The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be jointly organising two webinars on the Future of Shipping on 17 September and 8 October.
The webinars seek to share insights on digitalisation, decarbonisation and trade in a disrupted world following the global COVID-19 pandemic, said the IMO.
Details of the webinar are as follows:
Future of Shipping: Decarbonisation
Future of Shipping: Digitalisation
The webinars are open to all interested parties (subject to capacity constraints) and addressed to maritime administrations, industry professionals and organisations from the maritime community. The webinars will be conducted in English without interpretation.
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Published: 10 September, 2020
Program introduces periodic assessments, mass flow metering data analysis, and regular training for relevant key personnel to better handle the MFMS to ensure a high level of continuous operational competency.
U.S. Claims Register Summary recorded a total USD 833 million claim from a total 180 creditors against O.W. Bunker USA, according to the creditor list seen by Singapore bunkering publication Manifold Times.
Glencore purchased fuel through Straits Pinnacle which contracted supply from Unicious Energy. Contaminated HSFO was loaded at Khor Fakkan port and shipped to a FSU in Tanjong Pelepas, Malaysia to be further blended.
Individuals were employees of surveying companies engaged by Shell to inspect the volume of oil loaded onto the vessels which Shell supplied oil to; they allegedly accepted bribes totalling at least USD 213,000.
MPA preliminary investigations revealed that the affected marine fuel was supplied by Glencore Singapore Pte Ltd who later sold part of the same cargo to PetroChina International (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
‘MPA had immediately contacted the relevant bunker suppliers to take necessary steps to ensure that the relevant batch of fuel was no longer supplied. Further investigations are currently on-going,’ it informs.