Sunday, April 22, 2018

Palau Welcomes the Future of Shipping Regulation

Port State Control could be about to change and move away from black, grey and white performance lists as pressure grows to concentrate more...

Safety Measures for Seafarers Take Centre Stage

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), it is estimated that 90% of all international trade uses maritime transport. In the wake of recent events...

Chittagong Ship Recycling Yard Bags SOC from HKC

Chittagong-based recycling yard, PHP Family, has received a Statement of Compliance (SOC) with the Hong Kong Convention (HKC) for safe and environmentally sound ship...

Cut Administrative Load on Seafarers, Operators: ECSA ETF

European shipowners (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have demanded easing the administrative burden that seafarers and ship operators are now facing. The...

Security Breach Leads to Increased Security at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles has announced increased security measures at the West Basin Container Terminal, the site of a security breach last week....

Shipping Industry Lobbies United Nations on Emissions

The shipping industry has aggressively lobbied the United Nations to obstruct climate change action for shipping, ensuring it remains the only sector in 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...

Fishing Vessel Penalised USD 2.5 Million for Polluting Waters Near American Samoa

Taiwanese company Yuh Fa Fishery (Vanuatu) was convicted and sentenced on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to...

WSC Slams InfluenceMap’s Report on ‘Corporate Capture of IMO’

Ever since ‘InfluenceMap’ released the report – Corporate Capture of the UN International Maritime Organisation, the World Shipping Council (WSC) has raised objections, stating...

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...