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ZIM Introduces myZIM Personal Notifications

ZIM announced today the launch of its New Personal Notifications featureon myZIM Personal Area. This new myZIM feature enables each user, within each and every ZIM customer, toreceive customized notifications and alerts related to their cargo, via email or SMS, according to their own needs and preferences. The myZIM Personal Notifications featurewas created under the new „Powered by Our Customers“ methodology, which was recently embedded as an integral part of […]

Maritime Safety Committee – oil fuel safety outcome

Adoption of amendments Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships – Interim guidelines for MASS trials approved Goal-based standards – revised Generic guidelines for developing IMO goal based standards approved  Safety of ships in polar watersRecommended interim measures to enhance the safety of ships relating to the use of oil fuel adoptedPiracy and armed robbery against shipsE-navigation guidance approved Domestic ferry safety […]

ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord

ABB to deliver benefits of integrated vessel systems to two dredgers built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, securing a first full-scope power, automation and navigation contract for specialized dredger market The landmark order – ABB’s largest dredging vessel project for a European end customer – covers integrated electrical power, automation, control and […]

2018 Performance lists Paris MoU

At its 52nd meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2018 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations (ROs). These lists will take effect from 1 July 2019.   The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum, from quality flags to flags with a poor […]

Panama Canal Issues Proposal to Modify Tolls Structure

The Panama Canal published a proposal to modify its current tolls structure for the dry bulk, passenger, containership and vehicle carrier and RoRo segments, as well as tankers, chemical tankers, LPG and LNG vessels, the intra-maritime cluster (local tourism segment) and minimum tolls (small vessels). Today’s announcement marks the beginning of a 30-day formal consultation […]

HKCYIA signs MOU with Voyager to promote superyacht services in HK

(Hong Kong, June 17, 2019)  The Hong Kong Cruise and Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Voyager Risk Solutions Ltd to support its risk and insurance management services for superyachts, with full scale professional solutions that are expected to promote its upcoming initiatives in the development of the yacht and […]

ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers

Joint press release from the International Transport Workers’ Federation and the Joint Negotiating Group. Two marine tankers, the Marshall Islands-flagged Front Altair and the Panamanian-flagged Kokuka Courageous, were left abandoned and adrift after what appear to be attacks on the vessels while transiting the Gulf of Oman. “Luckily the 44 seafarers were rescued, and no lives were lost” […]

Samskip fine tunes multimodal network for post-Brexit hard choices

Samskip fine tunes multimodal network for post-Brexit hard choices Pan-European multimodal service provider Samskip says experience gained up to March 31, 2019 find it fully prepared for a North Sea container traffic surge, as attitudes harden in the run up to October’s revised Brexit deadline   Europe’s largest multimodal transport group by freight volume expects […]