Tidewater upgrades digitalization strategy with new Inmarsat feature

 

 

 

Inmarsat has secured a fleet-wide agreement with offshore support vessel major Tidewater to advance its digitalization strategy by upgrading the majority of its active fleet to Fleet Express. Inmarsat has developed a product roadmap of advanced vessel technology efficiencies solutions and enhanced and reliable communications for crews, which bring competitive advantages for Tidewater, Inmarsat officials said.

Tidewater was one of the largest users of Inmarsat’s legacy iFusion service, which was scheduled for network shutdown on Dec. 31, 2020. Tidewater and Inmarsat created a joint project team

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Shifting trafficking routes for illicit narcotics and the importance of Spain-US counter-narcotics cooperation

 

 

 

 

Main cocaine trafficking routes to Europe. Map: InSight Crime (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Theme

Counter-narcotics cooperation between Spain and the US is of growing importance to both countries but remains limited in scope.

Summary

Flows of illicit drugs transiting the Atlantic into Spain from the Americas are of growing concern to Spain and the US with law enforcement, judicial, military and intelligence agencies intensifying cooperation in an effort to disrupt the global distribution of illicit drugs. This cooperation is described by various Spanish and US officials as ‘excellent’, ‘fluid’ and ‘successful’. At present, the primary focus of cooperation involves interdiction efforts between the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Spanish National Police, Guardia Civil

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Vard Delivers Coral Geographer Expedition Cruise Ship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coral Geographer will begin cruising in Australia at the end of the month (Vard)

BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 

03-10-2021 06:34:25

 

The second expedition cruise ship being built by the Vard shipyard in Vietnam has been handed over to Coral Expeditions of Australia. Unlike many of the cruise ships that have been delivered in the past year, the Coral Geographer, due to her size and unique operations, will be able to enter service at the end of this month.

The vessel was developed by Vard Design in Norway in cooperation with the cruise line and is a sister ship to the Coral Adventurer which was delivered to the line in 2019. The Coral Geographer has been specially tailored for personalized expedition cruises to remote and

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La cruzada por la crisis de relevos de la gente de mar

 

 

 

Mundo Marítimo

15 de Marzo de 2021

Conversación con María Dixon, experta que lidera iniciativa desde inicios de pandemia

A 13 meses desde que se desató la pandemia a nivel mundial ya nadie es ajeno a las múltiples tragedias que califican como ‘efectos secundarios’ del virus que no son consecuencia de estar directamente contagiados: restricciones de movilidad, cuarentenas, lockdowns, etc. El impacto indirecto -pero muy real- del virus en el shipping se pudo apreciar con cierto retraso unas semanas después de que las personas dejaron de acudir a los centros comerciales y se sintió el pronunciado descenso de la demanda de consumo de bienes... esos bienes y productos que las tripulaciones cargan, custodian y descargan en sus travesías de alta mar recorriendo

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Cuatro años sin pisar tierra y sin sueldo: el final del "infierno" para los tripulantes de un buque varado

 

 
Imagen del barco MT Iba. Human Rights at Sea.

Karen McVeigh

20 de febrero de 2021 21:47h

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Era uno de los peores casos de abandono de marineros en el mar. Llevaban 32 meses sin cobrar su sueldo, varados en un barco que acabó encallando frente a Emiratos Árabes Unidos y mientras la empresa propietaria del barco se había desentendido de ellos.

 

España es el país con más barcos abandonados en sus puertos detrás de Emiratos Árabes Unidos

Hasta esta

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