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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

Damen Marine Components Gdańsk receives EN 1090 and ISO 3834 certification

Damen Marine Components Gdańsk receives EN 1090 and ISO 3834 certification
… Damen Marine Components (DMC) Gdańsk, one of the Damen Shipyards Group’s locations for the production of high quality, high precision steel components including propeller nozzles, rudder installations and cranes, has received EN 1090 and ISO 3834 certifications. DMC Gdańsk supplies a wide...
April 11th, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Deck machinery must be assessed for Polar compatibility, advises Thordon Bearings

Deck machinery must be assessed for Polar compatibility, advises Thordon Bearings
“Conventional oils and greases, even so-called environmentally acceptable lubricants, are not biodegradable in extreme temperatures,” said Scott Groves, pictured With the Polar Code now in force, Thordon Bearings has urged shipowners and managers to verify that their vessels’ deck machinery...
April 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

NKK(UK) Ltd receives ISO9001 accreditation from UKAS

London – Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of the leading classification society, ClassNK, has become an accredited Certification Body. The accreditation was granted by the UK national accreditation body UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service).   The accreditation covers the certification...
March 29th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued EGCSR-F (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready Full) notations to nine ships operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. This notification signifies that the ship fulfills requirement for SOx scrubber retrofitting. Following discussions on the implementation...
March 24th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. demonstrates commitment to a sustainable maritime industry with MRV assessment from LRQA

Capital Ship Management Corp. demonstrates commitment to a sustainable maritime industry with MRV assessment from LRQA
Capital Ship Management Corp. demonstrates commitment to a sustainable maritime industry with MRV assessment from LRQA Capital Ship Management becomes the first LRQA client worldwide to have MRV Monitoring Plan assessed. Athens, Greece, March 23, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. completed the first...
March 23rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

New CSSF Member; positive CIC results; upcoming meeting in Dubai

New CSSF Member; positive CIC results; upcoming meeting in Dubai
Hamburg, 23 March 2017. With Singapore based Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte. Ltd. another major ship management company has joined the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) in early 2017. This brings the number of members in the Forum to fifteen. The CSSF feels very positive about the Concentrated Inspection...
March 23rd, 2017 | Containers, Regulatory | Read More

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval
Damen’s InvaSave team are proud to announce the IMO type approval of their innovative ballast water treatment solution Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbours,...
March 21st, 2017 | Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Shell is first lubricants supplier to secure IMPA ACT Accreditation

Shell is first lubricants supplier to secure IMPA ACT Accreditation
Shell’s marine lubricant supply network extends to more than 700 ports in 58 countries Shell Marine has become the first company involved in the development, supply and support of marine lubricants to receive accreditation under the International Marine Purchasing Association’s IMPA ACT Sustainable...
March 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

EVOQUA secures SEACURE® system contract for South Korean tanker newbuildings

EVOQUA secures SEACURE® system contract for South Korean tanker newbuildings
3000m3/h capacity Evoqua SeaCURE ballast water management solutions will be installed on tankers under construction at a South Korean shipyard Evoqua Water Technologies has secured an order from a South Korean shipyard for the supply and installation of SeaCURE® ballast water management systems (BWMS)...
March 14th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Star Bulk Carriers awarded USCG Qualship 21 for 30 bulk carriers

Star Bulk Carriers awarded USCG Qualship 21 for 30 bulk carriers
Theo Xenakoudis, Worldwide Business Operations Manager, IRI. Star Bulk Carriers Awarded United States Coast Guard Qualship 21 for 30 Bulk Carriers The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry is pleased to announce the award of Qualship 21 status by the United States (US) Coast Guard (USCG) to...
March 8th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Flags, News, Regulatory | Read More

LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services…

LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services…
LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services for the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of emissions reports under MRV Regulation Following an extensive audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), LRQA has been accredited to globally deliver services for...
March 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

EU Maritime MRV accreditation enables Bureau Veritas clients to meet deadline for compliance

EU Maritime MRV accreditation enables Bureau Veritas clients to meet deadline for compliance
Patrick Le-Dily. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 1 March 2017 – Bureau Veritas, the leading international classification society, has gained accreditation from United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS), in their pilot scheme, to carry out assessments and verifications for compliance with the European...
March 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Verifavia Shipping reeceives first accreditation as a full global independent EU MRV verifier

Verifavia Shipping reeceives first accreditation as a full global independent EU MRV verifier
Julien Dufour_ UKAS accreditation recognises Verifavia’s ability to offer full scope of EU MRV verification services worldwide LONDON, ATHENS & PARIS – 01 March 2017: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today announced...
March 1st, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified
Anna Cannavacciuolo Anna Cannavacciuolo, Marina Manager at Marina d’Arechi, yesterday became the very first person to be awarded a diploma qualifying her as Port Director by the prestigious RINA Services. This certification was awarded following a multidisciplinary course and examination on the...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Person Profiles, Regulatory, Yachting | Read More

The Swedish Club Improves Offering to Charterers

The Swedish Club Improves Offering to Charterers
Lars Malm The Swedish Club has launched a new addition to its portfolio, Rules for Charterers’ Insurance, which has been written to recognise the specific needs of charterers and to ensure that cover can be more easily tailor made to meet their individual requirements. Rules for Charterers’ Insurance...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

RightShip CEO, Captain Warwick Norman steps aside after 16 years at the helm

RightShip CEO, Captain Warwick Norman steps aside after 16 years at the helm
Warwick Norman After 16 years at the helm of RightShip – the industry’s leading online vetting organisation – CEO, Captain Warwick Norman, has decided to step aside. He will be retained as a strategic consultant to RightShip, assisting with the transition to a new CEO and continuing to build on...
February 15th, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER
l to r: George Teriakidis (DNV GL), Ioannis Loizos (DNV GL), Capt. D. Mattheou (Arcadia), and I.oannis Chiotopoulos (DNV GL), Mr. A. Pagalos (DNV GL) AEGEAN POWER was built by Samsung Heavy Industries at Korea under DNV class, with class assignment date 5th April 2007, and the vessel has remained in...
February 8th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Going with the flow…

Going with the flow…
General bunker operation GOING WITH THE FLOW: World Fuel Services welcomes the introduction of mandatory mass flow metering in Singapore. In a move which has been widely hailed as a landmark moment for the bunker industry, the use of mass flow metering (MFM) for heavy fuel oil bunker deliveries in Singapore...
February 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance
… New features enable swift compliance evaluation for both current and upcoming CSR requirements 2 February 2017 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software upgrade that simplifies compliance with current...
February 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei
A DNV GL HazMat Expert doing a visual check for pipe gasket sampling. Hamburg, 27 January 2016: DNV GL and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company’s managed fleet of more than 50 vessels. The...
January 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Geodis receives TAPA certification…

Geodis receives TAPA certification…
(l-r) Peter van Dongen, FSQI (Quality) Manager for GEODIS’ Freight Forwarding business in the Netherlands, and Eric Mulder, Branch Manager Ocean, in Rotterdam. GEODIS RECEIVES TAPA CERTIFICATION FOR ITS ROTTERDAM WAREHOUSING FACILITY The TAPA FSR C certificate is provided to facilities that match best...
January 10th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More