DMA authorises RINA for vessels fuelled by LNG

(Mar 07 2014)

Genoa-based classification society RINA has been authorised by the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) to act on its behalf to carry out plan approval and surveillance during construction on board ships using LNG as marine fuel.



BWMS gains EX proof creditation

(Mar 07 2014)

Wärtsilä has completed verification testing for explosion proof (EX) requirements for its AQUARIUS UV ballast water management system (BWMS).



Lessons learned from ISO PAS 28007 pilot audits

(Mar 03 2014)

An update on the ISO 28007 pilot audit process was given at a seminar held in London on 29th January, 2014*.



Cargo overpressure: relieving the pain of compliance

(May 13 2013)

Tanker owners and operators face increasing scrutiny over system requirements designed to minimise the risk of cargo overpressure, with tighter regulations due to take effect from this summer.



Another fine mess for tanker owners

(Jan 31 2013)

What is claimed to be slipshod drafting in an IMO document has set in motion a battle for the hearts, minds and money of chemical tanker operators and owners that is being fought not on the high seas, but in the drydocks of the world, writes Brian Wa...




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