Operation DGAR: A Collective Effort to Repatriate Stranded Mariners During a Global Pandemic

Operation DGAR: A Collective Effort to Repatriate Stranded Mariners During a Global Pandemic
Chris Fertig September 22, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/operation-dgar-a-collective-effort-to-repatriate-st...

A Case Study in the flexibility, ingenuity and responsiveness of the commercial maritime industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Singapore widens seafarer vaccination campaign

Singapore widens seafarer vaccination campaign
Sam Chambers September 23, 2021 https://splash247.com/singapore-widens-seafarer-vaccination-campaign/

Singapore is widening its vaccination programme for seafarers calling at the key Asian port city.

According to port agency GAC, Singapore has announced that it will offer vaccinations to international ocean-going signing-on seafarers.

Container lines rack up ‘amazing’ $28.6bn profit in Q2

Container lines rack up ‘amazing’ $28.6bn profit in Q2
Marcus Hand | Sep 06, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/containers/container-lines-rack-amazin...

Container lines racked up a staggering $28.6bn in profits in the second quarter of the year a 13-fold improvement on a year earlier.

Future-proofing the Maritime Labour Convention

Future-proofing the Maritime Labour Convention
22/09/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/future-proofing-the-maritime-labour...

London International Shipping Week 2021 was the backdrop for a unique and thought-provoking conference, ‘Future-proofing the Maritime Labour Convention’, held by SRI at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) last week.

Seafarer Vaccination Numbers Improve, But Challenges Remain

Seafarer Vaccination Numbers Improve, But Challenges Remain
Sep 21, 2021 https://maritime-executive.com/article/seafarer-vaccination-numbers-impr...

Vaccination of seafarers underway – Marina

Vaccination of seafarers underway – Marina
September 22, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/22/business/maritime/vaccination-of-...

Seafarers waiting for their turn to be vaccinated at The Tent in Las Piñas City contributed photo

Sharing strength and hope to Filipino seafarers

Sharing strength and hope to Filipino seafarers
Yashika F. Torib September 22, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/22/business/maritime/sharing-strengt...

Digital infrastructure, sustainability key to S'pore's status as thriving maritime hub: Iswaran

Digital infrastructure, sustainability key to S'pore's status as thriving maritime hub: Iswaran
Kok Yufeng Sep 21, 2021 https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/digital-infrastructure-sustainabi...

SINGAPORE - Singapore's continued success as a global maritime and trade hub will depend on how efficiently it can move goods through its port and not just the volume it can handle, said Transport Minister S. Iswaran on Tuesday (Sept 21).

Shipping cannot solve decarbonisation problem on its own

Shipping cannot solve decarbonisation problem on its own
Vincent Wee | Sep 21, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/environmental/shipping-cannot-solve-de...

Finding effective solutions to the world's carbon emission problem can only come through wide collaboration because of the scale of the issue and its urgency, a panel on decarbonisation at the Sea Asia 2021 virtual conference said.

American Maritime Congress Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness About Key Role of U.S.-Flagged Shipping Industry

AMC Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness About Key Role of U.S.-Flagged Shipping Industry
September 21, 2021 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amc-launches-campaign-raise-awareness-123...

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