Monthly Archives: December 2017

MORE WOMEN IN PORTS

Female officials from maritime and port authorities from developing countries are attending a training course aimed at improving management and operational efficiency of their ports.  Hosted in Le Havre, France (27 November – 8 December), women from 21 countries are taking part in the two-week course entitled “Women in Port …

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BIMCO CEO EXTENDS CONTRACT FIVE YEARS

BIMCO’s Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, will extend his contract to the end of 2022. His top priority in 2018 will be environmental legislation. Over the past four years, Frew has been instrumental in modernizing BIMCO and in increasing its member-focus. “Right now, is a very interesting time for …

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USS FITZGERALD DEPARTS YOKOSUKA FOR PASCAGOULA

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed anchorage in Yokosuka Harbor on December 9, on board heavy lift vessel Transshelf bound for Pascagoula, Mississippi. USS Fitzgerald was involved in a collision with the Philippine-flagged ACX Crystal on June 17. Seven Sailors lost their lives, and the ship was damaged on the starboard …

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