Review: 15 Months With IMO 2020

It’s been almost 15 months since International Maritime Organization’s fuel oil sulfur limit regulation came into force. Let’s review this period and talk about the future expectations. According to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulations which came into force on January 1, 2020, the maximum sulfur...

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Top 10 Female Sailors in History

To celebrate International Women's Day, let's take a look at 10 of the World's most famous female sailors of all time, in alphabetical order. Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz  Born 15 July 1936, in Poland, Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz is the first woman to have sailed single-handed (solo) around the world. “First...

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What Awaits the Dry Bulk Market?

Despite the negative impacts of the pandemic on the shipping industry, the dry bulk market enjoyed a promising start to 2021. However, the expected quietening down in February might last longer than desired. whatawaitsthedrybulkmarket-26february2021-zeymarine.jpg The dry bulk market enjoyed an unseasonably robust start to 2021. According to...

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The 10 Most Famous Captains in History

What does it take to be a leader of the ships that set out on the high seas? Maybe courage, perseverance, dauntlessness, intelligence or possibly all of them. All for the become the most powerful human being on the deck. Inevitably, most of them also...

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Port Business is Doing Fine Despite the Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the entire maritime industry was hit hard, including the port business. However, even though there are still some challenges ahead, most ports are now doing pretty well. According to a report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), in...

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The Threat of Piracy in the Shipping Industry

Even though the number of pirate attacks against ships worldwide seems to have been decreasing for the last decade, maritime piracy is still a very serious problem. Let’s take a look at the roots of the issue and the possible sustainable solutions. Piracy is an act...

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Virtual Shipping Industry Events

Luckily, the pandemic can’t stop the shipping industry events to be held online. Here are the upcoming exhibitions and conferences for the next three months. SMM Digital (Feb 2-5, 2021) SMM (shipbuilding, machinery, marine technology) is the leading international trade fair for the maritime industry. It’s held...

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Effects of COVID on Human Rights of Seafarers

The problems that seafarers face because of the pandemic is not just about labor rights This is a humanitarian crisis. Here is why and what needs to be done for the solution. Effects-of-COVID-on-Human-Rights-of-Seafarers-zeymarine-20jan2021.jpg The effect of the pandemic on seafarers is no joke. The travel bans and...

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