Browsing Day: October 16, 2020

EMSA: Grounding scores the highest number on container casualties

Accordingly, the relevance of looking at container vessels now is supported by the following rationale: the relevance of the fleet in terms of growth and ship size; the critical role of containerships for the intermodal economy; and, the public visibility of accidents involving container vessels, namely cargo fires, container losses and other non-ship-specific accidents. Notable examples […]

IMO must close loopholes to prevent HFO from polluting Arctic, says WWF

According to the organization, huge loopholes in a proposed international shipping agreement means vulnerable marine ecosystems and the livelihoods of Arctic peoples will continue to be threatened by spills from heavy fuel oil (HFO). New research from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) shows that under the current text, only 16% of HFO used […]

LR opposes to GMF comments for regional shipping emissions scheme

Despite being a strategic partner of the Global Maritime Forum, LR issued a statement differentiating its position from the key takeaway of GMF’s Virtual-High Level Meeting last week, which supported a regional regulation on shipping emissions. The Global Maritime Forum’s weeklong Virtual-High Level Meeting gathered around 240 global leaders from across the entire maritime spectrum, […]

American Club adds approved PEME clinic

In fact, members are asked to note, with immediate effect, the following addition to the Club approved PEME clinics in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation: Medical Centre Novomed Ltd. What is more, members are also asked to note that the Non-state (Private) Healthcare Institution—Railway Hospital at Kaliningrad Station of the Public Corporation “Russian Railways”, no longer performs […]

UK MCA: 9 foreign vessels remain under detention during June and July

Notes on the list of detentions Full details of the ship. The accompanying detention list shows ship’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) number which is unchanging throughout the ship’s life and uniquely identifies it. It also shows the ship’s name and flag state at the time of its inspection. Company. The company shown in the vessel’s […]

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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