Regulation

The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) launched the Caribbean Marine Environment Protection Agency (CARIBMEPA) during its Executives’ Conference held in Kingston, Jamaica.
Alfa Laval has received US Coast Guard (USCG) type approval for PureBallast 3 with the largest reactor in its range of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS).
Mis-declared chemical cargoes of calcium hypochlorite and chlorinated paraffin wax are believed to have caused a blast and fire onboard a KMTC containership at port in Thailand that resulted in…
Dow Jones Risk & Compliance and Pole Star have announced a partnership for vessel tracking and screening checks.
The vast majority of over 3,000 scrubber installations to ships are for open-loop systems despite concerns over washwater, with some countries banning use in their waters, according to classification society…
France’s Total is readying to make 0.5% sulphur content fuels available at major bunkering ports from the fourth quarter of this year ahead of the IMO 2020 regulation, and the…
Following the Marine Environment Protection Committee 74 (MEPC 74) meeting last week the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published guideline adopted for the 2020 sulphur cap online.
The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) has said though a disproportionate share of responsibility is still placed on shipowners, the IMO made "significant progress in terms of addressing a number…
After all the hype and public protests those familiar with the workings of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will not be surprised to learn there were no major announcements coming…
Compliance in ballast water treatment depends on crew knowledge as well as the treatment system. To help customers secure it, Alfa Laval has a complete range of training options for…
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