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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Market expectations from DNV and GL merger

Posted to Market expectations from DNV and GL merger (by Joseph Fonseca) on January 23, 2013

The recent announcement of the merger of the two classification societies Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) seems to have caused an unsettling effect on shipping companies, classification societiesand others related organizations.

Indian Ports (Consolidated) Act of 2010 in the offing

Posted to Indian Ports (Consolidated) Act of 2010 in the offing (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 18, 2010

The draft of the Indian Ports (Consolidated) Act 2010 is likely to come before the Lok Sabha of the Indian parliament during the coming Winter Session. The proposed Act is said to be in line with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) of USA…

Tail wagging the dog

Posted to Tail wagging the dog (by Raina Clark) on August 4, 2010

Safe voyage!With the upcoming changes to the STCW convention it appears once again the US is trying to skirt the more stringent sea time requirements of other maritime countries due to pressure from State maritime academies. One just has to…