Regulation

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.
Hong Kong Maritime Week 2018 (HKMW 2018) kicked off on Sunday with an orienteering race.
Fuel tester Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) is not expecting major problems with compliant 0.5% low sulphur fuel oil set to be used to meet the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.
Japanese shipowner NYK has released a concept design for a zero emission car carrier.
It hasn’t been easy, even among professionals, to have too much sympathy for Francesco Schettino, formerly master of the Costa Concordia, currently serving a 16 year prison sentence in Rome. 
Feeder vessel owner MPC Container Ships has lined up a major potential scrubber orders for the majority of its fleet.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA)’s new office at Nishi-Shinbashi in the heart of the Minato district in Tokyo was inaugurated by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Honorable…
Reacting to what it calls “the fast pace of change” in the area of autonomous vessel, the UK has issued an updated version of its industry Code of Practice for…
Whatever the outcome of Brexit negotiations, the UK intends to remain “the undisputed leading global hub for Maritime Services,” Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani told attendees at the Maritime London/IMIF annual…
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