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  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Unique Maritime Group’s CEO, Himanshu (Harry) Gandhi has been recognized with the International Golden Helm Awards 2014 held at Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA), Dubai. The award ceremony was organised by the IMC (International Maritime Club). Harry Gandhi won an award in the category of IMC Golden Helm Awards for Excellence in Offshore services. International […]

  • 2 June 2014

    His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World received the Award for Excellence in Shipyard Management for Offshore Services at the First International Marine Club (IMC) Golden Helm Excellence Awards (2014)-Middle East for making outstanding contributions to the sector. The ceremony was held recently at the Emirates International Maritime Academy in […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legal and contractual issues, piracy and crime, and international sanctions are the most important areas of concern to merchant shipowners. Close behind are crewing and personnel, insurance regulation, loss prevention, environmental legislation, shipboard risk management, cargo preparation and stowage, and port state control. Consequently, owners want information and advice from their P&I clubs on how […]

  • 27 November 2013

    An initiative to increase Maritime Resource Management (MRM) training in the maritime industry has been taken by ALL Academy International AB who now offers MRM training licences. “Lack of MRM continues to be a key factor in maritime accidents and there is an urgent need to do something about it. More shipping companies need to […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    John M. Lyras, Chairman of the London P&I Club, has called for concerted international action on the provision of places of refuge for ships involved in casualties.   Writing in the club’s 2014 Annual Report, Mr Lyras says, “Nearly twelve years after the Prestige disaster, it is particularly disappointing to receive reports of other shipping […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Steve Carmel, Senior Vice President of Maritime Services for Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) will be a guest speaker at the Norfolk Propeller Club Luncheon on January 10, 2013. MLL is a long committed member of the Propeller Club, an international business network committed to the maritime industry, commerce and global trade. Recently, melting Arctic ice […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Marine insurers are determined to keep the subject of dangerous bulk cargoes, and in particular nickel ores and iron ore fines, high on the Loss Prevention agenda. The UK Club’s latest initiative is an aide-mémoire for shipowners and shipmanagers in the form of a pocket leaflet that can be kept handy when a vessel is […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted the MLC on 23 February 2006. Following ratification of the Convention by the thirtieth State on 20 August 2012, the Convention will enter into force internationally on 20 August 2013. As of 27 February 2013, thirty five States have now ratified the Convention. The MLC provides a set of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    More shippers are benchmarking their container shipping costs to ensure that they secure the most favourable freight rates possible, Drewry, a  specialist research and advisory organisation for the maritime sector, said in a release. A fast growing number of major US, Asian and Europe-based international companies, including FMCG, industrial and chemicals multinationals and a top-three […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following a number of recent incidents the mutual insurance company The London P&I Club has issued a warning related to the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal. Indonesian coal has a propensity to self-heat and/or emit methane, and if uncontrolled, self-heating can lead to cargo fires, and an accumulation of methane can explode. Cases recently reported to […]

  • 28 October 2019

    More than 300 vessels globally have been linked to fraudulent ship registries.

  • 4 January 2018

    The International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) is to be merged with Maritime London.

  • 22 December 2016

    The Shipowners’ Club gave its members tips on how to be prepared for potential bunker quality dispute claims which have lately been on the rise.  The dispute claims, related to the delivery of allegedly off-specification or contaminated bunkers, have ranged from variation in the parameters of the bunker supplied to presence of contaminants. These claims […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Western Marine Shipyard, the country’s leading shipbuilding company, is ready to deliver a catamaran type passenger vessel to the Chittagong Boat Club. Such type of vessels is the largest in Bangladesh and it costs more than BDT 8 crore. The catamaran type passenger vessel was launched on 8th January 2012. Catamaran is a fully air-conditioned […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port facilities need to further strengthen their capacities for surveillance and access control, in order to reduce the incidence of stowaways, participants at a regional seminar on stowaways in West and Central Africa agreed. The IMO Regional Seminar on Stowaways in West and Central Africa: Analysis of the current situation and measures to reduce their […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO announced the publication of the GUARDCON standard contract for the employment of security guards on vessels. This brand new contract has been developed to provide ship owners and private maritime security companies (PMSC) with a clearly worded and comprehensive standard contract to govern the employment and use of security guards, with or without firearms, […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A security breach has allegedly occurred in the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre, Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG), resulting in information being leaked to individuals with the intent and capability to launch hijackings in the area, an insurance agency Standard P&I Club informed. The agency added that the breach has not yet been formally confirmed and that “vessels […]

  • 24 March 2015

    There were 61 incidents involving 120 stowaways reported in 2014, according to International Maritime Organisation’s statistics. Cape Town and Lagos were the most common ports of embankment. Some 81% of the total amount of cases were from Africa, the most common nationalities involved in the incidents being Nigerian, Ghana and Tanzanian. The ships that were most boarded […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maersk has implemented new guidelines on stowage to improve safety across its containership fleet.

  • 5 November 2012

    A high-end multi-purpose Maritime Business Centre within the iconic Dubai Maritime City (DMC) was opened today by His Excellency Lieutenant-General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, Undersecretary, Ministry of the Interior, United Arab Emirates. The Centre will form the nucleus of the City, which is evolving rapidly into a hub of maritime commerce, business and trade with […]

  • 9 March 2018

    The 19 crew members of oil products tanker Natig Aliyev receive outstanding wages.

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The amendments to the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention on the new container weighing regulations due to take effect globally on July 1, 2016, now prescribe that all packed shipping containers need to have a verified gross mass (VGM) before they can be loaded on a ship for export. SOLAS amendments were adopted by the IMO […]