Flashback in maritime history – Edmund Fitzgerald 10 November 1975, loss of 29 lives

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 10 November 1975, the laker Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior with a loss of all 29 hands. It was one of the largest ships on the Great Lakes, carrying over 26,000 tons of taconite ore between Duluth/Superior and the steel mills to the south. The “Fitz” had departed on 9 November in tandem with another laker, but sailed directly…

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Cabotage Laws from Around the World

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) released a multi-year study showing 91 nations have cabotage laws on their books. The report – called Cabotage Laws of the World – comes from the Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI). It provides the first comprehensive, independent analysis of worldwide maritime cabotage laws since the early 1990s. (SRI Executive Director Deirdre…

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Guide to proper ECDIS Management on board ships

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The London P&I Club has joined forces with London Offshore Consultants (LOC) to produce a guide to the proper management of ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) on board ships. The driving force behind the publication, ‘Is your ECDIS contributing to safe navigation or introducing risk?’ is the increasing number of negative findings…

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ABS Delivers Fuel Advisory Ahead of Impending 2020 Global Sulfur Cap

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) ABS issued the ABS Advisory on Marine Fuel Oil to help industry prepare for IMO’s 2020 global sulfur cap. The Advisory provides owners and operators with industry-leading guidance on the considerations and challenges with marine fuels which are likely to be used in addressing the 2020 global sulfur cap requirements. “The IMO 2020 sulfur cap requirement…

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Cyprus – Ship Management Survey for the first half of 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Central Bank of Cyprus has published the results of the Ship Management Survey for the first half of 2018. The main developments concerning the transactions of resident ship management companies, are summarized as follows: Ship management revenues increased to €506 million during the first half of 2018, recording an increase of €30 million…

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Why We’re Losing The Cyber Security War and What You Should Be Doing About It

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Leading maritime cyber security firm, EPSCO-RA invites you to a progressive seminar that will change the way you do business. Launched in 2016 to address emerging maritime cyber security threats, EPSCO-RA knows that cyber threats are actual threats that can impact your daily operations. By protecting yourself against them, you can stay one step…

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