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ABS updates BWMS guide

(Mar 22 2019)

ABS has published an updated ‘Best Practices for Operation of Ballast Water Management (BWM) Systems' report.



Sperry bridge software upgrade

(Mar 22 2019)

Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine has undertaken a major upgrade to its VisionMaster FT bridge software.



Siam Lucky Marine chooses GNS

(Mar 22 2019)

GNS has been awarded a contract by Siam Lucky Marine to supply an integrated navigation solution to nine of its 21 LPG carriers.



Inert gas system added to Alfa Laval’s Aalborg centre

(Mar 22 2019)

An Alfa Laval Smit Combustion system (FU type) has been installed at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark.



WFW advises on chemical carrier newbuilding financing

(Mar 22 2019)

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Crédit Agricole Italia on two financings for Marittima Emiliana, a company within the Amoretti family’s Armatori Group, for the construction of two 4,500 dwt chemical tankers at Ningbo Xinle Shipbuilding.



UK P&I Club launches fourth interactive video

(Mar 22 2019)

UK P&I Club has launched its fourth video in a series of free reflective learning training videos entitled, ‘Collision When Overtaking’.



Solar Solve wins large tanker orders

(Mar 22 2019)

Solar Solve marine is currently manufacturing around 600 of the SOLASAFE anti-glare roller sunscreens to be installed on 40 vessels that are being built in South Korea this year.



Movers and shakers Mar 22

(Mar 22 2019)

International maritime law practice Hill Dickinson has made several appointments.



Another attempt to repeal the Jones Act

(Mar 15 2019)

US Senator Mike Lee (Republican-Utah) has introduced the ‘Open America’s Water Act of 2019’, a bill which would repeal the Jones Act if passed.



USCG looks at ballast water compliance date extensions

(Mar 15 2019)

The US Coast Guard has reconsidered its interpretation of ‘next scheduled drydocking’ with regard to ballast water compliance date extensions.



BP launches VLSFO marine fuels

(Mar 15 2019)

BP Marine has introduced a very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), with a maximum 0.5% sulfur content.



DNV GL rolls out remote surveys

(Mar 15 2019)

All DNV GL classed vessels are now able to make use of remote surveys for some inspections through the Veracity data platform.



LR lauds Maersk Tankers' bunker adjustment methodology

(Mar 15 2019)

Maersk Tankers uses a proprietary methodology Bunker Adjustment to distribute payments to pool partners, based on the bunker consumption of their vessels compared to the pool average.



Systemic failures reduction guidance

(Mar 15 2019)

Bureau Veritas (BV) and TMC Marine, a BV Group Company since 2016, plus the London P&I Club, have produced a new publication focusing on systemic failures on board ships.



Furetank expands fleet

(Mar 15 2019)

Swedish-based Furetank Chartering, a member of the Gothia Tanker Alliance, is to commercial manage two more tankers.




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