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September 24th 2014 marks the start of a collaboration between 2x enterprises; Minesto and Atlantis, to complete a sustainable maritime initiative; creating a new tidal turbine. The project received 750,000 EUR in funding from Eurostars; a program that supports research-based small+medium enterprises who develop innovations and services with a total budget of 1.14 billion EUR. […]

Globalisation is vital for international business and for development of industries like maritime; however, after researching deeper it is discovered that it is a problem for maritime industries for varied reasons. Firstly, globalisation closely relates to territorial disputes as different parties enter foreign territories and thus bring about conflict situation where interests of local population […]

    “Flag of any country allowing registration of foreign-owned, controlled vessels.” Boczek, 1962. Cambridge-Harvard. The landscape of maritime changes in terms of legal and human rights aspects and not only associating with piracy and terrorism; though relating to both in some ways; FOC/Flags of Convenience vessels. As defined above, these are vessels registered in […]

“Vessels that do not meet such standards, including standards for the welfare and treatment of crew, pose an increased risk to seafarers, safe operations and the marine environment,”¬†Allan Schwartz, AMSA Ship Safety Division. August 29th 2014 the Australian Maritime Safety Agency/AMSA issued a banning order to Vega Auriga, a German-owned container vessel. The vessel was […]