Cardiff Marine Inc, a Liberian-registered shipping company, was sentenced today in federal court in Baltimore after pleading guilty to a felony violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.
FLAGSHIP, a part EU-funded maritime transport project, has achieved major advances in accurately measuring on-board power requirements and thereby enabling a reduction in fuel consumption through the development of FLAGSHIP-EEM (Energy Efficiency Monitoring).
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has circulated proposed draft regulations to make mandatory technical and operational measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from international shipping, following a request by a number of States Parties to Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships (MARPOL) to circulate the draft text.
Global Marketing Systems (GMS) cooperates with Germanischer Lloyd (GL) on green ship recycling.
According to the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT), H2S content in liquid could produce an equivalent atmospheric concentration in the ratio of 1 (by weight) to 100 (by volume).
“The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is widely expected to lead to tougher regulations with consequences for the whole offshore industry,” says Andreas Sohmen-Pao, CEO of the BW Group, one of the world’s leading maritime groups, to DNV Forum. He adds that new requirements, if based on thoughtful regulation, can bring the industry forward and generate business opportunities for progressive companies.
On October 21, the European Commission set out concrete steps to enhance the effectiveness and cost efficiency of surveilling European Seas.
On behalf of MTC, Berik Uandykov, Chairman of the Transport and Railways Committee, recognized the importance of the international marine and offshore experience that ABS brings to the region.
DNV’s Business Assurance division in Japan is forming a strategic alliance through a capital tie-up with Japan Audit and Certification Organization for Environment and Quality (JACO).
It´s been reported that the European Commission is to is being urged to do more to improve conditions at ports to ensure that containers are correctly weighed and stowed before ships head to sea due to the fact that more than 2,000 shipping containers are believed to be lost overboard every year. MEPs are expected to call…