The International Marine Organization (IMO) on Thursday (12 March) informed Headquarters will be closed to visitors and staff, on Thursday and Friday (12 and 13 March) as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 virus.
This follows the 11 March assessment by the World Health Organization (WHO) that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.
The IMO Secretary-General and the Organization’s Senior Management Committee are monitoring the situation closely. IMO staff are working from home where possible.
Photo credit: International Marine Organization
Published: 13 March, 2020
The local bunkering sector has adapted to IMO 2020 requirements and LSFO is now available at more than two earlier locations, notes bunker supplier Trillion Energy.
Claiming USD 108,887.87 for the supply and delivery of 310.00 mt of low sulphur marine gas oil at the Port of Jeddah on or about 23 February 2020.
A sanitisation expert offers Manifold Times a summary of the processes involved in disinfecting a ship together with the equipment and products used in the operation.
‘As the saying goes without people buying things, manufacturing will slow, trade will also slow and shipping movements slows down. It’s a whole chain of reaction,’ says Simon Neo.
Laboratory looking to collaborate with Singapore bunker surveyors to roll out COVID 19 testing service, which has been successfully adopted by land-based industries, to the maritime sector.
Sinfeng Marine Services filed an application to the Court of Appeal to withhold information from the liquidators on October 2019; the appeal was dismissed a month later.