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Bomin

Bomin Under New Flag in the Baltic

The Bomin group today announced that it has re-branded its operation based in Tallinn to Bomin Baltic AS, previously known as AS Bominflot Estonia.

No Comments / 3rd April 2015

Hamburg Süd

Hamburg Süd Seals Container Line Purchase Deal

Hamburg Süd has confirmed the long-awaited signing of its purchase agreement for the container line business of Chilean shipping group CCNI.

No Comments / 25th February 2015

Arctic

The Arctic Ignorance

The Arctic is usually joked as being the home of Igloos & penguins. However, the actual history of the Arctic goes far beyond what we might have considered.

3 Comments / 19th February 2015

migrants

Need for Action to Address Illegal Sea Passage by Migrants

IMO Secretary-General called for more concerted action to address the issue of criminals who organize illegal and unregulated sea passage by migrants.

No Comments / 18th February 2015

CO2 Emissions

CO2 Emissions And The False Solutions

The rising levels of CO2 emissions that are within the planet’s atmosphere are beginning to cause something known as ocean acidification.

No Comments / 17th February 2015

ProZero

The First ProZero 12m DC Light Pilotboat to Sea Charter A/S Delivered by Tuco.

Tuco Marine delivers the first ProZero 12m DC light pilotboat specially designed and equipped for Pilot services to the shipping company Sea Charter A/S.

No Comments / 4th February 2015

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 November 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 November 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 November 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 October 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 October 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 September 2014

Solas

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 September 2014