GREAT REPUBLIC

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Bulk Carrier May 1 1981 12:00AM United States of America 633579 WILMINGTON, DE
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
7914236 WDF7994
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
193.515 20.7264 12158 11106 29134.8

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Virus-hit Cruise Ship leaves Japan After a Month's Quarantine

Virus-hit Cruise Ship leaves Japan After a Month's Quarantine

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The Costa Atlantica cruise ship, which docked in southern Japan with over 100 crew members testing positive for COVID-19, has left the country and is en route to the Philippines, local government officials said on Monday.The ship departed Nagasaki on Sunday over a month after it became the second virus-stricken cruise ship to dock in Japan. Lax control on the movement of crew whilst docked highlighted Japan’s patchy response to the pandemic.The 86,000 tonne Costa Atlantica docked for maintenance in late April carrying no passengers and 623 crew, most of whom were eventually quarantined inside the ship after 149 tested positive.
US Sanctions Four Shipping Firms for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

US Sanctions Four Shipping Firms for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

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The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington's effort to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro by cutting off the OPEC nation's crude exports.Marshall Islands-based Afranav Maritime Ltd, Adamant Maritime Ltd and Sanibel Shiptrade Ltd, as well as Greece-based Seacomber Ltd, all own tankers that lifted Venezuelan oil between February and April of this year, the Treasury Department said."These companies are transporting oil that was effectively stolen from the Venezuelan people," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
Partners to Trial Emissions-free Barging Concept in the Netherlands

Partners to Trial Emissions-free Barging Concept in the Netherlands

2 hours ago
A group of partners in Europe aims to use battery containers on board barges to supply environmentally friendly fully-electric propulsion in lieu of diesel for inland waterway shipping.Supported by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, the concept is being spearheaded by the Zero Emission Services B.V. (ZES), a consortium including technology group Wärtsilä, ING Bank, energy and technical service provider Engie and the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The project will launch first in the Netherlands, where inland navigation accounts for 5% of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
Abu Dhabi Ports Launches Feeder Service

Abu Dhabi Ports Launches Feeder Service

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Abu Dhabi Ports Launches “SAFEEN FEEDERS” Shipping Service in Response to Growing Regional and Global TradeCommercial Partnership with Bengal Tiger Line to Meet Market Demands and Support Customer Growth with Complementary ServicesAbu Dhabi Ports has established a new feeder services company, SAFEEN FEEDERS, to serve the group’s mainliner shipping clients in the Gulf region.With long-term growth trends of regional manufacturing and trade volumes, SAFEEN FEEDERS will serve the Group’s mainliner shipping clients and support the region through increased connectivity and optimised shipping costs within and beyond the region.
DNV GL Launches Infection Prevention Certification for Maritime

DNV GL Launches Infection Prevention Certification for Maritime

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Classification society DNV GL launched a custom infection prevention certification aiming to help the maritime industry resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens. Genting Cruise Lines is the first customer working toward the CIP-M certification for its cruise ship Explorer Dream under the Dream Cruises brand.As the coronavirus crisis begins to recede and the world begins moving to return to business, the cruise industry is sharpening its already strong focus on passenger health and safety.