Global Covid 19 Vaccines Situation for Ship Crew

Seafarers' COVID-19 vaccines need to prioritized. The amid concerns that a lack of vaccines for crew members could leave global supply chains vulnerable. As of March, UN officials had issued a joint statement. All United Nations Member States have to focus on seafarers's COVID-19 immunization programmes. The race between...


The Importance of Seafarers’ Safety

90% of food, fuel, raw materials and finished goods in the world are delivered by sea. For this reason, the safety of seafarers is a very important issue in the maritime industry. Let’s take a look at Seafarers Safety in details. Shipping is one of the...


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...


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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World’s Biggest Ports

Here are the top 10 biggest ports in the world, considering their size, cargo handling capacity, and the container traffic passing through them together. 10. Port of Rotterdam After having served as the largest port in the world for 42-years between 1962 and 2004 before it was...


Turkish Ports

Let’s take a closer look at the biggest 20 ports in Turkey, based on their cargo handling capacity. Bordered by four different seas, Turkey has a total coastline of 8,333 kilometers. Thus, it’s no surprise that there are almost 200 ports and piers in total in...