Table des matières 2021

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AUTONOMOUS SHIPPING

  • Le premier USV, un robot sans pilote à entrer dans le port d'Ostende est Belge!

  • An early look at ASKO's autonomous freight ferries

  • Containership "Deseo" vaart semiautonoom Zeebrugge-Antwerpen

  • Developing command and control for unmanned vessels

  • Autonomous ships: regulatory scoping exercise completed

  • German partners target remote-controlled tug operations

  • België profileert zich als pioneer op het vlak van autonome scheepvaart

  • IMO completes regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous ships

  • Voyage of autonomous ship in Japan; first to set sail in area with heavy marine traffic

  • Yara debut "Yara Birkeland", the world's first autonomous and emission-free container ship

 

BELGIAN FLAG

  • Nieuw schip Antwerpse Conti-Lines vaart onder Belgische vlag

  • Antwerpse Boeckmans verjongt vloot en verhuist

  • Eerste permanent Belgisch onderzoeksvaartuig "Belgica" start tweede leven in Oekraïne

 

BELGIAN SHIPOWNERS

  • De Belgische pioniersrol op het vlak van vaccinaties van zeevarenden heeft bloed, zweet en tranen gekost

  • World Maritime Day: Belgian shipping looks back at milestones achieved

 

BIMCO

  • BIMCO launches initiative to raise awareness about the crucial role of shipping

  • Crew changes during covid-19: A new BIMCO clause for time charter parties

 

BOOK

  • De Belgische Marine - sedert 1946 een geschiedenis

  • La Marine Belge de 1946 à nos jours

BUNKERING

  • LNG  bunkeren op de Westerchelde

 

CERTIFICATES

  • Navicert zorgt voor grote digitale stap vooruit in de maritieme sector

  • Navicert: Une avancée numérique majeure dans le secteur maritime

  • Internationaal pleziervaartbewijs nu ook voor zeevarenden

 

CESMA

  • Report on CESMA's 26th Annual General Assembly

  • Resolutions from 26th CESMA AGA

 

COMMUNICATION(S)

  • Data consumed per ship during the pandemic has nearly tripled

  • MDK werkt aan '4G/5G' op Noordzee

  • INMARSAT: Covid has accelerated digitalisation in shipping

COVID-19

  • Joint Open Letter - Transport heads call on world leaders to secure global supply chains

CREWS

  • Solving the crew change challenge

  • Global industry and human rights leaders join forces to resolve humanitarian crisis on the world's oceans

  • Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after four years

  • Crew change crisis tipped to be worse than last year

  • Excellent seafarers

  • European shipowners voice their support for seafarer's future

  • This cargo ship's captain died aboard. The crew was stuck at sea for weeks with a potential covid outbreak on its hands

  • Wereldprimeur: België vaccineert buitenlandse zeevarenden 

  • Nieuwe foyer voor Antwerp Harbour Hotel

  • New BIMCO / ICS seafarer workforce report warns of serious potential officer shortage

  • IMO warns of rising number of seafarer abandonment cases

  • MCTC: Covid restrictions are hitting seafarers' food supply

  • ETF and ECSA are ready to deliver better responses for future challenges of the workforce in maritime transport

CRIME

  • Report: smugglers defraud IMO to create fake ID's for blacklisted ships

DE BELGISCHE VLAG VAN TOEN

  • De "Samland" van de Red Star Line

  • "Gabriella" van de Handel & Scheepvaart Mij

  • "Alexandre André", tanker met een oorlogsverleden

  • De vierde en laatste "Liège" van Deppe

  • "Patagonier" van de Lloyd Royal Belge

  • "Leopold II" net geen 36 jaar in dienst van Deppe

  • "Kalimba": Vijf maanden onder Belgische vlag

 

DG SCHEEPVAART

  • Peter Claeyssens nieuwe Directeur-Generaal Scheepvaart

 

DREDGING & OFFSHORE

  • Jan De Nul neemt multifunctionele kabellegger "Connector" over van Ocean Yield

  • Turbine installation at Belgium's largest offshore wind farm crosses the Finish Line

  • Deep-seabed mining robot "Patania II" successfully reconnected-mission continues

  • Wind farm installation: increased demand predicted in next decade

  • Jan De Nul bestelt monopolie installatiesysteem voor drijvend installatieschip "Les Alizés"

 

ENVIRONMENT

  • Detecting pollution from individual ships from space

  • Oceanbird ro-ro: embarking on a new era of wind propulsion

  • Boomsma Shipping installs and sails off with two ecowind flatrack ventifoils

  • Lage emissiezone op de Noordzee

  • Jonge data scientists helpen schepen heel wat brandstof besparen

  • Unilever develops virtual ocean control tower on path to net zero emissions

  • Plans from Norway for ammonia-fuelled short-sea bulker service

  • European shipping players call on EU to promote green hydrogen and ammonia as marine fuel

