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  • 10 October 2012

    In wind energy, the operating environment, specifications and guidelines change quickly and innovation cycles are short. The demand for safety training is increasing with the expansion of offshore wind energy. So say Germanischer Lloyd and that is one of the reasons why they have added training standards to their GL Renewables Certification (GL RC). Recently, […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    There are some countries that are close to ratifying all of the IMO treaties but none is a party to every convention.

  • 2 April 2013

    At the session of the Sub-Committee on Stability, Load Lines and Fishing Vessels’ Safety held in February this year, focus was on international safety regulations. At the meeting, agreement was reached about the counting of fishing vessels and, thus, the adoption of the international safety regulations – the so-called Torremolinos Protocol – has come closer. […]

  • 10 March 2016

    The Port Regulation, adopted on 8 March in the plenary of the European Parliament, has little to no impact on the market access to ports from a shipment’s point of view, according to the Danish Shipowners’ Association. On the same day, the EU Parliament voted for the Knut Fleckenstein’s report, previously adopted by the Transport (TRAN) […]

  • 19 February 2013

    What happens when technology beats regulation? LNG is a prime candidate to answer this question. Vessels have been built, according to strict requirements, but what about the rules and regulations that govern these developments? How do they come into play? DNV, the Holland Shipbuilding Association and Deen Shipping provide us their views on solutions that have been found and perhaps […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    Chinese government’s energy and other regulatory agencies have obliged all transmission system operators (TSOs) to grid-connect all renewable energy facilities that meet technical requirements of their networks.  The requirement has been issued by National Development and Reform Commission and National Energy Administration. According to the document, the new rules are helping secure the proportion of non-fossil energy consumption […]

  • 24 July 2019

    The Puyallup Tribal Council has rejected the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s preliminary determination to issue permits to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) proposal in Tacoma. 

  • 4 October 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    The Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, says new legislation will improve the management of fisheries on the New South Wales far south coast. In his new role as the Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries, Doctor Kelly introduced the Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill into Parliament last week.

  • 24 May 2006
    Rules & Regulation

    Wheter global warming is indeed the cause, there is no doubt that extreme weather events are on the increase, warned Hans van Rooij, president of the International Salvage Union. ‘This has some important implications for salvage provision, particularly the availability of heavy salvage units needed to clear wrecks, part-discharge and refloat grounded vessels and restore […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO’s Standard Bunker Contract 2015 was approved for publication at the organisation’s bi-annual Documentary Committee meeting held in Copenhagen on 7 November, BIMCO said. The objective of the new BIMCO bunker terms, as explained by the organization, is to provide carefully thought through terms and conditions that are fair to both parties and provide a comprehensive […]

  • 25 July 2014

    When looking up the term ‘retrofit’ in the dictionary, one finds it defined as ‘to provide (a jet, automobile, computer of factory, for example) with new or modified parts or equipment not in existence or available at the time of original manufacture’. This term is also applicable to vessels, especially now many new environmental regulations […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, today released a report entitled Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-Fueled Marine Vessels in North America. The objective of the report is to provide guidance to potential owners and operators of gas-fueled vessels, as well as LNG bunkering vessels and facilities, to […]

  • 21 July 2005

    As the last shipyard in the United Kingdom to carry out new-build commercial work, Ferguson shipbuilders of Port Glasgow represents the hope of saving the nucleus of such shipbuilding not just on Clydeside but also in the whole UK.

  • 7 July 2016

    While the low oil and gas prices have been bad news for almost everybody in the business of selling oil and oilfield services, there might be a niche sector that could benefit  –  decommissioning. According to a recent report by Douglas-Westwood, an energy intelligence group, there is a big opportunity for the companies specializing in […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Rules & Regulation

     On October 24, 2012 a seminar “Implementing Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)” for ship owners, design bureaus and shipyards took place at the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Head Office. The event was organised jointly by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS), Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy and American […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    A P Møller-Mærsk, owner of the British-flagged container carrier Maersk Patras, has pleaded guilty to eight charges of failing to provide adequate hours of rest for the crew and one charge of failing to improve the situation.

  • 3 November 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    Learning from operations and casualties is of great importance for state of the art rules and regulations, according to Rasmus Stute, GL’s Head of Department Service Vessels in a presentation at the Seatrade Middle East Maritime conference in Dubai. Rules and regulations maintain safety standards and keep up with technical developments and improvements to reduce […]

  • 1 July 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    On 24th June, Imtech Marine & Offshore organised an event for the maritime industry at its premises in Rotterdam, dedicated to the theme Green Ship Energy Solutions. A number of expert speakers from the maritime industry elaborated on the regulations, trends and technological developments concerning Efficient and Green energy management, for example new means and […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Rules & Regulation

    While some shipowners are concerned about meeting the ballast water convention, Goltens Green Technologies simply sees it as another Environmental challenge to be negotiated. In 2010, ship repair specialists, Goltens, established GGT Green Technologies (GGT) to be an independent service provider to the BWT market. Based in Groningen, Holland, GGT is a centre of excellence […]

  • 14 June 2007
    Rules & Regulation

    The purpose and scope of the IHR (2005) are to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade. The IHR (2005) also establish a single code of procedures and practices for routine public health measures at […]

  • 22 March 2006
    Rules & Regulation

    Around the world authorities are getting tough on regulations relating to containers and packaging, according to the latest TT Talk newsletter from the TT Club.

  • 15 August 2011
    Rules & Regulation

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is pleased to announce starting in January 2012, the legendary Cat 3500C marine engines will enter full production meeting United States EPA Tier 3 regulations. Cat 3500C Tier 3 compliant offerings will include propulsion, auxiliary and diesel electric propulsion (DEP) engines. All Cat 3500C offerings will not require after treatment modules […]