International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched today, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides security-related guidance produced by the industry as well as links to other useful maritime and military security resources.

ASEAN Ports and Shipping continues to be the biggest annual Maritime Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics Exhibition and Conference in the ASEAN region - now in its 16th successful year!

The International Air Transport Association welcomed the UK House of Commons vote in favour of the National Policy Statement (NPS) on airports. This opens the way to the long-overdue expansion of Heathrow airport.


China has outpaced Japan to become the world's largest importer of natural gas, a welcome sign for the developers of liquefaction plants in the Pacific Basin and beyond. Chinese buyers purchased 34.9 million tons of imported gas for the year through May, edging past the 34.5 million tons purchased by Japan.

Most ship cyber security breaches are consequent of human error but can easily be avoided by implementing cutting edge technology and policies to prevent crews from inadvertently infecting shipboard systems.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) provided evidence that the current system for allocating capacity at Europe’s airports is benefiting consumers with greater choice and expanded connectivity.

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump expanded his plan to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, increasing the stakes in an emerging trade war with Beijing. In his latest warning, Trump threatened to implement a 10 percent tariff on Chinese imports worth $200 billion, an addition to his administration's new 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods. Taken together, the two measures would raise the effective price on nearly half of all imports from China into the U.S.


Recent Sealink network expansion supports Marlink and partner Nautical to meet growing demand for high-bandwidth VSAT services on fishing vessels

Sun Bo, the general manager of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is under investigation by the Communist Party of China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI). CCDI is the party's highest internal control office, and it serves as China's top anti-corruption agency.

The shipping industry - as represented by its international trade associations (BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and WSC) - calls on the Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to make progress on key challenges around the global sulphur cap to avoid compromising safety or unfairly penalising individual ships.

 

Dutch maritime leaders work together with PortXL start-ups on a more innovative port


International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) President Santiago Garcia Milà delivered his maiden speech at IMO headquarters this week calling for closer cooperation between various port-related organizations. The port community is currently represented in IMO through various organizations, including port authorities, cargo handling companies, harbor masters, maritime pilots, port community systems, ship agents and port police.

‘’IATA, on behalf of its 290 global airline members, is disappointed in the outcome of the RED II trilogue today. A major opportunity has been lost for Europe to create a regulatory framework to encourage the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF)," said Rafael Schvartzman, IATA’s Regional Vice President for Europe.

A long established staple in the event calendar of every maritime industry stakeholder in the Baltic Sea region – the Baltic Ports Conference – will take place on 6-7 September 2018 in Szczecin, Poland.

There is no turning back says CEO

 

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