TURKISH MARITIME NEWS
- Urgent Reforms Needed to Address Shipment of Dangerous Goods
- Barge Crew at Golden Ray Site Tests Positive for COVID-19
- Soaring costs discouraging crew changes in India
- THE Alliance blanks sailings and keeps services merged in August
- Swire Bulk to be separated from China Navigation Co
- Bureau Veritas appoints new chief executive for China
- Indian Minister: India to save logistic costs using Chabahar for transport
- d’Amico to pocket $16m in cash from sale of two elderly MRs
- ClassNK joins US cyber risk initiative ahead of IMO 2021
- Shipping banks better prepared than in 2008
- Moody's Downgrades its Outlook for Shipping
- Cosco Shipping and Alibaba Latest Efforts Using Blockchain in Shipping
- Hurtigruten Leads the Way With Accelerated Return to Cruising
- Shanghai Bestway’s second largest shareholder suspected of contract fraud
- Spanish port in first LNG bunkering
Philippines activates disembarkation ban to fight Coronavirus
The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) announced on 3 February a disembarkation ban for crews while docked at any PPA-controlled ports, in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
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Urgent Reforms Needed to Address Shipment of Dangerous GoodsPoorly stowed, undeclared or misdeclared dangerous cargos are causing an increasing number of containership incidents according to a new white paper released by the National Cargo Bureau.
Barge Crew at Golden Ray Site Tests Positive for COVID-19Miller said that work is proceeding at the site with the added precautions. The St. Simons Sound Response had previously reported that more than 400 people and 70 vessels were involved with the salvage operation.
Soaring costs discouraging crew changes in IndiaSoaring crew change costs in India are discouraging shipowners and managers from carrying out this task as seafarers pile up pressure to be relieved after spending time at sea much beyond their contract period.
Hurtigruten Leads the Way With Accelerated Return to CruisingWhile much of the focus on the cruise industry continues to be on the suspension and when and how cruising might return, Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten is accelerating its return to service.
Rival Cruise Lines Create Panel to Advise for the Covid-19 EraRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., two long-time rivals in the cruise business, have joined forces to study ways to make ships safer and win back customers after the coronavirus shut them down in March.
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- Carnival Cruise Line Names Newest Vista-Class Ship
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