All News

 

Markets - Recycling rates on the decline

(Apr 06 2018)

The anticipated and feared price erosion seemed to have set in last week.



WinGD and Wärtsilä test NG-VOC mix in gaseous fuel mode

(Apr 06 2018)

WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have tested an NG-VOC (natural gas - volatile organic compounds) fuel mix for WinGD X-DF engines, chosen to power two 125,000 dwt shuttle tankers newbuildings for AET (see Tanker Operator News, 29th March).



USCG BWMS type approval applications up to 12

(Apr 06 2018)

The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Centre (MSC) has received its 11th and 12th applications for ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval.



NI tackles Polar operations

(Apr 06 2018)

The Nautical Institute’s Book of the Month for April is the revised and updated publication, ‘Polar Ship Operations - Second Edition’.



ABS introduces e-certification

(Apr 06 2018)

ABS is the latest class society to launch e-Certificates.



Eniram in insurance risk joint venture

(Apr 06 2018)

To bring more intelligent insurance to the shipping industry, Wärtsilä subsidiary, Eniram, has partnered with marine software provider Concirrus.



Another active hurricane season predicted

(Apr 06 2018)

After a devastating US hurricane season last year, forecasters are predicting a near normal to slightly above-normal year, with between 12 to 15 tropical storms, AccuWeather reported.



DESMI reports satisfactory result

(Apr 06 2018)

Based on an annual turnover of DKK855 mill, the pre-tax profit for 2017 was DKK44.2 mill.



Ecoslops narrows loss

(Apr 06 2018)

Slops and sludge converter Ecoslops has reported strong sales growth and cash position, plus a positive net profit for its Sines operation for 2017.



aqua-tools gains Saudi testing kit approval

(Apr 06 2018)

The Saudi Government will include aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water analysis kit in the list of recommended equipment for use by ballast water testing providers affiliated to Saudi Aramco contracted shipping agents.



Prevention at Sea gains another flag state nod

(Apr 06 2018)

Maritime technology and risk minimisation company, Prevention at Sea, has gained recognition from the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) for its e-ORB (oil record book) software developed in conjunction with the Liberian Ship Registry.



Marlink expands Indian Ocean coverage

(Apr 06 2018)

Marlink has added a new satellite to its global multi-band Sealink network, significantly expanding its footprint in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and introducing greater Ku-band VSAT capacity to enable high-speed broadband connectivity for ships tra...



Early April movers and shakers

(Apr 06 2018)

Radio Holland (RH) has announced the appointment of Nikeel Idnani as business development director for the Middle East, Indian sub-continent & Africa.



MEPC 72 - a packed agenda

(Mar 29 2018)

The forthcoming IMO MEPC 72 starting 9th April, will discuss the reduction and is expected to adopt an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships.



Governments should compromise on emissions reduction - ICS

(Mar 29 2018)

Ahead of the critical IMO meetings, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said that governments must compromise to help agree a strategy to further reduce CO2 ship emissions that will match the Paris Agreement expectations on climate change.




<<-newer older->>

Apr 2018

Denmark, tanker arbitration, ice class, oily water discharge, drone surveys