Essar Ports awarded with the Maritime Standard Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

DUBAI: The fifth annual Maritime Standard Awards was held on 15th October, 2018, at Dubai. Hosted by renowned BBC journalist, Tim Willcox, the Awards were attended by a high-level audience comprising more than 700 executives in shipping, ports, shipbuilding and repair and related sectors, from almost 70 different countries. Essar Ports was nominated, along with
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Jones Walker LLP publicly released the findings of its inaugural Maritime Cybersecurity Survey. The results, which were announced at the Marine Technology Society and IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society’s prestigious OCEANS conference, confirm that rapidly evolving technologies deployed throughout the U.S. maritime industry to increase efficiencies and competitiveness present significant cybersecurity risks, which the industry is
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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has so far resisted pressure to soften or postpone the implementation of new regulations requiring ships to use bunker fuels with a lower sulphur content from the start of 2020. That has prompted warnings from some analysts that the regulations will squeeze the availability of low-sulphur diesel and jet kerosene
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European Shippers’ Council (ESC) and other stakeholders have welcomed the European Commission’s new proposal for a regulation on establishing a European Maritime Single Window Environment. The new regulation is set to provide faster clearance and release of goods and a reduced administrative burden. However, the stakeholders would welcome more precision in the proposal on how
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According to UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2018, these are the seven key trends that are currently redefining the maritime transport landscape and shaping the sector’s outlook. Protectionism On the demand side, the uncertainty arising from wide-ranging geopolitical, economic and trade policy risks as well as some structural shifts, constitutes a drag on maritime trade.
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International maritime regulators begin a new round of meetings on antipollution efforts this week under pressure from the U.S. and other nations to soften implementation of new rules that could cost the industry billions of dollars and lead to higher prices for businesses and consumers. The rules, put into motion through the ocean transport-regulating arm
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RIYADH: Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has been recognized for its exceptional level of performance in the maritime business and its unmatched contributions to the industry with two awards at The Maritime Standard Awards 2018, which took place at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai on Monday, 15 October 2018. Held under the
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On September 24, 2018, news broke of an attack on the motor vessel Glarus 45 nautical miles southwest of Bonny Island en route to Port Harcourt in Nigeria. Sailing from Lagos, the Massoel Shipping vessel, carrying wheat, was boarded by pirates and 12 of its 19 crew members taken hostage. The Gulf of Guinea alone
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The members of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) have unanimously agreed, during the annual meeting held in Malta, to release the following statement on the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union; “The European maritime community supports Maritime UK’s ambition for a mutually beneficial deal between the UK and EU. “At
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Towards fostering friendly relations with our maritime neighbours, the Indian Navy, through the Naval War College, Goa is hosting the ‘Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018’ on 16th October2018 says a release from Ministry of Defence. The event, which is a follow-on to the maiden Goa Maritime Conclave held in 2017, is likely to be attended by
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