Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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This year, Port State Control inspectors have detained 57 vessels in Ukraine. This is five times more than it was in 2016. The State Service of Ukraine for Transport Safety explained this dynamics by their recent control, the high...
The Maritime Telegraph correspondent  was pleased recently to speak with Mr. Stuart Jones, Fleet Director at the China Navigation Company (CNCo). Mr. Jones  had been working with the same company -  Safmarine for almost 20 years before the company was...
ESL Shipping has announced that Viikki – a new dry cargo vessel – has been successfully launched at the Jingling shipyard in Nanjing, China. “The longstanding work in this project becomes concrete today when we see the vessel floating for the first...
Recently, seafarers from Ukraine and Croatia had the good fortune to meet with colleagues and representatives of the China Navigation Company (CNCo) in Odessa. CNCo is a subsidiary of the John Swire & Sons Group in the UK which...
Chief Engineer Valeriy Didenko shared with The Maritime Telegraph his experience working at the China Navigation Company (CNCo). MT: Mr. Didenko, what launched your marine career? V. Didenko: My life at sea began after graduation. I studied in the nautical college...
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...