Sunday, April 22, 2018

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...

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...

ABSs’ Pact with Green Award to Set Standards for Safety and Excellence

In a bid to drive safer and more sustainable global shipping, ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and...

New Rules for FSRUs: Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has now published a new Rule (NR645) for the classification of Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs) in response to industry demand...

Hapag-Lloyd Uses Environmentally Friendly Methods for Recycling Ships

Haag-Lloyd has set a standard in the way it is employing environmentally friendly techniques to recycle three of its older container vessels. The ships...

New Bauxite Warning Issued by IMO

​A new warning that bauxite may become unstable when carried in bulk on a ship, potentially causing the vessel to capsize, has been issued...

Uncertainties and the Plight of the Seafarer

While fluctuating crude prices and natural disasters have a severe effect on economies and businesses, often, the plight of those most affected by these...

ClassNK Releases New Technical Rules as per BWM Convention

Yesterday, it was reported that the BWM Convention would go into force today. In keeping with this, leading classification society ClassNK released its new set...

USD 100 Billion for Proper Implementation of New BWT Systems

To install new ballast water treatment systems as required by law for compliance with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, an estimated USD 100...

The Maritime Industry’s Greatest Responsibility

While the maritime industry is one of the biggest industries in the world and has grown exponentially since its inception, it is crucial to...