Sunday, April 22, 2018

Implementation of Sulphur Cap 2020 will not be Delayed: Korean Registrar

Two of the most discussed issues in the international maritime industry in recent years have been the implementation of Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC)...

Brexit Imapct: European Shipowners Urge for Certainty on EU/UK Trade Framework

European shipowners highlighted some key issues regarding Brexit in a public hearing in the European Parliament’s Transport committee’s on Tuesday. European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA’s)...

Cabotage Law to Impact Business Climate: ECSA Warns Indonesia

The European Community Shipowners' Association has expressed concerns on the new law in Indonesia which reserves cargo for the island nation's own vessels. The...

IMO Set to Enforce Ban on Non-Compliant Fuel

A majority of stakeholders of International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) subcommittee have backed the ban on fuel that is not...

Member States Approve Revised EU Emissions trading System

The revision of the European Union (EU) emissions trading system (ETS), intended to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, has received an approval from the...

Liberia’s Feat for Global Shipping in Brazil Court

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the Liberian Registry have helped the holder of a Liberian mortgage to overturn a decision of the...

Insurance to Shield Chinese and Asian Vessels in Conflict Zones

A marine insurance facility, 'Hong Kong China War Risk Syndicate' (HKCWRS), to protect Chinese and Asian ship owners from the risks of war and...

Improvised BWMS for Large Bulkers

Coldharbour Marine’s inert gas based ballast water management system has always targeted bigger ships. Now the company has launched a new version of its...

Turk Loydu to Survey, Certify Panama-Flagged Ships

Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has authorised Turk Loydu to conduct survey and certification activities for Panama flagged ships. An authorisation ceremony, to mark the...

Liberia, USCG Discuss BWM Status, Developments

The Liberian Registry recently held a discussion with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and a dozen shipping companies on topical issues on ballast water. USCG...