Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On Friday, 6 December at the 16th annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards, a large attendance of more than 1,100 Greek and international shipping personalities gathered at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel for the 2019 event, organised by Lloyd’s List, the international maritime information provider that was established as a newspaper in 1734. They hailed the…

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European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) 5 year strategy plan for 2020 – 2024

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) EMSA has published their 5-year strategy plan for years 2020-2024. The strategy hinges around five priority areas – sustainability, safety, security, simplification and surveillance – and the four key functions of service provider, reliable partner, international reference and knowledge hub. The new strategy reflects EMSA’s important role in the implementation of the European Commission’s…

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Safety Guidance for stowage of dangerous goods on containerships (Fire Risk)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Container ship fires are a growing concern. Fires, originating from dangerous goods in containers, whether wrongfully declared or not, occur with alarming frequency. Such fires endanger the lives of the crew, harm the environment and cause damage to cargo and property. The Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) has published a new safety guidance for…

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Safebridge Receives Recognition for its Services and Wins Three Prestigious Awards in 2019

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Following years of hard work to revolutionize and digitalize the crew competence management in the maritime industry, Safebridge has its strong efforts recognized after being awarded three very prestigious awards at this year’s high caliber events around the globe. As one of the maritime sector’s leading providers of digital crew competence management solutions, Safebridge is the…

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Anti corruption in the Maritime industry

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) 9th December is the International Anti-Corruption Day. Taking this opportunity we’d like to touch the big challenge in the shipping industry where there’s frequent and persistent demands for low value amounts demanded by public officials to facilitate port operations (‘so called facilitation payments’). Typically, the demands are for cash (small or large amounts), cigarettes…

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World Energy Outlook Special Report – Offshore Wind Outlook 2019 becoming a $1 trillion industry

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Energy Agency (IEA) issued its Offshore Wind Outlook 2019, finding that offshore wind power will expand impressively over the next two decades, boosting efforts to decarbonize energy systems and reduce air pollution as it becomes a growing part of electricity supply. The report finds that global offshore wind capacity may increase 15-fold…

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