Monday, August 20, 2018
Sometimes nature brings us unexpectable surprise, turning human ugly things into the most beautiful treasures. And nobody knows where you may find next nature’s masterpiece. Who thought the former garbage dump will be the lovely patch of coast for tourists? The...
The Paris MoU Committee endorsed the results of 2017 inspection and confirmed new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations (ROs), which will take effect from 1 July 2018. The performance lists also known as “White, Grey and Black (WGB)...
Bridget Gavin worked as a Marine Engineer on VLCC sailing all over the world. Although she was a young mother, she managed to overcome all perils of the sea and become the first woman of the largest car ferry...
Recently a new company ALBACORE Maritime invited everyone who is interested in an introduction conference about the company and its work. The conference was held at the Business Hotel Continental in Odessa. The conference was hosted by the managing director...
This year the Ukrainian branch of Goldenport celebrates the 20th anniversary. In 1998 the company made a decision to get closer to its seafarers and opened the office in sunny Odesa. Working for 20 years in the city, many...
ACO Marine insists that grey water waste must be controlled in the same way as sewage. Grey water is waste water that comes from household use such as clothing, dishes, bathing, except toilet water, known as black water. Grey water...
On May 25, in Odessa at the Il Cameron Hotel Complex, there was a conference dedicated to the topic of “Supply Chain 2.0: Blockchain and Smart Contracts in Commodity Trade and Logistics”. The organizer of this fascinating event, was...
On April 23, Canada and Turkey made an important step towards ratification of an essential treaty, contributing  to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea,...
Global Ocean shipping network INTTRA has presented a report on the effects of the digitization. Since this process has a significant impact on different industries, an e-shipping platform has also decided not to stay aside. Many organizations focus on the...
On May 7-8, Seaspan Ship Management carried out once again its annual Forum in Odessa. The Forum was held in the Grand Hall of the Sovinyon Resort. The forum attended the TOP management of Seaspan Ship Management, as well...
Maritime society believes: a boat sails in accordance with its name. Singh from Hindi means “Lion”, and also a man who can cope with anything. Established own recruitment company, CEO Binay Kumar Singh, from the very beginning was sure that his...
Most seafarers would agree that one occasion plays a crucial role in their life. It is almost impossible to foresee on what vessel or even fleet a seafarer will find himself. And answering the question why he decided to...
In September 1986 the English diving support vessel Deepwater-2 arrived in the Barents Sea and stood over the sunken British cruiser HMS Edinburgh which was at a depth of 260 meters. After a five-year hiatus, a deep-sea rescue operation...
66 incidents in 2018, compared to 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in the first quarter of 2016. In the modern world sea piracy remains a significant international problem and is still flourishing. The nature and consequences...
Seaspan Corporation, the world's largest independent containership owner operator, has announced that Mark Chu plans to step down from his roles as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer to pursue other opportunities.  Chu will remain in his current positions through...
Sound of waves, childish enthusiasm, thirst for discovery are not alien to those people who decided to devote their lives to the sea. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is one of the personalities, who became a living legend and an example...
Today ro-ro vessels are widely spread all over the world. But what do we know about them and their history? Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are used to transport wheeled cargo. With the help of built-up ramps, the ro-ro vessel...
Today there is no statistics on the lifeboat accidents but there are a lot of cases showing disappointing results. 32 cases of lifeboat accidents were registered according to the studies made for the period 1992-2004. People were injured or...