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SHIPSERV awarded ISO 270001 certification

SHIPSERV awarded ISO 270001 certification
Kim Skaarup, Chief Operating Officer, ShipServ QMS International certification recognises ShipServ’s robust information security management system and ability to combat cyber security threats LONDON – 6 June 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-procurement platform, today announced that...
June 27th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Hanseaticsoft launches Cloud MRV to help shipping companies…

Hanseaticsoft launches Cloud MRV to help shipping companies…
Hanseaticsoft launches Cloud MRV to help shipping companies comply with new EU MRV regulation Ahead of the new EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) regulation which comes into force on 1st January 2018, Hanseaticsoft, a leading provider of maritime software, has launched Cloud MRV, a new...
June 26th, 2017 | European Union, IT and Communications, Organisations, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
Peter Hinchliffe The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted proposal, from a broad coalition of governments, concerning the implementation...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments
PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15_image 1 Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released a new longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15” as part of its prescriptive calculation suite “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)”. For ensuring further safety and streamlining...
June 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ETF and ECSA joint statement at the occasion of the EU Digital Assembly June 2017

ETF and ECSA joint statement at the occasion of the EU Digital Assembly June 2017
Digitalisation in shipping: Smart digital solutions to alleviate administrative workload on crew and companies On the occasion of the “Digital Assembly 2017” co-organised on 15 & 16 June by the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU the European seafarers and...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, IT and Communications, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

Ecoslops one step closer to creating a new micro-refinery unit in the port of Antwerp

Ecoslops one step closer to creating a new micro-refinery unit in the port of Antwerp
Vincent Favier Antwerp, June 13th 2017 –  Ecoslops (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker: ALESA / PEA-PME eligible), an innovative technology company that regenerates ship-generated hydrocarbon residues (or “slops”) into valuable new fuels and light bitumen, today announced a new step in the establishment...
June 13th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed
Prescriptive rule calculation software: Initial design function/ ultimate strength evaluation results London – IMO Maritime Safety Committee has confirmed completion of the corrective actions requested by IMO to the International Association of Classification Societies’ (IACS) Common Structural Rules...
June 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DA-Desk Announces Collaboration with CDI

DA-Desk Announces Collaboration with CDI
Howard Snaith DA-Desk Announces Collaboration with the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) to Increase Transparency in the Maritime Industry June 6, 2017 (London, UK | Dubai, UAE) – DA-Desk FZ-LLC, the largest independent provider of port cost management services, and the Chemical Distribution Institute...
June 6th, 2017 | Regulatory, Safety and Security, Ship Agencies | Read More

Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book

Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book
Christian Mollitor, vice-president of the Liberian Registry LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has won the Lloyd’s List Maritime Services Award 2017 for the innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB), which is now accepted for use on board Liberian-flag ships.  The ε-ORB, launched...
June 1st, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Environment, Flags, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 1 June 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects,...
June 1st, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant in Lingby, Nottinghamshire

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant in Lingby, Nottinghamshire
The Foreign Secretary visiting Coldharbour Marine (Credit: Nottingham Post) 1 June 2017 – UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson paid a special visit to Coldharbour Marine recently as the ballast water treatment system manufacturer’s facility in Nottinghamshire gears up for significant export-oriented...
June 1st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan
ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd*1 just launched a support service for setting up an EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2) Monitoring Plan (MP) in compliance with the EU MRV regulation. This regulation lays down rules for developing MP and submitting the emissions report for ships...
May 31st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

The Paris MOU marks its 35th Anniversary by holding its 50th meeting in Gdansk, Poland

The Paris MOU marks its 35th Anniversary by holding its 50th meeting in Gdansk, Poland
The Paris MoU Committee in Gdansk Poland. The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 50th Committee meeting in Gdansk, Poland, from the 22nd to the 26th May 2017, this special meeting was chaired by Mr. Brian Hogan. During the meeting, member States also commemorated...
May 29th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-May-2017 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2017 Hong Kong REMOVAL OF UNDERWATER OBSTRUCTIONS IN KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong ECDIS REQUIREMENTS UPDATE Australia INCREASED VIGILANCE IN THE MARITIME DOMAIN New England, United States PORT SERVICES NORMAL, UNAFFECTED BY...
May 26th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as a trusted partner supplier for the oil and gas market

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as a trusted partner supplier for the oil and gas market
Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 22nd May 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has received a qualification certifying the company as a trusted partner for the oil and gas market from the Achilles FPAL Verify network, an industry-run assessment body that supports the European oil and gas industry. The Achilles FPAL qualification...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade, Regulatory | Read More

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach
The Normand Reach in drydock A surge in offshore vessel repair and maintenance work at Gibdock has included a special project for returning customer Solstad, to ensure that Normand Reach meets the exacting hull cleanliness standards set by Australia’s National Biofouling Management Guidelines for commercial...
May 22nd, 2017 | Regulatory, Shiprepair | Read More

‘Implement International Regulations to promote maritime safety, security and improved working conditions’

‘Implement International Regulations to promote maritime safety, security and improved working conditions’
Admiral Peter Brady ‘IMPLEMENT INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS TO PROMOTE MARITIME SAFETY, SECURITY AND IMPROVED WORKING CONDITIONS’ – REAR ADMIRAL PETER BRADY Jamaica’s Special Envoy to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council, Rear Admiral Peter Brady, is calling for the...
May 15th, 2017 | IMO, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-May-2017 PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCHES ‘NAVIGATE’ ROUTE PLANNER Rotterdam, Netherlands Port Authority launches ‘Navigate’ route planner Thursday, May 11, 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched ‘Navigate’ at the Transport Logistic...
May 11th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-May-2017 TURKCELL PLATINUM SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey SHIP SANITATION CONTROL & EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES United States OPERATIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL AFTER DISRUPTION Richards Bay, South Africa Turkcell Platinum Sailing Cup Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Turkish Straits,...
May 10th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Korean Register authorized as verification body for EU MRV

Korean Register authorized as verification body for EU MRV
KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee  Korean Register (KR)– an IACS member classification society – has announced that it is now authorized by Germany’s National Accreditation Body (DAkks) to act as a verification body for EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting, Verification). EU MRV refers to regulation...
May 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…
Captain Andrew Cassels OCIMF and CDI release new information paper Linked Ship/Shore Emergency Shutdown Systems for Oil and Chemical Transfers. The information paper, jointly released by CDI and OCIMF on 21 April, recommends an Emergency Shutdown (ESD) connection that will link ship and terminal ESD...
April 20th, 2017 | Associations, LNG, Regulatory | Read More

DNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifier

DNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifier
l to r: Oliver Darley, Vice President, Head of Ship Systems, Materials & Components and Nils Wegener, MRV Manager at DNV GL. Hamburg, 19 April 2017: Classification society DNV GL has gained the accreditation from German accreditation body DAkkS to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting...
April 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition
Gibdock aerial view After an intensive 10-month review and upgrade of operating processes across the company, Gibdock has made the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard, and from ISO 14001:2008 to the ISO 14001:2015 environmental standard. The Gibraltar yard...
April 19th, 2017 | Environment, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Lloyd’s Register receives Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code

Lloyd’s Register receives Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code
Rafael Riva Lloyd’s Register (LR) is proud to announce that they have been registered as a United States Government Certified Vendor having received Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code from the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Defense Logistics Agency. LR has been assigned...
April 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More