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.

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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IMO Adds Autonomous Ships to Its Agenda

Following a proposal by a number of countries to include autonomous ships on its agenda, the IMO Maritime Safety ...

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IMO Adopts Safety Amendments for Passenger Ships

IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) has adopted revised safety requirements for passenger vessels in the ...

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Three More States Accede to BWM Treaty

Three more states have become party to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Ballast Water ...

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IMO to Adopt Passenger Ship Safety Amendments

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt revised safety requirements to ensure newbuild ...

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Kenya Inks Amendment to Maritime Piracy Deal

Kenya has become the 13th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct, the regional maritime ...

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Pressure Mounts as Trump Pulls Out of Paris Accord

The decision of the President Donald Trump on US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement exerts further pressure on all ...

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