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Opportunities for Ghana women in the maritime sector are unparalleled - GMI
Renowned communication expert and CEO of Stratcomm Esther Cobbah has urged women within the maritime industry in Ghana to aspire for key leadership positions.
Speaking at a Gender Mainstreaming in Ghana s Marine Sector dialogue organised by the Gulf of Guinea Maritime Institute (GoGMI), she stressed the need for women to acquire a better understanding on the blue economy and position themselves strategically to harness its endless opportunities.
Proactive vs. reactive cyber security strategies in maritime
In September 2020, CMA CGM, the world s fourth-largest container shipping company, announced that it had experienced a cyber breach. Initially stating that its systems security hadnít been compromised, a few days later, it had to declare that it was working on a plan to get access back to its systems. A few years ago, this kind of news would have been unheard of, however organisations publicly declaring that they have suffered a cyber breach is becoming almost an everyday occurrence.
India: JNPT SEZ plans Rs 4,000 cr investment, generate 72,600 jobs
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), one of the 12 major ports in the country, plans to attract Rs 4,000 crore investments from public and private players for its special economic zone (SEZ), as per a draft proposal.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Navi Mumbai (formerly known as the Nhava Sheva Port) is Indiaís number one container port handling more than half of the container cargo across all major ports in India.
This underwater robot cleans ships to cut emissions and protect marine ecosystems
Imagine a ship making its way across the ocean. It might look elegant as it cuts serenely through the waves. But a look below the water reveals a different picture, with countless aquatic species like barnacles covering the craft s hull.
Itís been estimated that severe underwater biofouling - as this accumulation of drag-inducing marine life is known - can increase a shipís fuel consumption by up to 40%, boosting already high CO2 emissions.
Russian cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea, rescue underway
A Russian-flagged cargo ship sank off Turkey s Black Sea coast on Sunday and emergency workers were out rescuing the crew, an official said.
The Turkish coast guard said the ship was called ARVIN and the ship s crew members were on lifeboats, according to official Anadolu news agency.
FPSO ESPOIR IVOIRIEN fatal accident, two people died
Two people died in cargo tank of FPSO ESPOIR IVOIRIEN on Jan 14 in an accident, caused by sudden oil ingress into the tank, where works were carried out. FPSO is positioned off Ivory Coast, operating on Espoir field. No other injures or damages were reported, production was shut down, investigation under way.
5 stowaways and 1.5 ton of cocaine found on board of container ship
Container ship DUSSELDORF EXPRESS was approached by rubber boat on Jan 9, while the ship was drifting off Cartagena, Colombia, Caribbean, waiting for clearance to enter port. The bridge spotted the boat and alerted the authorities. Law enforcement teams boarded the ship and found 5 aliens, who re believed to be stowaways. Anti narcotics units meanwhile, checked containers and found 51 packages containing in total, 1539 kilos of high purity cocaine, plus 5 kilos of synthetic drug amphetamines.
Up to 100 containers lost by mega container ship in North Pacific
Up to 100 drifting containers understood lost by New-Panamax container ship late Jan 16 in North Pacific, the ship is en route from China to USA. The ship changed course after passing the area where containers were lost. Awaiting ship s ID confirmation and updates.
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Ukrainian cargo ship sank or sinking at Bartin anchorage, Black sea.
General cargo ship ARVIN with 15 crew on board reportedly sank or sinking at Bartin anchorage, Turkey, Black sea coast, on Jan 17. Two crew reportedly died, SAR was still under way as of 1130 UTC Jan 11. The ship was en route from Poti Georgia to Burgas Bulgaria, and obviously, anchored at Bartin anchorage in an attempt to shelter from storm. Most probably, she couldn t stand against strong wind and waves and either broke in two, or was overwhelmed, while being anchored.