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IMO launches online tool to smooth reporting formalities

IMO launches online tool to smooth reporting formalities
IMO launches online tool to smooth reporting formalities Important tool used by software developers to create systems for exchanging the relevant data electronically has been made available by the Organization online and free of charge. ​Streamlining the many administrative procedures necessary...
November 11th, 2019 | IMO, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping
. Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry, which has to switch to alternative, zero carbon fuels in order to meet the targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from...
October 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force
. Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force  The BWM Convention amendments formalizing the implementation schedule for the D-2 standard are now in force.  Amendments to an international treaty aimed at preventing the spread of potentially invasive...
October 14th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

OCIMF issues update of key assessment guide for floating oil facilities

OCIMF issues update of key assessment guide for floating oil facilities
OCIMF issues update of key assessment guide for floating oil facilities 23 September 2019​ – OCIMF today publishes the second edition of its Guidelines on the Marine Assessment of F(P)SOs. The publication is a complete framework for assessing the marine sections of Floating (Production) Storage...
September 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Regulatory | Read More

DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME for ethylene carrier cargo tank designs

DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME for ethylene carrier cargo tank designs
The certificates were presented at DSME’s booth at Gastech in Houston (left to right): Odin Kwon, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of DSME, receives the AIP certificates from Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL – Maritime Business Director Gas Carriers (image courtesy of DNV GL) DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME...
September 20th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oslo Børs- Rules and regulations: An Information Memorandum is no longer accepted as an “exempted document” after new prospectus regulatio

Oslo Børs- Rules and regulations: An Information Memorandum is no longer accepted as an “exempted document” after new prospectus regulatio
Oslo Børs – Rules and regulations: An Information Memorandum is no longer accepted as an “exempted document” after new prospectus regulation 09/09/2019 – Finanstilsynet (the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway) is the competent prospectus authority in Norway and responsible for...
September 9th, 2019 | Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  Hot Port News from GAC 04-Sep-2019 UNIFICATION OF RULES FOR REBATES FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Suez Canal, Egypt DORIAN FORECAST TO MOVE ‘DANGEROUSLY CLOSE’ TO FLORIDA & GEORGIA United States PORTS CLOSE AHEAD OF HURRICANE DORIAN United States Unification of rules for rebates for transiting...
September 4th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel A number of shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organisations have worked together to produce Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel released on 20 August 2019. The...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IACS, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Peel Ports Group takes important step towards being BREXIT ready

Peel Ports Group takes important step towards being BREXIT ready
A Maersk Line vessel docking at the Port of Liverpool Peel Ports Group takes important step towards being BREXIT ready Peel Ports Group, one of the UK’s leading port operators, has been officially accredited with the internationally recognised quality mark of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) at all...
August 21st, 2019 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI.

LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI.
LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI. 19 August 2019 – Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) has received type approval from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the network security digital component of its Integrated Smartship Solution...
August 19th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Aug-2019 UPDATES OF THE MARITIME TRAFFIC REGULATIONS FOR THE TURKISH STRAITS Turkey Updates of the Maritime Traffic Regulations for the Turkish Straits Friday, August 16, 2019, Turkey With effect from 15 August 2019, the legal status of ‘’The Maritime Traffic Code for the...
August 16th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Oslo Børs,: insiderTool to be merged with InsiderLog

Oslo Børs,: insiderTool to be merged with InsiderLog
Oslo Børs,: insiderTool to be merged with InsiderLog 12/08/2019 As part of the Euronext acquisition of Oslo Børs, the exchanges will offer extended product offering within corporate services, for the benefit of Oslo Børs customers. The first step in enhancing the total product offering is merging...
August 12th, 2019 | Markets, Regulatory, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Another tanker is arrested by Iran

Another tanker is arrested by Iran
the …”dire” Straits of Hormuz.. Another tanker is arrested by Iran Following the seizure of Stena Imperio – still under arrest and the  Mesdar – released, another tanker was arrested a few hours ago in the Persian Gulf area with the Iranian accusing her for smuggling fuel. Will...
August 4th, 2019 | Breaking News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Seizures, Tankers | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  15 JULY 2019 AT 9.00 EEST Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Jun-2019 REVALIDATION OF THE GMDSS GENERAL OPERATOR CERTIFICATE (GOC) AND RESTRICTED OPERATOR CERTIFICATE (ROC) Singapore Revalidation of the GMDSS General Operator Certificate (GOC) and Restricted Operator Certificate (ROC) Thursday, June 13, 2019, Singapore According to the...
June 13th, 2019 | Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Compliance vs Indifference

Compliance vs Indifference
. Compliance vs Indifference  A tale of two cities… In the last two weeks it has been my pleasure to travel to both Athens (Hellenic American Maritime Forum) and Oslo (NorShipping) and meet with maritime stakeholders.  While all carry the passion for shipping, they are often diametrically opposed...
June 12th, 2019 | Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Cyber risk, GDPR and Port State Control – Chios Marine Club hosts expert presentation

Cyber risk, GDPR and Port State Control – Chios Marine Club hosts expert presentation
Captain  Georgios Tsouris introducing the event Cyber risk, GDPR and Port State Control – Chios Marine Club hosts expert presentation A high profile presentation was organized by the Chios Marine Club in the warm and friendly atmosphere of the Angelicoussis Shipping Group auditorium, on the 29th May...
June 4th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stena Drilling and DNV GL sign contract for first Cyber Secure class notation

Stena Drilling and DNV GL sign contract for first Cyber Secure class notation
Signing ceremony of the Cyber Secure notation for Stena Drilling’s Stena IceMAX drillship (from left to right): Henning Stokke (Fleet Responsible, DNV GL), Eirik Reinertsen (CCO, Stena Drilling), Erik Rønsberg (CEO, Stena Drilling), Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen (CEO, DNV GL – Maritime), Torgeir Sterri (Regional...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Regulatory | Read More

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance
.. Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration

LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration
Theodosis Stamatellos LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration   16 May 2019 – Today Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration and is now authorised to issue statutory certification...
May 16th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Flags, News, Regulatory | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Damen’s Invasave mobile BWTS goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline

Damen’s Invasave mobile BWTS goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline
. Damen’s InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline First stop – Lisbon 16-17 May In less than five months, the IMO’s Ballast Water Convention will be extended to cover existing vessels as well as new builds. As of 8 September, all will be required to comply...
April 26th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance

V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance
. V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance London, 24 April 2019: V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, today urged shipowners and operators to take a proactive approach to 2020 compliance. With the global sulphur cap less than nine...
April 24th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group
IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group /  ATHENS, AEGLI ZAPPIOU The event is free of charge; however, an invitation is required. SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, 4th of June. Location: Aegli Zappiou 10 ++ motives, not to miss it. Register now for a place. www.ifsts.net New development on STS will be presented,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar
North P&I’s Gordon Robertson, Director (Greece) and Tony Allen, Director (Greece) Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar 10 April 2019 – North P&I Club put bunker quality issues and safety management centre-stage at...
April 10th, 2019 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More