Archive for the ‘Regulatory’ Category

ClassNK establishes “Rules for the Survey and Construction of Governmental and Naval Ships”

ClassNK establishes “Rules for the Survey and Construction of Governmental and Naval Ships”
ClassNK establishes “Rules for the Survey and Construction of Governmental and Naval Ships” Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has established its “Rules for the Survey and Construction of Governmental and Naval Ships”, technical rules that are applied to governmental...
March 31st, 2020 | Classification Societies, Military, Regulatory | Read More

KR certifies first vessel -SONGA HAWK- as ship cyber security compliant

KR certifies first vessel -SONGA HAWK- as ship cyber security compliant
l to r: Capt. Kyaw Myint (SONGA HAWK master), Mijo Banicek (Songa Shipmanagement electrical superintendent), Jeoung-kyu Lim and Sang-hoon Choi from KR’s Cyber Certification Team. KR certifies first vessel -SONGA HAWK – as ship cyber security compliant Korean Register (KR) has completed a comprehensive...
March 6th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

An Update from the Marshall Islands Corporate Registry

An Update from the Marshall Islands Corporate Registry
An Update from the Marshall Islands Corporate Registry ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD) The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) received a rating of “largely compliant” on 12 November 2019 following its second round review against the 2016 Terms of Reference, which...
March 6th, 2020 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues Approval for the Design of a ‘Cryo-Powered Regas’ System for FSRUs

Bureau Veritas issues Approval for the Design of a ‘Cryo-Powered Regas’ System for FSRUs
Photo taken at the Tokyo offices of MOL (L to R): H.G. Son, DSME Tokyo Representative; Kazuo Yamashita, Country Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore, Japan; Yoshikazu Kawagoe, Senior Managing Executive Officer and Chief Technical Officer, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines; and Hiroyuki Nakano, Executive...
March 3rd, 2020 | Classification Societies, Gas, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Babcock Team 31 awards supply chain contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme

Babcock Team 31 awards supply chain contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme
T31 Frigate Babcock Team 31 awards supply chain contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme Babcock Team 31, led by Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, is pleased to announce that the first round of supply chain contracts has been awarded on schedule to support the team as they deliver the Royal...
February 28th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Military, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation

DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation
The MSC Gülsün vessels use the world’s first on-deck firefighting monitors – fixed water cannons to slow and stop the spread of fire by cooling, which have a reach of more than 100 metres. (Image care of MSC) DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation London, 25 February 2020: At...
February 25th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 Certification

IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 Certification
Allen Leatt IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 Certification The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has recently passed an ISO 27001 (Information Security Management) Stage 2 Audit in addition to its annual ISO 9001 surveillance audit. ISO 27001 is the standard created by...
February 3rd, 2020 | Associations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched

IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched
  IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the January 2020 edition of the IACS Blue Book and the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together, these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such,...
January 30th, 2020 | Associations, Books, Classification Societies, Flags, IACS, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Paris and Tokyo MoU: Prohibition on carriage of non-compliant fuel

Paris and Tokyo MoU: Prohibition on carriage of non-compliant fuel
Paris and Tokyo MoU: Prohibition on carriage of non-compliant fuel  The Tokyo and Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on port State control (PSC) have been working collaboratively to ensure that vessel owners and operators are aware that under the Authorities belonging to these MoUs, inspections...
January 20th, 2020 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Jan-2020 COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF MARPOL ANNEX VI. REGULATION 14 Saudi Arabia IMO 2020 REMINDER Australia RESTRICTIONS AT BOSPHORUS Turkey Compliance with the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI. Regulation 14 Thursday, January 2, 2020, Saudi Arabia According to Circular...
January 2nd, 2020 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance

OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance
.. OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance 23 December 2019 – (LONDON) The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), a voluntary association of 112 oil companies, has today published an updated edition of its Design and Construction Specification...
December 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Books, Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

OSLO Børs: Rules and regulations: Fee adjustments for issuers from January 2020

OSLO Børs:  Rules and regulations: Fee adjustments for issuers from January 2020
OSLO Børs:  Rules and regulations: Fee adjustments for issuers from January 2020 Fee adjustments for issuers from January 2020 02/12/2019 Effective as from 1 January 2020 Oslo Børs will adjust the fees applicable to issuers on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess, Merkur Market and Nordic ABM.  Please find...
December 2nd, 2019 | Markets, Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector

International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector
Captain Arshad Rashid outside of The Royal Courts of Justice. International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector In an unprecedented case for the oil and marine industry, the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), regarded...
November 24th, 2019 | Associations, Legal, Regulatory | Read More

Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper

Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper
Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper Global law firm Reed Smith today released the third edition of its white paper on the global legal landscape impacting blockchain technology. Blockchain – Distributed Ledger Technology and Designing the Future, Third Edition – focuses...
November 21st, 2019 | Legal, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

RightShip launches compliance “temperature check” ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap

RightShip launches compliance “temperature check” ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap
. RightShip launches compliance “temperature check” ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap New assessment to increase data availability and help manage new operational and safety risks arising from 2020 regulation London; 21st November 2019: To support improved industry management of risk and safety ahead of...
November 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision

CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision
Dr. Elizabeth Lindstad, Chief Scientist, SINTEF Ocean, confirmed that the use of HFO+EGCS has a better air emissions quality than ships operating on compliant fuels CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 have expressed disappointment in Malaysia’s decision...
November 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

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