Six Ukrainian ports joined international monitoring of coronavirusSix Ukrainian ports have joined the International Ports and Harbors Association (IAPH) initiative named "COVID-19 economic impact barometer on ports," according to USPA's press release.
Maritime UK starts Diversity in Maritime programmeThe Government of United Kingdom’s Maritime 2050 strategy announces, “The maritime workforce of the future will be diverse. New roles, new technologies and a changing image of the sector will draw in people from all backgrounds across the entire UK.”
Artania on her way to Southeast AsiaPhoenix Reisen announced that the Artania is now on its way to Southeast Asia with 403 crew members, most of whom are from the Philippines and Indonesia, after completing its 14-day quarantine in Fremantle, Australia on 17 April.
Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard begins steel cutting for the first crab catching shipNakhodka Ship Repair Yard JSC has begun cutting steel for the first crab catching ship, a press release from the shipbuilding company says.
Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg tests its employees to detect coronavirusSea Port Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb) says it's extended the package of measures to prevent coronavirus infection from spreading (COVID-19). It was one of the first companies in the country to begin evaluating its workers on 2 April 2020.
India decided three-week lockdownPrime Minister Narendra Modi declared on March 24 that "there will be a complete ban on venturing out of your homes to save India and every Indian," part of efforts to curb the Covid-19 outbreak in the nation.
Celebrity Cruises takes the delivery of Celebrity ApexCelebrity Cruises has accepted official command of the Celebrity Apex through a video conference with Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard officials.
Passenger vessel operator fined for reckless operationThe business owned by Spirit of 1770, a passenger vessel that caught fire and burned to the waterline with 42 paying passengers and four crew members on board returning from a trip to Lady Musgrave Island on May 11, 2016, was fined $25,000 for a commercia
Damen names Van Heyningen COOMarc van Heyningen will become Damen Shipyards Group's current Chief Operations Officer (COO) from 1 April. This concludes the Executive Board of the leading maritime solutions company in the Netherlands.
Trump: Arison will make Carnival ships availablePresident Donald J. Trump said Micky Arison, Chairman of the Carnival Corporation, assured him that Carnival's cruise ships would be available if they were needed by the government in the midst of coronavirus.
Flag states must protect seafarers and passenger’s health during coronavirus crisisThe impact of Covid-19's rapid, global spread across the maritime industry, particularly the cruise ship industry, has made global headlines since the outbreak of the global pandemic, ITF said in its statement.
World Maritime University welcomes Canadian Ferry AssociationWMU states that it welcomed Mr Serge Buy, CEO of the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA), to WMU. CFA is a member association that serves ferry owners, operators and industry stakeholders across Canada.
YILPORT Holding orders 4 new STS cranes for LiscontYILPORT Holding has ordered 4 new gantry cranes ship-to-shore (STS) for its Liscont Container Terminal in Lisbon, Portugal.