Monthly Archives : May 2015

Environmental Compliance

IMO Adopts New Safety & Environmental Regulations in the Polar Regions

Polar Regions now have new safety and environmental regulations to comply with following the adoption of the Polar Code.

No Comments / 31st May 2015

World Maritime University

Major Financial Support Announced for the World Maritime University

The Nippon Foundation is willing to establish a $100 million endowment fund to support expansive and innovative activities at the World Maritime University.

No Comments / 30th May 2015

Ballast Water

Ballast Water: Opportunities for Smaller Vessels

Alfa Laval’s ballast water treatment technology, which was submitted for USCG approval in March 2015, can now be used in smaller vessels.

No Comments / 29th May 2015

Naming Ceremony

Naming Ceremony ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Evolution in London

Naming ceremony for the Damen-built ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Evolution in London during the cocktail reception of Tugnology Conference.

No Comments / 28th May 2015


Nor-Shipping 2015: Alfa Laval Addresses Marine Industry Topics

To help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nor-Shipping, Alfa Laval will present its “Count on Alfa Laval” program.

No Comments / 27th May 2015


World’s First Fleet of Ultra-large, LNG-ready Container Ships

The United Arabic Shipping Company has ordered a total of six new ultra-large and LNG-ready container ships, each with a capacity of 18,800 TEU. The ships will be built with technological support provided by Hamburg-based TECHNOLOG GmbH.

No Comments / 21st May 2015

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Death of a Seafarer

Carbon monoxide poisoning is thought to have been the cause of the death of a seafarer and the loss of consciousness of three other people.

No Comments / 16th May 2015


Ocean Tankers to strengthen its Anti-Piracy Measures

Ocean Tankers told IHS Maritime it plans to strengthen its anti-piracy measures in the wake of the second hijacking its fleet has suffered within a year.

No Comments / 15th May 2015


Iran Accused of Illegally Intercepting Maersk

Maersk has said it believes the actions of Iran in arresting the container ship Maersk Tigris in the Strait of Hormuz on 28 April is “illegal” .

No Comments / 14th May 2015

European Dredging Summit

European Dredging Summit, 7-8th October 2015

Join ACI’s European Dredging Summit, which will take place on 7th-8th of October 2015 in Antwerp.

No Comments / 13th May 2015


Coroner Suspects Seafarer Killed by Sharks

A Chinese national who disappeared from a Hong Kong-registered bulker last year was probably eaten by sharks, an Australian coroner’s report has concluded.

No Comments / 12th May 2015


WISTA-UK Aims to Help the Maritime Industry Combat Bribery and Corruption

Combating corruption and bribery in the maritime industry was the key topic of conversation at the WISTA-UK Annual General Meeting.

No Comments / 11th May 2015

Caught Fire

Hanjin Container Ship Caught Fire off Suez Canal

An ultra-large container ship owned by Hanjin Shipping caught fire as it was about to transit the Suez Canal on 1 May.

No Comments / 10th May 2015

Ballast Water

Major Dilemma for the Shipping Industry Regarding Ballast Water Management

The Round Table of International Shipping Organisations is deeply concerned if the international convention to regulate ships’ ballast water comes into force in the near future without a realistic implementation schedule that recognises the timetable for US type-approved Ballast Water Management Systems to be available in sufficient quantities.

No Comments / 9th May 2015

Environment protection

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Set to Adopt Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization meets for its 68th session from 11 to 15 May 2015, in London.

No Comments / 8th May 2015

Ballast Water

Ballast Water: A Decade Later, Alfa Laval PureBallast is Still at the Innovation Forefront

A decade has passed since Alfa Laval PureBallast first took to sea, yet the ballast water treatment system continues to stand for innovation.

No Comments / 7th May 2015