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  • 11 August 2014

    Aware of the focus on technology as a driver for sustainable shipping, head technical department and fleet manager Erik Zwijghuizen of MF Shipping shares what he thinks is the main factor for energy efficient steaming: the crew “Awareness is crucial. A crew that has fuel efficient and sustainable operation in their hearts and minds, will […]

  • 4 July 2007

    A replica Viking ship has set sail for Dublin from the Danish port of Roskilde, in an attempt to recreate the voyages undertaken by early Norsemen. The volunteer crew on the 30m-long (100ft) Sea Stallion from Glendalough are recording their experiences on the journey.

  • 23 July 2007

    A replica Viking ship has set sail for Dublin from the Danish port of Roskilde. It is currently moored in a fishing port on the Orkney Islands, as its crew attempts to recreate the voyages undertaken by early Norsemen. The volunteer crew on the 30m-long (100ft) Sea Stallion from Glendalough are recording their experiences on […]

  • 10 May 2005

    Port Elizabeth – The owners of the trawler that sank near Port Elizabeth on Sunday after colliding with a container vessel, are still investigating ways to recover bodies that might be trapped in the wreck. That’s according to the Mossel Bay municipality.

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    CrewInspector an online ship crew management system provider has been chosen by BachmannHR Group Ltd to integrate crewing process across the group of companies. Crewing software allows employees to maintain crew data, prepare crew employment contracts and share data easily with rest of the teams residing in different geographic locations at single access point without […]

  • 24 July 2017

    The sixteen former crew members of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Liberty Prrudencia have been repatriated and their wages paid on Sunday, July 23, the Human Rights at Sea organization confirmed. The ship was abandoned in February 2017, according to the data from the International Labour Organization, with 19 crew on board, all of the Indian nationality. […]

  • 6 April 2006

    The pirates who had seized a South Korean vessel off the coast of Somalia presented the terms of the release of 25 crew, including eight South Koreans, but the first negotiation ended with no tangible results, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Seoul said on Thursday.

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    CrewInspector has been selected by Lowland International to provide its online crew management software to Lowland group of companies. Agreement stipulates full integration of Lowland offices across the globe into single crew management system enabling to do crew management, crew payroll and customer invoicing. CrewInspector successfully transferred all crewing related information from legacy database to […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    CrewInspector, an online crew management software provider, has been awarded a contract by Ropetec International Ltd for the provision of a crew management solution for the support of their offshore operations. CrewInspector has successfully integrated crewing software across Ropetec offices in Africa and the Middle East, namely in South Africa, Angola, Ghana, Republic of Congo, […]

  • 13 February 2020

    A search has been launched for a 47-year-old seafarer missing from a bulker off Chuuk, Micronesia.

  • 4 November 2019

    CWind Taiwan has equipped its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) with a remote monitoring system called BareFLEET that will, according to CWind, significantly reduce maintenance costs. Tom Manning, Deputy General Manager, CWind Taiwan, said: “Following the highly successful rollout of BareFLEET across our European fleet, we’re delighted to extend the use of the system to our […]

  • 16 January 2020

    Sweden’s Northern Offshore Group AB (NOG) and Japanese shipping company NYK have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) business for offshore wind projects in Japan. NYK and NOG, the parent company of Northern Offshore Service AB (NOS), will start a joint study of a new CTV service to […]

  • 2 July 2014

    Nineteen sick crewmembers aboard the 584-foot cargo ship JS Comet were hoisted Tuesday evening from their anchored vessel 3 miles off Port Canaveral, Florida.   Two MH-60 helicopter crews of the US Coast Guard safely hoisted the crewmembers from the vessel in 35 knot winds and five to 6-foot seas associated with Tropical Storm Arthur. […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) tug crews plan to extend their industrial campaign against Denmark-based tug operator Svitzer to operations in the Australian West Coast ports, according to GAC. The 12-hour stoppages, which will affect all coal carriers, fuel carriers, car importers and bulk container vessels entering port, are scheduled to take place in Fremantle and Kwinana on […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to work together to tackle abandonment cases in UAE waters. FTA and ITF officials met this week to discuss the increasing number of abandonment cases faced by the UAE and the Gulf State’s desire to bring an […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 0.8% in 2014, according to findings released by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. This compares with the 0.3% average fall in costs recorded for 2013. “All categories of expenditure were down on those for the previous 12-month period, confirming that […]

  • 19 August 2015

    The twenty-four crew members of the Panamanian-flagged bulker Focomar have been rescued after taking refuge on a small island west of Socotra a few days earlier. The crew abandoned their vessel in a lifeboat after MV Focomar suffered engine problems at sea early last week. The 2011-built bulker was last reported to be headed to […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gard urges tanker operators to carry out risk assessment before engaging in voyages to Libyan waters.

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seven crew members of the Panama-flagged general cargo ship Tahsin who were abandoned in June this year and were faced even with lack of fresh water have been repatriated. The ship was detained in June by the UK Maritime and Coast Guard Authority (MCA) on the grounds of multiple issues, including unpaid wages for three […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Vessels

    Prompted by the growing crisis affecting around 150,000 seafarers stuck at sea and unable to sign off from their ships, the international maritime bodies have developed a set of protocols aimed at resolving the burning issue. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has released the protocols in a circular letter which among other guidelines insists that […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    A Spanish-flagged LPG tanker is anchored in Manilla Bay, the Philippines without a rudder and a crew of 15 seafarers running low on supplies, electricity, and wi-fi, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) informed. The ITF said that the 7,600 gross tonnage MV Celanova, owned by GLOBALGAS SA, from Madrid, Spain, has been abandoned by the shipowner, leaving […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    CrewInspector an online crew management software provider wins the contract to provide HAV Ship Management Kaliningrad with full crew management solution. CrewInspector will provide online crew management database, integrated online application for seafarers and crew payroll software. Crew management system enables crew managers to create seafarer employment contracts, monitor certificate expiry and organize crew planning […]