Inmarsat, Shell Shipping and Thetius have jointly launched a new crew welfare open innovation challenge for start-ups and SMEs to identify technologies that can improve overall crew safety, health and wellbeing at sea.
In a reorganisation of the local maritime structure Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has been given primary responsibility for all waterways and marine eco-systems of the emirate, through the creation of Abu Dhabi Maritime.
Oman has joined the list of countries that ban the use of open-loop scrubbers from its waters.
The seafarer community is in the midst of a mental health crisis due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, a new survey by The Mission to Seafarers has shown.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has signed the concession contract with the Port Autonome de Kribi (PAK) for the development, operation and maintenance of the Kribi Multipurpose Terminal (KMT) in Cameroon.
Just two weeks after announcing the resumption of crew change Dubai has seen the exchange of some 3,000 seafarers.
Intercargo has repeated industry calls for urgent action on crew change, even as restrictions go back up again.