Posts Tagged ‘RINA’

The BDI@1,395… Volatility yet again

The BDI@1,395… Volatility yet again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points earlier on today thanks to the as ever volatile Capes; perplexed Geopolitics can cause tsunamis with incalculable repercussions for all on Planet Ocean… AND Christmas parties to the fore. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  lost 40...
December 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces
Visit RIMs at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Hall B2, EG stand 109 RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of drone technology in the world maritime surveying with yet another class society approval for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones)...
August 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?
John Faraclas We always maintain the view that in a certain global uncertainty and volatile market one has to be cautious as things can turn upside down and even one index’s fall can cause havoc for the hoi polloi… To the detriment also of the polloi from the shipbroking, analysts and guru fraternity...
December 14th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Markets, Music, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime

RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime
Michele Francioni RINA Services, a world leader in marine classification and certification, recently awarded Carnival Maritime GmbH ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 certificates.  Now the Carnival Maritime office in Hamburg as well as 26 ships in Carnival Maritime’s fleet have been awarded environmental...
July 25th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Environment, News, Safety and Security, Technical | Read More

Classification Societies to Play Leading Role in SHIPPINGInsight 2015

Classification Societies to Play Leading Role in SHIPPINGInsight 2015
NORFOLK, Va. – Sept. 29, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Senior executives from the world’s leading classification societies will play a prominent role in the SHIPPINGInsight 2015 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, which convenes Oct. 13-14 in Stamford, Conn. Leading the way is ABS, a...
September 29th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

RINA launches new services for yacht sector

RINA launches new services for yacht sector
Italy-based classification society RINA has launched a series of new services and standards aimed at helping the growing global yacht industry to grow efficiencies and reduce its environmental footprint. The five new services being rolled out in the last quarter of 2015 are a Global Compliance certification...
September 23rd, 2015 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

RINA Annual Report 2014‏

RINA Annual Report 2014‏
Ugo Salerno Ugo Salerno, the head of RINA classification society has personally send us RINA’s Annual Report for 2014, with a note saying: It is my pleasure to send you the Annual Report of RINA in digital format, with the results achieved in 2014. As usual, in line with the environmental policy...
June 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Reports | Read More

RINA launches open-sea crane standards

RINA launches open-sea crane standards
Italy-based classification society RINA has launched new standards for cranes which will be used for transhipment of bulk cargoes at sea and has completely revised and rebased its rules for offshore cranes used in offshore construction, service and demolition. Under the new rules for lifting appliances,...
June 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ecolock wins QinetiQ 2014 Maritime Innovation Award

Ecolock wins QinetiQ 2014 Maritime Innovation Award
The 2014 Maritime Innovation Award – given jointly by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and technology-based services and solutions provider QinetiQ – has been presented to Subsea Industries for the product Ecolock. Now in its second year, the Award recognises outstanding scientific...
June 3rd, 2015 | Awards, Environment, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

RINA launches major ferry safety initiative

RINA launches major ferry safety initiative
Italy-based classification society RINA has launched a major ferry safety initiative. The Asset Integrity Management scheme for ro-pax ferries covers fire risk mitigation, single-failure risk assessment, enhanced planned maintenance and condition-based monitoring and also food and bacteriological risk...
May 28th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

RINA launches communication skills for engineers development programme

RINA launches communication skills for engineers development programme
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) is delighted to announce the first of a portfolio of soft skills courses tailored to the needs of engineers called Effective Presentations and Networking which will take place on July 29th 2015 at RINA headquarters in London. This one day course introduces...
May 15th, 2015 | Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Energy and marine propel RINA international growth

Energy and marine propel RINA international growth
Ugo Salerno Expanding international testing, inspection, certification and consulting engineering group RINA has grown strongly during 2014, propelled by an upturn in marine, acquisition in the energy sector and international diversification. Turnover for 2014 grew 13 per cent to Euro 333 million. EBITDA...
May 14th, 2015 | Accountancy, Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, News, Reports | Read More

RINA Services acquires QIC Inc to expand oil and gas services

RINA Services acquires QIC Inc to expand oil and gas services
Stefano Socci Expanding international testing, inspection, certification and consulting engineering group RINA has acquired Houston-based QIC Inc as part of its strategy to expand and internationalise services to the oil and gas industries. QIC (www.qicinc.com) is a leading testing, inspection and certification...
May 14th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA to certify major Caspian port and logistics hub development

