Browsing Day: October 6, 2020

USCG: 3 recommendations to be cyber secure

Specifically, the types of reported spoofing attacks included impersonating Coast Guard (uscg.mil) email addresses, and Coast Guard industry communications regarding Area Maritime Security Committee meetings. In one case, the opening of a malicious file caused a network compromise that resulted in additional spoofed emails that were sent to MTS port partners. These types of attacks […]

Human rights should be part of flag State day-to-day business, says new report

This is according to the newly published ‘2020 Flag States and Human Rights Report: An evaluation of Flag State Practice in Monitoring, Reporting and Enforcing Human Rights Obligations on board Vessels’. The University of Bristol (UK) Law School graduate and postgraduate researchers, in partnership with Human Rights at Sea, prepared the report as part of […]

MSC supported hydrogen as maritime future fuel

Talking about decarbonization at the Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference in Geneva, MSC Group’s Bud Darr informed that the company was also pioneering the use of biofuels within its existing fleet. Specifically, Mr. Darr said that a range of alternative fuels is necessary urgently. Currently,  LNG remains a transitional option, with carbon capture and storage, potentially […]

Royal Malaysian Customs Department joins TradeLens

In fact, this collaboration boosts the country’s effort to promote trading and economic stability by facilitating ease of doing business. By adopting TradeLens, we hope it will enable us to fulfill our mission to facilitate legitimate trade, help combat smuggling and modernize the national logistics systems in support of Malaysia’s digital economy aspirations. ….Dato’ Sri […]

Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2020: Economic crisis remains top concern for shipping

The Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2020 was published Tuesday by the Global Maritime Forum, global insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh, and the International Union of Marine Insurance. 2020 is the first year where pandemics are an issue in the annual ranking and the report revealed that the maritime industry is not prepared. Immediately, it […]

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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