SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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31 Jan 2017
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  • coast

    EU Agencies cooperate for enhanced maritime security

    Frontex, EMSA and EFCA signed a Tripartite Working Arrangement in an effort to strengthen their cooperation on coast guard functions. The agreement sets out the framework for the synergy between the European agencies which will enable them to support in “an effective and cost-efficient way” the activities of more than 300 civilian and military authorities in the EU member states. ...

  • soya

    How to transport soya beans carriage safely

    UK P&I Club issued a report in order to advise on safe transportation of soya beans. According to the report, Brazil is expected to produce a record soya bean crop yield this year, which is reflected in the number of vessels currently queuing at Brazilian ports. ...

  • shipping

    Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry, political pressures

    Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey shows. Specifically, the average confidence level expressed by respondents was 5.6 out of 10.0, unchanged from the previous survey in November 2016 and equal to the highest rating since August 2015. ...

  • imo

    IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Systems & Equipment: What’s on the agenda

    The first set of international requirements for onboard lifting appliances and winches are expected to be finalized during the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment which is meeting from 20 through 24 March 2017. ...

  • blue

    Blue Denmark focuses on autonomous ships

    In the future, autonomous ships may have a central role to play in Blue Denmark. In cooperation with the DTU, the Danish Maritime Authority has developed a pre-analysis that is intended as an inspiration for possible projects that may support the development of autonomous ships. ...


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carnival

Carnival Cruise Line’s new ship launched in Marghera

Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera just launched the new ship of Carnival Cruise Line, named “Carnival Horizon” which is scheduled for delivery in spring 2018. The ship is said to be built according to the latest navigation regulations and equipped with the most modern safety systems, including the “Safe return to port”.

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long beach

Port of Long Beach: February cargo volumes down

The Port of Long Beach has announced that reduced economic activity in Asia associated with the Lunar New Year contributed to lower February container volumes at the port. Overall, traffic showed a decline of 11.2 percent compared to the same month last year.

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iron

Update: Testing of ore fines in India

The West of England P&I Club informs that India has now approved eDOT Marine Laboratories to use the modified Proctor / Fagerberg test for iron ore fines. A table include the newly revised list of DGS approved laboratories has been released. The table also includes the validity of their approval, and the test methods which they are authorized to use.

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Port

Imports at major US container ports due to increase

US major retail container ports should see double-digit year-over-year increases for the next two months as a growing economy increases the demand for affordable merchandise, according to the the National Retail Federation. Specifically, the first half of 2017 is expected to total 9.7 million TEU, up 7.4 percent from the first half of 2016.

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CSR

How to include CSR in management systems

More and more companies and organizations integrate sustainability and social responsibility into their management systems. There are however no clear guidelines on how this can be done in the best way. The work now begins with an ISO IWA with guidance on how an organization can include social responsibility in their management systems.

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port of india

India gets set for development of ports

Ports play an important role in promoting trade and economic growth in the country, Minister of State for Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan stated recently. The focus of the Indian Government is on improving efficiency of the Ports and benchmarking them to international standards.

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