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IMO: BWM Convention Not Ready for Entry into Force

The Ballast Water Management (BWM) convention has not met its final entry-into-force requirement yet, ...

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DMA Urges Shipowners to Prep for Wreck Removal Regulations

With the upcoming entrance into force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks on 14th of ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey today (October 14, 2014) ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004, bringing the number of ...

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ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of ...

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the ...

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Ireland, Belize Ratify ILO Maritime Labour Convention

Ireland, Belize Ratifiy ILO Maritime Labour Convention

Ireland and Belize have ratified International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. ...

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ICS Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Flaws

ICS Offers Balast Water Convention Amendments

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – in co-operation with a wide coalition of international shipping ...

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France Third to Ratify Ship-Recycling Convention

France has become the third state to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally ...

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Carriers to Assume Greater Liability for Their Passengers

The Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 2002, which substantially ...

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Shipping Industry Worried about BWM Convention Implementation

The global shipping industry, represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, Intercargo, ...

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IMO’s MEPC Adopts Amendments to MARPOL Convention

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its ...

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ICS Suggests Steps for BWM Convention Implementation Problems

In advance of next week’s meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International ...

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RS to Undertake Independent Assessment of QMS for ...

In 2014, FAI Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS), under authorisation of the Russian Federation’s ...

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Ukrainian Ports Join ILO Convention

The specialized port of “Oktyabrsk”, Ukraine hosted a meeting last week of the initiative group of companies ...

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MLC 2006 Helps Secure Seafarers Same Rights in Working ...

A new version of Notice B from the Danish Maritime Authority, which enters into force on 1 August 2013, implements ...

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IMO’s MSC to Adopt Amendments to International ...

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 92nd ...

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French Government Ratifies Maritime Labour Convention 2006

Last week, the Government of France deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification ...

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International Convention on BWM at Top of Agenda

The BLG Sub-Committee now recommends that the Marine Environment Protection Committee amends the provisions on ...

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AET Takes Over Newbuild BWM Convention Compliant VLCC

Last week, leading petroleum tanker operator, AET, took delivery of a new 320,000 dwt VLCC from Korean yard, ...

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