The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered a motor launch to survey the waters in the Kingdom of Tonga as part of the Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme.
SOLAS - Safety Of Life At Sea
Almost two thirds (64%) of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned ships.
MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division, has confirmed an order from Norwegian Cruise Line for SOLAS insulation upgrades for nine ships.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris MoU on Port State Control will launch a joint CIC on SAFETY OF NAVIGATION.
Life rafts are provided as a life saving appliances on every sea going merchant or passenger vessel in addition to the lifeboats. Life rafts are much easier to launch as compared to life boats and in case of emergency situation, evacuation from the ship can be done without manually launching any of them as the life rafts are designed with auto inflatable system.
Australia and Japan signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the AMSA in Canberra today which will allow liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time.
Members are reminded that the IMSBC Code amendment 03-15 as incorporated in IMO resolution MSC.393(95) entered into force on 01 January 2017.
A new mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels enters into force on 1 January 2017, along with new training requirements for seafarers working on those ships.
As the Polar Code enters into force on 1 January 2017, this Regulatory News describes which ships and types are affected and the steps shipowners and managers should take.
BISON, announced the launch of a world first system for weighing containers on trailer chassis.