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LR’s Nick Brown: Climate Emergency is “same magnitude, different time domain" to COVID-19

May 15, 2020

As the maritime industry settles in on a COVID-19 induced ‘new norm,’ and long-range planning is dramatically shortened,, Nick Brown, Marine and Offshore Director, Lloyd’s Register, said that while much deserved focus must be paid to the current crisis…

ABS’ Wiernicki: “COVID-19 will function as threat, a disruptor and catalyst for change”

May 14, 2020

As COVID-19 and a historically weak energy market wreaks havoc on the maritime industry, Christopher J. Wiernicki, CEO, American Bureau of Shipping, tells Maritime Reporter & Engineering News in its May 2020 edition that “COVID-19 will function as threat…

IRClass Foreign Flag Fleet Reg. Up 16%

Jan 14, 2020

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) said that the classed fleet registered approx. 3% growth in the past year.The ship classification society said that its foreign flag fleet continued to grow at a robust pace with 16% more vessels added…

ABS & the Future of Classification

Nov 08, 2019

The discussion of the ‘future of class’ seems more relevant today than ever, as the maritime industry navigates a transcendent period, with digitalization, decarbonization and a long list of related safety and risk concerns occupying the attention and budgets of shipowners globally…

Protheroe Takes Charge of BV N. America

Mar 05, 2019

Tim Protheroe, with more than 40 years of industry experience, was tapped to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & OffshoreProtheroe was officially named Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America, providing leadership in the United States and Canada…

Drones for Inspection: The Next Step

Feb 12, 2019

RIMS BV has been a leader in the push for maritime inspection via drone, and the company recently announced it has received another two certifications from DNV GL and the Indian Class Register for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones) during surveys of enclosed spaces…

Klaveness Container Ship Completes World's First 'Digital Survey'

Jan 29, 2019

Norwegian shipping company Klaveness Ship Management has announced that it has performed what it believes to be the world’s first ‘digital survey’, carried out on board the container vessel MV Bardu in conjunction with classification society DNV GL…

Logistics News

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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