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  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 20, 2013 the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC), adopted on 23 February 2006 at the 94-th session of the International Labour Conference, will come in force. The MLC will become one of the major regulatory documents of the maritime industry along with SOLAS, STCW and MARPOL Conventions. Aiming at further improvement of customer […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shipowners have reaffirmed commitment to the Hong Kong Convention and the need for a global solution.

  • 1 June 2017

    The Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention is scheduled to enter into force on September 8, 2017. However, a number of administrations have co-sponsored a proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that could delay the requirements for fitting ballast water treatment systems on existing vessels until 2019, North P&I Club informs.  During the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection […]

  • 21 December 2010

    It is exactly twenty years ago that CEDA was granted official Non-Governmental Observer status at the IMO / London Convention (LC) one of the first global conventions to protect the marine environment. With 86 States being Parties to the London Convention, it is the most widely applicable legislative instrument for placing dredged sediments at sea. […]

  • 22 December 2015

    Despite the fact that forty-seven countries have now ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention with Morocco and Ghana bringing the convention ever closer to entry into force, the question still remains on whether the requirement for parties to hold 35% of the world’s tonnage has been met. The convention will enter into force twelve months after […]

  • 7 December 2018

    Ukraine has acceded to the 1988 Protocol relating to the International Convention on Load Lines.

  • 18 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 12 June, the International Labour Organisation announced that Sweden had become the 28th country to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006. DNV has further information that Cyprus has submitted its documents of ratification and the ILO has announced that the Russian Duma has adopted the Russian documents of ratification. As only two more […]

  • 10 January 2017

    New Zealand has ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which is scheduled to enter into force on September 8, 2017. The accession brings the number of states party to the convention to 54, representing 53.30% of the world’s merchant fleet tonnage. Designed to counter the threat to marine ecosystems by potentially invasive species transported in ships’ ballast […]

  • 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.

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The BLG Sub-Committee now recommends that the Marine Environment Protection Committee amends the provisions on sampling so that it is no longer possible to detain ships on the basis of a sample. This recommendation is made to ensure that ships are not detained wrongfully until a safe sampling method has been developed. This is considered […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Convent Energy opened a new office in Hamburg today, and from now on, the wind energy personnel service provider is situated in the cities of Oldenburg, Hamburg and London. The company said it also plans to open its offices at more locations. Lars Poslednik has been appointed Director Sales & Business Development at the Hamburg office. “We are […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Convent Energy opened a new office in Hamburg today, and from now on, the wind energy personnel service provider is situated in the cities of Oldenburg, Hamburg and London. The company said it also plans to open its offices at more locations. Lars Poslednik has been appointed Director Sales & Business Development at the Hamburg office. “We are […]

  • 14 October 2019

    On October 13, amendments to the IMO BWM Convention entered into force.

  • 4 August 2015

    German company Convent Offshore GmbH has opened an office in London, in order to optimize its services for the UK market. This will allow for a personal and timely service to the customers who are engaged in the British market, the company said. Thorben Schiborowski, CEO of Convent Offshore GmbH, explained: “The German standards for the personal service […]

  • 8 March 2016

    Belgium has ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, becoming the latest country having done so. Although the number of countries stands at 48 in total with the gross tonnage of 34.82 %, which is still not enough for the convention’s entering into force. The convention adopted in 2004 is scheduled to enter into force 12 months […]

  • 12 April 2005

    Nigeria and other African nations were yesterday chided by International Labour Organisation (ILO) and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) for the delay in ratifying international maritime conventions and backwardness in producing enough international regulation compliant seafarers.

  • 14 October 2014

    Turkey today (October 14, 2014) ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004, bringing the number of Contracting States to 43 countries, representing approximately 32.54% of the global merchant shipping tonnage, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) reports. 35% of global tonnage will trigger entry into force of the Convention, which addresses the problem of invasive species being […]

  • 22 January 2018

    Myanmar has ratified International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (BUNKER). 

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released a notice to inform affected parties of the coming into force of the Nairobi International Convention on the removal of Wrecks 2007 (the Wrecks Convention), which will enter into force internationally on the 14 April 2015. The Wrecks Convention requires the registered owner of any seagoing vessel of […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Annual Convention & Expo will be held at the Hyatt Regency Houston in Houston, Texas. The convention is scheduled for November 9-13, 2014. The 4-day long Annual Convention is AAPA’s largest membership meeting of the year. It includes technical and policy committee meetings, business sessions and social […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The specialized port of “Oktyabrsk”, Ukraine hosted a meeting last week of the initiative group of companies serving ships with foreign sailors. The topic of the meeting was membership in the Convention of the International Labour Organization (ILO 2006) “On Maritime Labor”. The event was attended by the heads of four Ukrainian ports and many […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said that the remaining condition for entry into force has been met and therefore the BWM Convention is scheduled to enter into force on September 8, 2017. IMO has approved draft amendments to the Convention’s implementation scheme and if adopted in October 2016, then […]