Regulation

A coalition of shipping industry and environmental organisations have called for ban of the carriage of fuel of higher than 0.5% sulphur content once the cap comes into force at…
Recent clarifications of US Coast Guard policy show that care is needed when choosing a ballast water treatment system. For long-term compliance, the choice of supplier can be as important…
Nusrat Ghani has been confirmed as the UK’s new Maritime Minister, replacing John Hayes who resigned as Shipping Minister during Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle last week.
The Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime of the United Arab Emirates has issued a circular requiring all UAE flagged ships trading internationally, and all ships over 200 gt…
Japanese container line joint venture Ocean Network Express (ONE) has received all the approvals it requires globally.
It is not a lot of fun, after a long voyage across endless ocean, to be trapped aboard your ship in port, because the authorities will grant no shore leave…
Nanotechnology research has resulted in a potential new environmentally-friendly solution to the age-old problem of biofouling.
Norway’s $1.1trn sovereign wealth fund has excluded investing in four well-known shipowners for their use of the beaching method to scrap ships, and placed a fifth under observation.
Dunkerque Port, France’s largest gateway for non-hydrocarbons traffic, achieved throughput of 50.4m tonnes in 2017, an increase of 3% over the previous year.
Although there have been no attacks on shipping in the southern Philippines to kidnap crew since April 2017 anti-piracy body ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre says the situation in the Sulu…
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