California Fines 4 Ships for Violating Fuel Rules

California Fines Shippers for Violating ECA Rules

The California Air Resources Board has fined four shipping companies a combined USD 146,719 for failing to switch ...

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ICS Encourages Strict Sulphur Rules Implementation

ICS Encourages Strict Sulphur Rules Implementation

The shipping industry is fully committed to total compliance with the 0.1% sulphur in fuel requirements in Emission ...

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Interferry Backs New LNG Tank Placement Rules

Viking Grace is LNG bunkering in Port of Stockholm

Interferry, a global ferry industry association, has welcomed a decision at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety ...

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EU to Improve Port Services Rules

EU to Improve Port Services Rules

European Union’s Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council adopted a general approach on new rules for ...

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USCG Issues New Interim OSV Rule

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday issued an interim rule regarding regulations to mitigate the risk created by the ...

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Lloyd’s Register Takes Rules for Offshore Units Step Forward

Lloyd’s Register has launched its new Rules for Offshore Units in one single document following an in-depth ...

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Amended Solas Rules for Ships Enter into Force Today

Amended Solas Rules for Ships Enter into Force Today

New requirements under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to require all ships to ...

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ClassNK Amends Rules for Survey and Construction of ...

Classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, ClassNK, informed that it had released amendments to its Rules and ...

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LR: Existing Shipping Rules Should Be Enforced, Not New ...

The Liberian Registry has called on shipping regulators to ensure the effective implementation of existing rules to ...

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EU Commission Extends Liner BER Rules until 2020

EU Commission Extends Liner BER Rules until 2020

The European Commission has extended by another five years until April 2020 the validity of the existing legal ...

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Rules for ‘Dangerous Chemical Substances’ Revised

The Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) announced the release of an amendment, dated 30 May 2014, made to its Rules and ...

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IMO to Toughen Passenger Safety Rules in Concordia Aftermath

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the ...

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ClassNK Releases Latest Rules and Guidance for Ship Survey

The Nippon Kaiji Kyokai(ClassNK) released the latest versions of its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and ...

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New Zealand Transport Minister Signs SeaCert Rules

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has signed into law the Maritime Rules giving effect to SeaCert – a major ...

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ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules

Leading classification society ClassNK announced recently that it had released an updated edition of the Rules and ...

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IACS Council Adopts New Harmonised Common Structural Rules

IACS has unanimously adopted new harmonised Common Structural Rules (CSR) for oil tankers and bulk carriers at its ...

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DNV GL Improves Classification Rules for Offshore Units

DNV’s Enhanced Classification Rules for mobile offshore units presented in May have been further improved through a ...

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New Zealand: MOSS Rules Signed into Law

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has signed the new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) rules into law, with ...

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MTU Series 8000 Gets ABS Naval Vessel Rules ...

The MTU Series 8000 was recently awarded Naval Vessel Rules (NVR) certification by the American Bureau of Shipping ...

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RINA Approves New OSV Rules and Environment Notations

International classification society RINA has launched new rules for Offshore Support Vessels, new environmental ...

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Norway: DNV to Release Rules for Low Flashpoint ...

The 1. July DNV will release rules for using low flashpoint fuels such as methanol for bunker fuel. Interest for ...

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