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Boost in orders for ships below 8,000 TEU drives order book to 17.3% of fleet

23 June 2022

In October 2020, the order book for new container ships bottomed out at 8.4% of the combined trading fleet. For ships smaller than 8,000 TEU, the order book bottomed out one month later at 3.7% of the trading fleet, and only accounted for 18.2% of the total container order book. Interest in the smaller segments, however, is bouncing back after months of hibernation.

BIMCO guidance on COVID-19 implications for ships’ certificates

16 March 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, some ships are experiencing operational challenges, such as shipyards or dry docks closing down. In addition, surveys and audits can in some cases not be conducted because surveyors are unable to attend the ships due to travel restrictions or quarantines.

IMO’s safety committee approves measures to improve safety on board ships

21 May 2021

The Maritime Safety Committee 103 meeting (MSC 103) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was held 5 to 14 May 2021. Several important decisions were made that will affect shipowners directly. These include upcoming changes to fire safety systems on board to help prevent fires, as well as changes to the search and rescue manuals on board ships.

IMO’s safety committee approves measures to improve safety on board ships

21 May 2021

The Maritime Safety Committee 103 meeting (MSC 103) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was held 5 to 14 May 2021. Several important decisions were made that will affect shipowners directly. These include upcoming changes to fire safety systems on board to help prevent fires, as well as changes to the search and rescue manuals on board ships.

7 July – Ship in Mariupol seized by Russian-backed separatists

06 July 2022

Having been stuck in the port of Mariupol since the beginning of the Russian invasion, on 30 June 2022 the Liberian flagged 15,800 DWT bulk carrier MV Smarta was forcibly appropriated and converted into state property by the Russian-backed separatist “Donetsk People's Republic”, without compensation to the owners.