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.
New requirements for fuel oil sampling and testing have entered into force under the MARPOL Convention Annex VI, supporting the implementation and enforcement of the IMO 2020 0.50% limit for sulphur in ships’ fuel oil.
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.
IMO is marking a decade of action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, since the first set of international mandatory measures to improve ships’ energy efficiency was adopted on 15 July 2011, as part of the MARPOL.
Oil Discharge monitoring & control system (ODMCS) is used to prevent the pollution of sea by oil due to the discharge from ballast and bilge spaces from tankers
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.
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.
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 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.