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A maritime smokescreen?

Not everything is clear in the maritime world: in the race to be compliant with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) sulphur 2020 cap there is...

Green is something to be envious of

They used to call it being eco-friendly; then we talk in terms of green initiatives and sometimes it’s sustainable shipping or more usually green shipping....

Never say you weren’t warned!

In just over 12 months’ time the global sulphur cap instigated by the IMO will come into force, by whichtime ship owners and operators will...

Breaking up old ideas

Old ships never die or so we’re told; the reality is that in 2017 more than 800 of them were recycled, which means a final...

Who is setting the real agenda?

In October no less a person than BIMCO president, Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, hit out at what he considers ill-judged regulations that will have a dramatic effect...

Shipping and transport set to change dramatically

Several Shipping and Transport related Marketplaces have launched a unique, intermodal transportation and Supply Chain Ecosystem. SHIPNEXT (www.shipnext.com) for dry- and wet-bulk, heavy and oversized cargo as...

How to convince a shipowner to spend money

There are two ways to convince a shipowner to spend money. Either because there is either a proven financial return on the investment, or it...

The Marshall Islands Registry Recognizes Green Award Ships

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry and Green Award announce cooperation. The RMI Registry will recognize Green Award certified ships with an incentive...

IT WILL STILL TAKE TIME TO GET IT RIGHT

The increasing concerns about IT, new technology, robotic ships and digital rollouts – they all send a shiver down someone’s spine. The chances of the...

INAUGURATION CEREMONY MARKS OPENING OF MOL MAGSAYSAY MARITIME ACADEMY ~700 GUESTS ON HAND, INCLUDING PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ~

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that an inauguration ceremony for MOL Magsaysay Maritime Academy (MMMA), jointly operated by MOL and Magsaysay Maritime Corporation (MMC),...