Industry Sectors - Health and Safety


Oxfam: Yemen Still Starved After Port Blockade

 19 Jan 2018

Yemen has only been able to import 18% of its monthly fuel requirements and just over half its monthly food needs in the past three and a half weeks

  Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Indian Coast Guard Contains Tanker Fire Off Kandla Port

 18 Jan 2018

The Indian Coast Guard has contained a major fire that broke out on an oil tanker that was anchored 14 nautical miles off Kandla Port

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


Pirates Release Union Maritime Tanker Crew

 17 Jan 2018

Pirates have released the 22 crew of a tanker, the MT Barrett, which was hijacked by pirates while at anchor off Benin, West Africa

  Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


Hapag-Lloyd Containership Breaks Canadian Speed Limit

 17 Jan 2018

A Hapag Lloyd containership, Mississauga Express, has fallen foul to Transport Canada’s speed limit rules in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping


Norwegian Investment Fund Drops Shipowners

 17 Jan 2018

The Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), which runs the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has announced it has dropped four shipowners: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan), Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL and Thoresen Thai Agencies; the parent company of Thoresen Shipping, according to NGO Shipbreaking Platform.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus



Huisman 3D Prints First Offshore Crane Hook

 17 Jan 2018

The world’s first 3D printed offshore crane hook, manufactured Huisman, has successfully passed its load test of 80 metric tons and all associated quality control checks

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping


New 20K TEU COSCO Ship First to Earn Cyber Rating

 17 Jan 2018

MV COSCO Shipping Aries is the first to receive the third level of Lloyd’s Register's cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note for its energy management system

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping, Supply Chain


Iranian Tanker Sinks After Explosion

 15 Jan 2018

An Iranian tanker which collided with a freighter in the East China Sea and had been burning for more than a week has exploded and sank on Sunday January 14, 2018, according to TIME.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


ICHCA Brings Onboard Seven New Members

 12 Jan 2018

ICHCA, the global not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide, has announced seven new association members in 2018.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


IMB: Global Piracy at 22-Year Low, Somalian Dangers Rise

 10 Jan 2018

Cases of piracy and armed robbery have hit a 22-year low, but great danger still faces many seafarers traveling near Somalia

  Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping