Maritime link promises strong future training partnership

Two of the leading Maltese maritime training and contingency management training organisations will be offering a new set of integrated courses from 2021 after agreeing a memorandum of understanding earlier this month. The Mediterranean Maritime Research and Training Centre (MaritimeMT) and the International Safety Training College (ISTC ) will be creating a new set of […]

Green light for a deeper fairway at the Port of Gothenburg

On Thursday, Gothenburg City Council passed a resolution to grant more than 1,2 billion kronor (€120,000,000) to finance the Skandia Gateway project, which is aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result […]

SRI calls for investigation into perfect storm for seafarers

The recent spate of grim casualties cannot simply be written off as bad luck, says Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), the international pan-industry body researching maritime and seafarers’ law.  It points out that the failure to treat seafarers as keyworkers during the COVID-19 pandemic is having devastating effects on individuals, who are now at risk of […]

PEKING returns to Hamburg

After 88 years, the historic four-masted barque PEKING returned to its home port of Hamburg. On Monday morning, the former sailing cargo ship left the shipyard Peters Werft, where it was successfully restored on behalf of the Hamburg Maritime Foundation (Stiftung Hamburg Maritim). At her interim berth at Bremerkai, the PEKING will be converted into […]