To combat these spills and reduce the fallout from them, several treaties have been put in place. One such treaty is the “International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage”.
Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about ballast water exchange and ballast water management plan.
International Maritime Organization or IMO is an international governing body of the maritime industry. Find out more about IMO inside the article.
Eighty-seven Indian sailors were stuck and suffered hardships on five ships that were detained by Indonesia for “illegal anchoring” in February 2019.
The practice of charging masters and ships’ officers, as well as other crew members, with criminal offences have resulted in creating widespread attention in recent years, both within and beyond the shipping industry.
Criminalization of the seafarers is a term used when any crew, master or any maritime professional faces criminal charges due to an accident involving