Major players launch zero carbon shipping research center; U.K. marks somber Day of the Seafarer by announcing international summit on crew crisis

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Major players launch zero carbon shipping research center

Backed by a start-up donation worth more than $60 million from the A.P. Møller Foundation, a group of leading industry players is taking the next step towards lowering shipping emissions. Full Article

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U.K. marks somber Day of the Seafarer by announcing international summit on crew crisis

The mood on this year’s International Day of the Seafarer is far from celebratory but the U.K. has announced it will host the first international summit on the impact of COVID-19 on crew changes. Full Article

Glosten
Cable layer operator selects Wärtsilä solutions for fleet upgrade

E-Marine is upgrading its fleet to achieve greater efficiencies and has contracted Wärtsilä to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions on a fast-track basis. Full Article

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HawkEye 360 just made it harder for shipping’s bad actors to go dark

Herndon, Va.-headquartered HawkEye 360 Inc. has boosted its satellite-based vessel monitoring capabilities, making it harder for vessels engaged in dubious activities to go dark by turning off AIS transmissions. Full Article

NCP
Seaspan completes successful remote DoC audit with DNV GL

Under a Hong Kong flag special authorization, DNV GL, together with representatives from Seaspan, successfully carried out the remote Document of Compliance (DoC) audit of the company’s Safety Management System. Full Article

DOIG
U.S. slaps sanctions designations on five Iranian tanker captains

OFAC has taken action against the captains of the five ships that U.S.-sanctioned Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and National Iranian Tanker Company recently used to deliver Iranian gasoline to Venezuela. Full Article

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