Latest News for: Ship positions


Covid traces in New Plymouth wastewater shows 'system is working'

NewstalkZB 24 Jul 2021
The suggestion that the positive wastewater result could have come from mariner crews, which had recently passed Port Taranaki, was dismissed by the Ministry of Health as the ships never pumped their sewage into local sewage treatment plants ... In total there are now 15 positive Covid cases on that ship.

Aden port ‘facing difficulty’ floating sunken oil ship 

Arab News 24 Jul 2021
According to Amzerba, the port administration will continue its efforts to float the ship and remove it from its position despite the bad weather conditions and the ports “modest capabilities.” ... It was not clear how much fuel was stored in the ship held when it sank.

Consumers wait or pay more as businesses wrestle supply chain woes

The Keene Sentinel 24 Jul 2021
For months, cars were driven sporadically or not at all ... Nothing ... Thousands of ships were idled or out of position, while air services were curtailed ... It will disentangle itself, but it is not going to happen overnight," said Ira Breskin, author of "The Business of Shipping" and a senior lecturer at the State University of New York Maritime College ... .

Banks' doors 'wide open' for green shipping projects

Seatrade Maritime News 23 Jul 2021
Shipping has an opportunity to leapfrog a technology generation ... Mangos said that the confluence of environmental targets across maritime and finance aligned the objectives and incentives of both lenders and the shipping industry. “This confluence is is extremely positive.

The choice between a lifeboat and the deep blue sea

The Daily Post-Athenian 23 Jul 2021
It is a romanticized story of the very real 1912 sinking of the passenger ship by the same name ... The ship struck an iceberg at 11.40 p.m ... Although all the evidence, and even your own eyes, tell you the ship is going down, you worry that a small life raft is not absolutely, positively, 100% guaranteed to save your life.

"We have reached our current market position, thanks to the combination of inspections and expertises"

Fresh Plaza 23 Jul 2021
Over the years, we saw the loose crates and cartons being replaced by pallets in refrigerated ships, which have largely made way for containers again. Our position has also changed over the years ... In addition, I am convinced that it is the combination of inspections and expertise that has allowed us to reach our current market position.

Crew, passengers isolate on ships as Covid-19 infections soar in Fiji

RNZ 23 Jul 2021
Eighty-seven crew members and passengers have been placed into isolation on four inter-island ships in Fiji, health authorities said. They are the latest group amongst more than 4000 covid-positive people to have been turned away from hospitals because there are not enough beds ... This includes delivering food and medical supplies to the ships.

Live: Travel bubble from all Australia paused for two months from 11:59pm tonight

NewstalkZB 23 Jul 2021
The Government has shut the trans-Tasman travel bubble for at least the next eight weeks - and New Zealanders have been urged not to travel there ... This will be in place for at least the next 8 weeks ... In total there are now 15 positive Covid cases on that ship. All crew who test positive will remain quarantined on-board ... .

Clean, seamless and free from distraction: VR exhibition opens UBS corporate collection of blue-chip art ...

The Art Newspaper 23 Jul 2021
Read all our XR reviews here. The Art of One's Own Era at UBS's gallery in midtown Manhattan Hirst. © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved / 2021, ProLitteris, Zurich. Marden ... Created by ... One of XR’s most successful uses has been for the remote art fair, which it should be noted has a positive environmental impact on travel and shipping ... .

Travel Greek Gov’t seeks to increase quarantine hotels on islands

Greek City Times 22 Jul 2021
The Greek authorities planned that tested positive patients would be transferred to Skiathos. However, they had anticipated that without the Shipping Ministry and National Health Organization EODY, they would not allow positive Covid-19 people on their ships or boats.

Iranian ships that appeared headed for Venezuela are now in Baltic Sea approaching Russia

News-Press Now 22 Jul 2021
Petersburg, according to MarineTraffic, a website that tracks ships. The position of the ships, including the floating military base called the Makran, indicate they are likely headed to St ... The ship's current position in the Baltic Sea and its direction make its destination clearer, defense officials said.

Cruises in Singapore and Malaysia Restricted by New Wave of COVID-19

The Maritime Executive 22 Jul 2021
The spread of new variants of COVID-19 and the resurgence of the virus, especially in parts of Asia, is leading to a new round of restrictions that will impact crew changes and cruise ships ... The cruise line positioned its cruise ship the Star Pisces at Port Klang in anticipation of starting these cruises.

BMA Introduces Inspection Campaign for Pilot Transfer Arrangements

The Maritime Executive 22 Jul 2021
Not only will inspectors be asked to complete a checklist as to the compliance of equipment, they will also require evidence that the ship has conducted at least one training session to increase crew awareness of correct procedures ... We are continually striving to make our ships safer and improve the lives of the seafarers who work on them.

Covid-19 update: More new cases aboard Mattina, three in MIQ

RNZ 22 Jul 2021
There have been more new positive cases of Covid-19 aboard the Mattina container ship reported, with three new cases also reported in New Zealand's managed isolation facilities, ...