For ships operating outside designated Emission Control Areas, IMO has set a limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% m/m (mass by mass) from 1 January 2020. This will significantly reduce the amount of sulphur oxide emanating from ships and should have major health and environmental benefits for the world, particularly for populations living close to ports and coasts.
A group of 14 students - from Nigeria, India, China and Romania - and four professors from the University of Salford (Manchester, England), visited this Wednesday several facilities located in the port of Almeria. The students - students of a Master's degree in International Trade - have learned how the Fish Market and the Border Inspection Post work - where controls are carried out on merchandise from non-EU countries, by the different Border Inspection Services. several ministries of the Spanish Government. They have also known the operation of the Passenger Terminal.
The Arctic is changing rapidly and is increasingly high on the international agenda. It is our joint responsibility to protect the fragile Arctic environment for future generations whilst promoting the sustainable development of the region.
Danish company Maersk, the world’s largest operator of container shipping, is about to send the first-ever container ship through the Arctic along Russia’s Northern Sea Route. While the route has seen rising traffic to transport oil and natural gas in recent years, the voyage of the Venta Maersk, a medium-sized container ship capable of carrying nearly 3,600 containers, will be an industry first.
Logos Hope community defines itself as non-profit organization, which promotes peace building a better future for child, conscience and community development. Crew works on a volunteer basis and have the same religious beliefs.
The luxury 125m Voronoi yacht concept is designed to thrill with an intricate lattice exterior and extravagant facilities. The boat, which will include a sky lounge, hot tubs, a swimming pool and golfing green, has a striking design that is unusual to see on the seas. South Korean yacht enthusiast Kim Hyun-Seok, who designed the boat, said it is named after the voronoi pattern, which is a random geometric spacing created by Russian mathematician Georgy Voronoi.