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India: DG Shipping order to lift quarantine period likely to upset crew change business at Cochin Port
Resentment is brewing within the shipping community in Cochin Port Trust over a circular issued by the Director General of Shipping lifting the mandatory quarantine period of 14 days for ships arriving from ports of Covid-infected countries, saying it would upset the crew change business at ports.
Reinforcing the importance of Seafarer Wellbeing
Seafarer wellbeing has been a focal topic for the Standard Club's Loss Prevention team in recent years, the COVID-19 world pandemic only serves to reinforce the importance of the work that we do in this aspect.
When the Standard Club's 'people claims' statistics indicated a clear upward trend of mental health related illnesses, it prompted the team to take a deep dive into researching the causes and what we can do to assist our members.
India: Vinit Kumar takes additional charge of Paradip Port
Vinit Kumar, chairman of Kolkata Port now known as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port chairman on Wednesday took over additional charge as chairman of Paradip Port, a Port official said.
The two ports are two important ones of the eastern region.
DP World inks deal to develop a $1 billion port in Senegal
Dubai-based port operator DP World has signed a deal with the government of Senegal to invest a total of $1.127 billion to develop a deep-water port at Ndayane, Reuters reports.
The port will be developed by DP World Dakar, which plans to invest $837 million in the first phase, followed by another $290 million in the second phase. The company is also planning to develop a special economic zone next to the Port of Ndayane.
1 Dead, 4 Injured As Ship Gets Stuck In Tropical Storm Off Vietnam Coast
A Marshall island flagged ship was caught in bad weather in Binh Thuan Province of Vietnam which resulted in the death of one of the crew members of the vessel.
The crew of Chem Sinyoo cargo ship battled the weather which took the life of an Indonesian crew and injured four others who were taken to Nha Trang shore, 239 kilometers of Binh Thuan for treatment.
Cyprus Seafarers recognised for hard work and dedication during turbulent year
Cyprus has always ensured that safety remains a top priority for all shipping operations and is committed to protecting and supporting seafarers, the international key worker of the maritime industry and in recognition of all the hard work and commitment from seafarers over the past year, the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister, Vassilios Demetriades, visited Limassol Port on 23rd December 2020 to thank seafarers in person.
South Pacific Seafarer Crisis Exposes Abandonment Challenge
In the tiny Pacific island nation of Fiji, nearly a thousand men, mostly from Tonga, have been stranded for months, with no way to get home. In Kiribati, a hundred men are in the same bind. Similar situations are occurring in Egypt and Canada.
Tens of thousands of seafarers are entering the holiday season away from their families, having been desperately abandoned in countries scattered around the globe as COVID-19 has closed airports in their native countries, which tend to be smaller and lacking in the capacity to handle the logistics or health care personnel to handle mass repatriations of these crews.
APM Terminals drives supply chain efficiency with launch of truck appointment API
APM Terminals commenced the roll out of its truck appointment API this week, starting with data for APM Terminals Los Angeles. The API automatically connects the customers Transport Management System (or equivalent) directly to TERMPoint, APM Terminalsí standard truck appointment system.