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Nutritious diet shields seafarers from coronavirus

Nutritious diet shields seafarers from coronavirus

(Posted on 28/06/21)

Obese seafarers are more vulnerable to catching or even dying from coronavirus, studies show, making it vital that shipping companies prioritise crewmembers’ welfare by outsourcing catering management to a specialist.A World Obesity Federation report found that death rates from Covid-19 were 10 times higher in countries with...

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ClassNK updates EEXI and CII information

(Posted on 28/06/21)

Leading Classification Society ClassNK has updated the information on its website regarding Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index(EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator(CII) rating for ships in service, following the outcomes of MEPC76 held in June 2021.  On top of providing the latest information on mandatory requirements...

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Action not platitudes needed on Day of the Seafarer

Action not platitudes needed on Day of the Seafarer

(Posted on 25/06/21)

Captain Rajesh Unni, Founder and CEO of Singapore headquartered, Synergy Group, believes solutions are available to standardise and distribute vaccines, ensure seafarers get emergency medical treatment and better organise crew changes. The problem is a deficit of political leadership which is now so severe it is infringing the human...

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Sailors’ Society’s plea to the maritime industry

Sailors’ Society’s plea to the maritime industry

(Posted on 22/06/21)

The shipping industry must help seafarers now to prevent a mental health catastrophe – that’s the message from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society as the most recent Covid wave threatens a new peak of the crew change crisis.The charity is building a new Wellness at Sea e-learning platform, which it...

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CCS and COSCO sign new decarbonisation agreement

(Posted on 22/06/21)

China Classification Society (CCS) and China COSCO Shipping Group Co. Ltd have signed a new agreement that will see the organisations work together to tackle the issue of greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector.CCS vice-president Sun Feng and deputy general manager of COSCO Shipping Group Huang Xiaowen signed the framework...

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Innovation leads to elevation for ship registry

Innovation leads to elevation for ship registry

(Posted on 22/06/21)

Maturity and innovation have proved a winning combination as the world’s most technologically inventive ship registry has been elevated to the Paris MoU Grey List from June 2021.Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has been recognised for its digitally based services and growth in just three short years. This is a remarkable...

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