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Vessel General Permit

Updated Vessel General Permit Compliance With a New Verification Service

US Vessel General Permit (VGP) have brought new technical and reporting requirements for vessels operating in US waters

No Comments / 30th Jan 2015

Marine Insurance

Marine Insurance to Become Uneconomic?

The anticipated cost of capital under new regulations could potentially make certain classes of marine insurance uneconomical to transact.

No Comments / 29th Jan 2015

Ballast Water

Ballast Water: Chiefs From IMO & UNDP Meet

Chiefs from IMO & UNDP meet, discussing projects to assist developing countries in implementing international regulations on ballast water.

No Comments / 23rd Jan 2015

Saving lives at sea

Saving Lives at Sea with Wireless Technology

The LYNCEUS project was initiated following the Costa Concordia tragedy with the purpose of revolutionizing rescue operations at sea,

No Comments / 25th Nov 2014

gulf of mexico

Grand Plan for the Gulf of Mexico’s Revival

A large scale revival plan for the U.S. segment of the Gulf of Mexico coastline has been put together by an alliance of conservation groups.

No Comments / 19th Nov 2014

SOLAS: Polar Code

SOLAS and Polar Code: Maritime Safety Committee will meet 17 – 21 November

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee , which meets in London from 17 to 21 November 2014, is expected to adopt the Polar Code and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to make it mandatory.

No Comments / 18th Nov 2014

marine environment

The Marine Environment: Understanding our connection with it

This article was created in the framework of the three-year-long Marine Environment and Science Awareness Campaign, implemented by HELMEPA across 12 Greek cities.

No Comments / 11th Oct 2014

climate march

Massive Climate March Walrus Style

What is believed by scientists to be the biggest amassing of Pacific walruses on record is being attributed to climate change. Point Lay, an island in northwest Alaska, was the venue for the gathering of more than 35,000 of these portly…

No Comments / 5th Oct 2014

Climate Change

Pacific Islanders Threatened By Climate Change Face A Legal Black Hole

Indigenous communities make up five percent of the world’s population, and are often directly and drastically affected by climate change, even when they aren’t forced to relocate. And those like Ursula Rakova whose land is disappearing from beneath their feet have to negotiate a transition without any legal framework to guide them.

No Comments / 24th Sep 2014


SOLAS: Majority of Global Tanker Fleet Have Yet to Adopt ECDIS Ahead of the 2015 Deadline

UKHO calls on tanker owners and operators to ensure compliance with SOLAS rules on ECDIS carriage.

No Comments / 18th Sep 2014

Ebola Virus

IMO joins international Ebola travel and transport task force

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined the international ad hoc Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force.

No Comments / 17th Sep 2014

Northwest Passage

Arctic Cruise: Explorers of Today on Course for Legendary Northwest Passage

The lure of traversing the Northwest Passage has enticed adventurers of yore for centuries. 900 modern-day explorers will be making the intrepid voyage – arctic cruise aboard The Crystal Serenity to succeed where their predecessors failed.

3 Comments / 10th Sep 2014