Will Container Lines Skip UK Ports on Brexit?
British importers and exporters prefer direct mainline container services calling at their national ports and tend to dislike feeder services, says a Drewry report. Is there a risk that a politically isolated UK will no longer benefit from direct vessel calls…
Director, Mobileweight, LLC
Shipping industry veteran Dan Gardner, director of Mobileweight, weighs in on the latest SOLAS VGM requirements and their impacts across the container shipping sector.
Bangladesh LNG Terminal Edges Closer
Excelerate Energy L.P. (“Excelerate”), Petrobangla, and the Government of Bangladesh executed the Terminal Use Agreement…
Fuel Consumption, Emissions Monitoring Software Updated
As part of the ongoing Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project, Eco Marine Power (EMP) stated that the Aquarius…
First LNG Vessel Transits Expanded Panama Canal
Today, the Panama Canal marked another milestone with the transit of the first-ever liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier through its expanded locks.
Two SAAM Tugs Christened in Chile
In early June, after a traditional blessing ceremony held in Valparaiso, Chile where SAAM S.A. is based, the company officially…
Will UK Maritime Traffic Rise or Fall on Brexit?
UK container traffic will see more muted growth than expected a few months ago, at least in the short term, says Drewry.
GAC Russia Expands Eastwards
GAC Russia said it is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches at Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to meet demand…
Risk Never Takes a Vacation
Calgary, Alberta: Just back from a nice holiday in Western Canada, I also need a few days to recover from all of the hiking at 8,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains.The Death March at Emerald Lake – 12 gritty miles punctuated by a 3,000 climb to…
Clay Maitland Speculates on what Brexit Means for the Maritime Industry
Maritime Professional is pleased to feature another interview in the Maritime TV video series featuring Clay Maitland, Managing Partner, International Registries, Inc., entitled Mondays with Maitland. The program series addresses issues of the day throughout the international maritime industry.
US Coast Guard Subchapter M Towing Vessel Regulations Effective July 20, 2016
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) previously published a Final Rule on Inspection of Towing Vessels. The Final Rule is codified under 46 CFR Subchapter M and is commonly referred to as Subchapter M. The new Rule establishes requirements for the design…
SubChapter M: Vessel 365 Gets Underway
Since 2011 I have been involved with in nearly every high level discussion concerning SubChapter M technologies and recordkeeping. It has been a long and often times anxious road as we have all pondered what USCG would publish in the Final Rule.
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