Amendments to MARPOL Annex II to strengthen, in specified sea areas, discharge requirements for cargo residues and tank washings containing persistent floating products with a high-viscosity.
MARPOL - Marine Pollution
Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) stands as one of the two solid pillars that support the maritime industry. Find out everything you want to know about SOLAS in this article.
Efficient handling of garbage disposal on board ships is mandatory according to MARPOL Annex V. This guide to handle garbage on ships contains every detail including garbage management plan and contents of garbage record book. Read more inside.
The subject of condition-based monitoring has been on everyone’s lips for the past few years, especially as the marine industry is faced with the challenges of increasing fuel costs and the implementation of new and stricter environmental regulations.
The MARPOL NOx Tier III standards will be applicable to ships operating in the Emission Control Areas (ECA) for reducing NOx and particulate matter causing air pollution in designated sea areas. Learn about seven ways in which ships can use different technologies to meet the MARPOL NOx Tier III Regulation.
Incinerator is an important machinery on board ships which needs proper inspection and maintenance at regular intervals of time. Learn about eight common problems that are found in ship’s incinerator.
Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
Magic Pipe is a name given to a detachable pipe which is illegally used in the ship’s engine room to throw excess of oily water out to the sea. In spite of several steps taken to thwart its usage, the magic of the “magic pipe” still continues on ships.
Ships trading in designated emission control areas will have to use fuel oil on board with sulphur content of no more than 0.10% from 1st January 2015. Learn everything you want to know about the new sulphur limits inside the article.