Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Majority of New Ships Exceed IMO’s Post-2025 Requirements

Almost three-quarters of new ships carrying consumer goods already exceed International Maritime ...

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Maritime Community Celebrates World Maritime Day 2017

“The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a ...

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IMO Warns of Hazards of Carrying Bauxite by Ship

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a new warning that bauxite may become unstable when ...

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MRV Compliance: What Lies Ahead?

The deadline for shipping companies to submit their MRV monitoring plans for verification expired on August 31. The ...

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Jamaica, Malta Accede to BWM Convention

Jamaica and Malta have become the latest states to sign up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention – the ...

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Ballast Water Management Convention Enters into Force

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM ...

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IMO: New Project to Address Bioinvasions via Ships’ Hulls

A new global project to help protect marine ecosystems from the negative effects of invasive aquatic species has ...

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Bahri Pushes for Saudi Arabia’s Entry into IMO Council

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has joined a meeting with the International Maritime Organization ...

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IMO's Emission Reduction Plan Makes 'Modest' Progress

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) tentative step towards a plan to cut shipping’s climate ...

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Croatia Ratifies Wreck Removal Convention

Croatia has acceded to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Nairobi International Convention on ...

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IBIA Reports Rise in Average Residual Fuel Sulphur Content

The yearly average sulfur content of tested residual fuel oils increased to 2.58% in 2016, up by 0.13% from 2.45% ...

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IMO Okays Life Safety Performance Criteria Guidelines

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee has approved the Guidelines for the ...

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IMO Members Back HFO Risk Mitigation Measures in Arctic

International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Member States have supported a proposal to identify measures aimed at ...

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Thailand Signs Conventions on Oil Pollution Damage

Thailand has become the latest state to accede to the international conventions on Civil Liability for Oil ...

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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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MEPC 71 Kicks Off

The 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) has started at International Maritime ...

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Intercargo: Bulkers Face Challenges with Fitting BWTS

Retrofitting a Ballast Water Treatment System onto a bulk carrier that uses gravity discharge for the top side ...

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Fate of Ballast Water Convention to Be Decided at MEPC 71

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee 71, due to gather in London in July, may well have the last ...

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UN IMO: Seafarers Matter

Highlighting the challenges faced by seafarers the United Nations International Maritime Organization has called on ...

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Industry Bodies Unite to Tackle Shipping's CO2 Emissions

Four major international trade associations have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime ...

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IMO: Integrated Approach to Maritime Sector Needed for SD

Economic stability and sustainable development can be driven by an integrated approach to the maritime sector, ...

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