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  • At the opening ceremony of the international conference on “Sustainable Maritime Development Towards 2030 and Beyond” being held in Jeddah, World Maritime News had the opportunity to speak to Mr. Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary-General.

  • Norwegian Havyard Group and PowerCell Sweden have teamed up on the development of the design and the technical specifications for a zero-emissions fuel cell system.

  • Pirates attacked a Greek oil tanker off the coast of Togo on Monday and fled after taking four crew members as hostages, the West African nation’s navy and Greek authorities said, two days after a similar attack in the waters of neighboring Benin.

  • The Panama Canal and the Panama Maritime Authority upgraded their Panama Maritime Single Window System (VUMPA), highlighting the positive effects of digitalization and informing that according to estimations the VUMPA has reduced the need for more than 300,000 paper forms and documents, improving the efficiency and carbon footprint of transshipment procedures and saving up to 3,260 hours on an annual basis.

  • Lately the shipping industry has shed its focus on the 2020 sulphur cap, however, other important regulatory updates are expected to become effective from January 1st as well; for instance in the area of ship recycling, the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) is going to bring changes for which operators need to be aware of for compliance with the requirements of both Hong Kong Convention and EU-Ship Recycling Regulation.

  • According to the IMO, marine biodiversity is in danger of invasive aquatic species (IAS), which harm the world’s freshwater, coastal and marine's native ecosystems, a challenge that led to the launch of GloFouling Partnerships project; Thus, taking part in the project, Indonesia and Mexico have formed their national task force.

  • Singapore’s Police Coast Guard (PCG) has arrested eleven men, aged between 31 and 52, for their suspected involvement in an illegal transaction of marine gas oil (MGO).

  • The Port of Tallin has officially announced the construction of anew terminal located in the Harbor of Tallinn's Old City and the promenade area nearby the port, which will consist of energy efficiency and eco-friendly technologies.

  • Hunter Tankers, a part of Hunter Group ASA, took delivery of the newbuilding very large crude carrier (VLCC) Hunter Laga on November 1.

  • Radio and satellite communications are essential for routine communication and for ensuring the effective operation of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), to protect lives at sea.