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  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reminds that vessels arriving at Canal waters, whether for docking or transiting the Panama Canal, must comply with vessel requirements, as stated in the Maritime Regulations for the Operation of the Panama Canal and OP’s Notice to Shipping No. N-1-2013 (Rev 1), “Vessel Requirements.” The purpose of this Advisory is […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Five shipping companies were reported for violating sulfur requirements, which came into effect on January 1, 2015, according to the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. Based on oil samples, the five companies, which operate on fuels with high sulfur content, were reported to the police. Relevant authorities are now scheduled to conduct investigations into the reports, following […]

  • 7 December 2007

    StatoilHydro, who is operator for the rich gas pipeline from the Kvitebjørn and Visund fields to Kollsnes near Bergen, has decided to repair the line. Repair work will be carried out in 2008 and gas export from the two fields is halted while work is undertaken.

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Athens-based shipping company Diana Containerships has received written notification from the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC stating that it no longer meets the minimum bid price requirement for the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The company’s closing bid price for its common stock was below USD 1 per share for the last 30 consecutive business days, according to the notification. Diana Containerships now has […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maritime stakeholders and other interested parties are reminded that they have just one month in which to provide input to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the administrative burdens that may result from compliance with IMO instruments. A six-month consultation period will end on 31 October 2013. Analysis of responses received to date show that […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are scheduled to occur in Church Creek, one of the most highly degraded sub-watersheds on the South River, from October 26, 2015 until February 15, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard informs. The work is located within the Church Creek channel, in the upper waterway from Wilenar Community Marina. The navigation channel will be […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a new enforcement initiative, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), has boarded vessels to collect bunker samples to determine whether the vessels’ fuel sources meet the 1.0% fuel oil sulphur limit applicable within the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA), UK P&I Club said. […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to issue an Invitation for Bids for maintenance dredging of Buttermilk Channel, New York Federal Navigation Project, with subsequent placement of the dredged material at a contractor furnished, state permitted upland placement site. Due to restrictions found in the water quality certificate, the […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tommy Broughan, an Independent TD for the Dublin Bay North Constituency, has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to urgently provide funding for dredging of Howth Harbor. The Howth Harbor is an economically important working harbor used by fishing trawlers, by many leisure groups and enjoyed by over 500,000 tourists visiting […]

  • 24 July 2006

    Pioneering work by Statoil and the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) may drive a new international lifeboat standard. The lifeboat project was initiated after weaknesses were discovered last year on six free-fall lifeboats on the Kristin platform in the Norwegian Sea and the Veslefrikk B platform in the North Sea. The boats sustained superstructure damage […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) has adopted new Unified Requirements that are aimed at further improving the safety of large container ships by enhancing consistency between pre-existing Class Society provisions in this area.  IACS established at the beginning of 2014 an expert group on structural safety of container ships which carried out a post “MOL […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    New action this week by the State of New York underscores the need for national standards to address the issue of ballast water treatment, notes Erik Hromadka, CEO of Global Water Technologies. “In October 2010, we identified ballast water treatment as an area of interest and noted that proposed state regulations may impact shipping and […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    The Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has released an update of the Federal Trade plan for offshore power grid planning in the EEZ of the North Sea (BFO-N). The update includes minor changes in the route and location planning. Also, it reduces the required covering height for cable systems from 3 meters to […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) as a result of a post review on MOL Comfort sinking. The casualty of MOL Comfort which occurred on 17 June 2013 saw the vessel’s hull split in two. The two new requirements are: UR S11A, a longitudinal strength standard for […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    SOLAS requires that speed and distance measuring devices are fitted on: 1. cargo ships of 300 gt and over and passenger ships irrespective of size for measuring speed and distance through the water (SOLAS regulation V/19.2.3.4) 2. ships of 50,000 gt and over for measuring speed over the ground in the forward and athwartships direction […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltamarin Ltd. and Oy Langh Ship Ab have come together to offer a cost effective and reliable solution to the sulphur requirements with the scrubber that Langh Ship has developed. The new scrubber is delivered by a joint venture company DeltaLangh Ltd, and it can also be supplied on a turnkey basis. As the new […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    The Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has released an update of the Federal Trade plan for offshore power grid planning in the EEZ of the North Sea (BFO-N). The update includes minor changes in the route and location planning. Also, it reduces the required covering height for cable systems from 3 meters to […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that they will apply to the State and Federal Governments for approval to widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters. As a result of the development of the Wiggins Island Coal Terminal there is increased Cape size vessel traffic passing the RG Tanna wharf facility, GPC said. […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Dundee is experiencing high levels of investment demand from manufacturers in the offshore wind sector. Scottish Enterprise, together with Forth Ports, are considering options for the development of the Port of Dundee to maximise these opportunities. One component of this is the potential expansion of the Port through a programme of land […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 65,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Swinomish southern channel near Goat Island and Skagit Bay from September 2014 until February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The dredged material will be placed at the Rosario Strait PSDDA Site. The total value of this dredging project, […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall is looking for a contractor who will carry out paint repair works on transition pieces (TPs) of DanTysk offshore wind turbines. The work includes surface preparation and painting of all the damaged areas on each of the foundation structures (TPs). Also, the contractor shall deliver the required consumables, paint, sandpaper etc. “It is essential that […]

  • 10 June 2010

    The Department of the Interior issued a directive to oil and gas lessees and operators on the Outer Continental Shelf implementing stronger safety requirements that Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recommended in his 30-day safety report to the President. The Notice to Lessees focusing on safety measures (Safety NTL) issued applies to both deepwater […]