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Iranian tanker at centre of Greek hostage standoff unloads cargo in Syria

Aframax tanker Lana was seized off the coast of Piraeus at the behest of the US. The vessel was said to have loaded crude oil at Iran’s Sirri Island in mid-2021. The aging vessel has now docked at Syria to unload

Greece Iran

Congress passes bill to block US rail shutdown

Both chambers of Congress have passed a bill to impose the White House-brokered tentative agreement on labour unions and railroad carriers

United States Dry Bulk

Lloyd’s List annual Top 100 finds shipping struggling with transition

Individual actions still matter in shipping, even as shipowners’ power is waning. Yet this year’s defining moment has come from the EU, which has overtaken the IMO as the most influential force in the industry, by taking tangible action to address climate change

Top 100 People People

Few shipping companies offering careers to women, conference told

Very few employers want to to take women on as seafarers despite the public relations image that shipping wants to project 

International Crewing

82 Andrew Wright, The Mission to Seafarers

Acknowledgement of seafarer missions in the Top 100 is long overdue, as pastoral care continues to provide seafarers and their families with invaluable support and assistance globally

Top 100 People People

93 Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, World Maritime University

Dr Doumbia-Henry remains outspoken on the critical issues impacting shipping today, particularly on gender equality, an issue close to her heart


Top 100 People People

Technical departments ‘too stretched to future-proof ships’

An overlooked impact of the pandemic has been the downsizing of shipping companies’ tech teams, which will be critical to improving efficiency and meeting sustainability targets

Ship operations Technology and Innovation

UN co-ordinator of Black Sea grain initiative steps down

The first term of the grain corridor was overseen by Amir Abdulla. His deputy is acting as officer in charge while a replacement is found

Ukraine Dry Bulk

Maersk Line settles second sexual misconduct lawsuit

Lawsuit said female named only as Midshipman Y was forced to sleep in her bathroom — the only room she could lock — clutching a knife in case she needed to act in self defence

United States Maersk Group
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