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  • 18 February 2020

    Find out more practical information by clicking on one of the topics below.

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ships enter and leave ports regularly. Tying up a ship when alongside a berth or another vessel is potentially a very hazardous operation, unless simple and effective safety procedures are followed. ‘Mooring Practice Safety Guidance for Offshore Vessels when Alongside in Ports and Harbours’, the latest publication from the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    UK’s maritime sector body Maritime UK has launched a new Industry Code of Practice for the design, construction and operation of autonomous maritime systems. Seeking to provide practical guidance for autonomous and semi-autonomous vessels less than 24 metres long, the Industry Code of Practice will provide guidelines while the more detailed regulatory framework for autonomous systems is […]

  • 26 February 2008

    Stability Yachts is building a very non-traditional catamaran-based super yacht with SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) technology to reduce motion at standstill and at speed. SWATH technology has been previously used by the military and for deep-sea research ships, but prior to now, has not been available in a private yacht. The hull form […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Clingendael Institute organizes on 8 June 2011 the seminar Engaging Extremists with a special focus on negotiations with pirates. The speakers are Professor I. William Zartman (Johns Hopkins University, Washington, a leading expert on international negotiations and conflict mediation), Michel Mary (project manager CIVIPOL and senior consultant Crisis Management Negotiations GEOS, one of […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    European shipowners have called for decisive actions against unfair trade practices.

  • 12 November 2014

    API introduced five new recommended practices for offshore structures used in oil and gas drilling and production operations.

  • 18 May 2005

    BAE is to spend

  • 6 November 2013

    Imagine firing up your boat on a pristine morning. The sun is shining, the waves are small, and the wind is blowing in your face as you carelessly cut the waves. All of sudden, you feel something hit your face: a plastic bag. You look around to see that you have unknowingly driven your boat […]

  • 12 April 2010

    The new practical training facility of the Training Institute for Dredging (TID), located inside MTI Holland BV’s laboratory, is complete and ready to use. On the 7th of April the official opening ceremony was performed by the Director of IHC Beaver Dredgers, Mr. Bert Kips. After the opening, IHC Parts and Services handed over a […]

  • 21 March 2006

    A North Korean freighter used to import 150 kilograms of heroin into Australia was towed out of Sydney Harbour last night ahead of its scuttling later this week.

  • 13 June 2016

    With close to 70% of all vessels being recycled in South Asia, the shipbreaking yards in Alang, India are one of the most important centers for ship recycling, therefore responsible practices at the site should be encouraged rather than dismissed, according to the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA). At European level, the EU Ship Recycling Regulation could prove […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2014, a conclave of CEOs and HR professionals, that was held on Thursday, September 11, awarded Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. the “Organization with Innovative HR practices” in recognition to the strategic position of the organization. Dredging Corporation of India during the last three years has taken various steps for improving the […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Afai Southern shipyard has been recognized for its excellence in eco-friendly production in 2013 by Guangzhou City. The Award of Excellence was jointly awarded by Guangzhou Economic and Trade Committee, Bureau of Science and Information Technology of Guangzhou Municipality and Guangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau. For many years, Afai pursued the concept of “green manufacturing and […]

  • 9 November 2012

    The Flag of Convenience practice in Moldova is about to be stopped since the Government is considering making a new law, which will eventually be approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maritime Bulletin reports. In cooperation with Greece, Panama and the UK companies Moldova Government will perform an audit of 400 merchant vessels presently […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification), a global energy advisory and testing authority, has together with STRI (the Swedish Transmission Research Institute) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies through a joint industry project. As offshore wind farms are being built farther from […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group subsidiary, BMT WBM, the leading international engineering, water and environment consultancy, has announced that it has been awarded the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) top award for an environmental consulting practice. The award recognises BMT WBM’s leadership and innovation in environmental management, having contributed to the conservation and rehabilitation of […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. has appointed Mr. Ken Israel to its growing ocean services team as a principal oceanographer. In this role, Mr. Israel will further augment Integral’s offerings to clients on a range of environmental and engineering projects. With more than 20 years of experience spanning project management, oceanography, and marine […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    A set of best practices developed to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around the globe.

  • 1 March 2018

    Demand for expedition ships should not mean that shipbuilding practices for cruise vessels are compromised.

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has backed efforts to create a declaration of best practice for marine and energy operations in the Arctic. The declaration has been drawn up by a group of marine and energy experts in the Arctic region to create a voluntary set of standards. It will not be a […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    RoRo passenger ferry Red Falcon collided with a motor cruiser due to poor navigational watchkeeping practice.