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IMC launches venture capital arm

Splash24/7 18 Jun 2021
Another well known Singapore shipowner is getting into the startups game ... Eastern Pacific Shipping, another famous name in Singapore shipping circles, has its own startup fund called Eastern Pacific Accelerator Powered by Techstars.
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Singapore port handled more cargo this year despite disruptions caused by Covid-19 pandemic

Straits Times 18 Jun 2021
SINGAPORE - The Port of Singapore has bounced back from a pandemic-induced slowdown, handling more cargo in the first five months of 2021 than in the same periods of 2020 and 2019 ... The investment pipeline for Singapore's maritime sector has also remained healthy amid the pandemic.
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Singapore sees 4.6% container port growth, new companies setting up

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Jun 2021
Overall, for 2020 Singapore saw a 0.9% drop in container volumes ... PSA Singapore clears Suez Canal backlog ... Singapore has continued to see growth of its maritime cluster with new 11 shipping groups moving into Singapore in 2020 and eight maritime companies expanding operations.
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EU experts helping Sri Lanka assess ship disaster damage

Yahoo Daily News 18 Jun 2021
The ship's operator said the wreck of the Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl "is now wholly sitting on the seabed at a depth of 21 meters (70 feet).” (Sri Lanka Navy via AP) ... MV X-Press Pearl ship sank off the country's main port and nearly a month after the vessel caught fire.
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Shipwreck finds a boost to maritime archaeology and heritage in Singapore

Straits Times 18 Jun 2021
Ceramics from this wreck are similar to those found on multiple excavation sites on mainland Singapore ... In addition, while Singapore's maritime heritage is well-documented and the country remains a key shipping hub today, it has not had artefacts dating as far back as the Temasek period (1300s to 1600s) found in its waters, until now.
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Heat from fire-ravaged ship killed dolphins and turtles

Dawn 18 Jun 2021
Dozens of turtles and dolphins were killed by intense heat and chemical poisoning from a container ship that burned for almost two weeks off Sri Lanka, authorities said on Thursday ... The burnt out ship was known to be carrying 81 containers of hazardous chemicals, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid, when it caught fire.
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Liner congestion spreads across the planet, 304 ships queuing for berth space

Splash24/7 18 Jun 2021
The ebb and flow of record global liner congestion is neatly encapsulated in two maps provided below from Seaexplorer, a container shipping platform created by logistics giant Kuehne+Nagel. As of 3.30 pm Singapore time today (see top map) there were 304 ships idle in front of ports around the world waiting for berth space to open up.
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Wildlife deaths blamed on ship disaster mount in Sri Lanka

Phys Dot Org 18 Jun 2021
More dead turtles washed up on Sri Lankan beaches Friday, underscoring the environmental blight caused by a container ship fire off the country's coast. The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl was carrying hundreds of tonnes of chemicals and plastics when it caught fire last month, before burning for two weeks.
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EU experts helping Sri Lanka asses damage from ship disaster

Seattle PI 18 Jun 2021
The experts held discussions with top Sri Lankan officials and stakeholders on Friday, a day after the Singapore-flagged MV X-Press Pearl ship sank off the country's main port and nearly a month after the vessel caught fire ... The ship had remained partly submerged until Thursday.
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EU experts to assess environmental damage caused by Sri Lanka shipwreck

Belfast Telegraph 18 Jun 2021
The experts held discussions with top Sri Lankan officials and stakeholders on Friday, a day after the Singapore-flagged MV X-Press Pearl ship sank off the country’s main port and nearly a month after the vessel caught fire ... The ship had remained partly submerged until Thursday.
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Ready, steady, SAIL! We reveal the breath-taking cruises ready to whisk you away to the ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jun 2021
Gourmet food, non-stop entertainment and sensational ships - all while taking in some of the world’s most desired locations; a cruising holiday really is unlike any other ... Tuck into sushi, Brazilian, Italian, pub grub, steak, Chinese - to name but a few cuisines - inside the ship's impressive selection of restaurants ... The ship is unlike any other.
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Almirante: Compensability of seafarer’s injury

Sun Star 18 Jun 2021
ON AUGUST 14, 2015, petitioner John A. Oscares was hired by respondent SK Shipping (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. through its manning agent, respondent Magsaysay Maritime Corp. as a second assistant engineer on board the vessel mv K. Garnet. On Nov ... As a result, he suffered major knee injuries. On Dec. 10, 2015, Oscares was repatriated to Manila ... Ruling ... v ... (John A ... .
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Singapore ship that burned for 13 days killed dolphins, turtles, fish: Sri Lanka

South China Morning Post 17 Jun 2021
Dozens of turtles and dolphins were killed by intense heat and chemical poisoning from a ...
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Analysis: China’s growing bunker fuel market squeezes out N. Asian competitors

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
Singapore, June 17 (Reuters) - China is reshaping global shipping fuel markets by taking advantage of its booming maritime trade and massive refining capacity to undercut rivals from Singapore to South Korea and become the world’s fastest-growing major marine fuel hub.
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Fire-ravaged ship sinks, prompting Sri Lankan pollution fear

Seattle PI 17 Jun 2021
The ship's operator said the wreck of the Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl "is now wholly sitting on the seabed at a depth of 21 meters (70 feet).” ... The head of Sri Lanka’s Marine Environment Protection Authority, Darshini Lahandapura, also confirmed that the ship had sunk ... The ship had remained partly submerged until Thursday.
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