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
MARPOL - Marine Pollution
SOx and NOx substances in Ship’s emissions are the main reasons for pollution and degradation of environment. Ten technologies/ methods mentioned in these article helps to keep a check on these substances.
States that are parties to MARPOL Annex VI are supposed to inform the International Maritime Organization of the availability of compliant fuel oils in their ports.
MST, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in Portland, Maine, for obstruction of justice and for maintaining false official records to conceal deliberate pollution from one of its ships, the M/V Marguerita, announced Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey B.
Reports that a cruise vessel discharged several thousand litres of food waste and grey water into the Great Barrier Reef should send a clear message to the International Maritime Organisation that MARPOL Annex IV needs urgent revision.
ICS has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’.
The LSF2020 emission regulations mean ships will have to significantly reduce emissions on the high seas as well as in coastal areas. This change does not only concern Hapag-Lloyd but it challenges the entire shipping industry.
Amendments to the MARPOL have entered into force, covering the classification of garbage, including the addition of a new category of “e-waste”, and amendments to the International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate.
The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS) today announced it has extended permission of the use of electronic oil record books (EORB) onboard Cyprus-flagged vessels.