US Vessel General Permit (VGP) have brought new technical and reporting requirements for vessels operating in US waters
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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.
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.
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.
UKHO calls on tanker owners and operators to ensure compliance with SOLAS rules on ECDIS carriage.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined the international ad hoc Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force.
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.