|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Bulk Carrier||2012-06-12||Hong Kong||HONG KONG|
|IMO Number||Official Number||Call Sign|
|Legnth||Breadth||Gross tonnage||Net tonnage||Deadweight tonnage|
MINERAL HOPE Owner, Manager, Shipyard
Ports and terminal operators are entering a new era where the operational threats they face – both old and new – will make a return to ‘business as usual’ increasingly unlikely, even once the pandemic finally subsides.Transition to new technologies and digitally enabled systems, addressing the impact of climate change, defending against cyberattacks and shifting geopolitics will couple with traditional supply chain and operational risks to change the face of the sector.According to Global Port Trends 2030, Deloitte’s most recent report on the sector, the competitive position of port stakeholders and their ecosystems will be altered significantly from today’s models.
Trade group the American Salvage Association (ASA) announced a new leadership team at its annual general meeting in New Orleans last week.Michael Jarvis, director of marine operations at Northstar Marine Inc was elected as the new ASA president.Nadja Knoulton. president of Laredo Construction, Inc. will serve as ASA's new vice president.Joseph Farrell III of Resolve Marine Group will be stepping into the ASA secretary/treasurer position.Outgoing ASA president Lindsay Malen-Habib, Resolve Marine Group's manager of client services, will continue to serve on the association’s leadership team as immediate past president.
America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Monday officially started fabrication of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer George M. Neal (DDG 131).“Start of fabrication is our first opportunity to formally celebrate and reflect on our contributions as shipbuilders,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President Kari Wilkinson said. “We are very proud of what we do here for the country and endeavor to do our part in building and activating what will be the newest Flight III destroyer.”Ingalls has delivered 33 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers to the Navy.
Equipment issues are behind nearly a quarter of all lifeboat accidents, according to new safety report from classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ship management trade association InterManager.Concerned about lifeboat safety and fatalities caused by lifeboat accidents, InterManager began gathering statistics several years ago, aiming to identify key risk factors. Having collated figures which date back to 1980, InterManager now has the largest maritime industry database of lifeboat accidents.
Liberia and China are teaming up to bolster and expand on their existing working relationship in maritime safety.The Liberian Maritime Authority, and the Maritime Safety Administration of the Peoples Republic of China signed a Memorandum of Understanding together in Beijing on October 17 following several months of close discussions and cooperation.Among focus areas are Port State Control; Marine Environmental Protection; to Promote and Facilitate Maritime Transport between both nations; to Promote the Safety of Navigation at Sea; Seafarer Training and Welfare; and other areas concerning the safety of vessels at sea.