Browsing Day: October 12, 2020

ITF Seafarers Trust launches Seafarer Wellbeing Directory in light of World Mental Health Day 2020

The hub includes many words and pictures of seafarers that express and reveal the difficulties they face due to COVID-19. ITF Seafarers Trust shared an expression of a seafarer concerning their life onboard at the current time, Hidden between the walls of steel, ITF Seafarers Trust / Gerald Lianora In spite of all the difficulties, […]

Blue Economy 2020 report outlines EU’s sustainability developments

The report highlights that the European Green Deal and the European Strategy for data will necessitate reliable, accurate and centralised data for its initiatives. The third edition of the report also includes new elements, which have an impact on the Blue Economy, including challenges like climate change, new sectors such as Submarine cables), enablers such as […]

Lessons Learned: At times of bad visibility reduce speed when calling a port

The Incident As presented in the Safety Digest, because of severely restricted visibility in thick fog and darkness, berthing and unberthing of vessels had been suspended at a large commercial port that was located near a busy traffic separation scheme. In addition, the port authority has instructed an inbound container vessel to wait outside the […]

Zero-carbon ships may be ready prior to land-based infrastructure, LR notes

Specifically, speaking during the roundtable, Nick Brown highlighted that zero-carbon ships will likely be ready before the land-based infrastructure. He commented that It is hugely positive that so many in the maritime industry are moving forward with decarbonisation initiatives, and we expect to see deep-sea Zero Carbon Emission Vessels technically ready to be in the […]

NIMASA and Industry Working Group claim progress on maritime security efforts

Established in May 2020, the NIMASA/Industry Working Group (NIWG) aims to facilitate coordination between government and industry and align efforts to deter and respond to incidents of piracy and armed robbery in Nigerian territorial waters and EEZ. This is the first coordinated effort between industry and the Nigerian Government to address the issues of maritime […]

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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