COVID-19

2020 September 10

11:45 THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for October 2020

2020 September 7

10:48 CMA CGM posts Q2 2020 results

2020 August 17

10:18 Crew tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore

2020 August 12

12:01 THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for September 2020

2020 August 5

09:07 EMSA, ECDC release guidance on resuming safe cruise operations in EU

2020 July 25

10:41 MPA enhances safety measures in Port of Singapore during crew change to prevent COVID-19 spread

2020 July 22

14:21 IADC’s dredging seminars postponed

2020 July 21

18:06 ESA approves compensation scheme for bus and passenger boat services in Norway

2020 July 10

15:13 COVID-19 causes problems for implementing EU legislation - BIMCO

2020 July 8

17:03 THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for August 2020
10:43 Barcelona Cruise Port obtains the 'Safe Travels' Stamp, as safe infrastructures preventing COVID-19

2020 June 26

12:01 LR and industry partners launch survey on COVID-19 impact on maritime workforce

2020 June 23

18:02 Maersk Special Project Logistics navigates COVID-19 crisis response
11:31 The world biggest LNG powered Ice Class MegaRoRo Vessel commenced full construction speed

2020 June 19

10:25 IADC Board decides not to grant a Safety Award in 2020

2020 June 17

16:05 ECSA: Major review of EU's trade policy necessary to boost global economy after COVID-19
12:01 Djibouti offers crew change support for all ships passing through Bab el Mandeb strait

2020 June 9

18:36 The DeltaPORT Donatiefonds awarded a third series of ‘Covid donations’

2020 June 8

15:04 Wilhelmsen coordinates Singapore’s first full crew change for Synergy Group on bulk carrier Genco Liberty using new protocol

2020 June 4

09:40 PIER71 launches Smart Port Challenge 2020 with New Venture Capital Partners for maritime tech start-ups investments

2020 June 3

17:02 THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for July, August and September 2020
10:09 Associations call for accelerating digitalisation of maritime trade and logistics

2020 May 30

14:32 EC approves €600 million Finnish guarantee scheme to support maritime companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak

2020 May 29

12:09 Global shipping body addresses the health concerns of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 May 22

10:08 Incidents of non-conformities continue to drop for users of ISF Watchkeeper software

2020 May 19

12:00 Port of Oakland COVID-19 response enters new phase

2020 May 18

17:30 Survey report shows severe economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European shipping

2020 May 10

10:53 Paris MoU guidance on COVID-19 updated and available for the industry

2020 May 8

17:52 Damen hosts digital steel-cutting ceremony for RoPax vessel
10:29 Port of Los Angeles container volumes down 6.45% to 688,999 TEU in April 2020

2020 May 5

13:51 FMC designates Commissioner Sola to lead fact finding focusing on Cruise Line issues

2020 May 2

15:21 Lux Research: The digital transformation of supply chain management lowers costs and reduces risk

2020 May 1

10:08 IMO postpones further meetings due to COVID-19 but begins rescheduling plans

2020 April 30

10:09 Panama Canal implements temporary relief measures for customers amid economic uncertainty
09:15 MPA announces MaritimeSG Together Package for maritime companies, individuals and seafarers

2020 April 29

14:56 Abu Dhabi Ports establishes COVID-19 testing facilities at Zayed Port and Khalifa Port

2020 April 25

15:38 Maersk Drilling takes steps to adapt offshore crew pool to the changing market environment

2020 April 24

16:24 20 Port Authorities from Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America sign declaration to keep ports open to seaborne trade to support fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
09:07 Philippine Ports Authority gives relief to port lessees, operators amid the ECQ

2020 April 22

17:21 Teaching moves online at World Maritime University amid pandemic
16:56 Norwegian shipping companies lost nearly 25 percent in turnover due to Covid-19
15:02 APM Terminals Nigeria supports country’s COVID-19 response

2020 April 15

17:06 Hapag-Lloyd announces suspension of Far East Loop 4 (FE4) & Blank Sailing Plan of Far East Loop 5 (FE5)

2020 April 14

12:39 Tri-City ports donated medical equipment to hospitals

2020 April 12

11:07 DEME charters hotel ship for pre-quarantine and safe crew changes

2020 April 10

14:02 COVID-19: the CMA CGM Group builds a logistical bridge to supply France with urgent medical equipment

2020 April 9

16:35 COVID-19: CMA CGM launches the BUSINESS CONTINUITY PACK
11:04 Stena Line plans to close the Trelleborg-Sassnitz route

2020 April 8

15:04 THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for May and June 2020
10:39 ABB increases remote support for ships to help customers during the COVID-19 outbreak

2020 April 7

17:03 IADC moves its seminar and course to 2nd half of 2020
10:08 Stena Line to furlough 600 employees and make 150 redundant in UK and the Republic of Ireland due to COVID-19

2020 April 3

17:28 ECSA Board: Shipping industry keeps Europe running but will need more EU support to recover

2020 April 1

15:04 THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for April 2020

2020 March 30

14:28 BPO and BTJ prepared overview of measures introduced in ports and shipping lines within Baltic Sea region

2020 March 27

17:05 Philippine Ports Authority imposes entry protocol in offices, ports in fight against COVID-19
15:44 The world's most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel receives the largest LNG bunkering in the Port of Rotterdam

2020 March 26

15:30 APM Terminals issues North America COVID-19 update
10:04 Finnpilot reports on its preparation for COVID-19

2020 March 25

17:05 Liberian Registry, RINA and d’Amico leverage remote technologies for vessel inspections in response to COVID-19