Safety News
 

25/01/2015 02:01

Meetings this week: Jan. 25-31, 2015 - Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola News JournalMeetings this week: Jan. 25-31, 2015Pensacola News Journal•Community Maritime Park Associates Inc. Operations and Audit...

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25/01/2015 01:01

Guest: West Coast ports are in rough seas due to slowdown - The Seattle Times
The Seattle TimesGuest: West Coast ports are in rough seas due to slowdownThe Seattle TimesThe West Coast maritime gateway handles more than 60...

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24/01/2015 05:01

Race to Alaska by sail, paddle: daring dash for a $10000 prize - The Seattle Times
The Seattle TimesRace to Alaska by sail, paddle: daring dash for a $10000 prizeThe Seattle TimesAt last count, 12 teams or individuals had put up the...

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24/01/2015 03:01

Learn Boating Safety from The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Hartford Courant
Learn Boating Safety from The United States Coast Guard AuxiliaryHartford Courant... uniformed volunteer component of the United States Coast Guard...

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23/01/2015 13:01

Hazmat reporting goes electronic-only - IHS Maritime 360
Hazmat reporting goes electronic-onlyIHS Maritime 360An improved system for reporting hazardous cargoes from June this year is being launched by the...

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22/01/2015 23:01

Video: Fishermen Winched To Safety As Boat Sinks - Sky News
Irish ExaminerVideo: Fishermen Winched To Safety As Boat SinksSky NewsIn the video released by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the crew was...

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      Security News
 

23/01/2015 18:01

Can Africa oil producers weather the oil price storm? - Platts (blog)
Can Africa oil producers weather the oil price storm?Platts (blog)Among other challenges in the region, piracy in the Gulf of Guinea will continue to...

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23/01/2015 15:01

EUCAP Nestor Policy and Legal Framework Workshop held in Mogadishu - SomalilandPress
SomalilandPressEUCAP Nestor Policy and Legal Framework Workshop held in MogadishuSomalilandPressIn the conference room where this afternoon ended a...

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23/01/2015 13:01

The US-Vietnam Relationship: Advancing Peace and Prosperity in 2015 - US Department of State (press release)
The US-Vietnam Relationship: Advancing Peace and Prosperity in 2015US Department of State (press release)Because all of our security cooperation –...

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23/01/2015 10:01

Modi to seek US backing for India clean energy development - RTCC
RTCCModi to seek US backing for India clean energy developmentRTCCAmong other issues that hold significance in bilateral between India and the US...

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23/01/2015 02:01

China Is Surging Its Military Into Africa - War is Boring
War is BoringChina Is Surging Its Military Into AfricaWar is BoringChinese activities in Africa have expanded massively during the last decade. To be...

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23/01/2015 02:01

China Is Getting Ready to Surge Its Military Into Africa - War is Boring
War is BoringChina Is Getting Ready to Surge Its Military Into AfricaWar is BoringChinese activities in Africa have expanded massively during the last...

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      Enviroment News
 

21/01/2015 16:01

Keppel Land rises to 4th position in the Global 100 Most Sustainable ... - Your Oil and Gas News (press release)
Keppel Land rises to 4th position in the Global 100 Most Sustainable ...Your Oil and Gas News (press release)In May 2014, Keppel Land was conferred...

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14/01/2015 12:01

4 ways that sustainability can truly advance your procurement career - Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)
Marine Trader Online (press release) (blog)4 ways that sustainability can truly advance your procurement careerMarine Trader Online (press release)...

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07/01/2015 15:01

NPA Tasks Workers On Safety, Acquires Multi-Purpose Fire Equipment - The Guardian
NPA Tasks Workers On Safety, Acquires Multi-Purpose Fire EquipmentThe GuardianSpeaking at the commissioning of multi-purpose fire equipment in Lagos,...

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06/01/2015 20:01

The need for safer recycling - Fiji Times
The need for safer recyclingFiji TimesMany of those involved in this business are very conscious of the need to both improve safety and mitigate the...

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29/12/2014 14:12

New series of 42000-dwt Arctic tankers for Novoportovskoye field to have RS class - PortNews IAA
New series of 42000-dwt Arctic tankers for Novoportovskoye field to have RS classPortNews IAAClass notation: KM✪ Arc7 AUT1-ICS OMBO LI CCO ECO-S BWM...

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25/12/2014 14:12

Proposed Rule Would Publicize Contractor Affiliate Relationships - The National Law Review
Proposed Rule Would Publicize Contractor Affiliate RelationshipsThe National Law ReviewThe DoD, GSA, and NASA have issued a proposed rule that, if...

