Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

Wartsila’s BWMS Bags USCG Type Approval

Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Wartsila Water Systems,

Wärtsilä has obtained type approval certificate for its ballast water management system from USCG.

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Oldendorff Carriers Opts for Erma First BWMS

Oldendorff Carriers teams up with Erma Firs

Oldendorff Carriers has teamed up with Erma First to make its ships compliant with ballast water management convention.

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Qatar Accedes to Ballast Water Management Convention

Qatar has become the latest state to sign up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention.

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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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BWM Convention Compliance Comes with USD 100 Bn Price Tag

The shipping industry may collectively need to spend around USD 100 billion in order to install the new ballast ...

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Honduras Ratifies Ballast Water Management Convention

Honduras has acceded to the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC), becoming the 61st country to do so.  The ...

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Interview: Things to Know about BWTS Installation

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

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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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