Hon Robert Montague and Maritime Authority of Jamaica praise our sea-going keyworkers on the Day of the Seafarer

Today, as we recognise the contribution of seafarers, our dedicated global workforce, on this international Day of the Seafarer with the theme Seafarers are Key Workers, the Ministry of Transport & Mining and the Maritime Authority of Jamaica which is responsible for the welfare of seafarers urges all Caribbean Governments to designate seafarers as “key workers” and to treat them with the respect and dignity they deserve as they work to keep world trade moving. 

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OCEAN TECHNOLOGIES GROUP ACQUIRES MARLINS AND ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH V.GROUP

V.GROUP, the leading global provider of ship management and marine support services, and Ocean Technologies Group, the leading provider of maritime learning and operational technologies, have entered a strategic partnership to offer best-in-class e-learning to V.Group personnel and customers.

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MasterCraft Announces the All-New 2021 ProStar

Utilizing advanced technology and unprecedented design, the newest generation of MasterCraft’s legendary ProStar is set out to be the industry’s best ski boat.

VONORE, Tenn., (June 24, 2020) — MasterCraft Boat Company, a MasterCraft Boat Holding’s Inc.’s subsidiary (NASDAQ: MCFT), today announced the launch of the next generation of the iconic ProStar for the 2021 model year. The latest iteration is engineered with advanced technology which allows for thoughtfully integrated features that cater not just to the skier behind the boat, but to the driver and crew as well.

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25 June – UN Day of the Seafarer highlights sacrifice of key workers at sea during pandemic

The 2020 Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic: the seafarers who continue to carry essential goods despite facing tremendous challenges, including being stranded on board. Organised by IMO, this year’s campaign calls on governments to take action and formally recognise seafarers as key workers.

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Welcome to the IBJ e-Newsletter

The IBJ e-newsletter is aimed specifically at the dry bulk cargo handling and shipping industry. It delivers regularly updated news on the bulk industry worldwide.

The newsletter includes the latest developments in bulk ports and logistics, shipping, equipment and commodities and is a must read source of news for busy executives in this important global sector.

International Bulk Journal is the magazine for the maritime bulk industry, established in 1981. IBJ’s highly experienced and skilled staff have decades of experience within the international shipping and freighting publishing business. They, along with a network of globally located freelance journalists and sales and marketing agents, create a magazine which has become essential reading in its sector.

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VIDEO: Bulker transiting Panama Canal slams into railway bridge; Inland pushboat S&P market continues to have a tough ride

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VIDEO: Bulker transiting Panama Canal slams into railway bridge

The Panama Canal Authority is investigating an incident yesterday in which the 37,332 dwt bulker Bluebill slammed into a span of the Chagres river railway bridge. Full Article

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2020 Online Newport Bermuda Winners Declared

(St. David’s Lighthouse, Bermuda) June 23, 2020—A large fleet of virtual sailboats completed the 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race off the east end of Bermuda between last night and this morning in a gradually lightening southwest breeze, and winners were decided in four divisions. Utilizing navigation-simulation software provided by and in partnership with Sailonline.org, more than 300 boats (of 500+ registered under the flags of 50 nations) crossed the finish line having sailed the 635 nautical miles from Newport in less than four days. Racing was often close, and in one division, the St. David’s Lighthouse group sailing Dehler 46s, the difference between first and second place was seven seconds.

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