RINA to certify major Caspian port and logistics hub development
RINA Services has been awarded a contract to provide design review and third party certification services for a major port and logistics hub development at Turkmenbashi, on the Caspian Sea coast of Turkmenistan. The $1.5bn Turkmenbashi International Port is being built by one of the leading Turkish...
March 31st, 2015 | Classification Societies, Construction, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RINA develops new rules for offshore platforms

RINA develops new rules for offshore platforms
Italy’s RINA Services has responded to the challenges of life extension and new regulatory regimes by completely updating its Rules for the Classification of Fixed Offshore Platforms. The new rules and guidelines will be published in May 2015 and will cover classification, certification and verification...
March 24th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Regulatory | Read More

RINA chosen for Egyptian Golden Triangle development project

RINA chosen for Egyptian Golden Triangle development project
D’Appolonia, engineering subsidiary of RINA group, has been chosen by Egypt’s Industrial Development Authority to lead the development of the master plan for Egypt’s mineral and energy rich Golden Triangle. The project, funded by International financial institutions and DONORs, is expected to create...
March 13th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Construction, Energy, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA – Lloyd’s Register Maritime Safety Award

RINA – Lloyd’s Register  Maritime Safety Award
The safety of the seafarer and the maritime environment begins with good design, followed by sound construction and efficient operation. Naval architects and engineers involved in the design, construction and operation of maritime vessels and structures can make a significant contribution to safety...
January 5th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Safety and Security | Read More

RINA expands into Canada with Hayes Stuart acquisition

RINA expands into Canada with Hayes Stuart acquisition
  Stefano Socci Italy’s growing engineering, testing, marine services and ship classification group RINA has acquired a majority stake in Montreal-based marine survey company Hayes Stuart. The move gives RINA Services a platform for further expansion into the growing market in Canada. Stefano...
December 15th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

RINA certifies Technomar to ISO environmental and energy standards

RINA certifies Technomar to ISO environmental and energy standards
  l to r: Spyridon Zolotas, Michele Francioni, Theo Baltatzis, George Youroukos, Ugo Salerno, Stefano Bertilone Greece’s Technomar Shipping has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management standards by RINA Services. George Youroukos, Chairman, Technomar...
December 5th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA Hellenic Committee records RINA surge

RINA Hellenic Committee records RINA surge
Mr. Ugo Salerno as speaker – General view Leaders of the Greek shipping community gathered at RINA Services Hellenic Committee last week to hear of a strong surge in international classification society RINA’s Greek fleet. Committee chairman George Youroukos, Managing Director of Technomar Shipping...
November 20th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, HR, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Significant Small Ships of 2013

Significant Small Ships of 2013
Significant Small Ships of 2013 includes a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting commercial craft up to 100m in length delivered in 2013 by ship and boatyards worldwide.  Each vessel presentation comprises of a full page, with colour photograph, a detailed technical description,...
October 26th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Significant Ships of 2013

Significant Ships of 2013
Significant Ships of 2013 is a RINA annual publication providing an invaluable reference source to some of the very best in today’s ship design and construction. It gives technical details of 49 selected merchant ships of all classes and types, mostly of some 100m in length and above, which were...
October 26th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA’s InfoSHIP EGO performance monitoring system adopted by d’Amico fleet

RINA’s InfoSHIP EGO performance monitoring system adopted by d’Amico fleet
Michele Francioni International classification society RINA Services is to fit RINA’s InfoSHIP EGO performance monitoring system to d’Amico Group’s entire fleet. The first units will be installed on two newbuildings under construction in Korea and China, one tanker and one bulk carrier. The system...
September 9th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA Services authorised as Recognised Organisation by Russian Federation

RINA Services authorised as Recognised Organisation by Russian Federation
Michele Francioni (left) and Viktor A Olerskiy signing RO agreement International classification society RINA Services has been authorised by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation as a Recognized Organisation to perform surveys of vessels flying the flag of the Russian Federation and registered...
June 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

IACS updates strategy and elects new chairman

IACS updates strategy and elects new chairman
Philippe Donche-Gay The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has updated its forward strategy and work plan for the upcoming year at its 69th Council meeting held in Santa Margherita, Italy, chaired by Roberto Cazzulo, Chairman of RINA Services and outgoing IACS chairman. During...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, IMO, News, People and Places, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More