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Posted: 21 hours ago

Europa Oil & Gas picks up extension for Inezgane permit off Morocco

London-listed oil and gas firm Europa Oil & Gas has been granted a one-year extension for the in...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 21 hours ago
Posted: 1 day ago

Update: Crew evacuated from coronavirus-hit livestock carrier in Fremantle

Confirmed coronavirus cases have been evacuated from a livestock carrier berthed at Fremantle Port, ...

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  • Safety
Posted: 1 day ago
Posted: 1 day ago

TAQA: 80 Brae field workers in isolation over possible Covid-19 exposure

Oil and gas firm TAQA has asked a total of 80 offshore workers to go into self-isolation as a precau...

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  • Safety
Posted: 1 day ago
Posted: 2 days ago

Western Australia: COVID-19 cases discovered on another 2 international ships

Western Australia has reported COVID-19 cases onboard two more internationally flagged vessels that ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 days ago
Posted: 6 days ago

Pandemic causes steep rise in serious offshore incidents, safety body says

The Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has warned that the coronav...

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  • Safety
Posted: 6 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

China opens 10 ports to crew changes

Ten Chinese ports will resume foreign crew change operations with certain requirements in place, tak...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

7 crew members aboard MOL’s bulker test positive for Coronavirus

Seven crew members deployed on MOL’s Capesize bulker Vega Dream have tested positive for COVID...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 12 days ago

Havyard extends closure as 75 people test positive for COVID-19

A total of 75 people associated with Norway’s shipbuilder New Havyard Ship Technology AS, part of Ha...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 12 days ago
Posted: 21 days ago

MUA calls for crew change on Oldendorff’s COVID-19 hit bulker amid fears of Ruby Princess scenario

The crew of Oldendorff’s bulker, currently anchored in Port Hedland, Australia after experienc...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 21 days ago
Posted: 22 days ago

17 crew members on board Oldendorff’s bulker infected with Coronavirus

Seventeen crewmembers aboard Patricia Oldendorff bulk carrier have tested positive for the Coronavir...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 22 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

US senators introduce bill to enable resumption of cruising

Last week, US senators Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio introduced the Set Sail Safely Act in an e...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Port of Hamburg’s cargo volumes hit by COVID-19

Germany’s largest universal port, the Port of Hamburg, felt the negative effects of the COVID-...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Vancouver: Two seafarers on board Hapag-Lloyd ship test positive for COVID-19

German container shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed new coronavirus cases among its crew. ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Panama Canal extends relief measures until year-end

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global economy, the Panama Canal Authority has deci...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Meyer Turku announces first phase of layoffs

Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku has concluded the first phase of employee cooperation negotiations (...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Hurtigruten halts all expedition cruises after coronavirus outbreak

Norway’s expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten temporarily suspended expedition sailings for ...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Floatel to book nearly $400 million in impairment charges

Floatel International will book impairments of nearly $400 million for the second quarter of the yea...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

EMSA, ECDC publish COVID-19 guidance for cruise ships

Earlier this week, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the European Centre for Disease Co...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 2 months ago
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Posted: 2 months ago
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Oil & gas sanctioning in the gutter, industry waiting for business to pick up

Global oil and gas project sanctioning in 2020 has made a colossal drop in comparison to 2019 levels...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Yara Marine: We had high hopes for scrubbers in 2020, but Covid-19 changed all that

Driven by the impending IMO 2020 sulphur cap, the scrubber market was in the middle of a historic bo...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Golden Ray removal suspended amid COVID-19 outbreak

The removal operation of the car carrier Golden Ray has been paused amid the outbreak of the COVID-1...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

COVID-19 cases found on board AIDA ships in Rostock

Several COVID-19 cases have been confirmed on two cruise ships operated by German cruise line AIDA C...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Greece exempts seafarers from entry restriction

Greece has exempted seafarers from COVID-19-related travel restrictions, meeting its pledge to the I...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Port of Rotterdam feels impact of COVID-19 on cargo volumes

The Dutch Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest sea port, saw a 9.1 per cent decrease in its thr...

Categories:
  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Two Hapag-Lloyd ships return to normal ops after crew tests negative for COVID-19

German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd confirmed that there is no active COVID-19 cases on board its tw...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Singapore warns of increasing number of COVID-19-infected seafarers, breaches of SHN orders

Singapore Shipping Association has voiced concern about the increasing number of seafarers arriving ...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago