Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ports of LA & Long Beach Seek Clean Air Technologies for Port Equipment

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach and are offering seed money to foster the development of new goods-movement technologies...

IMO Pushes Forward with Sustainable Shipping after Climate Change Meeting

All eyes were on the IMO last week as the member states deliberated on the course of future actions at the 72nd Session of the...

Offshore Support Vessel: Global Market Analysis

Offshore vessels are ships that specifically serve operational purposes such as oil exploration and construction work on the high seas. There are a variety...

RORO Ships – Effective Mode to Ship Automobiles

Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are...

The Uniqueness of Maritime Leadership by Captain VS Parani

‘Everything starts and ends with leadership. Nothing else we accomplish, no other priority we pursue, is of much consequence if we do not have...

The Much Awaited IMO Meet on Emission Cuts

The hours to follow might prove to be historic as countries are meeting in an attempt to agree cuts to greenhouse gases from the...

Greenhouse Gases: Global Negotiations, UN Draft to Limit Emissions

The UN’s International Maritime Organisation (IMO) released an interim strategy on 6 April, which calls on international shipping to reduce total annual greenhouse gas...

Retrospective – The Wahine Disaster, 50 Years Later

The sinking of the Lyttelton–Wellington ferry Wahine on 10 April 1968 was New Zealand’s worst modern maritime disaster. Fifty-one people lost their lives that...

Understanding the Implications of the GDPR on the Maritime Industry

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is set to come into force in May 2018. It is a regulation by which the...

Sulphur Cap 2020: How Effective are Scrubbers?

With the 2020 cap on the sulphur content of marine fuel oil looming on the horizon, the global shipping industry has started expressing concerns....