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Preeti Behuria

India bans entry of cruise ships from Covid-19 hit countries

The Government of India has announced the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for international cruise ships to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

OOCL signs contracts with shipyards for five container vessels

Hong Kong-based shipping firm Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has signed newbuilding contracts with shipyards Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) and Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering for five new container vessels.

Cruise ship captain goes on trial over Budapest crash

The captain of a cruise ship that was involved in a horrific collision with a small tour boat on the Danube River last May has gone on trial in Hungary.

Mayflower Autonomous Ship’s AI Captain to start sea trials

IBM and UK-based marine research organisation Promare have developed a new class of marine AI Captain for the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) that will power the self-steering vessel ready to go to sea for a month of testing.

Covid-19: International Chamber of Shipping issues coronavirus guidance

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued new coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance for the shipping industry to prevent the spread of the virus.

Covid-19: 16,076 passengers trapped on board 452 ships at Indian ports

16,076 crew members and passengers on board ships from China and other coronavirus (Covid-19)-affected countries have been screened and denied permission to disembark at Indian ports as a precaution.