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CYBERSECURITY WILL REMAIN A MARITIME THREAT IN 2021

The maritime industry will remain a target of cyber-criminals in 2021 and the world’s shipping fleets will need to be on high alert for cyber-attacks as the industry recovers from the damage caused by the global pandemic, according to Mr Ionut Paris, Managing...

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WOMEN IN SHIPPING PRESENT A UNIFIED VOICE AT GLOBAL AGM

Despite the global pandemic, WISTA International – the global voice for female managers within the shipping industry – held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 5 November. This online event was attended by more than 500 representatives from its worldwide...

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WISTA AGM MARKS GLOBAL DIVERSITY AWARD

WISTA international – the global voice for female managers within the shipping industry – presented its first Corporate Diversity Award at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held online on Thursday 5 November to Terminal Internacional del Sur (TISUR) nominated by WISTA...

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ADERCO BACKS CALLS FOR SEAFARER INTERVENTION

There are more than 300,000 seafarers currently stranded at sea and unable to get home as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact world trade. As both local and global restrictions are still being enforced and affecting the ability of ships to enter or leave...

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MARITIME LINK PROMISES STRONG FUTURE TRAINING PARTNERSHIP

Two of the leading Maltese maritime training and contingency management training organisations will be offering a new set of integrated courses from 2021 after agreeing a memorandum of understanding earlier this month. The Mediterranean Maritime Research and Training...

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Maritime UK – launches Mental Health Network

Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the £46bn maritime sector, is partnering with Safer Highways to launch its first survey into how employers support good mental health in the maritime sector. The benchmarking survey is an early initiative from the recently-launched...

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What is a feature story?

Most stories we see in the newspaper or on the internet will be written in a feature-oriented style. But what exactly is a feature story? A feature story is a non-fiction writing about news (news feature) or any other subject (human-interest story). Unlike straight...

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VLSFO – THREATS STILL REMAIN FOR SHIPOWNERS

The IMO low sulphur fuel cap introduced in January 2020 has not eradicated the potential threats from cat fines, sludge, compatibility issues, asphaltene and fuel stability - the five key issues that can damage the health and maintenance of diesel engines, according...

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KEY FUEL ISSUES NEED TREATMENT IN STORAGE

Low sulphur fuels held in storage and used in the maritime world are still at risk from five key issues, which is further exacerbated due to the lockdowns and restricted trade leading to longer storage periods according to Aderco - one of the world’s leading fuel...

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Maritime UK launches Diversity in Maritime programme

Diversity in Maritime launched in response to government’s flagship Maritime 2050 strategy New HR guidance for recruiters on gender-neutral language published Series of professional development webinars announced Maritime UK, the industry body for the maritime sector,...

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Newbuilding LNG Carrier for JERA Named Sohshu Maru

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced the naming of a newbuilding LNG Carrier ordered by Trans-Pacific Shipping 8 Ltd. (Note1), a Joint Venture between MOL and JERA Co., Inc. (JERA; President: Satoshi Onoda;...

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