Nearly one in every five ships worldwide sails under a European Union (EU) Member State flag, and the EU accounts for approximately a fifth of all global maritime trade. However, during 2020, overall EU maritime traffic dropped by 10.2% as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Open letter from WSC CEOs to IMO Member State Governments
CEOs of global container and roro carriers appeal to governments: “Broad political action critical for shipping industry to meet climate challenge.”
Meeting summary for IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR), 8th session, 19-23 April 2021
The Sub-Committee addresses all aspects of safety of navigation, reliable communications and improved coordination to avoid maritime accidents; and ensuring a quick and efficient response in case of a search and rescue incident.
On 28 April, we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This has always been an important day for the maritime sector and for the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is responsible for the safety and security of shipping. This day is particularly significant in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The enduring feature of cyber threats is their ability to adapt and evolve, with new lines of attack developed as barriers are put in place, and strategies to expose vulnerabilities constantly emerging.
An increasing number of Norwegian shipowners chose to fly the domestic flag. Norway is currently the world’s fourth largest shipping nation measured by value. This is shown by recent figures from the Norwegian Ship Owners’ Association.
During MEPC 75 in November 2020, the IMO approved amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, introducing an Energy Efficiency Design Index for existing ships (EEXI). Subject to adoption at MEPC 76 in June 2021, the requirements will enter into force in 2023
NEVA-International sign a cooperation agreement with the International Ship Engineering Service (ISES) Association
NEVA-International signed a cooperation agreement with the International Ship Engineering Service Association (ISES)
The document is signed by the ISES General Secretary Pepe Brice and the General Director of NEVA-International LLC Alexander Ulyanov.
7th IMarEST Ballast Water Technology Conference Goes Virtual – ISES Association members can sign up at 20% discount
The 7th IMarEST Ballast Water Technology Conference will be taking place 17-18th March 2021, and will be held online. This event will bring together global leaders in ship operations, technology development and regulatory compliance to establish the state of the art and examine the path ahead, including the next generation of technologies and practices.
The World Maritime Theme for 2021, «Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future» seeks to increase the visibility of seafarers by drawing attention to the invaluable role they play now and will continue to play in the future.