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Despite the recent technological revolution, shipping still remains a traditional industry. The industry is a highly regulated and monitored industry which involves multiple governments, port authorities, customers, and container carriers etc. Because, of such highly regulated and monitored nature...
Researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology think they've developed a method that could eliminate one of remaining obstacles to stable and sustainable nuclear fusion, which could provide the world with a source of virtually limitless clean energy. Fusion power...
It is usually estimated that on the average a cruise traveler spends about US$200-300 in addition to a cruise staff/officer consumes about US$100-150 per port visit. Cruise tourism is usually a high-end luxury traveler segment of tourism industry. Cruise businesses...
According to local media, South Korea's shipping companies are ready to establish an in-country shipping league in order to represent the country in the global container shipping industry following the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping. Before Hanjin Shipping was one of...
To improve the working conditions of seafarers on board the vessels under EU flags, the European Commission is advising an understanding between social partners. It is supposed to guarantee the seafarers to be better protected against neglect in foreign ports...
The International Maritime Organization has published a new video focused on search and rescued (SAR) in Polar Regions. The video follows the launch of one in May on the IMO Polar Code. The video looks at how the current lack...
The correspondent of The Maritime Telegraph had a great opportunity to meet Georgios E. Poularas C.E.O. of Greek Shipowner, ENESEL LIMITED MT: As far as we know you are from a maritime family.  Tell us please about it. E. Poularas: First...
Responding to the major cyber attack that affected its systems less than one month ago, Maersk announced the implementation of different and further protective measures in its IT systems. A.P. Moller-Maersk said on 18 July its anti-virus software was not effective against a...
July 22 finished the International Ukrainian-American naval exercises Sea Breeze – 2017 in Ukraine, which was held in the Odessa and Nykolaiv regions. The journalists of The Maritime Telegraph watched the preparation of the military camp, as well as the conducting exercises...
Recently Asian giant China Cosco Shipping Corporation has agreed to buy Orient Overseas International of Hong Kong. According to Alphaliner, now one of the leading companies in container shipping industry is going to take over the Singapore-based Pacific International...
Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk on 7 July said it was too early to predict the financial impact on its second- and third-quarter results from a cyber attack that caused computer outages across the world. Maersk, which handles one in...
The correspondent of The Maritime Telegraph had a great opportunity to meet Captain Hemraj Shetty, Director, Fleet Personnel of Seaspan who shared his story of success and some advice for being successful. MT: As far as we know you used...
Recently we’ve got learned that Norwegian fertilizer company Yara and maritime technology firm Kongsberg Gruppe are teaming up to build the world’s first autonomous and zero-emissions container feeder ship. The vessel will initially operate as a manned vessel in the latter...
Australia's national research organization CSIRO has developed a world first notification system that alerts authorities when vessels undertaking illegal fishing arrive in port. CSIRO explained that the web-based reporting tool identifies and ranks vessels across the globe based on a...
Maersk Line has announced the official start-up of its Remote Container Management (RCM) service to provide visibility on reefers' location and internal atmospheric conditions globally. Maersk expects an increase in its traditional perishable reefer volumes. With RCM, both customers and Maersk...
On May 31, 2017 a UKRAINIAN OFFICERS’ FORUM was held in Odesa by Greek Shipowner, ENESEL LIMITED. Enesel is a ship-management company based in Athens, Greece, operating a diverse fleet of ultra-modern, high-specification tankers and containerships.  Additionally, it supervises a...
The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) held its Committee meeting in Gdansk, Poland, from May 22 to 26, with members agreeing to conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) in partnership with the Tokyo MoU. The CIC will focus on navigation safety,...
IDC Spanish dockworker unions have launched today a nation-wide strike impacting operations across the country’s ports. After months of talks between unions, companies and the Spanish government over a reform of port hiring practices, dockers held the first of several...