20 years of making a difference in the maritime human resources business. Alpha Navigation, today, is the result of the dedicated work done by thousands of maritime professionals and the support of my wonderful family and loyal friends. My special...
The correspondent of The Maritime Telegraph spoke to DPA, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Seaspan Ship Management Ltd., Erik Merkes Nielsen to find out the way of his success. Seaspan is the worldwide leader in independent containership management and ownership. Seaspan...
Maersk Line won antitrust approval for its gaining of Hamburg Sud after approving to pull the German company out from some trade routes to address competition concerns. The German company will withdraw from the group on trade routes connecting northern Europe...
The representative of the Ukrainian Independent Maritime Trade Union, Boris Babin, told The Maritime Telegraph that their trade union faces a big problem of training of seafarers, not only in the framework of STCW special training and specialty training,...
The investment Navigator Principal Investors fund (USA) announced plans to invest in Ukrainian ports. Altogether, American investors are ready to invest about $ 100 million in the various projects development on the territory of Ukraine. The plans were officially announced...
The European Border and Coast Guard Agency(Frontex), the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) took a significant step and have signed a Tripartite Working Arrangement to structure their cooperation on coast guard functions. The...
The Greek shipping community has criticized for many times the Greek administration for not accepting the possible benefits which the shipping industry suggests to the stressed Greek economy and the last outline of the Greek fleet adds its influence. While...
For the first time in eight years, the construction of a new mooring No. 25 has begun in port Yuzhny. New port moorings were built in 2009, last time it was on a TIS container terminal. The length of the...
The Nibulon company finishes construction works on the first tug (a new project 121M). Currently, the tug named "Yury Makarov" is on the last stages of construction – cleaning and painting of the hull. The tug has already passed impermeability...
A construction of a unique object named Stad Ship Tunnel will allow vessels to avoid sea areas, difficult for passing, along Norway coast. Project price is 315 million US dollars. The tunnel is planned to be constructed in 3-4 years. The...
The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forbade foreign economic activity of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and its Ukrainian branch – the Maritime Register of Shipping in Ukraine on the territory of Ukraine by orders...
On March 1, 2017, was held a meeting of a management of State Service of Ukraine for Transport Safety (DSBT) with the members of its Public council. During the meeting Boris Babin on behalf of the Ukrainian independent maritime...
The population of dolphins has considerably grown in recent years in the water area of the Black Sea. The data managed to be collected by the results of the researches conducted on the research vessel Mare Nigrum. The Black Sea ecosystem...
According to operational data of the Odessa port administration, 2 175 thousand tons of freights were transshipped on moorings of the Odessa port in February that was 1.5% more than a similar indicator of February, 2016. Despite short month...
The correspondent of "The Maritime Telegraph" met the director of the crewing company “V.Ships Ukraine”, Captain, Ph.D. in Engineering, Professor, Master of Sports of the USSR in boxing Mr. Igor Safin and found out how he had achieved such...
On February 9 the representatives of the national platform of labor unions presented in Odessa gathered again to discuss the results of the collective agreement first presentation, and also questions of MLC ratification by Ukraine. The main intention of the...
It is very good that the ITF trade union located in Odessa found time to study the offers of the Ukrainian national platform of the maritime trade unions. ITF names our platform as "a new group working for the...
The Maritime Telegraph with support and sponsorship of Pivdennyi bank; “Karabiner,” the security agency; ODREX, the medical home; Avant, the training center for seamen; iTravelUa, the travel agency; and Alpha Navigation, the crewing company, organized a 5 km race...