Worldwide there are approximately 3,000 merchant ports and the work of the Harbour Master can vary widely from country to country and from port to port even within the same country.
“My parents knew that if I went fishing, I’d not experience much of the world. It’s a way of life and you have to give everything to it. You don’t get many days of annual leave a year and must work to the weather as they say. They said, ‘If you want to go down that road, that’s fine, but go off and get some qualifications first’. After I’d finished school, they encouraged me to do Nautical Science – the first step towards a cadetship in Ireland.”
June 13, 2023, Halifax, NS – With the arrival of the MSC Elma on Sunday, June 11 to PSA Halifax Atlantic Hub, the Port of Halifax has officially welcomed its fifth MSC Service. The Ecuador to NWC Service rotation includes stops at Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, Halifax, Boston, Freeport, Balboa, Guayaquil, Puerto Bolivar, Guayaquil, Paita, Cristobal, Moin and Antwerp.
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As part of IMO’s work to ensure that its regulatory framework for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) keeps pace with rapidly evolving technological developments, the Joint MSC-LEG-FAL Working Group on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS-JWG) held its second session from 17 to 21 April at IMO HQ. A seminar to discuss legal issues concerning MASS preceded the session.