SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Major issues

  • 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. ...

  • MAERSK

    Maersk announces key strategic changes

    Ane Uggla, Chairman of A.P. Møller Holding A/S and the A.P. Møller Foundation, announced Group’s future plans in an effort to ‘secure another century of growth for the company. This announcement follows recent losses reported in 2016 and Group’s Chairman Michael Pram Rasmussen replacement by ex-SAP Chief Executive Jim Hagemann. ...


Recent Posts

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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cuba

Mississippi ports sign deal with Cuba

South Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport have signed agreements in Cuba amid concerns that President Donald Trump might backtrack on improved relations. The agreements were signed during a business forum to explore future trade.

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pmsc

North Club addresses the illegal sharing of weapons problem

In an article posted on website, the North of England P&I Club notes that the private maritime security industry has consolidated significantly, but remains fluid, and underscores a emerging issues with respect to the illegal sharing of weapons by Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP).

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investment

APM expands port Elizabeth investment

APM Terminals increases Port Elizabeth investment plans to USD $200 million, in preparation for ultra large container ships. This investment will further enable global trade at the largest container terminal on the east coast of the United States.

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