Posts Tagged ‘Polar Code’

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice
Handling Ships in First-Year Ice 29.11.18 – The Nautical Institute has launched the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway. Handling ships in first-year ice demands specialist knowledge and skills. Ice...
November 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim In his exclusive interview with IAA PortNews in Moscow, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim covered a wide range of IMO activities: fuel and environmental regulations, Polar Code, autonomous ships, cybersecurity, and many others:  – What is your first impression...
October 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Flags, IMO, Interviews, News, Organisations, People and Places, Press and Media | 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

IMO – Polar Code, IGF Code have entered into force

IMO – Polar Code, IGF Code have entered into force
Milestone for polar protection as comprehensive new ship regulations come into force With more and more ships navigating in polar waters, IMO has moved to address international concern about the protection of the polar environment and the safety of seafarers and passengers with the introduction of...
January 3rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, IMO, Organisations | Read More

The Polar Code will protect the environment of the Arctic

The Polar Code will protect the environment of the Arctic
Patrick Verhoeven The International Code for ships operating in polar waters (Polar Code) will enter into force on January 2017 and applies to ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters. It covers the various environmental requirements and recommendations relating to oil, sewage, garbage, chemicals...
October 19th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations | Read More

IMO new infographic – “How the Polar Code protects the environment”

IMO new infographic – “How the Polar Code protects the environment”
15/02/2016 – A new IMO infographic illustrating “How the Polar Code protects the environment” has been launched today (15 February) in six languages. It depicts the various environmental requirements and recommendations of the Polar Code relating to oil, sewage, garbage, chemicals...
February 15th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

IUMI is lauded for helping frame safer practice for ships at the ‘ice edge’

IUMI is lauded for helping frame safer practice for ships at the ‘ice edge’
Michael Kingston IUMI is lauded for helping frame safer practice for ships at the ‘ice edge’,  By James Brewer Insurance industry leaders have won praise for their work in helping finalise a Polar Code for merchant shipping and in drawing up what will be a supporting ‘ice regime’ to ensure vessels...
September 22nd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

IMO: Polar Code environmental provisions adopted

IMO: Polar Code environmental provisions adopted
​The Polar Code covers the full range of design, construction, equipment, operational, training, search and rescue and environmental protection matters relevant to ships operating in waters surrounding the two poles. (Photo: Mark Garten) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 68th session,...
May 15th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

​​Polar Code infographic now available in six languages

​​Polar Code infographic now available in six languages
16/03/2015 The IMO infographic What does the polar code mean for ship safety?, focusing on the safety aspects of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), is now available to download in Arabic, Chinese, English French, Russian and Spanish. The Polar Code was adopted...
March 16th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Books, Climate, Environment, Health and Safety, Icebreakers, IMO, News, Oceanology, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO at Arctic Summit

IMO at Arctic Summit
(Photo: Mark Garten) ​ 13/03/2015 As sea ice decreases and Arctic navigation becomes more prevalent, IMO is developing the Polar Code to address ship safety and environmental protection in Polar waters. IMO’s Heike Deggim gave an update on progress to the Economist magazine’s 2015 Arctic Summit...
March 13th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO adopts mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

IMO adopts mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters
The Polar Code covers the full range of design, construction, equipment, operational, training, search and rescue and environmental protection matters relevant to ships operating in waters surrounding the two poles. ​(Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten​) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 94th session,...
December 2nd, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment | Read More

IMO adopts mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

IMO adopts mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters
The Polar Code covers the full range of design, construction, equipment, operational, training, search and rescue and environmental protection matters relevant to ships operating in waters surrounding the two poles. Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 94th session, 17-21 November 2014 – ​​The...
November 21st, 2014 | Education and Training, Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO MEPC meets for 66th session

IMO MEPC meets for 66th session
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meets for 66th session The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets for its 66th session from 31 March to 4 April 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London. Items on the agenda include the consideration...
March 26th, 2014 | Climate, EEZ, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC)

Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC)
Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC): 1st session, 20 to 24 January 2014 Draft mandatory Polar Code and amendments agreed in principle The draft text of the mandatory international code for ships operating in polar waters (Polar Code) and proposed draft amendments to IMO’s safety and...
January 24th, 2014 | IMO, Regulatory, Technical | Read More

IMarEST’s February’s Arctic London Conference

IMarEST’s February’s Arctic London Conference
Colin Manson IMPACT OF THE POLAR CODE ON ENGINEERING TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT FORTHCOMING LONDON-BASED ARCTIC CONFERENCE The Polar Code has been under development at the IMO for a considerable length of time but will reach fruition during 2014 after which it will be offered to the various nations to ratify....
January 17th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, IMarEST | Read More