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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The 10 Most Famous Captains in History

Let’s take a look at 10 famous captains -including admirals, pirates, and explorers- in history. 10. Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480 – 27 April 1521) was a Portuguese explorer who organized the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first...

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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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Ocean Freight Market: What’s Going On?

Strong cargo demand continues, equipment shortage worsening, and schedule reliability deteriorating in the ocean freight market. DHL Global Forwarding released its latest report on the ocean freight market. Three topics are highlighted in the report: Persistence in the cargo demand, worsening in the equipment shortage, and deterioration of...

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The First Shore-Controlled Robotic Fleet on Its Way

Ocean Infinity orders eight optionally crewed addition to its Armada fleet of robotic vessels. US-based marine robotics company Ocean Infinity’s Armada fleet of robotic vessels is ready to go to the next phase. The company has signed a contract for eight 78-meter, optionally crewed robotic vessels....

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Latest News From the Shipping Industry

Here are some important and recent developments in the shipping industry. Industry giants agree on transparent reporting of shipping emissions The 17 Founding Signatories of the Sea Cargo Charter -ADM, Anglo American, Bunge, Cargill Ocean Transportation, COFCO International, Dow, Equinor, Gunvor Group, Klaveness Combination Carriers, Louis Dreyfus...

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Cruise Market Expectations For 2021

Here are the cruise market expectations for 2021 based on the latest developments in the industry. The value of the passenger ships continues to drop sharply as the COVID-19 pandemic freezes the cruise industry. According to the VesselsValue’s report, the total value of the 474 cruise ships...

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