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Ship stranded off Bulgarian Coast near Park "Yailata"

(Sep 23 2021)

Underwater inspections of the ship Vera SU, which has been stranded near the protected area Yailata, north of Kaliakra, continue for the second day.

ABS – advice on operating ballast water systems

(Jul 27 2021)

William Burroughs, Senior Principal Engineer, ABS, gives some new advice on operating ballast water systems, including regulatory extensions, challenges with shipyards, where vessel operators have most problems, training recommendations, and preparat...

Coming soon – ballast efficacy tests

(Jul 27 2021)

New ballast water management systems will need to be subjected to “biological efficiacy tests” – basically, checking that they actually work – in addition to using type approved systems, under legislation coming into force over coming years.

Strike continues at Libyan port as tanker diverts

(Feb 11 2021)

A tanker has been forced to divert from Libya's Marsa el-Hariga terminal, where strike action among guards has prevented crude from being exported for two weeks.

Wärtsilä and SAACKE sign strategic partnership to expand their marine solution offerings

(Feb 04 2021)

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic partnership agreement with SAACKE, the Germany based global supplier of marine firing plants for seagoing vessels, offshore plants and LNG tankers.

US imports no Saudi crude oil for first time in 35 years

(Jan 07 2021)

The U.S. didn’t import any Saudi crude the week of Dec. 28 for the first time in 35 years, a reversal from just months ago when the Kingdom threatened to upend the American energy industry by unleashing a tsunami of exports into a market decimated by...

Maximise your online presence and boost your career prospects

(Nov 19 2020)

Join us at this Nautical Institute webinar 19:15 GMT on Tuesday, 24th November 2020.

Ecochlor - deadline for comment for US discharge rules Nov 25

(Nov 11 2020)

Tanker operators may consider providing online comment to the US proposed new "VIDA" discharge rules - deadline is Nov 25 - says Ecochlor

ABS and American P&I Club continue close collaboration on loss prevention initiatives

(Oct 29 2020)

The close collaboration between ABS and the American P&I Club continues to deliver new loss prevention initiatives for the industry.

Life during Covid is a living nightmare

(Oct 29 2020)

Seafarers continue to face a bleak future in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published today by The Mission to Seafarers.

Jotun launches SeaQuantum III series featuring microZone

(Oct 29 2020)

Sandefjord, Norway. Jotun has announced the launch of a range of premium antifouling coatings to succeed its market leading SeaQuantum S-line offering tailor-made fouling protection.

DNV GL webinar: safety in shipping during the Covid-19 pandemic

(Oct 29 2020)

Two 1-hour sessions available on 5 November 2020.

KR authorized to provide statutory services to Brunei

(Oct 29 2020)

The Korean Register (KR) has been appointed to deliver statutory services on behalf of the Government of Brunei.

Actionable insights with Signal Ocean | Three case studies

(Oct 29 2020)

We would like to invite you to a tanker market webinar hosted by Signal Ocean.

Risk and Risk Taking Behaviour

(Oct 29 2020)

16 November 2020 at 02:30 - 06:00 UTC Zoom online training platform.


Oct-Nov 2021

Behavioural competency assessment - crew mental health - Ardmore Shipping - understanding CII - rotor sails - aft peak tank ballast