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Cruises from U.S. ports could restart in mid-July

Cruise lines have been sent a letter by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that indicates that cruises from U.S. ports could resume in mid-July, reports USA Today, which has obtained

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U.S., Denmark to push for “zero by 2050” shipping GHG goal

In a fact sheet released following last week’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate, the White House reaffirmed that “in support of global efforts to achieve net-zero GHG emissions no later than 2050, the

Singapore prohibits crew change for seafarers with recent travel history to India

According to India’s Directorate General of Shipping, India now provides 9.35% of the global seafarers and rank thirds in the list of seafarer-supplying nations. However, with coronavirus surging in India, the Singapore

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Biden climate summit: Shipping seeks support for carbon pricing

Ahead of the Leaders’ Summit on Climate convened by President Biden, shipping bodies are pushing to make mandatory market-based measures (MBMs) part of the solution to shipping decarbonization. In a joint submission

New report explains IMO cruise and ferry sector cybersecurity requirement

Leading global mobile satcom specialist Inmarsat has released a new, free of charge, report covering new International Maritime Organization cybersecurity requirements and their implications for cruise ship and ferry operators. By IMO

IMO updates safe crew change protocols

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has updated its protocols for ensuring safe crew change during the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, IMO says, some 400,000 seafarers from across the globe are now stranded on

MAN licensee books orders for engines meeting new Chinese emissions regulations

MAN Energy Solutions reports that its Chinese licensee, CMP, has won a series of orders in the Chinese inland and coastal market for small-bore, four-stroke engines that meet new and impending emissions