DNV GL COMPLETES WORLD’S FIRST IN- WATER REMOTE SHIP SURVEYS

-DNV GL has completed a series of ship surveys using remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) carried out on three Wilson-managed vessels. -The surveys are claimed...

SATELLITE IMAGES SHOW THE LOST CATTLE SHIP HEADING INTO THE TYPHOON

-Global satellite analytics firm, Windward, shows the last moments of a large cattle ship that sunk last...

SINGAPORE BUNKER FUEL SECTOR MAKES SUCCESSFUL RECOVERY

Manifold Times reports Singapore’s successful recovery from the exit of major player Hin Leong Trading. “This is something only few ports can pull off,”...

TRAGIC INCIDENT ON MAERSK ETIENNE HIGHLIGHTS AFRICAN MIGRANT CRISIS

The African migrant crisis is real, and anyone living in Europe will bear testimony to this. In March 2019, the European Commission declared the migrant crisis to...

TURNING A CARGO SHIP INTO A HELICOPTER CARRIER

According to a Forbes report, China has done an astounding thing, they have turned a cargo ship into a helicopter carrier.

INDO- RUSSIAN MARITIME PARTNERSHIP A WIN- WIN PROSPECTIVE

-India and Russia plan to establish maritime relationship including shipbuilding industry.-It includes repair facilities besides expediting maritime...

CHINA CLAIMS “ WORLD’S FIRST COVID19 VACCINE” APPROVAL, STARTED VACCINATING LAST MONTH

China says it began public use of coronavirus vaccine a month ago, bypassing clinical trials. Beijing health officials said they began dosing some medical workers and state-owned...

GREEK AND TURKISH BULK CARRIERS COLLIDE IN BANGLADESH WATERS, BOTH DAMAGED.

Bulk carriers DENSA PANTHER and ARCHADELOS GABRIEL, both anchored off Kutubdia island, south of Chittagong, Bangladesh, collided in the morning Aug 23, after ARCHADELOS GABRIEL dragged. Both...

SHIPS CREWS CHANGE PROHIBITED, BUT A MUST. CAN’T CHANGE BUT MUST CHANGE, OR ELSE.

Disturbing news from Thailand’s Council of Ministers of Thailand, Aug 25 meeting, which approved draft Ministerial Regulation of the inspection of foreign ships, calling Thai ports. Inspection...

BULK CARRIER WITH CARGO OF STEEL HARD AGROUND IN WESER, GERMANY

Bulk carrier RUBINA ran aground in Weser river, Germany, in front of Sandstedt, at around 2000 UTC Aug 27, while proceeding downstream, en route from Bremen to...

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