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Videos

Ferry collides with pier at Las Palmas port

collision

The video depicts a ferry crushing into a breakwater at the Port of Las Palmas, on April 21st. Thirteen minutes after leaving the port, the ro/pax ferry, named Volcán de Tamasite, collided against the shoulder of a pier, in Canarias, Spain. The cause of the accident was said to be the ship's lost control, because the power generator stopped.

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ILO MLC role explained

mlc

Video produced by the ECSA explains how the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) of ILO ensures comprehensive worldwide protection of the rights of seafarers and fair competition for Member States and shipowners.

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BIMCO’s Road to Recovery for March 2017

bulk

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, talks about the latest update of BIMCO's Road to Recovery analysis of the shipping market, stating that, even if there has been a recent lift in freight rates certainly positive, there is still work to be done on the supply side. A significant level of demolition activity must be maintained, and increasing focus must also be on keeping slow steaming around.

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Video: Building a gigantic propeller

propeller

The video, produced by Science Channel, shows a 23-foot propeller which gets cast in one piece, an alloy of eight metals – mostly copper- at 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit. It takes five days for it to cool into one big lump and then workers have to extract the propeller from its mold without damaging it.

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