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Crew change fund from Singapore receives additional financial support

Crew change fund

  A crew change fund from Singapore received a significant financial boost as the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) have come together to contribute $500,000 to the Singapore Shipping Tripartite Alliance Resilience (SG-STAR), in order to reward countries that adopt ideal crew change …

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Demand for Eastern European seafarers rises amidst Asia lockdown


Demand for Eastern European crew has been rising during the COVID-19 pandemic, likely due to Asian countries still being under lockdown. Shipowners and managers are looking towards Eastern Europe for seafarers, since countries that supply a large number of them, such as India and the Philippines, are still under lockdown. …

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LNG to fuel competition between Chinese, Japanese and Korean shipbuilders

LNG to fuel

With demand for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) expected to rise exponentially for the next 30 years, shipbuilders are scrambling to obtain a larger piece of the pie, with shipbuilders from Korea, China and Japan all facing fierce competition. As a result of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) shift to cleaner …

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Why should shipping companies choose Marine Online?

shipping companies

Singapore’s maritime B2B platform Marine Online offers a plethora of services for shipping companies. By integrating digital technology, big data and artificial intelligence into the maritime industry, Marine Online is able to improve efficiency and reduce costs, and these savings will in turn be passed on to the consumer. Marine …

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