  • L'ifremer et la start-up Blue Fins inventent des "nageoires de baleine" pour réduire jusqu'a 30% la consommation d'energie des gros navires

  • Charting a course for decarbonising maritime transport

  • Port of Antwerp breidt vloot uit met energie-efficiënte sleepboten

  • Long-term test of rotor sail on passenger ferry completed

  • Shipping must embrace cleaner future or become 'univestible'

  • Le port-conteneur innovant de 2500 evp << Trade Wings 2500 >> conçu par VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, Sdari et Ayro, reçoit une approbation de principe par le Bureau Veritas

  • Hydrogen-powered vessel showcasing efficiency of clean fuel

  • ESG rules, rather than IMO regulations, will nudge shipping to net zero

  • High-sulphur fuel oil sales rebound after pre-IMO 2020

  • AIP issued for system of rigid sails and solar power for eco ships

  • CMB Tech opent eerste multimodaal waterstoftankstation ter wereld en pakt uit met waterstoftruck Lenoir

  • Nieuwe wereldprimeur voor haven van Antwerpen: methanol aangedreven sleepboot

  • Skuld's IMO 2020 sulphur  cap experience

  • Ulstein to design non-fossil fuel containership for Norwegian startup

  • Maersk makes $1.4 billion bet on methanol ships

  • Fincantieri and Enel Green Power Italia sign green hydrogen agreement

  • Søren Skou calls on IMO to set "end date for fossil-fuel shipping" 

  • MSC  invests in new efficiency solution to reduce emissions from fleet 

  • Euronav successfully  tests biodiesel blend on Suezmax tanker

  • Tribute to the diesel engine. But with which types of fuel?

  • ESPO urges EU policy makers to align discussions on AFIR  and Fuel maritime

  • Maritime leaders call for government support for decarbonisation

  • Powering ships to a sustainable future

  • Remove slime from ships to cut emissions

  • Is the proposed FEULEU maritime regulation fit for purpose or will it hamper shipping's path to decarbonisation?

  • Concept to produce hydrogen on LNG ships to overcome obstacles

 

EQUIPMENT

  • Huisman scales up 3D printing of crane hooks

 

EURONAV

  • Euronav investeert fors in nieuwe dual-fueltankers

 

EUROPE

  • Shippers urged the commission to take action in disturbed maritime market

  • ECSA welcomes recognition of the shipping industry as a transitional sector in sustainable finance package

FLEET MANAGEMENT

  • IBM  and EXXONMOBIL are building quantum algorithms to solve this giant computer problem

 

HAVENS

  • Loodsen diepste schip ooit op Schelde: "Klus maakt ons niet nerveus"

 

HEALTH

  • Suicides at sea go uncounted as crew change crisis drags on 

  • Belgische Zeevarenden en de Coronavaccinatie

  • Concerns of rise in number of seafarers impacted by crew change due to new Covid variants

  • How high levels of sugar can impact seafarers' behaviour and productivity

  • Zeevarenden worden zo snel mogelijk gevaccineerd

  • New study reveals mental health 'minefield' seafarers face

  • De vaccinaties zijn begonnen

  • Vaccination efforts accelerate for seafarers

HERITAGE

  • Antwerpen voor de zevende maal gasthaven voor Tall Ships Races

  • "Westhinder" erkend als varend erfgoed

  • Marine draagt "Oudenaarde" officieel over aan MPM

  • The first torpedoes

HZS

  • Isaura aan het stuur in Tokyo

IMO

  • IMO secretary-general denounces"No Crew Change" clauses

  • IMO launches a year of action for seafarers

 

INSURANCE

  • IMO legal committee agrees unified interpretation on limitation of liability

KBZ-CRMB

  • Verslagen maandelijkse vergaderingen

  • Verslag maandelijkse vergadering reactie op vraag van lid Robert Devriendt

  • Standpunt van het KBZ ivm met de discussie over de gelijkwaardigheid en toepassing van beroeps- en pleziervaart brevetten

  • Jaarlijkse algemene vergadering 2021

  • Jaarverslag van de voorzitter

  • Raad van Bestuur 2021

  • Dag der Zeelieden

  • Laudatio (1) Capt. Henri Huachart

  • Laudatio (2) Korvetkapitein Eric De Vos

  • Laudatio (3) De <<Esso Brussels>> en HWT Jackie Geerts

  • Kerstwensen

  • Lidgelden

LADIES AT THE HELM

  • Anne-Pascale Mornard (Zeevaartschool): "De 15% vrouwen brossen minder"

LAW / LEGAL

  • Captain may face extradition for Port of Beirut's seizure of cargo

  • Who is responsible for the cargo when Force Majeure is declared?

