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8 May 2020

TRUMP VETOES IRAN WAR POWERS RESOLUTION, CALLING IT AN "INSULT"   President Trump has vetoed a bipartisan resolution requiring congressional approval for the military use of force in Iran, declaring the resolution an "insult" crafted by Democrats to win the November election.

Oil Plummets, But the Iron Ore Trade Carries On

Oil Plummets, But the Iron Ore Trade Carries On

7 May 2020

The continued strength of the iron ore price is surprising, given the collapse of oil, which traders have recently been willing to pay buyers for if they’ll agree to offload full tankers.   Oil and iron ore are the two most basic commodities of industrial economies and, through much of

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Seafarers: Governments Need to Step Up on Repatriation

Seafarers: Governments Need to Step Up on Repatriation

6 May 2020

Daily we see the stories of how people and societies are coping with the pandemic including the effects of living in isolation, such as loneliness, mental illness, boredom, anxiety and depression. Yet there is another significant group of people who are out of sight yet on whom our societies depend

If April was the Only Month SOLAS was Discussed

If April was the Only Month SOLAS was Discussed

4 May 2020

Do you work on the water in the maritime or offshore energy industries? If so, you are an active contributor to safety of life at sea.   The shipboard family and fellow mariners are a seafarer’s lifeline to food, water, shelter, and safety; a unique lifestyle of complex and multidimensi

Cruise Ships Take on New Role

Cruise Ships Take on New Role

2 May 2020

Cruise ships have been taking on a new role transporting the different lines' crew home as the public health crisis continues. In recent days, ships have been dispatched from North America sailing for Asia and Europe with crew members aboard.

Video: Ships Lay On the Horn in Tribute to Stranded Mariners

Video: Ships Lay On the Horn in Tribute to Stranded Mariners

2 May 2020

In an effort to draw attention to the needs of the 150,000 seafarers trapped at sea by the COVID-19 shutdown, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) asked ships around the world to sound their horns when in port at 1200 local time

BIMCO: The Sunset of the Converted VLOC Class

BIMCO: The Sunset of the Converted VLOC Class

2 May 2020

Brazilian iron ore mining company Vale announced this week that it is going to phase out all tanker-to-VLOC bulker conversions from its chartering arrangements. The announcement will affect 25 vessels, and shipping association BIMCO said that it signals the beginning of the end for this controversia

European Shipyards Resume Work

European Shipyards Resume Work

1 May 2020

Several of Europe’s leading shipbuilders have announced plans to slowly resume operations after more than a month of disruptions. During the peak of the coronavirus, shipbuilders in Italy, France, Spain, and Germany were each forced to suspend operations. 

Ships Sound Horns on May 1

Ships Sound Horns on May 1

1 May 2020

At noon on May 1, all Stena Line vessels will sound their horns to show support for seafarers around the world.

Who is Responsible for Seafarers Stranded by the Pandemic?

Who is Responsible for Seafarers Stranded by the Pandemic?

30 April 2020

There is a saying that goes that "without seafarers, half the world would starve while the other half would freeze." The shipping industry would grind to a halt without seafarers, and their contribution to their countries is a key factor in economic development. Hundreds of thousands of seafarers ar


Today
8:03am
Hi Jenna! I made a new design, and i wanted to show it to you.
8:03am
It's quite clean and it's inspired from Bulkit.
8:12am
Oh really??! I want to see that.
8:13am
FYI it was done in less than a day.
8:17am
Great to hear it. Just send me the PSD files so i can have a look at it.
8:18am
And if you have a prototype, you can also send me the link to it.

Monday
4:55pm
Hey Jenna, what's up?
4:56pm
Iam coming to LA tomorrow. Interested in having lunch?
5:21pm
Hey mate, it's been a while. Sure I would love to.
5:27pm
Ok. Let's say i pick you up at 12:30 at work, works?
5:43pm
Yup, that works great.
5:44pm
And yeah, don't forget to bring some of my favourite cheese cake.
5:27pm
No worries

Today
2:01pm
Hello Jenna, did you read my proposal?
2:01pm
Didn't hear from you since i sent it.
2:02pm
Hello Milly, Iam really sorry, Iam so busy recently, but i had the time to read it.
2:04pm
And what did you think about it?
2:05pm
Actually it's quite good, there might be some small changes but overall it's great.
2:07pm
I think that i can give it to my boss at this stage.
2:09pm
Crossing fingers then

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