Friday, July 20, 2018

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...

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...

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....

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...

Bulker Fined by USCG for Untreated Ballast Discharge

On 16th August, newly built bulker ANSAC Moon Bear was fined USD 5000 by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for unauthorised ballast water discharge into...