The engine room fire aboard the boxship NYK Delphinus is under control and a commercial tug has taken the vessel in tow, bound for Oakland.
Natural gas equipment and logistics company New Fortress Energy has purchased two Maersk Drilling jackup rigs, and it says that it plans to convert them into mobile LNG liquefaction plants.
With India fighting a deadly second wave of Covid-19, South Korean shipping line HMM has announced that it will charge $1 for each container containing medical supplies sent to the nation, with vessel space and equipment assigned top priority.
Covid-19: No foreign crew aboard ships from India allowed to ‘sign off’ onto Malaysian ports, says Wee
In order to stem Covid-19 cases, vessels from India docking in all Malaysian ports are not allowed to “sign off” their crew of any nationality into Malaysia during the nationwide movement control order (MCO) from May 12 to June 7, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
Some Indian ports are feared to face shutdowns during the country’s devastating wave of COVID-19 cases, including major ports handling shipments from China. Chinese logistics companies worry that the suspended operations might cause further delays in shipments of emergency medical equipment and cargo.
As part of the Standard Club’s continuing commitment to safety at sea and focus on seafarer wellbeing, this year the Club has partnered with the Mission to Seafarers, alongside Wallem Group to support the 2021 Seafarers Happiness Index report.
Work is already well underway in preparation for one of the most popular and keenly anticipated events on the shipping industry calendar, The Maritime Standard Awards 2021. It can be confirmed that the Awards will take place on Monday November 22nd in Dubai, UAE.