An ISO standard is to be developed for methanol as a marine fuel as owners look to a variety of alrenatives to meet the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 2020 0.5% sulphur cap.
Bunkering in Houston has been hit by a serious contamination issue across the supply chain which is causing the sticking of fuel plungers, and fuel pump seizures failures on vessels, warns fuel tester Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS).
Classification society DNV GL plans to put all its maritime certificates on block chain increasing transparency.
What is quality? The Oxford dictionary defines quality as “The standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something”.
The growth in use of the ISO/PAS 28007 standard is a sign of maturity for the maritime security sector providing a benchmark against which individual private maritime security companies (PMSCs) can be judged.
DNV GL has launched a new recommended practice (RP) covering LNG bunkering to coincide with Qatar's announcement of its development of a supply strategy for LNG as a marine fuel in Qatar and the wider Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Despite being on the front line for a sharp decline in successful hijackings in the Gulf of Aden, the use of armed guards has divided the opinions of the maritime industry, governments, and the UN.