Jamaica gives thanks for its seafarers on World Maritime Day

Message from the Hon Robert Montague, CD, MP
Jamaica’s Minister of Transport and Mining

On this World Maritime Day, organised by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) under the theme: “Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future,” I laud the professionalism, commitment and resilience of seafarers, male and female – both Jamaicans and other nationalities.

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EAS Congress 2021, PEMSEA papers, maritime emissions, and more: the September 2021 PEMSEA e-update.

Welcome to the September 2021 PEMSEA e-update. PEMSEA would like to share two discussion papers, one on the current status of biofouling management and issues related to invasive aquatic species (IAS) in the East Asian Seas (EAS) region, and one on the current situation and expected future pathways for maritime shipping-related greenhouse gas emissions in East Asia. This month, bilateral meetings were held with the Philippines and Viet Nam for the Blue Solutions project. Please also join us in several East Asian Seas Congress (EASC) collabs on marine protected areas management and climate change adaptation in October. In between newsletters, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@PEMSEA) for the latest updates.

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Foil Ferry Progress Update | Ferries 2021

Foil Ferry Progress Update

FERRIES 2021 includes a presentation by Matthew Lankowski, senior ocean engineer at Glosten, on an innovative foil-assisted fast ferry design that’s now a lot closer to moving to on-the-water reality. A public-private partnership supports the effort, including Port of Anacortes, Port of Bellingham, and Port of Skagit. Kitsap Transit has identified a potential route and sponsored the team in applying for additional funding. Learn more about this project: join us at FERRIES 2021 this November.
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Recognize a Female Leader in the Maritime Industry

Marine Log's Women in Maritime 2021
Nominate Now: Marine Log’s Women in Maritime 2021 
Marine Log presents our 2021 Top Women in Maritime, where we will recognize up to 20 women for their achievements in the maritime industry in our December issue. These outstanding women will be selected based on their leadership, vision, innovation and accomplishments. Selected nominations will be contacted for a brief interview prior to publication. Nominate a colleague or yourself >

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Webinar: A “Cradle to Grave” Approach to Offshore Wind

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Webinar: A "Cradle to Grave" Approach to Offshore Wind
A “Cradle to Grave” Approach to Offshore Wind
Join Marine Log for a live webinar on October 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. 

As traditional marine companies—including offshore service vessel and tug and barge operators—begin to examine offshore wind opportunities, some have already dived in by offering support vessels from installation to operations and even decommissioning. In doing so, strategic partnerships must be made. Learn how one company is doing just that. Register now >

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