U.S. Coast Guard – American Waterways Operators Annual Safety Report 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The American Waterway Operators (AWO) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) issued their annual report that benchmarks and further serves as the annual safety report card for the domestic towing industry. This year, it comes at a particularly timely moment, just on the heels of the deadline for the so-called ‘subchapter M’ towboat rules.…

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Multimarine Shipyards – Specialised in repairs & refits

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Anchored at the junction of three continents; Europe, Asia and Africa, and situated at the pivot of many shipping lanes across the Middle East, Multimarine has been recognised as the hub port of the East Mediterranean. MULTIMARINE SHIPYARDS LTD is the island’s leading Ship Repair & Refits, and Engineering facility, conveniently located inside the…

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Choices made now are critical for the future of our ocean and cryosphere

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere. The report reveals the benefits of ambitious and effective adaptation for sustainable development and, conversely, the escalating costs and risks of delayed action.…

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ITF on Maritime Subsidies: Do They Provide Value for Money?

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Transport Forum (ITF), associated with the OEDC, issued its report ‘Maritime Subsidies: Do They Provide Value for Money?’. The report gives an overview of direct and indirect subsidies available to maritime transport in OECD countries. It assesses whether they provide value for taxpayers’ money and offers recommendations how policy makers can increase the…

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$3 million prize competition for innovation in marine renewable energy-powered ocean observing platforms

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that together with the Department of Energy (DOE) are sponsoring a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine renewable energy-powered ocean observing platforms. The Powering the Blue Economy™ Ocean Observing Prize will draw upon American innovators to accelerate technology development through a…

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