Tag: MSC

  • How French Strikes Are Impacting the Maritime Industry

    December 23: The weeks-long strikes over French President Emmanuel Macron’s new pension reform plan are continuing to impact the maritime industry. Workers at refineries in Grandpuits (Seine-et-Marne), La Mède (Bouches-du-Rhône), and […]

  • MSC, Maersk, and Hapag-Lloyd Also Implement War Risk Surcharges for Persian Gulf

    July 04: MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has announced it will institute a war risk surcharge for all cargoes moving to and from the Arabian Gulf. The move follows CMA CGM […]

  • Helicopter crashes onto MSC cargo ship

    Incident occurred during training exercise. Seven Injured After U.S. Army Helicopter Crashes on Deck of MSC Cargo Ship – PHOTOS and VIDEO by Mike Schuler Seven people were injured Wednesday when […]

  • Sicurezza Marittima

    Orientamenti provvisori di sicurezza marittima per le società di navigazione sono stati approvati dal Comitato per la Sicurezza Marittima dell’International Maritime Organization. U.K. 90a sessione “safety” IMO Orientamenti provvisori di […]

  • IMO Guidance

    The IMO has approved further interim guidance on privately contracted armed security personnel  at an Intersessional meeting of the Maritime Security and Piracy Working Group of the Maritime Safety Committee, […]

  • Twin Concerns

    The twin issues of piracy and the control of armed guards on ships will be debated at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC89) meeting, starting in London […]

  • MSCs a viable alternative?

      By: Walter P. Verstrepen * “U.S. Admiral Mark Fitzgerald says commercial ships in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean should carry armed guards to help defend against Somali […]