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  • 11 December 2017

    Regulation for autonomous ships should be decided at the international level, according to DMA.

  • 14 May 2018

    On May 16, the IMO’s efforts on the regulation of autonomous ships will begin with MSC 99.

  • 15 December 2011

    The pace of development at Major Ports has been hampered due to delays caused by litigations, regulations and clearance requirements …   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 15, 2011;

  • 2 November 2016

    Offshore safety regulator, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), has canceled two Exploration Licenses (ELs) 1127 and 1128, both held in full by Black Spruce Exploration, due to non-compliance with the terms and conditions of the license agreement.  C-NLOPB said on Tuesday that the owner did not meet its obligations regarding the Environmental […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The UK Government has announced it would contribute short term funding of $26 million (£15 million) over five years to help kickstart the establishment of a new arm’s length regulatory body in the official response to Sir Ian Wood’s review into improving efficiencies in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry. The Government’s one-off contribution to […]

  • 30 March 2011

    State regulators have approved scientific surveys for a test project that aims to build one of the first offshore wind turbines in the … By Scott Harper (hamptonroads) [mappress]   Source: hamptonroads, March 30, 2011

  • 6 August 2014

    Shell has registered with the Alpine Group to lobby on regulations surrounding LNG fueling stations for trucks in the U.S. Shell and TravelCenters of America have last year finalized an agreement to develop a U.S. nationwide network of LNG fueling centers for heavy-duty road transport customers. The plan is to construct at least two LNG […]

  • 13 June 2014

    The UK Chamber, with the support of Karl Turner MP and other cross-party MPs, has secured a debate in the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday June 18 to discuss the huge economic and environmental impact of impending sulphur regulations. The debate will be the central point of a week intending to show Government what it […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    China’s Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has decided to abolish the regulation which requires ocean-going vessels to dispose of any garbage on board before departure from Chinese ports. The decision modifies the regulation entitled “Provisions of Peoples’ Republic of China on Administration on Prevention of Marine Environmental Pollution Caused by Ships and Their Related Operating Activities”, effective […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved an emergency regulation proposed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) that changes the definition of “suction dredging” and the “use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment” for purposes of Fish and Game Code section 5653. With OAL approval and related filing with the California […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the upcoming entrance into force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks on 14th of April 2015, new regulations will be implemented affecting all signatory countries. Among several provisions, the Convention is aimed at placing financial responsibility for the removal of certain hazardous wrecks on shipowners, making insurance, or some other […]

  • 23 June 2017

    Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has launched an investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on the Gjøa field, located in the North Sea off Norway, on June 21. Engie E&P, as the operator of the field, shut down the production from the field following the incident on Wednesday. The operator on Thursday revealed […]

  • 23 October 2013

    The European Parliament adopted yesterday in Strasbourg the new Ship Recycling Regulation by a large majority. The final text is the result of a compromise reached last June between the Council under the Irish Presidency, the Parliament (Schlyter report) and the Commission. The new EU Regulation will allow ships flying the flag of an EU […]

  • 22 November 2017

    France could soon make a regulatory change that will allow liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling at ports as it looks to secure its presence in the market. 

  • 30 March 2011

    State regulators have approved scientific surveys for a test project that aims to build one of the first offshore wind turbines in the … By Scott Harper (hamptonroads) [mappress]   Source: hamptonroads, March 30, 2011

  • 13 July 2018

    The PSA has found irregularities during an audit of ConocoPhillips’ Ekofisk X platform offshore Norway.

  • 16 November 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has slapped Prosafe with a notification of order regarding the company not rectifying non-conformities spotted during an audit of the Safe Scandinavia tender support vessel (TSV) in September 2015. The Safe Scandinavia is an accommodation rig which was converted to a TSV in 2015. This meant that the […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    MUA called for stronger regulation to end animal cruelty after barbaric practices in the live sheep trade were exposed.

  • 16 October 2014

    European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) has warned that European shipowners are concerned by the intention of the Italian Presidency of the European Council to move full steam ahead with EU Regulation for Monitoring, Reporting and Verification system of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (EU MRV Regulation), which could potentially include commercial and operational information.  ECSA therefore […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over 65% of port owners, operators and contractors said they request and check PIANC certification to ensure that marine fenders are sold as described, according to the third Barometer Report from Trelleborg’s Marine Systems business. Richard Hepworth, President of Trelleborg Marine Systems, said: “It’s reassuring that so many request and check PIANC certification. However, it’s […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission advised the governments of Canada and the United States, by letter dated April 15, 2013, that it will implement this year an improved plan for regulating Lake Superior outflows at Sault Ste. Marie. The new plan, Lake Superior Regulation Plan 2012, provides additional benefits compared to current regulation, especially during extreme […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ezion Holdings Limited, a leading Singapore headquartered, Liftboat developer, owner and operator as well as offshore logistics support service provider, announced that its Port Melville Port Corp in the Northern Territory of Australia has received formal notification recognizing Port Melville as a security regulated port by the Australian Government under the Maritime Transport and Offshore […]