NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF AUGUST 30

Viking Grace Marks 1,000 LNG Bunkering Milestone

art1August 26, 2016 — From the very beginning, the M/S Viking Grace – delivered in January 2013 – was an environmental milestone.

For full story see
http://www.marinelink.com/news/bunkering-milestone414470.aspx

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BG Freight to add four new “green” feeders

art2August 26, 2016 — BG Freight Line, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, will add four 1,004 TEU short sea feeder vessels to its Irish Sea Hub services.

For full story see
http://www.marinelog.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=22823:bg-freight-to-add-four-new-green-reefers&Itemid=231

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26 hours of information recovered from El Faro’s VDR

art3August 24, 2016 — (WASHINGTON) — The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday the convening of a voyage data recorder group on Monday to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the El Faro’s bridge audio, following the audition of the ship’s VDR.

For full story see
http://www.professionalmariner.com /Web-Bulletin-                                            2016/26-hours-of-information-recovered-from-El-Faros-VDR/

professional-mariner-logoWith Day Rates Down, More Seafarers Abandoned

art4August 26, 2016 — Unpaid, underfed, and thousands of miles from home on a rusting tanker, captain Munir Hasan says he is a victim of a shipowner who has slashed costs in the face of an eight-year shipping downturn.

For full story see http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/with-day-rates-down-more-seafarers-abandoned

The Maritime ExecutiveTime for ‘T’

art5Whether your skills are ‘I’ shaped or ‘T’ shaped is increasingly important. As demands on organisations change shipping needs to talk a whole new language.

For full story see
http://www.futurenautics.com/2016/08/time-for-t/

FuturenauticsConnected Ships and Cybersecurity in the Spotlight at SHIPPINGInsight 2016

art6Aug. 22, 2016 — Ship connectivity, smart data and cybersecurity will be central themes on the agenda at the fifth SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition. The annual maritime technology forum and trade show will take place at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 18-19.

For full story see
http://www.shippinginsight.com/news/connected-ships-smart-data-and-cybersecurity-to-be-featured-topics-at-shippinginsight-2016-2

 

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