner, leaving the crew stranded off the coast of Malaysia without food, water or fuel.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation warns that if temporary short cuts adopted during the pandemic continue or become permanent, then there will be a rise in shipping accidents.
Besides the 400,000 seafarers stuck at sea, another 400,000 are unable to join ships.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has banned the bulk carrier AC Sesoda for deliberately underpaying its crew by more than AUD $118,000.
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.