There are several shipping jargon used in day to day business.. Port and Starboard are two such terms on a daily basis.. But not everyone is aware of the meanings … Read more here..
The year 2021 is barely off its marks and it has already claimed its first maritime disaster casualty.. Containership EVER LIBERAL, a 7 year old UK Flagged ship was sailing … Read more here..
The update on the ONE Apus maritime disaster as of the last day of 2020 – 31st December is that the discharging operations of the remaining containers have been proceeding … Read more here..
The update on the ONE Apus maritime disaster as of the 23rd December 2020 is that discharging operations of the remaining containers have been proceeding steadily and 50 containers have been … Read more here..
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has spoken out against “no crew change” clauses in charterparties, pointing out that such clauses exacerbate the dire situation of stranded seafarers and undermine the efforts undertaken to resolve the ongoing crew change crisis. So-called … Read more here..
In the IMDG Code, many actions are listed but the responsibility to carry out that action may not be specifically assigned to any particular person. The IMDG Code does however … Read more here..
The update on the ONE Apus maritime disaster as of the 11th December 2020 is that the operations for the safe removal of the remaining containers on deck have started … Read more here..
The latest update on the ONE Apus maritime disaster is that the ship safely berthed at the Port of Kobe on the the 8th of December, nine days after it … Read more here..
UN Human Rights Day puts the global spotlight on the importance of human rights in the post-COVID recovery. IMO is highlighting the plight of the hundreds of thousands of seafarers … Read more here..
The year 2020 has been disastrous to many in so many many ways with the whole world in a crazy tizz due to the COVID-19 pandemic.. The pandemic aside, even … Read more here..
The United Nations General Assembly has called on UN Member States to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers and to implement relevant measures to allow stranded seafarers … Read more here..
Carriers struggle to cope with equipment shortages as transshipment ports see an increase in October cargo rollovers, reveals the latest Ocean Insights data. Strong demand for container shipping space on … Read more here..
Many of you might have heard the term Letter of Indemnity (LOI) in day to day shipping practice.. There have been several arguments, discussions, commercial threats, litigation etc surrounding this … Read more here..
As has been covered across various articles on this site, the process of hazardous cargo approval, acceptance and shipment is quite complex and ALL stakeholders involved in the shipment of … Read more here..
Undeclared or misdeclared hazardous goods (Dangerous Goods) have been the bane of many vessel operators and shipping lines since the start of carriage of hazardous goods on ships.. The incidents … Read more here..