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During the inspection, Wolfe became aggressive and engaged in an expletive laden tirade forcing the inspector off the vessel. He also hindered him in the course of his duties.
SCMA and ICS Singapore share similar goals in improving the standards, skills, and expertise of individuals in the maritime and shipping industry.
INTERCARGO has learned that some charterers in the dry bulk sector have been preventing much needed crew changes from taking place.
The Clean Arctic Alliance is calling for greater ambition on heavy fuel oil ban, Arctic black carbon cuts of 90% and global greenhouse gas emissions by 60%.
TerraPower, founded by Bill Gates, joins Core Power, Southern Company and Orano USA to develop Molten Salt Reactor atomic technology.
The agreement includes legally binding measures to ensure a 40% reduction of carbon intensity across the global fleet by 2030, compared to 2008.
MSC is further exploring the viability of hydrogen and fuels derived from it as a possible fuel source for the future for container shipping.
The Sustainable Shipping Initiative and the Institute for Human Rights and Business are developing a human rights code of conduct for charterers, and a roadmap for tackling systemic challenges which create human rights risks for seafarers.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation and the International Maritime Employers’ Council have launched an enhanced quarantine and testing program in Manila.
Nine Chinese and Filipino seafarers, some who have been on board their Panama-flagged cargo ship Brio Faith for 20 months with no leave, reunited with their families after an intervention by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
The report recommends an employment target of women seafarers from 7.5% to 12% in the next three years and to 25% in 20 years.
The latest Q3 Seafarers Happiness Index showed seafarers’ frustration and issues over crew changes and concerns over reduced manpower.
The second wave of COVID-19 was dashing the hopes of many to get home, or indeed back to work.
The partnership provides for end-to-end supply chain management, packing and shipping, via air or ocean, ground transportation, warehouse storage and distribution to facilities.