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  • 1 September 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service is launching a new initiative to assist its tanker operator customers in adapting to new regulations regarding the testing and supplying of fire-fighting foam. The initiative, in which the company has set up a network of testing stations, follows the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) revised requirements for testing protein-based, alcohol-resistant (PB AR) […]

  • 6 January 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    The Thai Frozen Food Association (TFFA) has maintained that it is confident that Thailand is facing a promising outlook despite new EU regulations banning the fishery products suspected of originating from illegal, unregulated or unreported (IUU) fishing. From 2010, Thailand’s Fisheries Department will be required to certify that products for export are non-IUU.

  • 2 April 2006
    Rules & Regulation

    The People

  • 11 February 2020

    Associations object to CBER’s inclusion in the EU Commission’s 2020 Work Programme.

  • 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 […]

  • 29 June 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    A new set of yacht codes in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that are expected to go into effect on July 1 should help local builders compete internationally. The 168-page UAE Yacht Regulations will impact non-commercial vessels that are more than 24 metres in length. “The current codes and regulations for the larger yachts are […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Department of Environmental Conservation has adopted nation’s most stringent new regulations that will make LNG available to fuel trucks and for other purposes, New York State DEC’s Commissioner Joe Martens said.

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

      EmsysTM Emissions Monitoring Technology Developed for Compliance Hefty fines, detention and possible arrest are looming for ship owners/operators who fail to meet new ship emissions requirements. In accordance with MARPOL (Marine Pollution) Annex VI regulations, new Emissions Control Area (ECA) regulations for sea areas within 200 nautical miles from the coasts and ports of […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Equipment

    On March 6, 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of Norske Shell’s non-conformity handling. The objective of the audit was to follow up on the requirements which entail that the companies must work systematically to detect regulatory non-conformities and that the companies must have a system for handling them. The […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Shipping companies will need to prepare a monitoring plan by 31 August 2017 at the latest for each of their ships that falls under the jurisdiction of the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification regulation set to become fully effective on 1 January 2018, as explained by classification society DNV GL.  The MRV regulation, which entered into force […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Karl Turner, Member of the UK Parliament for Kingston upon Hull East, is asking for more time for the implementation of new sulphur limits in Emissions Control Areas (ECA). The new EU standards are coming into force on January 1, 2015, requiring all ships sailing in ECA to have a maximum sulphur content of 0.1%. According to Transport […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Department of Environmental Conservation has adopted nation’s most stringent new regulations that will make LNG available to fuel trucks and for other purposes, New York State DEC’s Commissioner Joe Martens said.

  • 6 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Following a set of inspections, Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has confirmed that operators of offshore facilities were equipped with adequate arrangements for protecting workers from infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

  • 28 May 2010

    “This is implemented mainly by limiting the number of vessels licensed to fish in Namibian waters, setting regulations regarding the types of fishing gear vessels may use and by restricting the time of year fishing can take place and seasons. The Pelagic, demersal and recreational marine fisheries contributed N$2.7 billion to GDP in 2009, making […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Six Scandinavian and one Turkish yard have been included.

  • 11 September 2014
    Rules & Regulation

    In advance of a critical intergovernmental meeting next month at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has called on IMO Member States to give careful consideration to shipowners’ concerns about the implementation of an avalanche of new environmental regulations, which are about to impact on ship operations at more […]

  • 11 February 2015

    The vast majority of natural gas collection and processing facilities have methane leak rates of less than 1 percent, according to a major field study led by Colorado State University that examined 114 gathering facilities and 16 processing plants across 13 states.

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Shipping companies will need to prepare a monitoring plan by 31 August 2017 at the latest for each of their ships that falls under the jurisdiction of the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification regulation set to become fully effective on 1 January 2018, as explained by classification society DNV GL.  The MRV regulation, which entered into force […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just released proposed regulations that would provide additional clarity and certainty for its Marine Minerals Program regarding negotiated, non-competitive leases for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) resources such as sand, gravel and shell. The proposed rule describes the negotiated, non-competitive agreement process for qualifying projects, and codifies new and […]

  • 17 May 2019

    In the days leading up to the Australian federal election, the Liberal Party of Australia has informed it will commission an independent audit of NOPSEMA’s, the country’s offshore regulator, current consideration of exploration in the Great Australian Bight.

  • 16 April 2015

    The U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice of proposed rulemaking looking to revise its regulations for the licensing, construction, design, equipment, and operation of deepwater ports, which are offshore fixed or floating structures, other than vessels, used as ports or terminals for the import or export of oil and natural gas.