Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

Wasaline ferry

Wasaline's Managing Director speaks on the concept of the automated ship.

EC Assessing Damage Caused by Russia’s Fisheries ...

EC Assessing Damage Caused by Russia's Fisheries Products Ban

Following Russia’s announcement on August 7 to ban imports of certain fisheries products from the European Union, ...

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Russia’s Food Ban Showing Its Face

Russia’s ban on food imports from Western countries is starting to be felt among shippers, the first being ...

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Freight Rates Pulling Hapag-Lloyd Down

Freight Rates Pulling Hapag-Lloyd Down

Hapag-Lloyd, Germany’s shipping powerhouse, has posted results for the first six months of 2014. The company ...

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Confused Councillors Retract Tanker Ban Votes

Confused Councillors Retract Tanker Ban Votes

Canada’s West Vancouver council is preparing to revisit the unanimously approved recommendation to ban LNG ...

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Groupe Eurotunnel Says CMA’s Ban Is Absurd

Groupe Eurotunnel has described the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority decision to ban MyFerryLink from ...

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UK CMA Upholds Eurotunnel Ferry Activities Ban

This morning, the UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) banned Eurotunnel from operating ferries from Dover, ...

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EU Commission Proposes Full Ban on Fishing with Driftnets

The European Commission wants to prohibit the use of any kind of driftnets for fishing in all EU waters as of 1 ...

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EU States Reject Ban on Filipino Seafarers

At the Committee on the Safety of the Sea (COSS) held on 23 April, the EU Member States endorsed the recommendation ...

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InterManager Calls for Calm over Possible Filipino ...

Ship managers should put in place sensible contingency plans to guard against a worst-case scenario should Filipino ...

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Australia: Greens Call for Gladstone LNG Dredging Ban

  Mass dredging off central Queensland to make way for the booming coal seam gas industry must be suspended ...

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Finland: IMO Adopts HELCOMs Proposal to Ban Sewage ...

  – The Baltic Sea Action Plan milestone makes Baltic the first sea in the world designated by IMO as a ...

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Antarctic Fuel Oil Ban, ECA MARPOL Amendments Enter ...

Amendments to IMO’s MARPOL Convention for the prevention of pollution from ships enter into force on 1 August 2011, ...

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£40m ocean research ship named

A £40m ship designed for oceanographic research to monitor climate change has been formally named. The ...

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Could fishing be squeezed out?

The new “rationalized” system allots each boat an individual catch quota, which it can fill at its own ...

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