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      Company News

RINA - QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

Innovation is key to success in all sectors of the maritime industry, and such innovation will stem from the development of research carried out by engineers and scientists in universities and industry, pushing forward the boundaries of design, construction and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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DNV GL gives awards to young professionals

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Classification society DNV GL rewarded three engineers for their scientific research and presented them with the DNV GL Award for Young Professionals.

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DNV GL PSC Update 08-2014/December – PARIS MOU Guidelines for fuel oil quality in emission control areas

Friday, 19 December 2014

From January 2015, the requirements for Sulphur Emission (SOx) in the Emission Control Areas(ECA) of The North Sea, English Channel, Baltic Sea and in areas 200 nautical miles from the US and Canada coast will be strengthened.

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Wärtsilä to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Wärtsilä Corporation is to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International from NYSE-listed L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) is a business sector within L-3’s Electronic Systems business segment primarily focused on the commercial ship industry.

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Wärtsilä ballast water management systems will enable Japanese bulk carriers to achieve compliance with environmental regulations

Monday, 15 December 2014

Six new bulk carriers, being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in Japan, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems (BWMS).

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Barbados Port leads the way in environmental sustainability

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Demonstrating leadership and commitment to environmental sustainability, Barbados Port Inc. has committed to work in partnership with RightShip to develop an incentive program encouraging more efficient vessels to their port.

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      General News
 

SCA shifts gears

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

A leading US law firm has emerged victorious in what appears to be the first phase of a coup aimed at expanding its presence in the domestic shipping industry....

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Insurers sound alarm

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

The recent loss of a handymax bulker owned by Gearbulk appears to be stoking renewed concerns about the carriage of bauxite and other cargoes that are prone to liquefaction....

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VLCCs watch rates ease

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Day rates for VLCCs trading in the spot market have fallen from the highs seen prior to the holiday recess but forecasters don’t appear to be fazed by the development....

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Tote firms up LNG supply

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Tote Inc has forged a long-term supply agreement to fuel its two LNG-powered newbuilding containerships....

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GHS back in the game

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Global Hunter Securities (GHS), a boutique US investment bank, has reactivated research coverage of several New York and Nasdaq-quoted shipping stocks....

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Frontline leads tanker charge

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Frontline was at the head of a tanker bull run on Wall Street today amid the hope floating storage will further boost VLCC rates....

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IMO Secretary-General launches 2015 World Maritime Day theme: “Maritime education and training” at World Maritime University

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has launched this year’s World Maritime Day theme, “Maritime education and training”, telling students and staff at the World Maritime University (WMU) that maritime education and training was essential for the long-term sustainability of the sector, both at sea and on-shore.

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CTF-150 Intensifies Maritime Security Operations

Thursday, 08 January 2015

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) started the New Year with an intensification of its regular maritime security and counter-terrorism operations across the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea.

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What can shippers do against pirate attacks

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

The shipping industry cannot rely on the navies and traditional law enforcement to protect them from pirate attacks and to hold pirates accountable.

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IMarEST investigating ‘Green Ship Technologies’ in Asia

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

Despite ships being by far the most efficient form of transport, there is growing concern about climate change, the environmental state of the world’s oceans and the air quality close to major shipping routes and ports which has led to ever more stringent legislation on emissions to both sea and air.

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Straddle carriers reduce emissions

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

Twelve new diesel-electric hybrid straddle carriers are expanding operations at APMT’s terminal at Gothenburg, while enhancing safety and reducing particulate and CO2 emissions in line with sustainability goals.

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Terminal efficiency project

Monday, 05 January 2015

The inaugural meeting of the Smart, Energy Efficient and Adaptive Port Terminals (SEA TERMINALS) has taken place in Valencia with the aim of hastening the transition of the port industry towards more efficient operational models.

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      Events

Ship Recycling Forum 2015

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - Wednesday, 04 March 2015

PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
As the ship recycling industry edges towards a Hong Kong compliant reality and considers the controversial beaching-ban implied under the new European Regulations, the 2015 Forum seeks to determine whether green recycling is destined to remain the preserve of ‘big shipping’ with achieving top dollar the commercial reality for most? The Forum explores ways for shipowners to support safety and environmental improvements at the waterfront in South Asia. Dedicated sessions and expert speakers look behind the scenes at what ship owners, cash buyers and brokers are doing together to move standards forward.

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5th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Lodnon
With greater industry sophistication, awareness, and expectations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an increasingly important issue that shipping and offshore companies cannot afford to ignore. This forum will explore how companies can keep a competitive advantage in terms of gaining market share, attracting top talent, and preserving employee retention by adopting CSR policies.

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World Ocean Council SOS 2015

Monday, 09 November 2015 - Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Singapore
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership companies from around the world.

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