Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

India Eases Rules for Issuing CDC for Seafarers

India has opted to ease some of its rules in an effort to remove obstacles for seafarers.

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UAE Lays Down the Rules for Tankers

Foreign flagged tankers carrying crude oil and products in UAE waters have to be less than 25 years old.

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UAE Introduces Safety Net for Seafarers

UAE introduces compulsory insurance for seafarers in case of abandonment, death or injury.

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Shipping Companies Excluded from World's Largest Fund

Shipping majors have been excluded from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) for beaching ships.

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Canada Fines Hapag-Lloyd Boxship for Violating Speed Limit

Canada has fined a boxship for alleged non-compliance while a temporary mandatory speed limit for ships was in effect.

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Shipping Needs Uniform Rules to Adopt Green Technologies

Lack of uniform international legal framework is to hinder shipping's adoption of green technologies.

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Canada Lifts Speed Limit for Ships in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Canada has lifted the temporary mandatory slowdown for commercial vessels operating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Canada Unveils New Arctic Shipping Safety Regulations

Canada has introduced new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations. 

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ABS Grants AIP for Hyundai Heavy's FPSO Hull Design

Hyundai Heavy has received an Approval in Principle (AIP) for its FPSO hull design from ABS.

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Seafarers’ Rights to Shore Leave Reinforced

Seafarers' rights to shore leave have been strengthened through amendments which entered into force on January 1.

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Top Interviews of 2017

Here are the top interviews in 2017.

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Editor's Picks of 2017

2017 Year in Review: Editor's picks of the year

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ECSA: It's Time for Single Shipping Market

ECSA has welcomed the recent move by the EC that could pave the way for the single shipping market.

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NITC Ready for EU MRV

National Iranian Tanker Company awarded EU MRV compliance certificate.

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No Magic Bullet for Sustainable Shipping

The maritime industry needs to piece together individual technologies to create efficient vessels.

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IBIA: Low Sulphur Fuel Best Solution for Global Cap

Low sulphur fuel oil is believed to be the best solution for compliance with the 0.50% sulphur limit in 2020.

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35 States Pen Declaration on Cutting Shipping's Emissions

The international maritime transport industry has to take urgent measures in order to cut its share of emissions.

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IMO Assembly Adopts Vision and Strategic Directions

IMO Assembly adopted strategic directions and vision for 2018-2023 at its 30th session in London, United Kingdom.

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NGOs Denounce PHP Yard's Shipbreaking Certification

Statements of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention are no guarantee for safe shipbreaking activities, NGO says.

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Environmental Legislation Key Priority for BIMCO

Environmental legislation will be at the top of the agenda of Angus Frew, Secretary General & CEO of BIMCO.

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Ballast Free LNG-Carrier Design Steals the Spotlight

The industry is making a step forward in achieving ballast-free shipping with new 30,000m³ B-FREE LNG carrier design.

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IMO Assembly Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has elected new members of its council for the ...

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Wärtsilä Introduces Voyage Emissions Reduction System

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä is introducing its Voyage Emissions Reduction (VER) system as a means for ...

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GSF, Partners Call for Joint Action on Cargo Safety

Four industry organizations are calling for united front with regards to safety aspects of the way in which cargo ...

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Survey: LNG Retrofitting Sparks High Interest

There is a strong interest of shipowners in retrofitting their ships with liquefied natural gas-powered (LNG) ...

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No Delay to 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Entrance into Force

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air ...

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World Expects Bold Goals on Cutting Emissions from Shipping

The whole world would be watching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2018, looking for something of ...

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