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Indian State Will Proceed ’No Matter What’ with Protest-hit Adani Port
India’s Kerala state will proceed "no matter what" with a $900 million port project and is open to deploying federal police if needed to protect it from protesters blocking construction, a government minister told Reuters on Saturday... -Maritime Logistics News
Panama Declares Candidate for Next IMO Secretary-General
With Kitack Lim beginning the last year of his second term as Secretary-General of the IMO, the Republic of Panama through AMP became the first to officially declare a candidate as his successor. Panama announced that it will support the current director of the Marine Environment Division, Arsenio Domínguez, to become the ninth elected Secretary General of the IMO... -The Maritime Executive
Unlocking the Power of Digitalization for CII Improvements
The IMO Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) has become a popular topic in the shipping industry. Becoming effective on 1 January 2023, many shippers keep a close eye on any changes and updates to the regulation and increasingly become aware of the plethora of solutions supporting them to overcome this new regulatory challenge... -Seatrade Maritime News
Nuclear-powered icebreaker commenced operation in the Kara Sea
The second serial nuclear-powered icebreaker of Project 22220, Ural, has commenced operation in the Kara Sea, FSUE Atomflot (a company of Rosatom) wrote in its Telegram channel. The ceremonies of raising RF flag on the Ural icebreaker and launching of the Yakutia icebreaker were held at Baltiysky Zavod on 22 November 2022... -PortNews IAA
Tanker Jam Off Turkey as Price Cap on Russian Crude Kicks In
Oil tankers formed a traffic jam off the coast of Turkey on day one of the West’s price cap on Russian crude, with Ankara insisting on new proof of insurance for all vessels, the Financial Times reported on Monday. Around 19 crude oil tankers were waiting to cross Turkish waters on Monday, the report said, citing ship brokers, oil traders and satellite tracking services... -gCaptain
Cognitive approach onboard: How to focus on what matters
The idea that humans conduct mental processes off information came to the spotlight of psychological thought during the 20th century. Then, a dominant cognitive approach evolved, advocating that sensory information is manipulated internally, before responses are made, influenced by our motivations and beliefs... -Safety4Sea
Shell Signs Agreement with Alfa Laval to Develop a Gas Combustion Unit
Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Alfa Laval regarding the development of a new Gas Combustion Unit (GCU) for use on liquid hydrogen carriers. By paving the way for the safe transport of hydrogen by sea, the project is an important step on the path to global decarbonization... -The Maritime Executive
Technomar invests in e-learning on dry cargo ships
Technomar Shipping has partnered with Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) to provide computer-based training to seafarers across multiple sectors and skillsets. OTG will provide 70 e-learning titles from its library to the Greek shipmanagement company for use by seafarers on the entire Technomar-managed fleet of 84 container ships and bulk carriers... -Riviera Maritime Media
Timm Ropes Receives World’s First Technology Certification
Established in year 1772 Timm ropes, now part of the Wilhelmsen group, and still at the forefront of ropemaking. Timm’s Snap Back
Arrestor has received DNV’s Certified Technology approval, the world’s first and only SBA rope to receive this... -The Maritime Executive
Looking for a man who fell overboard
The search for the man who fell into the sea off Garðskagi on the tip of the Reykjanes peninsula just before five o’clock Saturday has not yet been successful. Fifteen ships and boats, along with two helicopters, were participating in search operations in the area on Saturday... -Iceland Monitor
Three Crewmembers Refuse Rescue Waiting for Salvage
Vietnamese authorities are reporting that they were summoned for a rescue operation of a cargo ship in distress but that when they reached the ship some of the crewmembers refused to leave the ship instead reportedly told by the vessel’s owners to remain aboard to manage the salvage operation... -The Maritime Executive
What is A Hospital Ship?
A hospital ship is designed and constructed to serve as a medical facility similar to hospitals, nursing homes, or other healthcare infrastructure. In other words, a hospital ship replicates a land-based comprehensive medical facility, whose features depend on size, type and requirement... -Marine Insight
Singapore call for parties to develop zero-carbon bunkering and power gen
Singapore has launched a Call for Expression of Interest to low and zero-carbon bunkering and power generation solutions. The invitation is for EOI to build, own and operate low or zero-carbon power generation and bunkering solutions in Jurong Island, Singapore.
The EOI is aimed at exploring the use of fuels such as hydrogen and ammonia for power generation and marine fuels... -Seatrade Maritime News
New Zealand: Maritime Union Welcomes Fatigue Guidelines For Ports Industry
The Maritime Union has welcomed new guidelines for managing fatigue in the ports industry. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Craig Harrison says the new guidelines released yesterday are a major step forward for health and safety... -Scoop
Number of Amateur Seaman Certificates Reached 1 Million in Turkey
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that they started the ’Target 2023: 1 Million Amateur Seafarers’ Project in order to reach the maritime nation and maritime country target,.. -RaillyNews
Why Are Gulf of Guinea Pirates Shifting to Illegal Oil Bunkering?
One week after the UN Security Council (UNSC) noted the changing dynamics of piracy in Gulf of Guinea (GoG), a new report attempts to explore the factors behind the shift. The report is prepared under the Critical Maritime Routes Programme, funded by EU and implemented by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)... -The Maritime Executive
Cargo ship sinking in Gulf of Tonkin, 13 crew rescued, 3 remained on board
General cargo ship HOA LU 02 ran into trouble late Dec 4 in Gulf of Tonkin, off Nghe Tinh province coast, while en route from Cam Pha, sailing in southern direction. After main engine failure, the ship started taking on water and submerge, Captain issued distress signal and requested evacuation... -leetMon