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EU Agrees to Legislation Enhancing Flag State and Port State Inspections

The Maritime Executive 01 Mar 2024
There are a total of five legislative proposals with the others focusing on ship-source pollution and the European Maritime Safety Authority (EMSA). The overall goal is to modernize EU rules on maritime safety and reduce water pollution from ships.
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Arsenio Dominguez: The Red Sea situation requires concerted action

SAFETY4SEA 01 Mar 2024
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is the United Nations specialized agency tasked with ensuring safety at sea, the prevention of marine and air pollution from ships, the efficiency of shipping and maritime security.
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The Houthi attacks and the Filipino seafarer

The Manila Times 01 Mar 2024
The ship did not carry blankets, and it was close to wintertime ... Every time there are incidents of ships at sea being caught in a violent situation that place the safety of the crew at risk, my heart automatically beats faster.
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Israel faces being DISQUALIFIED from Eurovision Song Contest after two songs are rejected by organisers ...

The Daily Mail 01 Mar 2024
He began by describing himself as the 'servant leader' and 'the captain of the ship.' ... 'What does that mean? It means I’m responsible for the safety of my ship, my crew, my passengers, my cargo, but above all, the rules.'.
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US says it struck missiles, drone that posed threat to Red Sea ships

Live Mint 01 Mar 2024
Central Command (CENTCOM) forces executed two self-defense strikes against six mobile anti-ship cruise missiles poised for launch towards the Red Sea.Earlier that evening, around 5.10 p.m.
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Video: Inland Cargo Ship Loses Containers After Hitting Rotterdam Bridge

The Maritime Executive 01 Mar 2024
The Safety Authority reported after about two hours, “The water has receded, causing the ship to become loose under the bridge. The ship is now on shore where it is being examined whether and how the ship can continue.
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Report of AIJES International on Yemen: The United Nations handed over Hodeidah to the Houthis in 2018, while currently, the rebels are targeting international shipping in red sea from inside it!

YemenOnline 01 Mar 2024
Houthi attacks on commercial ships and naval assets have exacerbated tensions in the region, raising concerns about the safety of shipping and the potential for a broader conflict. .
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Where Is China in the Red Sea Crisis?

Voa News 01 Mar 2024
Yuan Mu, a spokesperson for China's Embassy in Washington, told VOA via email last month that "on the whole, China stands ready to work with all parties to safeguard the safety of international shipping lanes.”.
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Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service

Fox31 Denver 01 Mar 2024
But Vena responded in a letter of his own Friday that “Union Pacific will never compromise the safety of our employees or of the communities where we operate.” He said Bose's comments were misleading ...
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Lessons learned: When it comes to safety culture senior officers must lead by example

SAFETY4SEA 29 Feb 2024
if others see the chief engineer (who is very often the ship’s safety officer) taking safety shortcuts, how does this incentivise the more junior crewmembers to follow safety procedures?.
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Britannia Club: A dragging anchor incident results to collision

SAFETY4SEA 29 Feb 2024
Britannia P&I Club released a case study focusing on an incident in which a dragging anchor caused a general cargo ship to collide with two nearby ships, resulting in structural damage to all three ships.
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Anglo cements its position as charterer of largest LNG dual-fuelled Capesize+ fleet in world

Independent online (SA) 29 Feb 2024
... mark the on-time delivery of all 10 ships built over the last three years with a zero incident safety record together with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co, the mining company said in a statement.
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Yes, cruise jails are a thing. Here's what could land you in one.

Business Insider 29 Feb 2024
Brigs are there for the safety of passengers and staff. Cruise ship workers told BBC Three in 2022 that while most passengers are considerate, "about 5% can be a nightmare." ... The amount of crimes committed on cruise ships is relatively low.
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NAPA Studios launches to accelerate shipping’s energy transition through data-driven collaboration

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 29 Feb 2024
... ship design, safety and operational challenges faced by the maritime industry.
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Houthi attacks jeopardise recovery of stricken Red Sea cargo ship

The National 28 Feb 2024
Continued attacks on shipping by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia could jeopardise recovery of the partially sunk cargo ship MV Rubymar, which was abandoned after being struck by missiles last week.

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