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New Rules on Med Exam in Danish Ships

Aug 26, 2019

The order for medical examinations of seafarers and fishermen will be changed on September 1, 2019, said the Danish Maritime Authority.Due to this change, it is no longer a requirement to hold a Danish Health Certificate when employed on Danish ships…

Green Marine Certification for Stockton Port

Aug 02, 2019

The Port of Stockton in San Joaquin Valley, in the extended San Francisco Bay Area, has achieved certification from Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.Certification recognizes…

ECSA Discusses on EU Shipping Issues

Jul 30, 2019

The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) informed that its Board met in Brussels on 26 June, to discuss the issues the European shipping industry is currently working on.A broad discussion was held about how the industry will work…

Panama Canal, UN Join Forces on Climate Action

Jul 26, 2019

The Panama Canal and UN Environment signed a cooperation agreement today to join efforts on sustainable development and combatting climate change.Signed by the Administrator of the Panama Canal Jorge L. Quijano and the Regional of UN Environment in Latin America and the Caribbean Leo Heileman…

American Shipbuilding Act Re-introduced

Jul 26, 2019

Congressman John Garamendi and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker reintroduced the Energizing American Shipbuilding Act (H.R.3829), that seeks to revive domestic shipbuilding and maritime industries by requiring that increasing percentages of liquefied natural gas and crude oil exports be transported on U…

MSC Reiterates No Shark Fin Policy

Jul 11, 2019

Swiss-based shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is taking the opportunity to clarify and raise awareness of its zero-tolerance position on shark fin carriage, following a reported shark fin discovery earlier this year, involving a booking by another container carrier…

6 Months' Countdown to Global Sulfur Cap

Jun 30, 2019

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated guidance to help shipowners comply with new UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, with just six months to go until the implementation of the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ICS…

Norway Hits GCL with Sulfur Fine

May 20, 2019

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has fined Greek cruise ship operator Global Cruise Lines (GCL) for using 0.17 percent sulfur fuel in a 0.10 percent sulfur ECA zone.NMA informed that MS Magellan, which is owned by the Greek company GCL…

IMO 2020: Total Lubmarine 'Road Show' in NYC

May 10, 2019

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Total Lubmarine brought its 'Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum' to New York City, a meeting including of Total Lubmarine business and technical executives and shipowners.The event, held aboard the historic Aircraft Carrier Intrepid Museum…

Port of Brownsville Connector Cleared

May 01, 2019

The South Port Connector Road Project received environmental clearance from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District Office, advancing the project to the construction phase.The project is part of the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority’s (CCRMA) East Loop Corridor plan…

Industry Hails EU Maritime Single Window

Apr 18, 2019

The EU Social Partners in the maritime sector, European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF), welcome the adoption by Members of the European Parliament of the proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment…

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Approved by USCG

Apr 10, 2019

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of manufacturer Alfa Laval’s ballast water treatment technology, has received an updated type approval from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 was awarded an updated certificate from the USCG on April 4…

ECSA Workshop on IMO GHG Strategy

Apr 03, 2019

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) organised a workshop on the practical implementation of measures to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions, attended by representatives of the European Commission, the European Maritime Safety Agency…

Project NEPTUNES: Noise Control in Port

Mar 20, 2019

Upcoming Project NEPTUNES is set to offer a best practices guide for ports on measuring, labelling and mitigating noise emissions of vessels at ports.Up until today, there is a noticeable absence of any universal measurement protocol for the quantification of noise performance of ships in port…

Regulations for Cargo Lifting Safety on the Anvil

Mar 05, 2019

Draft mandatory regulations to make lifting appliances such as onboard cargo cranes safer are being developed by the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE).According to a press note from International Maritime Organization (IMO),…

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