IMO is leaving no stones unturned to implement stricter environmental emission norms. In the coming years, the shipping industry would be seeing a tougher side of IMO as far as marine environment is concerned.
Marine insurance brokers are the best possible guides to explain numerous marine insurance policies helping the ship owners to come to best possible decision
A Maritime Lawyer is a person who is specialized in that branch of law which specifically deals with the aspect of marine industry on the whole.
Marine insurance is a very important aspect that ship owners have to consider. In the absence of marine insurance, ship owners could incur not just loss to their ships but could also face financial losses in case if the ship is commercially used as cargo-carriers.
It is important for maritime professionals to understand what would happen to the vessel, cargo, and wages of the crew when the ship is called for a port of refuge. Find out how general average is calculated in such situations.
Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) is an essential part of the United States maritime law enforcement campaign to strengthen maritime security–internally and internationally. Maritime Domain Awareness is a vast and encompassing subject and therefore merits a special mention when the marine security of nations isconsideredt. The mission and objective of Maritime Domain Awareness are to collect…
Due to rapid development in the container market and huge competition among the companies, the ship owners are looking for a new breed of container ship having a large capacity of up to 18000 TEU (Twenty Equivalent Unit). The earlier rules and requirements were developed for conatainer ship of 130 to 350 Meters length. But due to rapid expansion of the global container trade, the upper limit of the range of length i.e. 350 meters has already been reached, and thus new rule is required to cover container ship upto 450 meters length.
Global support for the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention continues to increase, as the date it enters into force approaches. Currently, the ILO has registered ratifications of the Convention by 45 ILO member States responsible for regulating conditions for seafarers on more than 75 per cent of the world’s gross tonnage of ships.