At a time of year when much of the world should be getting some kind of break from work and reflecting on the coming of spring to the northern hemisphere at least, we are instead focussed on the greatest threat to human health in a century.
The South Korean government plans to increase its support for national champions in shipbuilding and shipping with billions of dollars in new financial assistance, President Moon Jae-in told media on Wednesday.
Eleven percent (302 of 2,693) of container ship sailings have been canceled in May on all the main line trades, according to maritime intelligence company eeSea.
U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SIGNS IMMIGRATION ORDER CURBING GREEN CARDS US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order pausing immigration for 60 days to protect the jobs of Americans laid off due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The temporary suspension of immigration will affect thos
ORDINANCE FOR TOUGH ACTION AGAINST THOSE ASSAULTING DOCTORS, NURSES Assault of doctors, nurses, paramedics and ASHA workers will now be a cognisable and non-bailable offence with the union cabinet on Wednesday approving amendments to the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 to protect health staffers
The confidential incident reporting scheme CHIRP Maritime has released advisory papers on medical and psychological aspects relating to seafarers currently on vessels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The master and six crewmembers of the bulker Top Grace have pleaded guilty to charges of attempted murder for abandoning two stowaways on a makeshift raft off the coast of South Africa.
The United States has historically looked to its mariners to help us navigate through national emergencies, and that remains true for the pandemic we are battling now.
Any half-decent engineering student will tell you that for a complex system to be robust it needs at least three things: to be as simple as possible (but not simpler, as per the famous aphorism attributed to Einstein), to be modular (so as to contain, as much as possible, any failure where it origin
IMO 2020 marks the start of shipping’s journey toward sustainability.