Browsing Day: October 1, 2020

ICS: COVID-19, shipping decarbonization in the spotlight for 2020

The Review explores, in depth, the significant issues faced by the industry in 2020, including: The impact of COVID-19 and the intensifying crew change crisis; COVID-19 related restrictions on travel and the ability to rotate crew, leaving 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea; Efforts to decarbonise shipping, including the ongoing negotiations at the UN International Maritime […]

Canada invests $1.7 million in oil spill response equipment

Following an open competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, has awarded a $1.7 million contract to Ontario-based Can-Ross Environmental Services, for the acquisition of 10,000 feet of environmental response equipment known as Tidal Seal Boom. As explained, Tidal Seal Boom acts as a barrier to protect coastal […]

BIMCO urges for international guidelines for ship-shore communication

BIMCO proposes developing international guidelines for the electronic interface between ship and shore, and for all actors in the port call operation, to optimize the efficiency of both ports and ships, and in turn, benefit the global supply chain. Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl, Manager, Maritime Safety and Security commented that Although a bit technical, such guidelines […]

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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