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05 February

Important: Prime Tanker Management launched medical insurance program for seafarers and their families

Prime Tanker Management has launched insurance program for valued seafarers and their families Since January 2020, the world’s leading tanker company Prime Marine Management has launched the medical insurance program for seafarers and their families. According to surveys, medical insurance is one of the priorities during the process of  choosing an employer’s company and also […]

25 January

Interesting: top 10 of the countries shipowners

At the end of 2018, which failed VesselsValue, it turned out which states today have the largest fleet. As in the past year, the top ten were headed by Greece, however, China was noted by the highest rates of increase in the cost of ships. Read more: https://itf.com.ua/top-10-stran-sudovladelcev-po-itogam-2018-g/  

20 January

Sea drones: a toy or the technology of the future

The crew of the average merchant vessel of the year in commercial production in 1860 is about 250 people. In 1880 there were about 140 people. By 1900, when steamships forced out the sailboats, it finally fell to 100 people. The crew of the diesel commercial vessel in the middle of the 20th century is […]

17 January

Important: Ensuring containers safety on board container ships

Uwe-Peter Schieder, Loss Prevention Manager at GDV (German Insurance Association – Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft) and Vice-Chair of IUMI’s Loss Prevention Committee, provides his comment on securing containers on deck of a container ship. Mr. Schieder says that there are six different motions in which vessels move in the sea, with the main of them […]

14 January

Readiness for Sulphur Cap 2020: alternative ship fuels

IMO Sulphur Cap 2020 is drawing ever closer; and it is already apparent that transition from 3.5% sulphur content to 0.5% will not be a plain sailing all over the world and is definitely going to  add some job to seafarers. However, it is imminent now; and Edmund Hughes, Head of Air Pollution and Energy […]

10 January

Interesting: top of 10 largest ships of the world

10. Mozah   Длина: 345 м Дедвейт: 128900 т Спущен на воду: 2007 год Флаг: Катар Статус: в эксплуатации   Mozah представляет собой первый корабль семейства танкеров Q-Max, предназначение которых – перевозка сжиженного природного газа, добываемого в месторождениях вблизи Катара. Спроектирован и построен в Южной Корее. Всего в эксплуатации сейчас находится 14 кораблей типа Q-Max.   […]

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