Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost
Johan Roos Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost The FERRYSAFE project team formed by global trade association Interferry to study pronounced safety advances in Philippines ferry operations has completed the second of two visits to the country and is now...
June 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level

ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level
. ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level 09 May 2019 IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74), which is commencing next week in London, will discuss an EU proposal on the exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers). The proposal, which has been...
May 9th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal . The Atlantic Blue Port Services project will be addressing the contentious issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...
April 24th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard

Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard
Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard  The annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS) will be celebrated on 25 June The 2019 campaign is – I Am On Board with gender equality Throughout 2019 there will be a strong emphasis throughout the maritime world on the importance and value of women within...
April 24th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations
Mooring operations involve potential risks. IMO has therefore reviewed and amended the relevant SOLAS requirements. More flexibility for safety regulations A proactive approach for safety Safety is what the regulatory work of IMO and classification societies is all about. A set of draft guidelines up...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclaseopolitics The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on amid a very perplexed geopolitical environment given the EU’s important decision to grant an extension to UK on BREXIT and a bankrupt World. John Faraclas’ brief  recap: Since...
April 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica, addresses the seminar at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently...
April 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Health and Safety, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Global Maritime Leaders in Singapore for 3rd Advanced Maritime Leaders’ Programme

Global Maritime Leaders in Singapore for 3rd Advanced Maritime Leaders’ Programme
Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive, Maritime Port Authority (2nd row, 6th from left), Mr Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General Emeritus, International Maritime Organisation, RSIS-MPA Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Senior Advisor of Maritime Port Authority Academy (2nd row, 7th from left), Mr Yap Ong Heng,...
April 8th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change
.. Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change New United Nations GESAMP report reviews wide range of proposed marine geoengineering techniques. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/04-marinegeoengineeringGESAMP.aspx Adding iron or other nutrients...
March 12th, 2019 | Climate, Environment | Read More

Video message from IMO Secretary-General on empowering women in the maritime community

Video message from IMO Secretary-General on empowering women in the maritime community
.. Video message from IMO Secretary-General on empowering women in the maritime community Watch our brand new video message from IMO Secretary-General on empowering women in the maritime community: http://ow.ly/op9x30nUsSZ  #WomenInMaritime #EmpoweringWomen #SDG5#GenderEquality Watch the video...
March 4th, 2019 | HR | Read More

Turkey ratifies ship recycling convention

Turkey ratifies ship recycling convention
Turkey, one of the five major ship recycling countries in the world, has ratified the IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling. The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009, covers the design, construction,...
January 31st, 2019 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen

International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen
Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen winner of the prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 has been presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen, former Deputy Director-General of the Danish Maritime Authority. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim presented...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, IMO | Read More

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points – once again thanks to the Capes!!! Geopolitics dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI  stood at 2,080 plus 155  !!! The Panamaxes’ BPI  cliched just a point and now reads 1,473  .- Same story for the Supras’ BSI now...
December 6th, 2018 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today and now stands at 1,018, thanks to the mild rise of the Capes; Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 33 points and now stands at 1,089 points, a bit of a less than yesterday’s gains… The...
November 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020
In addition to progress made on a number of important issues, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its recent Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) listened to the concerns raised by INTERCARGO and others and offered a constructive way forward to potentially address them. It is...
November 2nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo | Read More

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs
Margaret Fitzgerald Maritime lawyer joins the IMCA Secretariat The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Margaret Fitzgerald as its Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs. She will represent the Association on all regulatory matters and lead its involvement with the...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Gas, HR, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

Carriage ban on marine fuels with sulphur content above 0.50% formally adopted

Carriage ban on marine fuels with sulphur content above 0.50% formally adopted
Valentina Keys Carriage ban on marine fuels with sulphur content above 0.50% formally adopted by Valentina Keys, Senior Associate  at CMS On 26 October 2018, during its 73rd session on 22 – 26 October, the Marine Environment Protection Committee (‘MEPC73’) of the International Maritime...
October 31st, 2018 | Environment, Insight, Legal, Pollution | Read More

North American World Maritime Day Event in Cozumel

North American World Maritime Day Event in Cozumel
Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Mexico North American World Maritime Day Focuses on Environment Mexico Delivers Vision for Future of Ports and Ships October 23, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the International...
October 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry
Pictured is MarineTraffic Partner, Business Development, Argyris Stasinakis (L) with IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim MarineTraffic supports GIA partners, Port of Rotterdam and Shell on initial JIT GHG initiative findings. MarineTraffic, the global ship tracking and maritime intelligence provider,...
October 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO
Dr. Antonis Michail Valencia, 18th October 2018 With the upcoming IMO MEPC73 meeting in London next week focussing on an action plan to reduce shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will present its climate-related work to the IMO in...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets

Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets
. 17 Oct 2017 Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets  Intersessional working group meets to develop a programme of follow-up actions to IMO’s Initial strategy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships see http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/WhatsNew/Pages/default.aspx ...
October 17th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón  at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz
l to r: Capt. Jens Gulowsen (Braemar), Capt. Mikael Degerlund (Boudicca), Capt. Henrik Mattsson (Black Watch), Capt. Juha Sartela (Boudicca), Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Mr. Fred Olsen Jr, President of FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINES, Capt. Jozo Glavic (Braemar), Capt. Valentin Giuglea (Black Watch), Capt. Rommel...
October 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GHG and sulphur 2020 on agenda at Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73)

GHG and sulphur 2020 on agenda at Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73)
MEPC 73 preview  http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/IMOMediaAccreditation/Pages/MEPC73preview.aspx  What? Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 73rd session Chair: Mr. Hideaki Saito (Japan) When and where? 22-26 October 2018, at IMO Headquarters in London. Highlights of particular interest...
October 10th, 2018 | Environment | Read More

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020
Aderco – the world’s leading fuel treatment provider – has launched a new video offering a concise and detailed insight into the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 sulphur cap. Available on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHkXjsHklw) the 4:27m video outlines in clear, concise...
October 8th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More