Classification societies have been called on to take a bigger role in the formulating of legislation, rather than just enforcing compliance with the regulations when they come into force.
Liberia has become the first ship registry to be admitted to the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) as an associate member.
Norway is proposing to implement a new legislation to reduce emissions and discharges from cruise ships in the world heritage fjord, a move that will ban operators from burning high-sulphur fuel and using scrubbers.
Babcock Schulte Energy (BSE), a joint venture of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and Babcock International Group, is actively seeking long term charter contracts to back the purchase of its second LNG supply vessel following the recent delivery of its first vessel unit.
Quality over quantity is the message from Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, Natasa Pilides, when it comes to growing the country’s vibrant maritime cluster.