SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Major issues

  • EU

    Socio-economic impact of the EU shipping industry remains solid

    ECSA’s report indicates that shipping remains a solid contributor to the European agenda of jobs and growth. In particular, at € 89,000 per worker in 2015, productivity in the EU shipping industry remains above the EU average, as well as that of sectors such as manufacturing and healthcare. ...

  • ReCAAP

    ReCAAP ISC reports improvement in Jan 2017

    The ReCAAP ISC has announced that a total of six incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in January 2017. No incident of piracy was reported.This is a 40% decrease in the total number of incidents compared to January 2016. ...

  • Flag State Performance Table

    ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table

    The new ICS Flag State Performance Table for 2016/2017 continues to highlight the sound performance of all of the world’s major flag administrations, regardless of whether they are open registers or so called ‘traditional’ maritime flags. An important development in this period is that participation by maritime administrations in the IMO Member State Audit Scheme became mandatory in 2016. ...

  • iho

    Few months left for ECDIS updates

    IHO has revised its ENCs standards for ECDIS, therefore, all ECDIS systems used on board a vessel are required to receive updated functions before 31 August 2017. In case the software renewal is not applicable so as the system to be compatible with the latest IHO standards, the ECDIS itself should be replaced before the deadline. ...

  • hanjin

    S.Korea court declares Hanjin Shipping bankrupt

    On February 17, the Seoul Central District Court officially declared the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd which had been the world's seventh-largest container shipper. Earlier this month, the South Korean Court decided in favor of a bankruptcy following estimation that the company's liquidation value would be worth more than its value. ...


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siemenns

Siemens supplies Africa’s first automated container terminal

Siemens has announced that its scope of supply for APM Terminals MedPort Tangier includes the electrical and automation systems as well as the engineering and commissioning of 32 automated stacking cranes deployed in 16 intelligent yard blocks, which will be delivered in cooperation with innovative crane manufacturer Hans Künz GmbH, Austria.

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portland

Port of Portland, ICTSI agree to lease termination

Port of Portland announced that agreed with ICTSI Oregon to terminate a 25-year lease agreement to operate the container facility at the Port’s Terminal 6. This agreement will offer a fully-functioning container terminal, that will serve the whole Columbia River region.

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maersk

Margrethe Maersk the largest ship to call Vietnam

The Margrethe Maersk recently called at the Cai Mep International Terminal in Vietnam, becoming the largest vessel to call a Vietnamese port. This port call is part of a trial process to determine the feasibility of Maersk Line’s Triple E vessels calling Vietnam as part of Maersk Line’s regular schedule.

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