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Digitalising the maritime sector to boost productivity and sustainability

Straits Times 29 Apr 2021
Since it was launched in 2019 to serve as a one-stop clearance platform for all vessel-related transactions, digitalPORT@SGTM has streamlined 16 different vessel, immigration and port health clearance forms into a single submission, saving the maritime industry an estimated 100,000 man-hours each year ... How technology is transforming maritime trade.
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Shipping industry urged to do more to digitalise operations

Straits Times 23 Apr 2021
More than 200,000 seafarers worldwide are either still stranded on ships or waiting to board them as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, said International Maritime Organisation (IMO) secretary-general Kitack Lim yesterday ... The maritime world needs to be in the forefront of transformational change.".
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Singapore gears up to tackle shipping backlog from Suez Canal blockage

Straits Times 12 Apr 2021
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore chief executive Quah Ley Hoon yesterday said more workers have been roped in to handle the expected increase in traffic, and shipping companies are being updated on the availability of berths so that they can better plan their schedules.
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The Maritime Pollution Act 2016 (Act 932)

B & FT Online 26 Mar 2021
The Maritime Pollution Act 2016 (Act 932) was passed by Parliament in 2016 ... Before the passage of the Maritime Pollution Act in 2016, the operative legislation on ... The layman’s draft as Consultant’s draft is known in legal circles was submitted to IMO and after the requisite clearance by IMO, the draft Bill was submitted to Ghana Maritime Authority.
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Explained: How a giant container ship is blocking the Suez CanalAt least eight tug boats, ...

Deccan Herald 25 Mar 2021
How did the ship get stuck? ... As the incident happened, stormy weather was buffeting Egypt, forcing the closure of several Mediterranean and Red Sea ports. Read ... Read ... Suez clearance could take 'weeks' ... Local maritime sources said ballast water, which is used to help stabilise ships, had been offloaded from the Ever Given amid efforts to refloat it.
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Kongsberg Digital Signs OrbitMI as New Partner on Kognifai Marketplace

The Maritime Executive 10 Mar 2021
Kongsberg Digital has signed a partnership agreement with OrbitMI to add its maritime intelligence, compliance, vessel tracking and vessel performance software applications to the Kognifai Marketplace ... The maritime industry is undergoing a digitalization and sustainability revolution.
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MMEA stops tugboat and barge carrying 3,000 tonnes of sand

The Star 25 Feb 2021
SIBU. A tugboat and barge laden with 3,000 tonnes of sand have been detained in the Tanjung Manis Maritime Zone for sailing without a port clearance pass. Read full story ... .
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Lifting Smarter

The Maritime Executive 03 Jan 2021
Netherlands-based Jumbo Maritime, for example, recently completed a loadout in Vlissingen onboard the vessel HLV Fairpartner bound for the Yunlin wind farm, a 640-megawatt project offshore Taiwan ... It runs on a double-trolley track 420 meters long and has an under-crane clearance of 17 meters.
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Kuwait’s Agility signs contract to operate Egypt’s Gosoor Project

Arab News 22 Dec 2020
The ministry launched this project to include the land and maritime transport of goods, customs clearance and assembly, storage and insurance.
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EFCC intensifies ‘war’ on oil thieves, secures jail terms

Business Day Online 25 Nov 2020
The foreigners are two Pakistanis. Mohammed Ejaz, Nasser Khan; two Ukranians. Oleksandr Nazarenko, Oleksandr Kashernvi; one Ghanaian ... Read Also ... The ship had no clearance from relevant Nigerian maritime agencies to navigate in Nigerian waters and all the foreign crew on board the ship had no valid documents to enter Nigeria,” the EFCC statement added ... .
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Maritime stakeholders want political parties to address sector issues

Ghana Business News 16 Nov 2020
Stakeholders in the Maritime Sector has called on the various political parties to spell out their proposed policies for the sector ... Mr Frank Nutsugah, Programmes Manager and Editor of Maritime Courier Publications, said the maritime industry was vast but unfortunately successive governments only concentrated on cargo and clearance issues.
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Nine Chilean cargo shipping companies approved to develop joint blockchain platform

XBT.MONEY 21 Oct 2020
Chile’s National Economic Prosecutor’s Office, or FNE, has granted approval to nine national freight maritime cargo companies to establish ... It aims to handle all the processes related to maritime cargo such as document issuance and cargo clearance, among other services.
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Chilean shipping firms allowed to create a blockchain platform

Invezz 21 Oct 2020
Chilean FNE (National Economic Prosecutor’s Office) recently decided to allow nine of the country’s maritime cargo shipping firms to join forces and create a blockchain platform ... It will primarily be used for handling maritime cargo document issuance, cargo clearance, and similar purposes ... ....
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‘Goa must leverage proximity to Maharashtra, Gujarat to attract investment’

The Times of India 19 Oct 2020
PANAJI ... When asked what steps Goa needs to take to create a favourable business environment, Panjwani said that the state government needs to have favourable labour laws, single-window clearances, availability of quality land and develop clusters such as the Tuem ESDM park and the maritime cluster ... It is a question of branding,” he said. Download ... .
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Military rehabilitates 28 schools, 14 clinics, commissions 81 boreholes

Business Day Online 05 Oct 2020
Ennenche also noted that troops carried out land, maritime and air operations across the various theatres of operation including; clearance, ambush, air patrols, offensive air strikes, air interdictions, anti-crude oil theft anti-pipeline vandalism operations, anti-smuggling operations, among others ... .
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