Monday, July 16, 2018

India Relaxing Cabotage Could Impact Employment Prospects of Local Seafarers

India’s recent policy amendment to ease the cabotage rule for allowing foreign flag ships to carry a range of cargo on domestic routes and...

DHT Holdings Announces Agreement to Install Scrubbers on 12 VLCCs

DHT Holdings, Inc. on Tuesday announced that it has entered into agreements to install exhaust gas cleaning systems, also known as scrubbers, on twelve...

ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules

Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on...
UMAS Front Cover LNG as a marine fuel in the EU

EU charting wrong course on LNG in shipping, study warns

EXCLUSIVE from https://www.euractiv.com Europe has little to gain from trying to decarbonise the unwieldy shipping sector with liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to a new study...

KR-led consortium expertise supports Korean BWMS USCG type approval success

The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member society, has announced that two Korean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) makers, Samsung Heavy Industries and...

ClassNK releases Annual Report on Port State Control

Leading classification society ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in...
Falmouth Habour

World Fuel Services prepares for 2020 with upgrades at Falmouth

New supply vessel, Lizrix, offers 2200cbm of capacity and ability to segregate five grades In a bid to meet customer needs beyond 2020 World Fuel...
Panos Kirnidis BEng, MSc CEO of PISR

SMARTer ships are the future of shipping

There is no turning back says CEO SMART ships will continue to be the driving force for the new decade as technology puts the control...

Distillate Demand Boost from Shipping Sulphur Rules to be Brief: IEA

A sharp increase in demand for distillates following new shipping fuel rules will fade quickly, the International Energy Agency said on Monday. New rules implemented...

Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Needs Special Policies

New investment projects committed by Singaporean investors and orders from South Korea have signalled a revival of the shipbuilding industry in 2018. However, it...