Infographic- Global Shipping Container Traffic

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Globalization owes a lot to the humble shipping container. For more interesting maritime infographics click here

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Offshore renewable energy installations (OREI) – impact on shipping

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The location, size and irregular shape of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREI) present new challenges to the safe navigation and communication of shipping and emergency rescue. These difficulties could contribute to a marine casualty leading to injury, death or loss of property, either at sea or among the population ashore. This guide provides details…

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Carnival Horizon Allision – Investigation Report from the NTSB

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a Marine Accident report regarding the Carnival Horizon‘s August 28, 2018 allision as the vessel was being maneuvered to berth no. 2 at Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Pier 88 in New York City. The cruise ship’s bow struck the southwest corner of adjacent Pier 90. The 1,062-foot…

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China issues Guidance on 2020 Sulphur Cap and how it will impact foreign-flagged vessels.

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) China MSA has recently provided guidance on the IMO 2020 sulphur cap implementation scheme, particularly on how it will impact foreign-flagged vessels in Chinese territory. Outside the Chinese designated emission control areas – which are not to be confused with MARPOL Annex VI emission control areas – the fuel sulphur regulations will follow MARPOL…

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WOC and WISTA sign MOU at Sustainable Ocean Summit

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The World Ocean Council (WOC) and Women’s International Shipping &Trading Association (WISTA) has initiated a partnership to advance women’s leadership in the ocean and coastal business community and the Sustainable Blue Economy at the 7th Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019, Paris, 20-22 November. The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is a global…

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Cyprus Flag Administration new Fees and Dues for Ocean Going Commercial Ships (2019)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Cyprus Flag Administration has issued a new circular, which contain the new fees and charges payable for ocean-going commercial ships registered in Cyprus applicable as of 27 September 2019. The regulations define “ocean-going commercial Cyprus ships” as Cyprus ships which carry out their usual activity outside Cyprus’s territorial sea for commercial purposes. As…

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