Latest News for: Maritime clearance


Bicol on alert for arrival of tugboat with COVID-positive crew

Manila Bulletin 19 Jul 2021
Domingo, Albay around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, with 20 crew members, 12 of whom are COVID-19 positive ... on Thursday, July 14 ... The OCD denied an earlier report that the vessel sailed for Albay without seeking clearance from maritime authorities in Butuan ... .

Portion of Saginaw River in Bay County closing to boat traffic during scheduled powerline removal

Michigan Live 13 Jul 2021
A safety zone will be put in place by the U.S ... The zone is planned to be in effect from 9 a.m ... The line removal is being done to allow larger ships more clearance when passing through, according to the USCG. “What they’re doing here is to better facilitate large-scale maritime traffic moving in and out of the Saginaw River,” he Ledesma said ... .

IWAI floats fresh tenders for privatising multi-modal terminals at Varanasi, Sahibganj

Business Line 30 Jun 2021
“The tenders were scrapped because the projects attracted single bids ... The bids submitted by APSEZ, Hindustan Infralog Pvt Ltd, Orissa Stevedores Ltd and IRC Natural Resource Pvt Ltd are currently undergoing security clearance by the government, a mandatory process for maritime projects, the government source said ... ....

Barging activities at Anse à la Mouche stopped for the moment |24 June 2021

Nation 24 Jun 2021
... authority including other people in the community on the barging activity, as set in the conditions, only the Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA) was alerted by the contractor on the activity to which clearance was given for the barge to enter the bay at Anse à la Mouche.

Marina hastens digitalization to ease transaction with stakeholders

The Manila Times 08 Jun 2021
Accreditation of Maritime Enterprises/Entities; Vessel Name Clearance; Authority to Acquire Ship; Tonnage Measurement Certificate; Vessel Plans Approval; Certificate of Ownership (CO) / Certificate of Philippine Registry (CPR) Certificate; Coastwise License (CWL)/Bay and River ...

Letters: Will America always remain a republic?

The Florida Times Union 30 May 2021
... Jacksonville political and business leaders “back in the day.”  They perennially ignored the local maritime industry’s plea for both additional height clearance in the Dames Point Bridge plan, and also additional ship channel depth from the mouth of the St.

Nigerian troops eliminate scores of Boko Haram, ESN commanders

Business Day Online 21 May 2021
“Our gallant troops have been actively engaged in constant clearance patrols, ambush, raid, picketing, cordon and search operations as well as artillery bombardments. In the maritime environment, troops conducted various operations involving anti-piracy, anti-illegal oil ...

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.

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.".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ... .

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.