IMO regional webinar targets increased safety for fishing industry

Decision-makers from maritime administrations and fishery authorities were active participants in a webinar exploring the challenges and benefits of the 2012 Cape Town Agreement as a tool to drastically improve fishing safety. The two-day event, on April 13-14, saw stakeholders from the Middle East, North Africa and Mediterranean States share their progress towards ratification of the Agreement, which is yet to come into force.

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The ship.energy report 16/04/2021

Weekly briefing from ship.energy

 

Commentary: Boxing clever?

Liner companies are certainly doing their bit for the LNG-fuelled vessel orderbook but what will their future fuel choices be when other options come to the market? Read Mark William’s perspective – and we are also asking for your feedback on the likely energy outlook for container shipping.

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As Artemis Moves Forward, NASA Picks SpaceX Human Lunar Lander

As Artemis Moves Forward, NASA Picks SpaceX Human Lunar Lander

Illustration of SpaceX Starship.
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Illustration of SpaceX Starship human lander design that will carry NASA astronauts to the Moon’s surface during the Artemis mission.
Credits: SpaceX

NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. At least one of those astronauts will make history as the first woman on the Moon. Another goal of the Artemis program includes landing the first person of color on the lunar surface.

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NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates Return Safely to Earth

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates Return Safely to Earth

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is seen after being extracted from the Soyuz MS-17 Saturday, April 17, 2021.
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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is seen after being extracted from the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft that brought her, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, safely back to Earth from the International Space Station Saturday, April 17, 2021.
Credits: NASA TV

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, returned to Earth on Saturday, following six months living and working aboard the International Space Station.

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