Photos: Global Mercy™ – The World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Completes Sea Trials

Global Mercy Sea trial Photo Stena RoRo

Stena RoRo is leading the project for the construction of the Global Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship. After several years of construction at the Tianjin Xingang shipyard in northern China, the final test, the official sea trial, has now been completed with good results.

The shipyard will present the ship for delivery this summer and the vessel will then sail to Antwerp in Belgium on its maiden voyage, where some members of the crew will board and the medical equipment...

DP World: Από τα λιμάνια στο e-commerce

Η DP World, η καινοτόμος εταιρεία διαχείρισης λιμένων σε όλο τον κόσμο, εγκαινίασε μια νέα ιστοσελίδα-πλατφόρμα ηλεκτρονικού εμπορίου, που ελπίζει ότι θα γίνει η πλέον επιτυχημένη παγκόσμια πλατφόρμα για business to business αγοραπωλησίες.

Η νέα πλατφόρμα, Dubuy, στοχεύει στη σύνδεση αγοραστών και πωλητών σε όλο τον κόσμο. H εστίαση θα γίνεται σε πωλήσεις αγαθών που προσφέρονται για παράδοση μέσω της αλυσίδας εφοδιασμού της DP World και των συνεργατών της.

Η πλατφόρμα Dubuy έχει ήδη εγκαινιαστεί...

Το μοναδικό μπαρ στην Ελλάδα όπου το πλοίο περνάει μία ανάσα από τους θαμώνες (video)

Το μοναδικό μπαρ στην Ελλάδα όπου το πλοίο της γραμμής περνάει μία ανάσα από τους θαμώνες, μπαίνοντας στο λιμάνι της Χίου! Μία μοναδική εμπειρία που ζουν όσοι επισκέπτονται τα καλοκαίρια τη Χίο.

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Changing Profile of the Philippine Crewing Industry

The landscape of the crewing industry is changing in the Philippines, including more women assuming leadership roles of the manning companies. As the industry has matured, it is also providing a model for the global maritime sector.

Lawyer Iris Baguilat, president of Döhle Seafront Crewing (Manila), highlighted developments in the once male-dominated industry during a recent forum entitled, "Many knots to go: Filipino women in the maritime industry." The forum was jointly organized by the...

Suez Canal Authority Reduces Ever Given Compensation To $600M

EVER GIVEN Successfully Refloated, Normal Transits Of Suez Canal Resume

In a major development, the Suez Canal Authority has reduced the compensation amount for the Ever Given ship blockage. The compensation has now gone down to 600$ million from 916$ million which had been asked earlier.

The announcement for reducing the compensation amount comes at a time when a local court in Egypt upheld the SCA’s decision to detain the ship’s crew. The next hearing of the case is due next week.

The SCA Chairperson Admiral Osama Rabie had confirmed this when he spoke on a local...

Swedish Club Issues New Bunker Alerts for Next-gen Loss Prevention

  • An updated version of The Swedish Club’s Trade Enabling Loss Prevention tool (TELP) now offers its members targeted bunker alerts.
  • The guidelines warns vessels of fuel quality issues reported at global ports.

A new release of The Swedish Club’s Trade Enabling Loss Prevention tool (TELP), the next generation of loss prevention, has just been launched to Club members.

Fuel testing service

The service, which is free of charge to members of The Swedish Club, has been developed in association with...

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