Regulation

Even as the Philippines struggles to comply with European standards of implementation for the STCW Convention, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) chairman Esben Poulsson has issued a call in Manila…
For suppliers facing the SOx scrubber boom, production shortcuts can be tempting. But you  will rely on your SOx scrubbers throughout the vessel lifetime, so there’s no room for compromises…
A hugely successful UAE Maritime Week came to a conclusion on 1 November, ending fittingly for a country positioning itself at the leading edge of technological advancement with UAE Maritime…
John Fredriksen's Frontline is installing scrubbers on another 12 vessels bringing the tanker owner to 20 ships that will be fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems to comply with the…
The first draft of the UAE’s new maritime law is expected to be ready early next year, Abdulla Darwish Al Hayyas, director of maritime transport affairs at the country’s Federal…
The UAE is working towards ratifying the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), following a sharp rise in seafarer abandonment cases over the past two years.
The arrival of the global sulphur limit in 2020 will pose multiple challenges to ship operators, Lloyd’s Register principal consultant on fuels Tim Wilson told a Maritime Future Leaders seminar organised…
Oman’s new maritime law should be passed within the next six months, Rashid bin Mohammed Al Kiyumi, director general, maritime affairs at the sultanate’s Ministry of Transport & Communications told…
The maritime industry needs to undergo a cultural change concerning the sharing of information on cyber attacks, Chris Henny, senior technical advisor – maritime, Airbus Defence & Space, told the…
Large tanker owner Euronav has reiterated its concerns over scrubbers outlining three areas of concern in its Q3 results including that they are and “likely to facilitate non-compliance” with the…
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