  • Scheepvaartdecreet na twintig jaar eindelijk af

  • Australia arrests Maersk captain for damaging submarine cable

LEZERSREACTIE

  • N.a.v "Suicide Cdt. Deruy: le Parquet requiert 100.000 Euros d'amende contre CMA CGM"

  • Lezersreactie "La Pérouse"

 

MARINE

  • Anti-Submarine warefare frigate vervangt M-Fregat

  • De Belgische Marine Hulpschepen

 

MARITIME ACCIDENTS

  • Investigation into "Ever Given" casualty begins

  • HZS projecteerde stranding Suez op simulator 

  • "Ever Given" What happens now?

  • Huge Spike in shipping containers lost at sea

  • Coastal states need to reconsider their responsibilities in granting refuse

  • "X-Press Pearl" was not allowed to offload leaking box in India and Qatar prior to Sri Lanka call

  • How the "X-Press Pearl" disaster could have been avoided

  • Ever Given's owner reaches settlement with Suez Canal Authority

  • Het Suezkanaal en de 'Ultra Large Container Vessels', de ULCV's

 

MARITIME INCIDENTS

  • Verlies van containers op zee

  • Incident hotspots - a global view of navigation incidents

  • "Yantian Express" kapitein getuigt: Als je schip in brand staat ga je niet naar bed."

MERCY SHIPS

  • De ziekenhuishepen van Mercy Ships

  • "Global Mercy" brengt maritieme verenigen samen in HZS

NAVIGATION

  • NOAA begins transition exclusively to electronic navigation charts

  • Reminder - anchoring in Malaysian waters of East Johor

  • Why ECDIS needs a new approach

  • Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) breidt uit op linkeroever

  • A critical situation may be in the making on the Northern sea route

 

OPEN FORUM

  • EU member states must enable crew changes to take place without further delays and prioritise seafarers for vaccination

  • "No crew change" clauses [The wet detective]

  • Ultra Large Container Vessels: "Too large to call"

  • Decarbonise together, not owner by owner

  • LNG is commercial pragmatism , not climate activism

  • The "Ever Given " will ruin more than just a muddy canal

  • Pathetic maritime, its reactions an reality

  • Keeping crew in mind following a serious accident

  • The other missing question from the NSTB report on "MV Golden Ray": Why?

  • To reach net zero we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way.

PERSONALIA

  • Henri Hauchart is niet meer

  • Danny Deckers is de nieuwe voorzitter van ESPA

  • Afscheid van Jean-Jacques Westerlund

PILOTAGE

  • Onduidelijke situatie bij beloodsing leidde tot aanvaring scheldegebied

  • Une journée de la vie professionnelle d'un pilote de rivière: Le capitaine au long cours Y. Houard

 

PIRACY

  • One killed, 15 abducted in Gulf of Guinea pirate attack

  • Gulf of Guinea records highest ever number of crew kidnapped in 2020, according to IMB's annual piracy report

  • International organisations urge action on Gulf of Guinea piracy

  • EOS Risk-Piracy strategies for Gulf of Guinea

  • New kidnappings as efforts grow to stop Gulf of Guinea piracy

  • Maritime security and the Security Council

  • Change in piracy threats in Indian Ocean prompts re-think of high risk area

  • Shipping associations renew call for international naval response to Nigeria-based pirates

  • Kenyan maritime water removed from high-risk list is a boost to trade 

  • Piracy and armed robbery incidents at lowest level in decades, but IMB cautions against complacency

  • Danish frigate kills four pirates in first Gulf of Guinea engagement

  • Ransom payments to pirates: Who must pay in general average?

 

RESEARCH

  • De Paardenmarkt: Miljoenen bommen en granaten

 

SAFETY

  • Understanding the risk of isolated vapour pockets

  • Coast Guard drones can see underwater and inside vessels during response to hurricanes and extreme weather events

 

SCIENCE

  • Walker stunned to see ship hovering high above sea of Cornwall

 

SEAMANSHIP

  • Not a 'Pacific' Ocean at all

 

SECURITY

  • US National cyber Security Plan promises to safeguard maritime sector

STABILITY

  • What is parametric rolling really?

 

TECHNICAL

  • Containers on bulk carriers: a practical guidance

  • Sjorren en schoren of de CSS code 2021 - (Part 1)

THE FUTUR OF SHIPPING

  • May you like interesting times. Fat cows, foolish virgins, and the snows of yesteryear

WIND PROPULSION

  • Sailing will not help the industry meet its climate goal

WORLD FLEET

  • Merchant fleet hits 100,000-ship milestone