European Parliament votes to include shipping in Emissions Trading System; Reporting more losses, Carnival will speed ship disposals

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European Parliament votes to include shipping in Emissions Trading System

The European Parliament has voted to include CO2 emissions from the shipping sector in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). The Parliament also wants to see an Ocean Fund, financed by revenues from auctioning allowances under the ETS, set up to help ships become more energy efficient. Full Article

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Secretary of Defense says more about plans for future Navy; Lockheed Martin partners with Vigor for LUSV study

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Secretary of Defense says more about plans for future Navy

For months now there have been indications that a major rethink of the Navy’s future fleet priorities has been underway—and that it could have far reaching implications for shipbuilders. This week, Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper took a few of the wraps off. Full Article

 

Save the date – A humanitarian, safety and economic crisis at sea 24 September 2020

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_goh0H-ECT_usKeV9fliKqg

Sep 24, 2020 14:00 CET, 08:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Tune in on the humanitarian crisis at sea and how it affects the global supply chains. With an impressive lineup of speakers, this event is not to be missed.

Register here: https://bit.ly/2EgPdQi #CrewChangeCrisis #SeafarersAreKeyWorkers

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The 2020 Vendée Globe is on course to be an exceptional edition

The official press conference for the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe was held on Thursday, September 17 at the Palais Brongniart in Paris. The event mustered as many sailors, partners, organisers and journalists as was safely possible. It is an important milestone 52 days before the start of the non-stop, unassisted solo round-the-world race which is shaping up to be an exceptional event in every area.

 

Mississippi River Ship Channel deepening gets underway; Plimsoll Marine takes delivery of first of four pushboats from Master Marine Inc.

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Mississippi River Ship Channel deepening gets underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially kicked off the historic deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet on September 11, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes. Full Article

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NTSB opens public docket on fatal Conception dive boat fire; European Parliament votes to include shipping in Emissions Trading System

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NTSB opens public docket on fatal Conception dive boat fire

The National Transportation Safety Board opened the public case docket as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal, September 2, 2019, fire aboard the dive boat Conception off Santa Cruz Island, Calif. Full Article

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