Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship fails US sanitation inspection

The Norwegian Cruise Lines-operated cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway failed a sanitation inspection conducted by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention earlier in March.

The cruise ship marked an 84 in its inspection score, while the US CDC notes that inspections scores of 85 or lower are not satisfactory.

The inspection highlighted that, on 13 February, a food-worker experienced an onset of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) symptoms and immediately reported to medical just before midnight.

A...

https://safety4sea.com/norwegian-breakaway-cruise-ship-fails-us-sanitation-inspection/

The Ocean as a Service Provider: Re-imagining Ocean-Based Ecosystem Services

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  • The ocean is a major service provider for local and global human activities, including transportation, food, and ecosystem services.
  • Experts stress the need for Ocean-based economies to be reevaluated to ensure its production systems and sustained services.
  • Governments should set up a fund to pay the cost of the negative equity and place an additional tax on those companies to subsidize pro-environmental efforts.
  • MPAs ensure that the marine life, marine environment and the ecosystem are...

https://mfame.guru/the-ocean-as-a-service-provider-re-imagining-ocean-based-ecosystem-services/

Pia Meling, Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Massterly AS – A Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture

Pia Meling, Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Massterly AS – A Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture

This is a subject creating interest and a lot of emotions, it’s all about autonomous shipping! Meet Pia Meling, a very knowledgeable maritime professional speaking about what challenges there are with autonomous ships but also the strategy behind developing a new segment of shipping.  The idea is to move goods from roads to the sea and the various scales of autonomous, from assistance to fully autonomous.

Of course, we cover a lot more in this, the 107th episode of the Shipping Podcast, how...

https://shippingpodcast.com/pia-meling-vice-president-sales-marketing-at-massterly-as-a-kongsberg-wilhelmsen-joint-venture/