Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Interview: Things to Know about BWTS Installation

The implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) has been a hot topic these days, especially ...

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Scheme for Compliance with D-2 Standard Tentatively Accepted

An amended implementation scheme for ships to comply with the D-2 biological standard under the Ballast Water ...

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ICS Calls On IMO to Delay Implementation of BWMC

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back the ...

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BWTS - Check Your Charter Party, Says North P&I

Retrofitting vessels to comply with the upcoming BWM Convention may affect the vessels’ performance, ...

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Owners Sending Fewer Ships to Scrapyards

Shipowners’ interest is being diverted away from the recycling market with secondhand vessel values rising, ...

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New Zealand Becomes 54th State to Ratify BWM Convention

New Zealand has ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which is scheduled to enter into force on ...

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Marshall Islands Supports Five-Year Trial Period for BWMC

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry said that it will support proposals under which the shipowners ...

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MSI: BWMC to Recover Dry Bulk Market?

Despite being beset with technical challenges and shipowners opposition, the implementation of the IMO Ballast ...

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IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratifications

IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratification, EU's CO2 Monitoring System

The ”disappointingly” slow pace of ratifications of the Ballast Water Management Convention and a ...

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IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify the Ballast Water Management Convention if there is ...

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India Opens Door to Ballast Water Management Convention

India Approves Merchant Shipping Bill

India’s Union Cabinet approved the introduction of the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill, 2015 and accession ...

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