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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Dissecting the EU's climate offensive on shipping

In the first of this two-part special edition of the Lloyd's List Podcast, our sustainability editor Anastassios Adamopoulos spoke at length with Faig Abbasov of the Brussels-based NGO Transport and Environment and Sotiris Raptis, of the European Community Shipowners’ Association, on the European Commission’s new environmental proposals for shipping

International Environment

Shipping seeks clarity on UK's seafarer vaccine policy

The UK Chamber of Shipping has asked the government to better publicise the fact it is vaccinating foreign seafarers, saying some health authorities are unaware of the rules

United Kingdom Crewing

Cypriots warn European Commission proposals may miss the mark

‘Fit for 55’ package fails to ensure actual emissions will be reduced while ‘unfairly’ burdening the industry, claims Cyprus Chamber of Shipping

International EU

Paying lip service to casualty investigations is risking lives

It’s time to investigate the investigators and shut down flags that cannot meet basic safety standards. Casualty reports set up to save lives are being delayed, and in some cases are never appearing at all, while some ‘customer focused’ flags are more concerned about the legion of lawyers they need to appease than robust conclusions that could prevent future accidents from happening

Lloyd List - The View Regulation

Seafarer training for the future begins with attitudes and competencies

Prof Michael Ekow Manuel believes the Global Maritime Professional model, while a concept, embraces the life skills needed to give seafarers the agility to ride the decade of transformation ahead

Crewing Technology and Innovation

Indian ports offer discount for LNG-fuelled ships

The ports will offer a 50% discount on port dues, pilotage and berth hire charges for vessels using dual-fuel engines with liquefied natural gas as primary fuel

India Ports and Logistics

FMC ‘asleep at the wheel’ over foreign flag ocean carriers

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has pressed the Federal Maritime Commission on the progress made since President Joe Biden’s executive order on competition, which included very specific concerns about ocean shipping

North America United States

US regulator to begin auditing alliances

The new programme comes among other recently announced measures aimed at monitoring carriers and terminals, including a memorandum of understanding for co-operation signed by the Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice

North America United States

Flag states shoot down move to speed up casualty investigations

Despite repeated pledges from the IMO secretariat to require governments to transparently investigate serious shipping casualties, flag states have quietly shot down attempts to impose a time limit on publication of reports. This comes after Lloyd’s List revealed that governments were still failing to publish around 40% of casualty investigations three years after Lloyd’s List first revealed that well over half of all reports were not being completed

International Casualty
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