IMO: new protocols designed to lift barriers for safe crew changes

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has sent a recommended framework of protocols for ensuring safe ship crew changes and travel during the COVID-19 pandemic to all IMO member-states, the UN and other maritime stakeholders. The need for ships to change crews and for seafarers to fly home at the end of their periods of…

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Intercargo – Reported bulk carrier casualties from 2010 to 2019

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2019 provides an analysis of casualty statistics covering the years 2010 to 2019. Thirty-nine bulk carriers with 173 seafarers were reported lost over that period, based on available reports of total losses and constructive total losses from public sources and IMO’s GISIS. Cargo shift and/or liquefaction is one of…

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Shipping industry proposes $5 billion Research and Development fund to help cut emissions

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Maritime associations representing 90% of world merchant fleet on Wednesday (18 December) submitted a proposal to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme to help eliminate CO2 emissions from international shipping. The proposal include a new non-governmental Research & Development organisation to pave the way for decarbonization of shipping. The other highlights of…

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Intercargo – Reported bulk carrier casualties from 2009 to 2018

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This edition of the Bulk Carrier Casualty Report covers reported bulk carrier casualties from 2009 to 2018 and provides an analysis on statistics and trends over the last 10 years. Forty eight (48) bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over this 10 year period. Cargo failure and liquefaction, continue…

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Intercargo Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2008 – 2017

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) INTERCARGO, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners, recently submitted their Bulk Carrier Casualty Report on the years 2008-2017, to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the consideration of the Member States, Non-Governmental Organisations and other interested parties. This report details the trends and availability of casualty investigation reports as well as breaking down total losses…

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