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WMU PhD Candidate Kristal Ambrose Receives Prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2020

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The World Maritime University is delighted to announce that PhD candidate, Kristal Ambrose, is the recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2020. The award is the world’s foremost environmental prize and honours outstanding environmental activism through community and citizen participation on critical sustainability issues …

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A.P. Moller – Maersk Further Improves Profitability in Q3

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: During the third quarter A.P. Moller – Maersk improved profitability across the business and delivered strong free cash flow, despite the negative impact on global economies from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company grew earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 39 pct. to USD …

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CMA CGM Launches ACT with CMA CGM+

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is launching ACT with CMA CGM+, an array of solutions, helping its customers lighten their environmental footprint and make their cargo carbon neutral. Available throughout all the Group’s shipping subsidiaries, this new offering consists …

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Korean Register Completes First Drone and Crawler

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Korean Register (KR) has successfully completed its first hull survey using both a drone and crawler (a type of drone capable of climbing up and down walls) without scaffolds. The remote inspection technology was used for the intermediate survey of the bulk carrier PAN …

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Landmark Day at Cochin Shipyard

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: It was a landmark day at Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) as it launched five vessels at one go from its Building Dock at Kochi and also laid the keel for two vessels. The vessels launched are two 8000 DWT Mini General Cargo Ships for JSW …

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WMU Research Finds Systemic Failures in Implementation of Regulatory Regime For Seafarers’ Hours of Work and Rest

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: New research from a team at the World Maritime University (WMU) underlines systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ hours of work and rest, undermining the credibility of international regulations relating to working hours. ‘A culture of adjustment’, by Dr. Raphael …

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World Maritime University ‘Pandemic’ Students Graduate

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A virtual graduation ceremony for World Maritime University (WMU) graduates in the distance learning programmes was held on 6 November. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it was not possible for the students to travel to Malmö, Sweden for the annual graduation ceremony that took …

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