POMPANO

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Bulk Carrier 2006-01-01 Malta VALLETTA
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9346768 9HLY8
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
289 0 88853 0 175000

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Analysis: Strait of Hormuz and the Risk of Escalation

Analysis: Strait of Hormuz and the Risk of Escalation

yesterday
The Strait of Hormuz, the narrow shipping lane between Iran and Oman named after the fabulously wealthy ancient kingdom of Ormus, has fascinated oil traders since the Iranian revolution in 1979. Iran has periodically threatened to close the strait to enemy shipping, while the United States and its allies have pledged to keep it open and maintain freedom of navigation, by force if necessary.The strait has become a symbolic flashpoint in the region-wide confrontation and indirect conflict between Iran on one side and the United States and Saudi Arabia on the other.
Maritime, Measles & Quarantine

Maritime, Measles & Quarantine

yesterday
Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease.  It is so contagious that 90% of non-immune persons will become infected if an infected person is in the immediate vacinity.  It is an airborne disease spread through coughs, sneezes, and contact with saliva or nasal secretions.  The virus can live for up to two hours in infected airspace or on infected surfaces.  Individuals are infectious from four days before symptoms appear until four days after the patient is symptom-free.  Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, inflamed eyes, and a red, flat rash.  Complications may include diarrhea, middle ear infection, and pneumonia.
Offshore wind: One-stop Power Conversion

Offshore wind: One-stop Power Conversion

yesterday
With the United States and China about to start their respective offshore wind build-ups, grid operators wondering about the efficiency of their turbines or the emissions-areas compliance of their wind-service vessels will be warmed to know there’s someone they can talk to. Yaskawa’s The Switch — a Japanese industrial giant’s European environmental tech business — is offering one-stop wind-energy shopping. As with shipping, you can order permanent magnet generators, drives and converters for your wind turbines. Take heart. The lingo is the same. Yaskawa’s The Switch is well-placed to hybridize vessels or help convert power from wind turbines. In the U.S.
French, Italian Shipbuilders Forge Naval Alliance

French, Italian Shipbuilders Forge Naval Alliance

yesterday
France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled Naval Group and Fincantieri signed off on a 50-50 joint venture that will bid for Franco-Italian warship projects and sell to the world market.The alliance reflects the two countries' desire to fend off competition in naval shipbuilding from the likes of China, the United States and Russia.It is targeting orders worth up to 5 billion euros ($5.63 billion) over the next decade. Naval Group said the joint venture aims to build 10-15 warships in that period, with synergies estimated at 10-15%.
Maersk Explores Arctic Shipping Route with Russia

Maersk Explores Arctic Shipping Route with Russia

yesterday
Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it is in talks with Russia's state-owned icebreaker operator to send more goods via the Arctic, which is becoming more accessible as climate change reduces the sea ice.Russia has made developing the so-called northern sea route (NSR) - which requires new ports and heavy icebreakers to move goods - a priority, with supporters dubbing the route the northern Suez Canal.Last summer, Maersk carried out what it said was a one-off trial, becoming the first to send a container ship - loaded with Russian fish and South Korean electronics - on the route.