Flashback in maritime history – Suez Canal opened to shipping 17 November 1869

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Suez Canal opened to shipping on 17 November 1869. Excavation of the Canal had taken ten years, using forced labor and rudimentary mechanical equipment. Construction had been opposed by British interests, who feared competition in trade with India. Once the Canal opened and proved successful, British interests acquired a majority ownership. The Canal was…

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Infographic – VALEMAX: the largest Bulk carrier in the world

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Valemax ships are the largest bulk carriers ever constructed, when measuring deadweight tonnage or length overall, and are amongst the longest ships of any type currently in service. Watch the video below: The below infographic provides interesting data on this magnificent type of ship. Enjoy !!!   For more interesting maritime infographics click here

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SafeLearn Enters Cooperation Agreement With Conapra – Brazilian Maritime Pilots’ Association

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) SafeLearn, a product line of Safebridge broadens its business horizons even further and enters a cooperation agreement with Conapra – Brazilian Maritime Pilots’ Association. SafeLearn ECDIS Training for Maritime Pilots course is now available on the Association’s digital application, for further use by their member pilots. SafeLearn ECDIS Training for Maritime Pilots course was…

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The first Aframaxes with fuel cell technology

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries Co. developed the world’s first fuel cell-powered oil tanker that can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emission. Samsung Heavy Industries announced that it received approval in principle for its Aframax-class* crude carrier installed with solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) from DNV GL, an international maritime certification body headquartered in Norway.…

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Infographic – The largest cargo ship per decade

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Until 1956, most international cargo was manually packed in the holds of shipping boats by dock workers, and manually unloaded when it reached port. But in 1937, North Carolina trucking company owner Malcom McLean grew frustrated by how long this process took as he waited for workers to pack up cotton he’d trucked up to New York…

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BIMCO and ICS Publish New Cyber Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The digitalisation of maritime operations and the reliance on technology and network connectivity for daily onboard and on shore operations means that shipping is vulnerable to the threat of cyber incidents. To help crew prepare, both on the bridge and in the engine room, the new “Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use”…

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myCert to Issue Digital Certificates for the 10th International Health and Safety Conference SFESE X

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The 10th International Health and Safety Conference titled: “Health and Safety – The Way Forward” will take place on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 9:00-16:00, at the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia, Cyprus. myCert is proud to be the sole platform used for the digital issuance of all the participants’ Certificates of Attendance. At…

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