An important milestone on the road to controlling GHG emissions from international shipping has been achieved with the adoption of new mandatory requirements by IMO.
Archives for October 2016
Kurushima, a bulk carrier operated by NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd., rescued nine people from a fishing boat in distress on August 31 off the coast of Indonesia.
In a landmark decision for both the environment and human health, 1 January 2020 has been set as the implementation date for a significant reduction in the sulphur content of the fuel oil used by ships.
Liberia is leading a move to amend the BWMC which will allow certain ships additional time beyond 2020 in order to ensure that adequate BWM systems are commercially available.
A vessel has been issued with a detainable deficiency notice after it was discovered the crew had not been paid for many months.
Drones, remote inspection technologies and insights on cybersecurity were some of the main topics discussed at the DNV GL Innovation Day in Singapore.
ACP dismisses recent claims by the ITF over alleged privatization and safety in the Expanded Panama Canal.
The UKHO has launched three new Port Approach Guides with the support of the Maritime and MPA.
The Maersk-owned floating oil production and storage tanker, North Sea Producer, left the UK in May 2016 and was directly towed to Bangladesh.