Browsing Month: September 2020

Areas with rising GPS interference and jamming incidents

According to Gard Club, rhis interference and jamming have resulted in loss of or inaccurate GPS signals and has affected vessels’ navigation and communication equipment. On 24 September 2020, The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration Advisories (MARAD) issued an regarding multiple instances of significant GPS interference reported worldwide in the maritime domain. Similarly, The US […]

Greek Authorities ensure of no COVID-19 cases onboard Mein Schiff 6 cruise ship

To remind, after the ship Mein Schiff 6 left from the Cretan port of Heraklion, the ship received positive test results for 12 crew members. Tui stated that as a precautionary measure and in accordance with the strict procedures for resuming cruise operations agreed with authorities in Greece, the persons concerned were immediately isolated on […]

Shell outlines path for net-zero emissions shipping

The release of the ‘Decarbonising Shipping: Setting Shell’s Course’ report comes in line with Shell’s shared ambition to become net-zero emissions energy business by 2050. The shipping industry needs to develop the new technologies, fuels and infrastructure required for a net-zero emissions sector at a pace never previously seen. This will require the determination of […]

Inmarsat joins forces with Liverpool based company on e-training

Specifically, Liverpool-headquartered maritime training company Tapiit Live has signed an agreement with Inmarsat, enabling it to offer live stream training to crews on close to 10,000 vessels worldwide. The pandemic lockdown and the obstacles arising has led many shipping stakeholders take their training online. For instance, BIMCO collaborated with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and […]

Keeping ahead of covid-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (covid-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here at THE MARINE TECK still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operation to account for a situation that is far from normal.

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