Shipping and coronavirus monitor: Hainan; Indonesia; Brazil

Hainan Island, China
Hainan Maritime Bureau implemented strict screening procedures for all ferries arriving at Hainan Island ports. 25 ro-pax ferries in the evening Jan 26 were held in quarantine areas for a thorough medical check of passengers and crews. Tourist boats sailing are banned, no exceptions.

Authorities of Central Kalimantan Province, southern Kalimantan, Indonesia, implemented a medical screening in quarantine zone for all ships, especially those arriving from China....

Supercar’s journey in a Maersk container

Supercar’s journey in a Maersk container

A.P. Moller – Maersk announced that it has embarked on a journey that covers the end-to-end logistics of first-ever Sri Lankan made electric supercar Vega EVX that will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

The car built in Colombo, started its containerised journey from the Vega Innovations workshop in the heart of the city and is currently (27 January 2020) en route to the Port Rotterdam in the Netherlands from where it will continue all the way to Geneva, Switzerland.

Maersk Lanka...

Reminder of requirements for complying with the California Ocean-Going Vessel Fuel Regulation

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted the ‘Fuel Sulfur and Other Operational Requirements for Ocean-Going Vessels within California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of the California Baseline’ (OGV Fuel Regulation) in 2008. This regulation requires the use of cleaner-burning low sulphur...

Three missing after towing vessels collide on Mississippi

The US Coast Guard and local agencies responded to a report of two towing vessels that collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, Louisiana, on January 26. After the collision, four crew were reported missing, but one was found.

Watchstanders at US Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that the towing vessel RC Creppel and the towing vessel Cooperative Spirit had collided and that four members of the RC Creppel are missing.



Εύρηκα – Εύρηκα: Μογγολικό πετρέλαιο!

Εύρηκα – Εύρηκα: Μογγολικό πετρέλαιο!

Η Μογγολία εξήγαγε συνολικά 6,5 εκατ. βαρέλια αργού πετρελαίου το 2019, όπως ανακοίνωσε το Υπουργείο Ενέργειας και Βιομηχανίας της χώρας. Ο αριθμός αυτός αποτελεί ρεκόρ εξαγωγών για την ασιατική χώρα και άνοδο κατά 355.400 βαρέλια από το προηγούμενο έτος. Από τις εξαγωγές αυτές καταγράφηκαν έσοδα 366,7 εκατ. δολαρίων ΗΠΑ, με την Κίνα να αποτελεί τη μεγαλύτερη αγορά.

Αν και τα κοιτάσματα πετρελαίου της χώρας είχαν ανακαλυφθεί από τις αρχές του εικοστού αιώνα, η συστηματική εκμετάλλευσή τους...