How Smart Are Your Ships?

ABS

Novak: smart functionality is part of the industry's journey to autonomy.

Navis: 6 Emerging Trends to Keep an Eye on

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There are some emerging trends that owners should be watching closely.

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Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019

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There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019.

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IMO MSC to Tackle Safety Issues Related to Marine Fuel Use

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The IMO's MSC has committed to take actions to tackle safety issues related to the use of marine fuel.

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BW LPG Praises Its Crew for Damn Good Seamanship

BW Frigg

BW LPG revealed that the crew of its LPG carrier BW Frigg thwarted a pirate attack on October 29.

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BIMCO Unveils Two 2020 Sulphur Clauses

BIMCO

BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative's Online Tool Is Live

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A tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice was launched earlier today.

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Ports Need to Be Climate Change Proofed Urgently

Port of Hamburg

Ports and coastal infrastructure need to be prepared urgently for the projected impacts of the climate change.

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OPEC Cuts to Test the Strength of Tanker Market Recovery

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OPEC and Russia agreed to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels.

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Need a Brain for Your Container? Welcome to Container Utopia

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Small and mid-size shipping companies are invited to apply to have their entire container fleet digitalized.

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EGCSA Slams Singapore's Wash Water Discharge Ban

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EGCSA criticized the decision of MPA Singapore to ban the discharge of wash water from open loop scrubbers.

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Competitive Landscape Could Change Completely in Liner World

Maersk Lamanai, Monte Azul container ships

Global carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

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ASEAN Members Adopt Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan

ASEAN members adopt Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

These are the most read stories of the past week.

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Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of IMO.

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BIMCO to Complete Cyber Security Clause in May 2019

BIMCO

BIMCO is developing a cyber security clause in cooperation with shipping companies Klaveness and Navig8.

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Deal Reached on Higher Seafarer Wages

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Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages.

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Tanker Recovery: Winter Is Coming (Early)?

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Multiple factors contributing to tanker recovery, but sustainable recovery is yet to materialize.

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Liberia Steps Up Fight Against Maritime Corruption

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Liberia has become the 1st ship registry to be admitted to the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network as a member.

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Pirates Fire at LNG Carrier off Nigeria

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An LNG tanker was chased and fired upon by nine pirates in a speed boat on November 6.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of last week.

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Armed Pirates Kidnap Four Crew Members off Congo

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Four crew members of an unnamed Singapore-flagged tug/supply vessel were kidnapped off Congo.

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Vopak Eyes New LPG Terminal in South Africa

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Vopak, Reatile to expand in South Africa by investing in a new LPG import and distribution terminal.

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Liner Giants, Terminal Operators Join Forces on Blockchain

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Nine ocean carrier majors and terminal operators signed to unlock the potential of blockchain.

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ICS: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised

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The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

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Report: Cosco in Talks on 25-Strong Bulker Order?

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Cosco linked to an order of up to 25 ships intended for shipping bauxite from Guinea to China.

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Stena Bulk’s Chemical Tanker Dodges Pirate Attack

Stena Imperial chemical tanker

Two suspicious skiffs approached Stena Imperial west of Yemen.

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NIMASA to Enforce 'Strict Compliance' with Sulphur Cap

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NIMASA is to enforce strict compliance with the IMO sulphur cap.

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